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How to Use Cloud Shell in Visual Studio Code

How to Use Cloud Shell in Visual Studio Code

As you may know, I am a huge fan of the Azure Cloud Shell. I use it often directly in the Azure Portal, on Microsoft Docs, in the Azure Mobile App or on shell.azure.com. A lot of times I am ... continue reading
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Using Azure Search custom skills to create personalized job recommendations

This blog post was co-authored by Kabir Khan, Software Engineer II , Learning Engineering Research and Developement. The Microsoft Worldwide Learning Innovation lab is an idea incubation lab within Microsoft that focuses on developing personalized learning and career experiences. One ... continue reading
Title card - Make your data science workflow efficient and reproducible with MLFlow

Make your data science workflow efficient and reproducible with MLflow

This blog post was co-authored by Parashar Shah, Senior Program Manager, Applied AI Developer COGS. When data scientists work on building a machine learning model, their experimentation often produces lots of metadata: metrics of models you tested, actual model files, ... continue reading
Capacity Chart on the Azure Stack Administrator Portal

Virtual machine memory allocation and placement on Azure Stack

Customers have been using Azure Stack in a number of different ways. We continue to see Azure Stack used in connected and disconnected scenarios, as a platform for building applications to deploy both on-premises as well as in Azure. Many ... continue reading

Modify Azure SQL Database Managed Instance using Azure CLI

First published on MSDN on Nov 14, 2018 Azure SQL Managed Instance is fully-managed SQL Server Database Engine hosted in Azure cloud. With Managed Instance you can easily add/remove cores associated to the instance and change the reserved size of ... continue reading
Lenses for HDInsight

Visual data ops for Apache Kafka on Azure HDInsight, powered by Lenses

This blog was written in collaboration with Andrew Stevenson, CTO at Lenses. Apache Kafka is one of the most popular open source streaming platforms today. However, deploying and running Kafka remains a challenge for most. Azure HDInsight addresses this challenge ... continue reading

Troubleshooting potential backup/restore issues on Azure SQL Managed Instance

Managed Instance takes automatic backups (full backups every week, differential every 12 hours, and log backups every 5-10 min) that you can use to restore a database to some point of time in past within the retention period, restore accidentally ... continue reading
Exam review: AZ-900 Microsoft Azure Fundamentals

Exam review: AZ-900 Microsoft Azure Fundamentals

When did you last sit an official industry exam? For me, it's been more years than I care to count! But recently, a group of staff at my local Microsoft office planned to sit the AZ-900 Microsoft Azure Fundamentals exam ... continue reading
Announcing the all new Attack Surface Analyzer 2.0

Announcing the all new Attack Surface Analyzer 2.0

Few of us know what is really happening on our systems when we install new software from new or untrusted sources. This is important because most installation processes require elevated privileges, which can lead to undesired system configuration changes. Knowing ... continue reading
cosmosdb

A Cosmonaut’s guide to the latest Azure Cosmos DB announcements

At Microsoft Build 2019 we announced exciting new capabilities, including the introduction of real-time operational analytics using new built in support for Apache Spark and a new Jupyter notebook experience for all Azure Cosmos DB APIs. We believe these capabilities ... continue reading