Hybrid Data & Services – Connecting your datacentre to Azure

So what are the options for creating Hybrid Data & Services where you want services in the Azure cloud such as Data Science VM, Notebooks, Databases and services still on Premise JISC (JaNET) and Azure Peering Back in 2013 Microsoft and JaNET announced a peering agreement here what some academics think of the opportunity Paul…


Azure Notebooks are 2 years old how are they being used in academia?

In a few weeks time I will be speaking at Jupytercon about the use of Azure Notebooks within education. As part of my preparation I thought it was a good time to  summary of the Azure Notebook journey, in 2015 Azure Notebooks were added to Azure ML Studio. Azure Notebooks have become a powerful canvas…

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Using GPU-powered Virtual Machines in the Cloud for your Machine Learning and Deep Learning workloads

Until a few years ago running Machine Learning (ML) and Deep Neural Networks required owning really powerful computers with lots of CPUs or even clusters of machines. With the adoption of GPUs for non-graphics related workloads new opportunities became available. You can now run many of your workloads in a much shorter period of time…


Altitude Angel and Students from Imperial College London Respond to Key Challenge Facing Drone Industry

Autonomous air traffic control system for drones based on Artificial Potential Field theory and refinements to state-of-the-art route finding algorithms. How to successfully integrate manned and unmanned aviation into our skies safely is widely considered to be one of the factors limiting the transformative potential of non-military drone technology, and proving how this can be…


Подборка бесплатных онлайн-курсов от Microsoft!

Представляем вам подборку бесплатных онлайн-курсов от Microsoft, которые являются продолжением инициативы Azure Skills.   Мы живем в мире мобильных и облачных технологий.   Миллиарды датчиков, экранов и устройств – в конференц-залах, гостиных, городах, автомобилях, телефонах, компьютерах – образуют обширную сеть и потоки данных, которые не заметны на фоне нашей жизни.   Вычислительные мощности смогут оцифровать практически все, что…


Automatic Plant Watering with Microsoft Azure IoT

  Guest blog by Jan Helmich Microsoft Student Partner at the University of Cambridge Let me introduce myself. My name is Jan Helmich and I am currently a computer science student at the University of Cambridge. During the last moths I have found more and more interest into the areas of automation, IoT and machine…


Understanding Data Science and Machine Learning

Machine Learning Tools and Architecture Cognitive Services API: Provides a broad set of API’s for vision, speech, text, knowledge and search. Azure Gallery: Find existing models you can use out of the box. Azure Machine Learning: Build powerful models using a web based drag and drop interface. Microsoft R Server: Build R models and more…


Running a simulation on 20 low priority Azure VMs for a cost of $0.02

Azure Batch clusters now supports  low-priority nodes, which can be used at a discount of up to 80% compared to the price of regular high-availability VMs. So what are Low-priority nodes Low-priority VMs are available for a much lower price than normal VMs and can significantly reduce the costs of running certain workloads or allow…


Using React and building a web site on Azure

Guest post from Walid Behlock Microsoft Student Partner at University College London About me I have always loved to solve problems of all kinds and have developed a passion for technology since my youngest age. I have previously participated in international Robotics competitions and attended many talks and events related to hardware and software. I…

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Microsoft Flow the Concept – Industrial Project Summary

  Introduction Microsoft Flow is a newly developed software service by Microsoft. It acts as a platform that enables automated workflows to be setup across different services and applications. Flow helps users automate essential but repetitive tasks so that they can utilise their time more efficiently. Earlier this year I set a project to a…

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