Data Science

Optimization tips and tricks on Azure SQL Server for Machine Learning Services

01 May 2017

Since SQL Server 2016, a new function called R Services has been introduced. Microsoft recently announced a preview for the next version of SQL Server, which extends the advanced analytical ability to Python. This new capability of running R or Python in-database at scale enables us to keep the analytics services close to the data and eliminates the burden of data movements.

Data Scientist

Introducing H2O.ai on Azure HDInsight

19 April 2017

We are excited to announce that H2O’s AI platform is now available on Azure HDInsight Application Platform. Customers can now use H2O.ai’s Sparkling Water solution on a HDInsight cluster along with Azure’s collection of cloud services. Together, the H2O team and Azure HDInsight team will integrate technologies to deliver enterprises the best business solutions and to build relationships within the open analytics community.

Program Manager II, OSS and Analytics

Use BigDL on HDInsight Spark for Distributed Deep Learning

29 March 2017

Deep learning is impacting everything from healthcare to transportation to manufacturing, and more. Companies are turning to deep learning to solve hard problems, like image classification, speech recognition, object recognition, and machine translation. This blogpost describes how to enable Intel’s BigDL Deep Learning Spark module on Microsoft’s Azure HDInsight Platform.

Program Manager II, OSS and Analytics