Using RStudio Server with Microsoft R Server Parcel for Cloudera

In previous releases of Microsoft R Server, parcel installation required downloading two pre-built parcel files. The 9.1 release improves upon this experience by providing a parcel generator script generate_mrs_parcel.sh to generate a single MRS-9.1.0-*.parcel file. Here are the complete instructions to install MRS Parcel in Cloudera Cluster. In this article we will look into how to…


Stratified Splitting using rxExecBy

In Microsoft R Server 9.1, we have a new function called rxExecBy() which can be used to partition input data source by keys and apply user defined function on individual partitions. You can read more about rxExecBy() here : Pleasingly Parallel using rxExecBy In this article, we will look at how to use rxExecby to…


Get Recent Notebooks API

Hello, One of the most commonly used scenario in OneNote clients is to open your notebook, File => Open => Open Notebook Or in some OneNote clients, there is a Home => More Notebooks dialog. Or if you login to https://www.onenote.com you will see a list of Recent notebooks like this: For all these above scenarios and many…


PowerShell: How to add enhanced detection methods to deployment types (1705 TP)

Update: These cmdlets did not make it into the 1704 TP, but they will be in the 1705 TP. This posting has been updated to correct this. In the upcoming 1705 technical preview of Configuration Manager, we have finally added the much-requested ability to add enhanced detection method clauses to deployment types PowerShell. This posting…

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PowerShell: How to add compliance settings and rules to configuration items (1705 TP)

Update: These cmdlets did not make it into the 1704 TP, but they will be in the 1705 TP. This posting has been updated to correct this. In the upcoming 1705 technical preview of Configuration Manager, we have finally added the much-requested ability to add Settings and Rules to Configuration Items from within PowerShell. This…


New Features in 9.1: Microsoft R Server with sparklyr Interoperability

Introduction With the launch of Microsoft R Server 9.1, many optimizations and new features were delivered to our users. One key feature is interoperability between Microsoft R Server and sparklyr. sparklyr, a package by RStudio, is an R interface to Apache Spark. It allows users to utilize Spark as the backend for dplyr, one of…


New Features in 9.1: Microsoft R Server with sparklyr Interoperability

Introduction With the launch of Microsoft R Server 9.1, many optimizations and new features were delivered to our users. One key feature is interoperability between Microsoft R Server and sparklyr. sparklyr, a package by RStudio, is an R interface to Apache Spark. It allows users to utilize Spark as the backend for dplyr, one of…


Visual Studio 2017 version 15.2 Preview

Today we are releasing Visual Studio 2017 version 15.2 Preview. For information on what this preview contains, please refer to the Visual Studio 2017 Preview release notes. If you haven’t heard about our new Preview releases, do take a few minutes to learn about them on the Visual Studio Preview page on visualstudio.com. As always,…


Send Telemetry to Splunk Enterprise from Azure Resources via Azure Monitor, Part 1

Azure Monitor is Microsoft Azure’s built-in pipeline for searching, archiving, and routing your monitoring data, providing a single path for getting Azure data into 3rd party analytics systems. An open source project has recently published a Splunk modular input, or add-on, that allows users to easily send telemetry from Azure-based resources such as VMs, web…


CMake support in Visual Studio – what’s new in 2017 15.2 update

Today’s preview release of Visual Studio 2017 15.2 update comes with several improvements and new features in CMake Tools for Visual Studio – recently updated to cover 15.2.  We have upgraded the included version of CMake to 3.7.2 and enhanced the discoverability of features in the CMake menu.  This update also includes bugfixes for community…