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05

Jan

Moving eBird to the Azure Cloud

Re-posted from the Azure Data Lake & HDInsight blog. Hosted by the Cornell Lab of Ornithology, eBird is a citizen science project that allows birders to submit observations to a central database. Birders seek to identify and record the birds READ MORE

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25

Jul

This post is authored by Anil Bhansali, Managing Director at Microsoft India R&D. It is a time of transformation at Microsoft as we sharpen our focus around mobile and cloud and lay out ambitious plans that will have big impact READ MORE

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06

Jul

Explore and Analyze your Xero data with Power BI

Xero is easy to use online accounting software that’s designed specifically for small businesses. The Xero content pack for Power BI allows you to visualize and monitor the accounting data from within each Xero business. The out of box solution READ MORE

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29

Jun

We want to make it easier for businesses to use their data. Otherwise, what’s the point? In SQL Server 2016 you’ll find a virtual tool chest full of features, all with one primary goal: unlocking your data and helping you READ MORE

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28

Jun

This post was authored by Nagesh Pabbisetty, Partner Director of PM, Microsoft R. This week Microsoft will be joining thousands of people attending Hadoop Summit in San Jose to explore the technology and business of big data and data science. READ MORE

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21

Jun

Running Selective Parts of an Azure ML Experiment

This post is authored by Mickaël Savafi, Software Engineer at Microsoft. Introduction Azure ML is a drag and drop tool that lets users create machine learning experiments. Experiments are typically constructed by adding modules, tweaking parameters and validating these changes by READ MORE

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16

Jun

Re-posted from R-bloggers. The New York City taxi dataset is one of the largest publicly available datasets, with information about 1.1 billion NYC taxi rides. This dataset has been explored and visualized in a number of blog posts, using a READ MORE

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14

Jun

Developing the Next Wave of Data Scientists

This post is by Chirag Dhull, Product Marketing Manager for Advanced Analytics at Microsoft. It’s no secret that there’s a vast trove of benefits that data science can offer to organizations of all stripes. However, we simultaneously face a situation READ MORE

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10

Jun

Power BI and Azure ML – Better Together

Reposted from the Power BI blog We’ve seen lots of interest in the community to visualize the output of an Azure ML model using Power BI. What’s more, if one could operationalize Azure ML models through the Power BI service, READ MORE

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09

Jun

Introduction As a part of the Microsoft Data Science Process, we’ve created a comprehensive walkthrough using pySpark and MLlib to demonstrate how to conduct end-to-end data science on Azure HDInsight Spark clusters. With detailed examples and pySpark code that are READ MORE

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