Microsoft Azure Stack Development Kit

Last month I shared some details around Azure Stack at  Azure Stack in teaching and Learning Follow the journey of academics and students at ROC van Amsterdam in the Netherlands learning Azure with Azure Stack where the team recently had a skype call with Azure Stack Team as part of the General Availability…


Getting Started with Data Science using Cortana Intelligence Solutions Templates

Cortana Intelligence Gallery Reference architectures for common data science scenarios are now available via the Cortana intelligence solution templates. These templates allow you to quickly build Data Science Solutions from solution templates which include reference architectures and design patterns. They  can be used to enhance and adapt your current models and solutions or to replicate…


Open Source at Microsoft

Thousands of Microsoft engineers use, contribute to and release open source every day across every platform, from the cloud to client operating systems, programming languages and more. So if your struggling finding repos at there is now a search feature built into the site which also lists the top trending repo. Popular projects…


Docker Containers and Windows

Docker Containers So for many students containers are a new learning opportunity and experience. Having new and modern skills is great to addition to your CV. Some students may be already using containers in personal, hobby projects or even academic assignments. The following blog has been produced with Elton Stoneman Developer Advocate @docker. Microsoft MVP….


Getting started with R · Arithmetic and logical operators, Objects, Vectors, Factors & Lists

Guest post by Slaviana Pavlovich Microsoft Student Partner I am an IT and Management student at University College London with a passion for data science. I recently completed the Microsoft Professional Program for Data Science, where I developed core skills to work with data. If you are also interested in this career, but not sure…


Microsoft Faculty Summit 2017–Live Stream 17th & 18th July 2017

The 18th annual Microsoft Research Faculty Summit in Redmond, WA on July 17 and 18, 2017 will consist of a variety of keynotes, talks, panels, and technologies focused on Artificial Intelligence (AI) research: The Edge of AI. Agenda  Microsoft AI researchers are striving to create intelligent machines that complement human reasoning and enrich human…


Spatial Data Analysis with R

Guest blog by Jason Zhang Microsoft Student Partner at the University of Cambridge Hi, I am  Jason, a third year Natural Sciences student in University of Cambridge. With great interest in Microsoft and its work in Data Science, I joined the Microsoft Student Partner program in 2016. I then attended the Microsoft Professional Program, Data…


Running Matlab on Azure - Provision a MATLAB Distributed Computing Server using Azure VMs

Run your MATLAB compute-intensive parallel workloads by creating one or more MATLAB Distributed Computing Server clusters using Azure Virtual Machines. Pre-Requisites Before starting you will need the following: An Azure account and subscription are required to create cluster virtual machines and Azure Storage accounts. Azure PowerShell is a set of modules that provide cmdlets to…


Using DSVM Jupyterhub with AAD authentication

One of the key questions,  we have had recently is.. How institutions can improve data science experience utilising the  Azure Linux Data Science VM by providing Single Sign on for users to services such a Jupyterhub via AAD accounts and authentication? Typical Data Science Workflow Guest blog from Alberto De Marco Technology Solutions Professional –…


Building IoT Solutions Hands-on Labs

Microsoft strategy around Intelligent Edge and Intelligent Cloud has Internet of Things (IoT) as a key area. We are now seeing a high interest from UK Universities around developing IoT Courses which demonstrate to user the scale of IoT and the importance of Real time processing and analytics of data, predictions and insight. Many Courses…