Monthly Archives: July 2019

Microsoft makes it easier to build popular language representation model BERT at large scale

July 17, 2019

Today we are announcing the open sourcing of our recipe to pre-train BERT (Bidirectional Encoder Representations from Transformers) built by the Bing team, including code that works on Azure Machine Learning, so that customers can unlock the power of training custom versions of BERT-large models for their organization. This will enable developers and data scientists to build their own general-purpose language representation beyond BERT.

Group Program Manager, Microsoft Azure

New capabilities in Stream Analytics reduce development time for big data apps

July 16, 2019

Azure Stream Analytics is a fully managed PaaS offering that enables real-time analytics and complex event processing on fast moving data streams. Thanks to zero-code integration with over 15 Azure services, developers and data engineers can easily build complex pipelines for hot-path analytics within a few minutes.

Principal Program Manager, Azure Stream Analytics

Digital distribution centers—The future is here

July 15, 2019

The pace of change has never been as fast as it is now. Globally, the population is becoming more urban and income levels are rising. By 2050, nearly 70 percent of the global population will live in cities or urban areas—that’s six billion people.

Partner Group Program Manager, Azure IoT