Microsoft R Server Tiger Team

This is the official team web log for Microsoft R Server Tiger Engineering team which is part of Data Group.

Using Certificates in R Server Operationalization for Linux

In this article, we will look into how to generate a self-signed certificate in Linux and use it for...

Author: Ramkumar Chandrasekaran, Microsoft Date: 05/19/2017

Configuring R Server to Operationalize Analytics using ARM Templates

To benefit from Microsoft R Server’s deployment and operationalization features, you can configure R...

Author: Ramkumar Chandrasekaran, Microsoft Date: 05/14/2017

Enterprise-grade R package management made easy in SQL Server

As enterprise data scientists access SQL Server R Services to perform their in-database analytic...

Author: Te Zhang Date: 05/11/2017

Introducing Zipkin-Azure

Today in Build 2017, we released Microsoft's contribution to the Open Source Community by...

Author: Rony Chatterjee Date: 05/10/2017

Using RxOdbcData with Oracle Wallet

In Microsoft R Server you can use RxOdbcData class to connect to an ODBC DataSource, for example a...

Author: Eqbal Zaffar Date: 05/04/2017

Using RStudio Server with Microsoft R Server Parcel for Cloudera

In previous releases of Microsoft R Server, parcel installation required downloading two pre-built...

Author: Ramkumar Chandrasekaran, Microsoft Date: 04/30/2017

Stratified Splitting using rxExecBy

In Microsoft R Server 9.1, we have a new function called rxExecBy() which can be used to partition...

Author: Ramkumar Chandrasekaran, Microsoft Date: 04/23/2017

New Features in 9.1: Microsoft R Server with sparklyr Interoperability

Introduction With the launch of Microsoft R Server 9.1, many optimizations and new features were...

Author: Kirill Glushko, Microsoft Date: 04/19/2017

SQL Saturday 613: Building 1 million predictions per second with R-services and SQL Server 2016

SQL Saturday is round the corner again! SQL Saturday is a great event to meet the community, gather...

Author: Amit Banerjee Date: 04/12/2017

Logging in Microsoft R Server Engine

With Microsoft R Server 9.1 release we have made improvements that can help us better diagnose and...

Author: Eqbal Zaffar Date: 04/11/2017

Step by Step Guide to Setup LDAPS on Windows Server

Step-by-step guide for setting up LDAPS (LDAP over SSL) The guide is split into 3 sections : Create...

Author: Ramkumar Chandrasekaran, Microsoft Date: 04/10/2017

Role Based Access Control With MRS 9.1.0

In the latest release of Microsoft R Server 9.1 we can configure role based access control (RBAC)...

Author: Siddharth Choudhary Date: 04/10/2017

Pre-trained AlexNet model for MicrosoftML's rxNeuralNet

The rxNeuralNet model in MicrosoftML package supports custom neural networks defined using the NET#...

Author: Te Zhang Date: 03/30/2017

Feature Engineering using R

Feature Engineering is paramount in building a good predictive model. It's significant to obtain a...

Author: Madhura Raju, Microsoft Date: 03/23/2017

Running MicrosoftML in SQL Server 2016

MicrosoftML is the new and exciting ML packages added to Microsoft R Server 9.0.1 which offers...

Author: Shau Phang Date: 03/22/2017

11 ways to deploy R Server on HDInsight Cluster

In this article, we will discuss 11 possible ways to deploy R Server on HDInsight Cluster. Some of...

Author: Ramkumar Chandrasekaran, Microsoft Date: 03/21/2017

Using R to perform FileSystem Operations on Azure Data Lake Store

In this article, you will learn how to use WebHDFS REST APIs in R to perform filesystem operations...

Author: Ramkumar Chandrasekaran, Microsoft Date: 03/14/2017

Getting started with GPU acceleration for MicrosoftML's rxNeuralNet

MicrosoftML's rxNeuralNet model supports GPU acceleration. To enable GPU acceleration, you need to...

Author: Te Zhang Date: 03/10/2017

Image Segmentation Using MicrosoftML

In computer vision, the goal of image segmentation is to cluster pixels into salient image regions,...

Author: Qiong Wei Date: 03/09/2017

mrsdeploy R package - ServiceOption data-dir

The mrsdeploy package provides functions for establishing a remote session in a console application...

Author: Siddharth Choudhary Date: 03/07/2017

REST Calls using PostMan for R server O16N

The Microsoft R Server operationalization REST APIs are exposed by R Server's operationalization...

Author: Siddharth Choudhary Date: 02/22/2017

Remote Spark Compute Context using PuTTY on Windows

If you are running Microsoft R Server/Microsoft R Client from a Windows computer equipped with...

Author: Ramkumar Chandrasekaran, Microsoft Date: 02/12/2017

Classify Yelp restaurant reviews' food origin with MicrosoftML

Yelp restaurant reviews are one of the most useful resources people use to pick restaurants. Reviews...

Author: Te Zhang Date: 02/09/2017

Microsoft R Server - Using Hive data source in Spark compute context

Before Microsoft R Server 9.0 release, if you needed to perform analytics on your Hive or Parquet...

Author: Eqbal Zaffar Date: 02/07/2017

Microsoft R Server Operationalization Examples

Today, more and more businesses are adopting advanced analytics for mission critical decision making...

Author: Siddharth Choudhary Date: 02/03/2017

Data Transformation in Function rxDataStep

Microsoft R Server supports four cases of R transformations, such as transformFunc, transforms...

Author: Qiong Wei Date: 01/20/2017

Predicting NYC Taxi Tips using MicrosoftML

MicrosoftML is a new package for Microsoft R Server that adds state-of-the-art algorithms and data...

Author: Ramkumar Chandrasekaran, Microsoft Date: 01/17/2017

Using MRS with Teradata: Limitations of Teradata's API and Temporary Constant Columns

Overview Microsoft R Server is capable of In-Database Analytics with Teradata, this is achieved by...

Author: Kirill Glushko, Microsoft Date: 01/06/2017

Microsoft R Server 9.0.1 is Packed with Exciting New Capabilities

Microsoft R Server has just released a feature-packed version 9.0.1. Customers can download from...

Author: Shau Phang Date: 12/30/2016

Data Exploration in XDF Files using ScaleR Functions

In this article, let us see few examples to explore data in XDF Files using ScaleR functions. For...

Author: Ramkumar Chandrasekaran, Microsoft Date: 12/28/2016

Pattern Matching on xdf files in Microsoft R Server

Pattern Matching: R uses regular expressions for pattern matching. To find patterns on non-xdf...

Author: Madhura Raju, Microsoft Date: 11/16/2016

Importing .dbf files in Microsoft R Server

The dBASE database file with the .dbf file extension is not supported by Microsoft R Server's...

Author: Madhura Raju, Microsoft Date: 11/16/2016

Performance Optimization When Using rxExec() to Parallelize Algorithms

Microsoft R Server is designed around the concept of PEMAs (Parallel External Memory Algorithms). An...

Author: Kirill Glushko, Microsoft Date: 11/14/2016

Data Wrangling in XDF files using ScaleR Functions

The RevoScaleR package provides a set of over one hundred portable, scalable, and distributable data...

Author: Ramkumar Chandrasekaran, Microsoft Date: 11/06/2016

Integrating PolyBase with Cloudera using Active Directory Authentication

This article outlines the steps to use PolyBase in SQL 2016(including R-Services) with a Cloudera...

Author: Ramkumar Chandrasekaran, Microsoft Date: 10/17/2016

Loan Classification using SQL Server 2016 R Services

R Services (In-database) provides a platform for developing and deploying intelligent applications...

Author: Ramkumar Chandrasekaran, Microsoft Date: 09/27/2016

Joseph Sirosh's Keynote on 1 Million Predictions Per Second

We are thrilled to announce Joseph Sirosh, Corporate Vice President of Data Group at Microsoft will...

Author: Shau Phang Date: 09/26/2016

SQL R Services optimization for concurrent execution of sp_execute_external_script

Tips and Trick for SQL R Services With SQL Server 2016, we have introduced in-database analytics by...

Author: Prabhat_Tripathi_MSFT Date: 09/20/2016

DeployR log rotation to avoid large catalina.out

Are you facing a situation where your DeployR installations catalina.out file is growing huge after...

Author: Eqbal Zaffar Date: 09/09/2016

MRS Capability Extension: Importing and Exporting Large In-Memory Data Frames

Introduction Microsoft R Server is an advanced analytics platform. Enterprise-ready, Microsoft R...

Author: Kirill Glushko, Microsoft Date: 09/08/2016

Understanding Grid Nodes and Slots in DeployR

DeployR has the concept of Grid nodes for scalable execution of R scripts. One DeployR instance can...

Author: Eqbal Zaffar Date: 09/07/2016

Enterprise Security in DeployR 8.0.5

DeployR Enterprise Security Model: DeployR Enterprise is designed to deliver analytics solutions at...

Author: Ramkumar Chandrasekaran, Microsoft Date: 08/03/2016