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Your first project in Azure

Ever considered creating something in the cloud, but didn’t quite know where to start? It can be a...

Author: Chris Walden Date: 05/02/2019

Azure Migrate – Where Should I Start?

By Joe Carlyle, Principal Azure Solution Architect at Evros Technology Group and owner of wedoAzure...

Author: Chris Walden Date: 04/30/2019

A look at the Chromium-powered Microsoft Edge

On April 8th, we shipped the first Dev and Canary channel builds of the next version of Microsoft...

Author: Chris Walden Date: 04/25/2019

Share and learn from the global Azure community with April bootcamp events for all

Developers and IT professionals recognise Microsoft Azure as a fantastic tool, providing you a way...

Author: Emma Oxley Date: 04/24/2019

Windows Virtual Desktop – First Thoughts

By Joe Carlyle, Principal Azure Solution Architect at Evros Technology Group and owner of wedoAzure...

Author: Chris Walden Date: 04/23/2019

New certification: Azure Security Engineer Associate

Microsoft certified professionals earn 15% more on average than their peers according to The...

Author: Chris Walden Date: 04/18/2019

What are Azure Blueprints?

By Joe Carlyle, Principal Azure Solution Architect at Evros Technology Group and owner of wedoAzure...

Author: Chris Walden Date: 04/12/2019

It’s official: Visual Studio 2019 has launched!

With the April 2 public launch of Visual Studio 2019, developers worldwide can now use the most...

Author: Chris Walden Date: 04/09/2019

Azure Cosmos DB: A Completely Unofficial Primer

By Ian Moulster, Partner Market Advisor, Partner Business & Development at Microsoft A little...

Author: Chris Walden Date: 04/02/2019

Azure SQL Database Managed Instance: A Completely Unofficial Primer

By Ian Moulster, Partner Market Advisor, Partner Business & Development at Microsoft If you...

Author: Chris Walden Date: 03/28/2019

Optimising Azure Spending

By Chris Rhodes, Senior Training Instructor at IT Masterclasses One common misconception of moving...

Author: Chris Walden Date: 03/25/2019

DevOps in Practice

By Igor Fesenko, Application Architect and Microsoft Most Valuable Professional, SoftServe Within...

Author: Chris Walden Date: 03/18/2019

Azure Cosmos DB – Tunable Consistency!

By Theo van Kraay, Data and AI Solution Architect at Microsoft There are a lot of good reasons to...

Author: Theo van Kraay Date: 03/12/2019

Microsoft Certification Guide: MTA, MCSA, MCSE & MCSD

By Alex Bennett, Firebrand Training Alongside demand for IT roles, a shortage of digital skills and...

Author: Chris Walden Date: 03/05/2019

Visual intelligence UX for search without keywords

By Jamie Maguire, Software Architect, Consultant, and Developer at Grey Matter In this post, we’ll...

Author: Chris Walden Date: 02/26/2019

Structured Streaming with Databricks into Power BI & Cosmos DB

By Giuliano Rapoz, Cloud Solution Architect at Microsoft In this blog we’ll be building on the...

Author: Chris Walden Date: 02/20/2019

View from the Community: Introduction to the Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS) and Dev Spaces

By Richard Conway, Microsoft Regional Director, MVP and Co-founder of the UK Azure User Group This...

Author: Chris Walden Date: 02/14/2019

Operationalising Deep Learning (CNN) Model using ONNX, Keras & Flask: A Starter Guide

By Dr. Mufajjul Ali, Data Solution Architect at CSU UK ONNX (Open Neural Network Exchange) is an...

Author: Chris Walden Date: 02/12/2019

Orchestrating data movement with Azure Data Factory

By Chris Testa-O’Neill, Feature Engineer at Microsoft. The need for batch movement of data on a...

Author: Chris Walden Date: 02/06/2019

The top 10 articles from 2018

We may be a month into 2019, but there's still one more thing we need to do - check out the top ten...

Author: Chris Walden Date: 01/28/2019

How to prepare for a move to Azure with Azure Migrate

By Sarah Lean, Cloud Solution Architect at Microsoft When considering a migration from your on-prem...

Author: Chris Walden Date: 01/24/2019

A look at alternative Azure Pricing Calculators

By Sarah Lean, Cloud Solution Architect at Microsoft Within my role as a Cloud Solution Architect I...

Author: Chris Walden Date: 01/17/2019

A view of Connect() from the UK Azure User Group

By Richard Conway, Microsoft Regional Director, MVP and Co-founder of the UK Azure User Group...

Author: Chris Walden Date: 01/10/2019

Getting more of what you need from Upgrade Readiness

By Ed Shepley, Modern Desktop, Technology Solutions Professional at Microsoft As a follow-up to my...

Author: Chris Walden Date: 01/03/2019

Handling Device Telemetry into MongoDB using Azure IoT Hub, Stream Analytics, and Azure Functions

By Theo van Kraay, Data and AI Solution Architect at Microsoft Microsoft’s Azure cloud platform...

Author: Theo van Kraay Date: 12/20/2018

Secret Santa for the busy office

By Darren Fuller, Cloud Architect at Elastacloud It's fast approaching Christmas and, as office...

Author: Chris Walden Date: 12/10/2018

New Azure Role-based Certifications have arrived

By Edward Jones, Firebrand Training At Ignite 2018, Microsoft announced the launch of all new Azure...

Author: Chris Walden Date: 12/05/2018

Cloud Advocate Roundup for 23/11/18

Welcome to the Cloud Advocate roundup for the week beginning 23/11/18! Cloud Advocates are a...

Author: Chris Walden Date: 12/04/2018

Thoughts from OxfordHack 2018

By Jim Bennett, Cloud Advocate at Microsoft Last month I was lucky enough to attend OxfordHack, a...

Author: Jim Bennett (Microsoft) Date: 12/03/2018

Are you excited for Microsoft Connect(); 2018?

By Jim Bennett, Cloud Advocate at Microsoft I’m sure you’re all aware of Microsoft Connect();, the...

Author: Jim Bennett (Microsoft) Date: 11/27/2018

Build a bot in under 3 minutes… in Azure!

By Theo van Kraay, Data and AI Solution Architect at Microsoft Chat bots are an increasingly popular...

Author: Theo van Kraay Date: 11/18/2018

Developing a Cloud Capability Model

By Stephen Armory, Cloud Solution Architect at Microsoft Executive Overview The process of Cloud...

Author: Stevey A Date: 11/15/2018

The Scalability of Azure SQL Data Warehouse

By Chris Testa-O’Neill, Features Engineer at Microsoft. Chris Testa-O’Neill is a Features Engineer...

Author: Chris Walden Date: 11/08/2018

The Opportunities and Responsibilities of AI

We use AI in our everyday lives, sometimes more than we realise. Our smartphones get us from point A...

Author: Chris Walden Date: 11/01/2018

How Levy-Funded Apprenticeships Can Boost Dynamics 365 Skills

By Lewis Cunningham, Technical Writer at Firebrand Training In early November 2016, Microsoft...

Author: Chris Walden Date: 09/24/2018

How to build Scala JARS with Maven from GitHub

By Theo van Kraay, Data and AI Solution Architect at Microsoft GitHub is a code hosting platform for...

Author: Theo van Kraay Date: 09/12/2018

Simplified Lambda Architecture with Cosmos DB and Databricks

By Theo van Kraay, Data and AI Solution Architect at Microsoft Lambda architectures enable efficient...

Author: Theo van Kraay Date: 07/20/2018

Join us this week for a summer of data & AI in Azure!

Sick of all the good weather? Then join us this week at the Microsoft Reactor in London for a...

Author: Chris Walden Date: 07/16/2018

Bing Maps – Distance Matrix API

By Jamie Maguire, Development Consultant at Grey Matter Jamie Maguire is a Software Architect with...

Author: Chris Walden Date: 06/27/2018

How to Automate Processing your Azure Analysis Services Models

By Stephen Armory, Cloud Solution Architect at Microsoft Introduction Azure is a vast and varied...

Author: Stevey A Date: 06/22/2018

Use the Query APIs to Unlock the Power of Azure Time Series Insights Part 3: The Predicate String

By Basim Majeed, Cloud Solution Architect at Microsoft This is the third part of the blog series...

Author: Chris Walden Date: 06/19/2018

The TechDays Online schedule is here! Don't miss out!

By Andrew Spooner, Software Engineering Manager at Microsoft London Tech Week is right around the...

Author: Chris Walden Date: 06/08/2018

TechDays Online is back!

By Andrew Spooner, Software Engineering Manager at Microsoft This summer we're setting up studio at...

Author: Chris Walden Date: 05/30/2018

Using Query APIs to Unlock the Power of Azure Time Series Insights Part 2: The Aggregates APIs

By Basim Majeed, Cloud Solution Architect at Microsoft This is the second part of the blog series...

Author: Chris Walden Date: 05/21/2018

Using Query APIs to Unlock the Power of Azure Time Series Insights

By Basim Majeed, Cloud Solution Architect at Microsoft Azure Time Series Insights (TSI) is a fully...

Author: Chris Walden Date: 04/26/2018

Deploying externally generated Python/R Models as Web Services using Azure Machine Learning Studio

By Theo van Kraay, Data and AI Solution Architect at Microsoft Azure Machine Learning Studio is...

Author: Theo van Kraay Date: 04/25/2018

Getting what you need from Upgrade Readiness

By Ed Shepley, Modern Desktop, Technology Solutions Professional at Microsoft Before we get into how...

Author: Chris Walden Date: 04/24/2018

Classifying the UK's roofs from aerial imagery using deep learning with CNTK

By Tempest van Schaik, Software Engineer (AI & data) at Microsoft Dome, Dormer or Dutch Gable?...

Author: Chris Walden Date: 04/18/2018

Azure Stack – What, why, and how?

By Ed Baker, Server Guy UK You may well have heard that there is a way of running Microsoft's Azure...

Author: Chris Walden Date: 04/17/2018

Text Analytics in Python – made easier with Microsoft’s Cognitive Services APIs

By Theo van Kraay, Data and AI Solution Architect at Microsoft Microsoft’s Azure cloud platform...

Author: Theo van Kraay Date: 04/09/2018

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