Windows Server 2016 - Data Science Virtual Machine

Last month the DSVM team released the Data Science VM on the Windows Server 2016. The main highlights of the Windows 2016 DSVMs • Unified CPU/GPU image that can be deployed on CPU only VMs or VMs with GPUs. Drivers for GPU, GPU versions of popular deep learning frameworks (CNTK, TF, Mxnet) are preinstalled in…

0

MS Research Cambridge visit by Microsoft Student Partners

Guest blog by Mariam Elgabry, Microsoft Student Partner Lead at Imperial College London As a Microsoft Student Partner (MSP) Lead at Imperial College London, I got recognized and awarded “MSP of the month” for January 2017 for the most impact worldwide. With over 120 events organized by MSPs in 2017 I was excited to stand…

0

Why Azure for HPC? Academic workshop A Deep Dive Workshop into HPC and Azure at University of Oxford 10.00am – 4.00pm, 13th June 2017

  Azure provides on-demand compute resources that enable you to run large parallel and batch compute jobs in the cloud. Extend your on-premises HPC cluster to the cloud when you need more capacity, or run work entirely in Azure. Scale easily and take advantage of advanced networking features such as RDMA to run true HPC…

0

Microsoft TechDays Online Register Now http://bit.ly/2k2lo5E

Join us on 20, 21 and 22 February for the first Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) led TechDays Online of 2017. On day one, MVPs and community leaders will delve into the World of Mobile Development, BOTs and Data Science followed by day two, where MVPs from around the Globe will share their knowledge of…

1

Engineering the Future MS Research Open Day for Grads 23rd Nov

  We’re hosting an open evening at Microsoft Research Cambridge on Wednesday 23 November, 17:15-19:30, aimed at highlighting engineering and research opportunities to the public. The event will be held in the lobby area and auditorium, where there will be talks and demos throughout the evening, plus food and drinks. More information can be found…

0

Microsoft Research is offering free, hands-on, cloud computing training courses for university faculty, researchers, and PhD students

Microsoft Research is offering free, hands-on, cloud computing training courses for university faculty, researchers, and PhD students in the UK and across Europe. Whether it’s big data, big compute (HPC), or analysing data streaming from devices for an IoT project, see how easy it is using Microsoft Azure to speed up your research. You can…

0

Microsoft Research offer new News site dedicated for Computer Science

Research News Get all your computer science research news in one place Research News is your go-to site for the latest, noteworthy news in computer science research, curated daily from top news resources. This service aggregates current and trending research, plus it provides coverage of computer science conferences around the globe—saving you the time it…

0

Infer.NET is a framework for running Bayesian inference in graphical models.

A challenge for most of us is simply wanting to work out the odds of something happening in a game or an app.. Well here a nice technical solution from Microsoft Research to help with answering that challenge.. Welcome to Infer.NET Infer.NET is a framework for running Bayesian inference in graphical models. It can also…

2

Cloud computing resources available to help tackle climate change

The effects of climate change are moving from the realm of simulation to stark reality. Understanding, managing and mitigating these effects is a critical endeavour for the global research community. To support this effort, Microsoft Research is offering 40 Azure Awards, each with 180,000 core hours of cloud compute and 20 terabytes of cloud storage…

0

Microsoft Azure in UK Education

Learn more about Microsoft Azure could help your institution discover the modern cloud by viewing/download our new infographic below: Resources available Microsoft Azure for education, teaching students all about cloud http://www.windowsazure.com/education Microsoft Azure for Research – Power your research with cloud http://research.microsoft.com/en-us/projects/azure/default.aspx Microsoft Azure in Education from Microsoft Education UK

0