Data Science and Machine Learning

Just added a new page to the blog,¬†https://blogs.msdn.microsoft.com/silverlining/data-science-machine-learning/. This is going to be the home for any Data Science/Machine Learning links that my team thinks are interesting/useful, and hopefully it’s useful to you as well. Thanks, Larry

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Ruby, TinyTDS, and Azure SQL Database update

I got a note the other day that the 0.6.3-rc2 version of TinyTDS now includes the security bits needed to communicate with Azure SQL Database, on the Windows platform (it worked on other platforms just fine.) Previously, you had to manually build it against OpenSSL for it to work on Windows platforms, but with the…

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PowerShell and Maven

I’m not normally a big PowerShell user, but the new version in the Windows 10 beta is pretty nice. It has some new tricks like coloring various bits of syntax and stuff like that. Also, it defaults to something that looks like a cmd.exe prompt. Anyway, I’ve been using it recently instead of cmd.exe, but…

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Atom.io for Markdown editing

A while back, Atom.io replaced Sublime Text as my go-to editor of choice for most things (I still use Visual Studio for .NET, but I work at Microsoft so that’s expected I guess.) Since I work on the documentation team, a lot of what I use Atom for is Markdown authoring. Some folks on my…

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Hello again, it’s been a while.

It’s been a while since I posted here, mostly it’s been a combination of vacation and moving to a new technology space that’s taken all my time and will to blog. And being sort of bored/depressed with limitations of the blogging software for MSDN. I’m seriously considering moving the blog to some other software and…

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Pie in the Sky (August 8th, 2014)

It has been a really long, really busy week, so not many links today. Looking forward to the weekend and a short week next week. I’ll be on vacation next Friday, so no links next week. Cloud Installing the Azure Cross-Platform CLI tools: I use these pretty much daily, but here they are for those…

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Pie in the Sky (August 1st, 2014)

Missed last week as I was out of town, so catching up a bit this week. Cloud Packer.io, OpenNebula, Docker, Kubernetes: Coming to Azure & Hyper-v Responsive images as a service: From Telerik Client/Mobile A quick look at Winjs: Another thing MSOpen Tech has worked on open sourcing. Cross-platform UI stuff. Polymer vs. X-Tag: Differences…

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Pie in the Sky (July 18th, 2014)

Flying this weekend, so definitely need stuff to read. Here’s part of what I will be reading while traveling. Cloud Scaling an Azure website to 380k queries per minute: Some perf stuff tested with Loader.io. Client/mobile What’s new in Chrome 36: New stuff in chrome including full support for web components. Web components aren’t ready…

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Pie in the Sky (July 11th, 2014)

Here’s some links for your weekend reading. Cloud Microsoft, Google, and Docker collaboration: To support new open source projects on Azure. Wolfram programming cloud: It’s live. Client\mobile Become acquainted with SVG images: An introduction to SVG. Using SVG stroke attributes: More SVG. Server-side device detection: Figuring out what the client is, from the server. Kouto…

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Pie in the Sky (June 27th, 2014)

  Cloud Trying Redis Caching: Working with Azure Redis Cache. MongoDB enterprise: Now available in the Azure store. Azure Mobile Services and MongoDB collections: For Node.js back-end code this time. June update to Azure Tools for Eclipse: Also some Zulu and SDK stuff in there. How to get notifications from an Azure Web Site: Using…

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