Form Recognizer

Form Recognizer

Form Recognizer is an AI powered document extraction service. An extension to the Vision family of Azure Cognitive Services, Form Recnogizer is able to extract key-value pairs and table data from documents by training a custom model off of a small training data set.

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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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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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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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How to Build a Chatbot Without Code

How to Build a Chatbot Without Code

Learn how to create an AI powered chatbot in minutes with zero lines of code. Using QnA Maker and Azure Bot Service, we build and deploy a Slack chatbot that can answer Tesla's frequently asked questions for new owners.

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Azure Data Lake Series: Working with JSON - Part 3

Azure Data Lake Series: Working with JSON - Part 3

In part 3, we ratchet up the complexity once more to see how we handle multiple JSON files with schema structures that require extraction at multiple levels (i.e. highly hierarchical). Using U-SQL via Azure Data Lake Analytics we will transform semi-structured data into flattened CSV files to glean insights on the top restaurants across London.

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