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Accelerate healthcare initiatives with Azure UK NHS blueprints

Today, the healthcare industry is confronting many complex and daunting challenges that include demands to: Increase patient engagement. Take advantage of big data, analytics, artificial Intelligence (AI), and machine learning (ML). Integrate consumer health apps, wearables, and the Internet of ... continue reading

Microsoft Azure Data welcomes Data Platform Summit attendees

I am extremely honored to be delivering the keynote next week at the Data Platform Summit (DPS) in Bangalore. DPS is one of the events that I am looking forward to participating in as it will provide me with a ... continue reading
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Azure.Source – Volume 42

Now in preview Azure App Service now supports Java SE on Linux - Support for Java SE 8-based applications on Linux in Azure App Service is now available in public preview. Now you can build and deploy Java web apps ... continue reading
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Avoid Big Data pitfalls with Azure HDInsight and these partner solutions

According to a Gartner 2017 prediction, “60 percent of big data projects will fail to go beyond piloting and experimentation, these projects will be abandoned”. Whether you worked on an analytical project or are starting one, it is a challenge ... continue reading

Intelligent Healthcare with Azure Bring Your Own Key (BYOK) technology

Sensitive health data processed by hospitals and insurers is under constant attack from malicious actors who try to gain access to health care systems with the goal to steal or extort personal health information. Change Healthcare has implemented a Bring ... continue reading
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Azure.Source – Volume 40

Highlights New Azure innovation advances customer success for the cloud- and AI-powered future - In preparation for Microsoft Inspire in Las Vegas this week (where partners and Microsoft meet to connect, learn, and collaborate to accelerate the digital transformation and ... continue reading

New Azure innovation advances customer success for the cloud- and AI-powered future

Organizations around the world are gearing up for a future powered by the intelligent cloud and AI. As these technologies become increasingly central to business strategy and transformation, Microsoft is committed to delivering cutting-edge innovations, programs and expertise that help ... continue reading

Lightning fast query performance with Azure SQL Data Warehouse

Azure SQL Data Warehouse is a fast, flexible and secure analytics platform for enterprises of all sizes. Today we announced significant query performance improvements for Azure SQL Data Warehouse (SQL DW) customers enabled through enhancements in the distributed query execution ... continue reading
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The emerging big data architectural pattern

Why lambda? Lambda architecture is a popular pattern in building Big Data pipelines. It is designed to handle massive quantities of data by taking advantage of both a batch layer (also called cold layer) and a stream-processing layer (also called ... continue reading