Cloud Adoption can be a daunting process, requiring both high-level strategic thinking and detailed, execution level understanding. How do we develop a cloud strategy that is meaningful to non-technical stake holders, and useful to those tasked with its implementation? Stephen Armory takes a look.
Chris Testa-O’Neill takes a look at how you can enable scaling within Azure Data Warehouse, as well as how to pause and resume compute.
Chat bots are an increasingly popular way for businesses to disclose information in a more conversational way, but where do you even start? Theo van Kraay takes a look at how you can get your own bot up and running in a matter of minutes.
Theo van Kraay, Data and AI Solution Architect at Microsoft, returns with a short blog on simplified Lambda Architecture with Cosmos DB, ChangeFeed, and Spark on Databricks. This is an addendum to a prior article, on the topic of implementing a lambda architecture with Azure Cosmos DB.
Attend the Microsoft Data and AI Summer Meetup to hear about new services and feature announcements. Plus, get a deep dive from Microsoft customers including Heathrow Airport, and partners including ElastaCloud and Databricks.
Theo van Kraay provides a ‘how to’ on generating JAR files for GitHub Scala projects, which may be useful in scenarios where a user needs to take a fix to a project whose dependencies are coordinated in Maven, but where a recent fix might only be available in GitHub.
Giuliano Rapoz looks at how you can build on the concept of Structured Streaming with Databricks, and how it can be used in conjunction with Power BI & Cosmos DB enabling visualisation and advanced analytics of the ingested data.
Stephen Armory, Cloud Solution Architect at Microsoft, provides a detailed, step-by-step look at how you can process your Azure Analysis Services Models.
Dome, Dormer or Dutch Gable? Deep neural network! How can we automatically identify the roof-shape of millions of buildings across the UK? In this blog post, we describe how we worked with Ordnance Survey, Britain’s mapping agency, to classify roof types from their geospatial data.
Basim Majeed, Cloud Solution Architect at Microsoft, shows how you can host a Python script in Azure Container Instances, and how to then integrate the container in a workflow using Azure Logic Apps.