Windows Server running on ARM CPUs, Azure is Next!

So far the servers within Microsoft Azure data centers have been running Intel processors (CPUs). For a long time I've wondered if the power efficiency of ARM CPUs could make them more cost effective than Intel x64 CPUs that are more powerful. It's possible through the use of parallel computing that distributing load across many…Read more Windows Server running on ARM CPUs, Azure is Next!

70-773 Analyzing Big Data with Microsoft R Certification Exam

In the effort of expanding out the breadth of certification offerings, Microsoft has added the Analyzing Big Data with Microsoft R (70-773) exam. This exam focuses on using Microsoft R Server and SQL R Services for analyzing Big Data. Certification Target Audience The focus on the Analyzing Big Data with Microsoft R (70-773) exam is…Read more 70-773 Analyzing Big Data with Microsoft R Certification Exam

70-774 Perform Cloud Data Science with Azure Machine Learning Certification Exam

Machine Learning is one of the hottest topics and technologies in the industry right now. Machine Learning is being used to combine with Big Data to automate the processes of gaining insights and predicting future behavior of systems, devices, and people. In an effort to expand out the breadth of certifications and exams offered around…Read more 70-774 Perform Cloud Data Science with Azure Machine Learning Certification Exam

Ignite 2016 Session: Learn about Microsoft IoT Vision

The Learn about Microsoft IoT Vision session from the Microsoft Ignite 2016 conference gives some really good overview of what Microsoft's vision of the Internet of Things (IoT) is, as well as answering some questions about "What?" and "Why?" around IoT. The Internet of Things (IoT) is here today in the devices, sensors, cloud services,…Read more Ignite 2016 Session: Learn about Microsoft IoT Vision

35 Azure and Cloud eBooks for Amazon Kindle

Blog articles and Technical documentation are nice for learning technologies, but there are times when a good book just can't be replaced. This is especially true when getting information from blogs that may have a snippet of "found code" that might or might not work as expected. At least properly technically reviewed book will have…Read more 35 Azure and Cloud eBooks for Amazon Kindle

Microsoft Professional Degree in Data Science

This week at the Worldwide Partner Conference (WPC) 2016, Microsoft announced the release of the Microsoft Professional Degree (MPD) program. This is an online degree program from Microsoft, and the first degree being offered (in Beta) is a degree in Data Science. It seems apparent the goals of the MPD program are to help close the…Read more Microsoft Professional Degree in Data Science

Azure Certification: 70-475 Designing and Implementing Big Data Analytics Solutions Specialist

One of the most recent Microsoft Azure certification exams is the Designing and Implementing Big Data Analytics Solutions (70-475) exam. Passing this exam will earn you the Microsoft Specialist: Designing and Implementing Big Data Analytics Solutions certification. Certification Target Audience The focus of this exam is on Big Data Analytics solutions in Microsoft Azure, and…Read more Azure Certification: 70-475 Designing and Implementing Big Data Analytics Solutions Specialist