Etheroscope: A Smart Contract Visualiser

Guest post by Imperial College Industry Project Teams with Alice and Microsoft Azure Services. The team We are a group of undergraduates, studying Computing at Imperial College London. ● Joshua Cooper – www.linkedin.com/in/josh-cooper ● Finn Johnson – www.linkedin.com/in/finn-johnson ● G Suraj – https://g-suraj.github.io/ – https://www.linkedin.com/in/g-suraj/ ● William Woodacre – www.linkedin.com/in/william-woodacre ● Elliot Thomas – https://www.linkedin.com/in/elliot-thomas-29a1b6147/…

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Imperial College Hack – ICHack18 Cognitive Challenge Winners Spidentify

Guest post by the Microsoft Cognitive Challenge Winners of Imperial Hack 18 team Spidentify Our Team Jonathan Mounty https://www.linkedin.com/in/jonathan-mounty/ Third Year, Computer Science MSci King’s College London Sam Larsen-Disney https://www.linkedin.com/in/samuel-larsen-disney-80291074/ Third Year, Computer Science BSc King’s College London Christo Lolov https://www.linkedin.com/in/christo-lolov-25b768150/ Third Year, Computing MEng Imperial College London Oliver Norton https://www.linkedin.com/in/oliver-norton-276178b0/ Fourth Year, Computing MEng…

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Azure Functions at University of Oxford

Guest blog by Johannes Goslar Microsoft Student Partner at Oxford University About Me Let me introduce myself first. I am Johannes – usually called Johnny – Goslar. I got into development around 2011 by programming iOS games and am currently reading for a MSc in Computer Science at the University of Oxford. More information can…

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Running Spark on a GPU enabled cluster with AZTK

The ability to run Spark on a GPU enabled cluster demonstrates a unique convergence of big data and high-performance computing (HPC) technologies. Many institutions now want to provide infrastructure for high performance hardware such as GPUs with big data engines such as Spark, thus allowing academics, data scientists and data engineering students  to enable many…

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Azure CLI Image Copy Extension – allows you to copy virtual machine images between regions with just one command.

This is an extension to azure cli that allows copying virtual machine images between regions with just one command. The extension simplifies the process and also enables you to save time by copying to multiple regions in parallel. This is now becoming a question I am getting a lot from UK Academics who now wish…

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Scott Guthrie, Executive Vice President, Microsoft Cloud Red Shirt Tour

Azure Red Shirt Dev Tour Scott Guthrie, Executive Vice President, Microsoft Cloud and Enterprise Group VENUE INFO Birmingham, United Kingdom National Exhibition Centre (NEC) Birmingham B40 1NT United Kingdom For transportation options and directions, visit National Exhibition Centre (NEC). Tech Summit Birmingham | January 25, 2018 Learn how to better develop, deploy, and manage cloud…

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Using Microsoft Azure Data Science Virtual Machines in your teaching and Research Labs

Running Data Science VM on Azure for your data science and deep learning lab resources Create the lab infrastructure as follows Use a shared pool of Ubuntu Data Science VMs (with GPUs if doing deep learning) with each student getting a separate account. Recommendation is  allocate about 5 students per VM for our deep learning…

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Tell me something I should know – Blockchain as a Service on Microsoft Azure

Guest blog by Cihat Cengiz Microsoft Student Partner at the University of Cambridge “Hello world!” My name is Cihat Cengiz and I am a 27 years old PhD student at the University of Cambridge, Department of Engineering, Institute for Manufacturing. I am a tech geek, an early adopter and mainly interested in the area of…

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Introducing Students to Microsoft Azure Notebooks using Jupyter and Python

The Microsoft Student Partners at UCL ran a recent event with the UCL Data Science Society Facebook event URL: https://www.facebook.com/events/224172471454325/ to introduce students at UCL to Jupyter Notebooks service which is hosted on Azure called Notebooks.azure.com this a FREE service which offers students with o365 accounts or a Microsoft account single sign on. The event…

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Serverless + Service Bus Queue = Magic

Guest post by David Adeboye Microsoft Student Partner at University of Cambridge About Me Hello! My name is David Adeboye and I am currently studying Computer Science at University of Cambridge. My main interest is in site reliability and concurrent and distributed systems, and in particular, I like designing system architectures in interesting ways. LinkedIn…

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