NEW REFERENCE ARCHITECTURE: Batch scoring of Spark models on Azure Databricks

Our eighth AI reference architecture (on the Azure Architecture Center) is written by AzureCAT John Ehrlinger, and published by Mike Wasson. Batch scoring of Spark models on Azure Databricks Reference architectures provide a consistent approach and best practices for a given solution. Each architecture includes recommended practices, along with considerations for scalability, availability, manageability, security,…


NEW REFERENCE ARCHITECTURE: Enterprise-grade conversational bot

The AzureCAT blog has moved! Find this blog post over on our new blog at the Microsoft Tech Community: https://techcommunity.microsoft.com/t5/AzureCAT/NEW-REFERENCE-ARCHITECTURE-Enterprise-grade-conversational-bot/ba-p/333945 ======================== Our seventh AI reference architecture (on the Azure Architecture Center) is written by AzureCATs Abhinav Mithal and Robert Alexander, and published by Mike Wasson. Enterprise-grade conversational bot Reference architectures provide a consistent approach and best…


NEW REFERENCE ARCHITECTURE: Distributed training of deep learning models on Azure

The AzureCAT blog has moved! Find this blog post over on our new blog at the Microsoft Tech Community: https://techcommunity.microsoft.com/t5/AzureCAT/NEW-REFERENCE-ARCHITECTURE-Distributed-training-of-deep-learning/ba-p/333652 ======================== Our sixth AI reference architecture (on the Azure Architecture Center) is authored by AzureCAT Mathew Salvaris, edited by Nanette Ray, and published by Mike Wasson. Distributed training of deep learning models on Azure Reference architectures provide…

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NEW REFERENCE ARCHITECTURE: Batch scoring of Python models on Azure

Our fifth AI Reference Architecture (on the Azure Architecture Center) comes from AzureCAT Said Bleik. Batch scoring of Python models on Azure This reference architecture shows how to build a scalable solution for batch scoring many models on a schedule in parallel using Azure Batch AI. The solution monitors the operation of a large number of devices…


NEW REFERENCE ARCHITECTURE: Build a real-time recommendation API on Azure

We have a new AI Reference Architecture (on the Azure Architecture Center) from AzureCATs Nikhil Joglekar, Miguel Fierro, and Max Kaznady.  It was edited by Nanette Ray and Mike Wasson. Reviewed by AzureCATs Tao Wu, Danielle Dean, Emmanuel Awa, and  Le Zhang. Build a real-time recommendation API on Azure This reference architecture shows how to train…


NEW AZURE REFERENCE ARCHITECTURE: Real-time scoring of R machine learning models

We have a new AI Reference Architecture (on the Azure Architecture Center) from AzureCAT Data Scientist, Hong Ooi. It was edited by Nanette Ray and Mike Wasson. It was reviewed by George Iordanescu (also from AzureCAT AI). Real-time scoring of R machine learning models This reference architecture shows how to implement a real-time (synchronous) prediction…


NEW AZURE REFERENCE ARCHITECTURE: Deploy highly available network virtual appliances – PIP-UDR NVAs without SNAT

How’s that for a detailed title? Regardless, we have a new Reference Architecture (on the Azure Architecture Center) to announce from AzureCAT Keith Mayer. It was edited by Nanette Ray and Mike Wasson. PIP-UDR NVAs without SNAT This architecture uses two Azure virtual machines to host the NVA firewall in an active-passive configuration that supports…


Hybrid Networking Reference Architectures

Written by Telmo Sampaio, Mike Wasson, and Christopher Bennage. Connect an on-premises network to Azure This article compares options for connecting an on-premises network to an Azure Virtual Network (VNet). For each option, a more detailed reference architecture is available. Connection options and reference architectures VPN connection Reference architecture Azure ExpressRoute connection Reference architecture ExpressRoute…


NEW REFERENCE ARCHITECTURE: Real-time scoring of Python Scikit-Learn and Deep Learning Models on Azure

Written by Mathew Salvaris, Fidan Boylu Uz, and Daniel Greece. Edited by Nanette Ray. Reviewed by Mike Wasson. Real-time scoring of Python Scikit-Learn and Deep Learning Models on Azure Reference architectures provide a consistent approach and best practices for a given solution. Each architecture includes recommended practices, along with considerations for scalability, availability, manageability, and…


NEW REFERENCE ARCHITECTURE: Batch scoring on Azure for deep learning models

Written by JS Tan from AzureCAT. Reviewed by Mike Wasson. Batch scoring on Azure for deep learning models Reference architectures provide a consistent approach and best practices for a given solution. Each architecture includes recommended practices, along with considerations for scalability, availability, manageability, and security. This architecture includes a deployable solution as well. The full array…