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AzureCosmosR: interface to Azure Cosmos DB
by Hong Ooi Last week, I announced AzureCosmosR, an R interface to Azure Cosmos DB, a fully-managed NoSQL database service in Azure. This post gives a short rundown on the main features of AzureCosmosR. Explaining what Azure Cosmos DB is can be tricky, so here’s an excerpt from the official …
What's new with AzureR
by Hong Ooi This is an update on what’s been happening with the AzureR suite of packages. First, you may have noticed that just before the holiday season, the packages were updated on CRAN to change their maintainer email to a non-Microsoft address. This is because I’ve left Microsoft for …
Azure Functions with R and plumber
Azure Functions is a cloud service that allows you to deploy “serverless” microservices that are triggered by events (timers, HTTP POST events, etc) and automatically scale to serve demand while minimizing latency. The service natively supports functions written in C#, Java, JavaScript, PowerShell, Python and TypeScript, and now supports other …
R at Microsoft
I was my great pleasure yesterday to be a presenter in the "Why R Webinar" series, on the topic R at Microsoft. In the talk (which you can watch below) I recounted the history of Microsoft's acquisition of Revolution Analytics, and the various way the Microsoft supports R: its membership …
Quantum Computing: Microsoft
It’s possible right now to run quantum-inspired algorithms on a classical computer and observe the type of impact quantum computing will have on various business and social challenges. Read more
Attend the Create:Data free online event, December 7
The Microsoft Create: series is back again, now with Create: Data! Join us for a half-day of conversations at Microsoft Create: Data and connect with the experts and community to learn and discuss everything data - from the upcoming trends to best practices and data for good. Join our virtual …
AzureTableStor: R interface to Azure table storage service
by Hong Ooi I’m pleased to announce that the AzureTableStor package, providing a simple yet powerful interface to the Azure table storage service, is now on CRAN. This is something that many people have requested since the initial release of the AzureR packages nearly two years ago. Azure table storage …
Microsoft R Open 4.0.2 now available
Microsoft R Open 4.0.2 has been released, combining the latest R language engine with multi-processor performance and tools for managing R packages reproducibly. You can download Microsoft R Open 4.0.2 for Windows,and Linux from MRAN now. Microsoft R Open is 100% compatible with all R version 4 scripts and packages, …
Three Trends in Data Science Jobs You Should Know
If you are a Data Scientist wondering what companies could have the most career opportunities or an employer looking to hire the best data science talent but aren’t sure what titles to use in your job listings — a recent report using Diffbot’s Knowledge Graph could hold some answers for …
MLOPS with R and GitHub Actions
With thanks to the kind folks at Lander Analytics, video from my New York R Conference talk earlier this month is now available to view. The slides are also available for download in PDF format. In my talk, I described how I automated the deployment of a Shiny app using …
Create and deploy a Custom Vision predictive service in R with AzureVision
The AzureVision package is an R frontend to Azure Computer Vision and Azure Custom Vision. These services let you leverage Microsoft’s Azure cloud to carry out visual recognition tasks using advanced image processing models, with minimal machine learning expertise. The basic idea behind Custom Vision is to take a pre-built …
AzureQstor: R interface to Azure Queue Storage now on GitHub
This post is to announce that the AzureQstor package is now on GitHub. AzureQstor provides an R interface to Azure queue storage, building on the facilities provided by AzureStor. Queue Storage is a service for storing large numbers of messages, for example from automated sensors, that can be accessed remotely …
Forecasting Best Practices, from Microsoft
Microsoft has released a GitHub repository to share best practices for time series forecasting. From the repo: Time series forecasting is one of the most important topics in data science. Almost every business needs to predict the future in order to make better decisions and allocate resources more effectively. This …
Azure has the most Cloud Regions, and it’s not even close
The big cloud providers are expanding globally by adding more Global Regions. Google recently announced a new mountain west region. Plus, all the other providers have plans to expand globally. This got me wondering, which provider has the most global regions. I went to all the big cloud provider websites, …
Azure has the most Cloud Regions, and it's not even close
The big cloud providers are expanding globally by adding more Global Regions. Google recently announced a new mountain west region. Plus, all the other providers have plans to expand globally. … The post Azure has the most Cloud Regions, and it's not even close appeared first on Data Science 101.
Cloud Data Science 9
Lots of announcements this week, so without delay, let’s get right to Cloud Data Science 9. News Google Announces Cloud SQL for Microsoft SQL ServerGoogle’s Cloud SQL now supports SQL … The post Cloud Data Science 9 appeared first on Data Science 101.
Microsoft Announcements on Azure Artificial Intelligence
In this contributed article, Arindam Ray Chaudhuri, COO at AgreeYa, shares the new and exciting Azure AI developments. With the effective utilization of Azure Machine Learning, Azure Databricks and ONNX, organizations can build, train and deploy their machine learning models efficiently and seamlessly.
Microsoft Certifications to retire in 2020
Microsoft has just announced the end of some long standing certifications. The following Microsoft certifications are set to retire in 2020. Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert … The post Microsoft Certifications to retire in 2020 appeared first on Data Science 101.