Data Factory Scheduling

Often questions arise on how to correctly schedule Azure Data Factory pipelines. In this post we will look at some of the possible options and how they can affect your scheduling. The first two options revolve around changing when the datasets will become available for a pipeline to run. A pipeline may be set to…


ReplTip – Technique to exceed column limits for Merge Replication

Chris SkorlinskiMicrosoft SQL Server Escalation Services While working with a customer on a Merge Replication project, we encounter a potential road block. They had a published table which exceeded the number of columns allowed for Merge Replication. From this article https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms151749(v=sql.105).aspx: If your application does not require column-level tracking, it is recommended that you use…


D365 Portals : Using FetchXML with Liqiuid

Hello Everyone, This is my first ever post with D365 Portals. I will bring up more interesting ones as we go along. Today I am going to talk about how you can customize your portal’s web template to use CRM fetch query with liquid. Prerequisites: FetchXML using Advanced Find in CRM Customizing D365 Portals Scenario: D365…


機器學習的生命週期作業:Machine Learning Operationalization

這篇文章會帶您透過幾個簡單的指令,快速的將 TensorFlow, CNTK 或是 Python 所建立的預測模型,部署到 Azure Container Service (ACS) 或 HDInsight Spark 上,以達到高擴充性的需求。 AML CLI (Azure Machine Learning Command Line Interface) 是個全新的 Azure 機器學習指令集,目前是 preview 版本,目的在將機器學習的生命週期,例如 Experiment, Model training, Deployment, Management 等.能透過指令自動化流程處理。同時支援 CNTK, TenserFlow 等不同的機器學習框架,未來也將支援如 GPU/FPGA 等機器,協助資料科學家們對模型生命週期的訓練及管理。 GitHub 上有完整範例及文件並隨時更新,已可在 Linux Data Science Virtual Machine (DSVM) 上使用。 環境準備 首先你需要有 Azure 訂用帳戶 (取得訂用帳戶),然後依說明文件建一個 DSVM 出來 (要完成以下練習,只要選擇最便宜的機器即可)。 透過…


機器學習的生命週期作業:Machine Learning Operationalization

這篇文章會帶您透過幾個簡單的指令,快速的將 TensorFlow, CNTK 或是 Python 所建立的預測模型,部署到 Azure Container Service (ACS) 或 HDInsight Spark 上,以達到高擴充性的需求。 AML CLI (Azure Machine Learning Command Line Interface) 是個全新的 Azure 機器學習指令集,目前是 preview 版本,目的在將機器學習的生命週期,例如 Experiment, Model training, Deployment, Management 等.能透過指令自動化流程處理。同時支援 CNTK, TenserFlow 等不同的機器學習框架,未來也將支援如 GPU/FPGA 等機器,協助資料科學家們對模型生命週期的訓練及管理。 GitHub 上有完整範例及文件並隨時更新,已可在 Linux Data Science Virtual Machine (DSVM) 上使用。 環境準備 首先你需要有 Azure 訂用帳戶 (取得訂用帳戶),然後依說明文件建一個 DSVM 出來 (要完成以下練習,只要選擇最便宜的機器即可)。 透過…


Create a security system with cameras on your Windows IOT Raspberry Pi

Last time I wrote about getting started using a Raspberry Pi and Windows Internet Of Things. This time I played around with adding USB Web cameras to the Raspberry Pi. The code below will dynamically check for cameras as they get connected and disconnected from the device. It runs on Windows IoT, so works on…


Continuously publish your PowerShell module to PowerShell Gallery by using GitHub and VSTS

PowerShell rocks! I know that we all write PowerShell modules every day to automate the world, but do you publish them to PowerShell Gallery so that the others can take advantage of your work. To optimize the workload, I automated the process by using Visual Studio Team Services (VSTS) extension. What is PowerShell Gallery? In…


Azure Billing REST API sample postman request

Azure Billing REST API helps to predict and manage Azure costs.  Following API’s are there to query the billing data. 1) Resource Usage (Preview) Get consumption data for an Azure subscription- https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/azure/mt219001.aspx Sample working query:-https://management.azure.com/subscriptions/your-subscription-id/providers/Microsoft.Commerce/UsageAggregates?api-version=2015-06-01-preview&reportedStartTime=2014-05-01T00%3a00%3a00%2b00%3a00&reportedEndTime=2017-04-01T00%3a00%3a00%2b00%3a00&aggregationGranularity=Daily&showDetails=false 2) Resource RateCard (Preview) Get price and metadata information for resources used in an Azure subscription- https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/azure/mt219004.aspx Sample working query:-https://management.azure.com/subscriptions/your-subscription-id/providers/Microsoft.Commerce/RateCard?api-version=2016-08-31-preview&$filter=OfferDurableId…


SCOM Operations Manager Shell PowerShell Error When Launched as Administrator

Sometimes when the Operations Manager Shell is opened as an Administrator you will see the error in the screenshot below. I believe this has to do with how User Account Control (or UAC) is configured. The “Start in” parameter on the shortcut is ignored and the shortcut is unable to locate the startup scripts.  …


UWP: Working with Bluetooth devices (part 1)

Code: Chapter26_BluetoothData on https://github.com/sbaidachni/Win10BookSamples Universal Windows Platform supports really great Bluetooth API that allows us to build applications that are connected to various kinds of wiring devices. Your application can support Bluetooth LE (Low Energy, 4.x version) or even previous versions of the protocol, and I am going to cover how to use all of…