Sarah Lean, Cloud Solution Architect at Microsoft, takes a look at some of the alternative tools you can use to price up your planned Azure usage.
Ed Jones from Firebrand Training takes a look at how the next generation of Microsoft role-based certifications are being built, as well as what new role-based certifications launch in early 2019.
Our cloud advocates all over the globe are out there creating great videos and articles. Here’s a recap of what they were up to last week!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.