Azure for Student – Access to GPU resources

Microsoft Azure Dev tools for teaching offers a unified learning tools for skilling students in the cloud, it provides students with a vast set of resources. Azure for Education offers comprehensive developer tools and training ranging from beginner to professional to support students and educators becoming skilled in Azure technologies, in addition to providing resources…


Using Pytorch with Azure

Getting Started with Pytorch and Azure Jupyter Notebooks Azure Notebooks http://notebooks.azure.com  is a free, cloud-hosted Jupyter Notebooks solution that you can use for interactive coding in your browser. PyTorch is preinstalled on the Azure Notebooks container, so you can start experimenting with PyTorch without having to install the framework or run your own notebook server…


Using the Data Science VM within your classes

The Microsoft Data Science Virtual Machine or Deep Learning Virtual Machine are customized VM image on Microsoft’s Azure cloud built specifically for doing data science. It has many popular data science and other tools pre-installed and pre-configured to jump-start building intelligent applications for advanced analytics. It is available on Windows Server and Linux. We offer…


Data Science Virtual Machine with GPU for $0.18/Hour using Low Priority VMs

Deploy cheaper low priority (preemptable) instances of Ubuntu Data Science Virtual Machine ‘DSVM’ using the Microsoft Azure portal Deploy to Azure via Github -We have a set of deploy to Azure Scripts available to deploy the low priority VM simply click the link below There are additional scripts here on the DSVM GitHub repo for…


Smart Acc.: Web application based on Faster-RCNN architecture making it easier to find accommodations in London.

Guest post by Imperial College London, Microsoft Industry Exchange Project Group using Faster RCNN The project was developed by Nattapat Chaimanowong, Suampa Ketpreechasawat, Tomasz Bartkowiak, Lin Li, Yini Fang and Danlin Peng, a group of MSc.CS students from Imperial College London. The visual impression is undoubtedly the most important factor influencing people’s decision concerning the…


Understanding your GPU Performance on Azure with GPU Monitor

So I get lots of questions from Academics. Many are now around performance and optimisation of cloud services. Or simply understanding what students are doing with the resources. Many are specifically around the measurement and management of Azure GPS being used in the teaching of DNN, ML and AIhttps://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/virtual-machines/windows/sizes-gpuThe most common is ‘what’s the best…


Running YOLO v2 on the Microsoft Data Science Virtual Machine

This week I attended the Industry Partner workshop at the Future of Infrastructure and Built Environment at the University of Cambridge. During the day I had a number of conversations with construction industry professionals and one of  the topics we got into talking about how technology from HoloLens, to Data Science is revolutionising the construction…


ESRI GEO AI Data Science Virtual Machine

I was recently at University meeting  where we  got into the discussion of using Cloud Computing for Digital humanities. Digital Humanities is an area of scholarly activity at the intersection of computing or digital technologies and the disciplines of the humanities. It includes the systematic use of digital resources in the humanities, as well as…


Learn the fundamentals of Microsoft’s Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence services

Complete learning paths: 15h 10m + practice labs, see https://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/training/ Learn the fundamentals of Microsoft’s Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence services and how to build applications using them. Develop practical job skills that you can start using straight away. Free registration. Courses provided free in partnership with Pluralsight. Beginner Developing AI applications on Microsoft Azure –…

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