“Cloud Numerics” F# Extensions

In this blog post we’ll introduce Cloud Numerics F# Extensions, a companion post to Microsoft Codename “Cloud Numerics” Lab refresh. Its purpose is to make it easier for you as an F# user to write “Cloud Numerics” applications, and it does so by wrapping “Cloud Numerics” .NET APIs to provide an F# idiomatic user experience…


Cloud Numerics and Latent Semantic Indexing, Now with Distributed Sparse Data

  You may recall our earlier blog post about Latent Semantic Indexing and Analysis, where we analyzed a few hundred documents. With new features of “Cloud Numerics” Wave 2 we can repeat the analysis: not just for few hundred but for many thousands of documents. The key new features we will use are distributed sparse…


“Cloud Numerics” Example: Analyzing Demographics Data from Windows Azure Marketplace

Imagine your sales business is ‘booming’ in cities X, Y, and Z, and you are looking to expand. Given that demographics provide regional indicators of sales potential, how do you find other cities with similar demographics? How do you sift though large sets of data to identify new cities and new expansion opportunities? In this…


“Cloud Numerics” Example: Statistics Operations to Azure Data

This post demonstrates how to use Microsoft.Numerics C# API to perform statistical operations on data in Windows Azure blob storage. We go through the steps of loading data using IParallelReader interface, performing distributed statistics operations, and saving results to blob storage. As we sequence through the steps, we highlight the code samples from the application….