Azure Databricks

Azure Databricks

Databricks is an Apache Spark based analytics platform available as a first party service on Azure. Optimised for Microsoft’s various cloud services, Azure Databricks integrates deeply with Azure Active Directory, Azure Data Services, Power BI and more.

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Getting Started with Apache Spark

Getting Started with Apache Spark

Apache Spark is a unified analytics engine for big data processing with built-in support for interactive queries (Spark SQL), real-time analytics (Spark Streaming), machine learning (MLib) and graph processing (GraphX).

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OCR on iOS with Workflow and Cognitive Services

OCR on iOS with Workflow and Cognitive Services

Develop your own OCR (Image to Text) application on iOS (iPhone or iPad) with zero lines of code using Workflow and Microsoft’s Cognitive Services.

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Azure IoT Central

Azure IoT Central

Azure IoT Central is a fully managed SaaS (software-as-a-service) offering, that aims to lower the barrier of entry by abstracting much of the complexity and technical debt, typically required to deploy and manage an IoT solution in the enterprise.

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Getting Started with Power BI

Getting Started with Power BI

Power BI is a suite of analytics tools that empower users to consume, analyse and visualise data. Underpinned by the Power BI service (SaaS), authors can publish reports to the cloud and provide users with a number of different channels to consume insights.

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Embedded Analytics with Power BI

Embedded Analytics with Power BI

Supercharge your apps by delivering insights directly to where your users are! Power BI Embedded enables ISVs and application developers to embed analytical content (dashboards, reports and visualisations) directly within an app.

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Image Processing with Cognitive Services

Image Processing with Cognitive Services

By tapping into the Optical Character Recognition (OCR) capabilities of Microsoft’s Computer Vision API (part of the Cognitive Services suite), I will show how you can extract text from images.

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Upsert to Azure SQL DB with Azure Data Factory

Upsert to Azure SQL DB with Azure Data Factory

Copy data from Table Storage to an Azure SQL Database with Azure Data Factory, by invoking a stored procedure within the SQL sink to alter the default behaviour from append only to UPSERT (update / insert). 

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React in Real-Time with Azure Event Grid

React in Real-Time with Azure Event Grid

Azure Event Grid is a fully managed, event routing service that provides a uniform approach to event consumption via the publish-subscribe model. Learn how you can enable event driven solutions to react in real-time.

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Streaming Sensor Data in Real-Time with Azure IoT Hub

Streaming Sensor Data in Real-Time with Azure IoT Hub

Stream sensor data into the cloud. Using an IoT device (Raspberry Pi), temperature readings will be sent to Azure IoT Hub, consumed by Stream Analytics and visualised in real-time by Power BI.

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