HPC

Scale up your deep learning with Batch AI preview

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Imagine reducing your training time for an epoch from 30 minutes to 30 seconds, and testing many different hyper-parameter weights at the same time. Available now in public preview, Batch AI is a new service that helps you train and test deep learning and other AI or machine learning models with the same scale and flexibility used by Microsoft’s data scientists.

Principal Program Manager, Azure Big Compute Team

Run massive parallel R Jobs in Azure, now at a fraction of the price

Wednesday, May 31, 2017

doAzureParallel's second major release comes with full support for low-priority VMs, letting R users run their R jobs on Azure’s surplus compute capacity at up to an 80% discount. In addition to this capability, we are introducing new features to the package to let users take advantage of Azure Batch’s flexible infrastructure for parameter tuning, data-prep/ETL, and simulation.

Program Manager

Microsoft MPI v8.0 release

Monday, February 27, 2017

We are happy to announce the release of the newest version of Microsoft MPI (MS-MPI). MS-MPI v8 is the successor to the Microsoft MPI v7.1 redistributable package (released in June 2016).

Senior SDE, Microsoft Azure