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Azure Cognitive Services on Spark

Dear Spark developers: Welcome to Azure Cognitive Services

This post was co-authored by Mark Hamilton, Sudarshan Raghunathan, Chris Hoder, and the MMLSpark contributors. Integrating the power of Azure Cognitive Services into your big data workflows on Apache Spark™ Today at Spark + AI Summit 2019, we're excited to ... continue reading
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How to develop and submit Spark jobs to SQL Server Big Data Clusters in IntelliJ

Were delighted to release the Azure Toolkit for IntelliJ support for SQL Server Big Data Cluster Spark job development and submission. For first-time Spark developers, it can often be hard to get started and build their first application, with long ... continue reading
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Reducing security alert fatigue using machine learning in Azure Sentinel

Last week we launched Azure Sentinel, a cloud native SIEM tool. Machine learning (ML) in Azure Sentinel is built-in right from the beginning. We have thoughtfully designed the system with ML innovations aimed to make security analysts, security data scientists, ... continue reading
MSIX - The MSIX Packaging Tool (Preview) available for Windows 10 insiders

MSIX – The MSIX Packaging Tool (Preview) available for Windows 10 insiders

First published on MSDN on Aug 06, 2018The preview of the MSIX Packaging Tool has now been released and made it into the Store. Windows 10 Insiders both Slow and Fast Ring can download the package from the store and ... continue reading
Windows Server 101: Understanding Third Party Security Configuration Baselines

Windows Server 101: Understanding Third Party Security Configuration Baselines

Windows Server 2016 comes reasonably secure “out of the box”. But it’s important to remember that while the server is reasonably secure, not every security control that is can be configured for Windows Server 2016 (and the more recently released ... continue reading

Hardening Windows Server 101: Understanding Third Party Security Configuration Baselines

Windows Server 2016 comes reasonably secure “out of the box”. But it’s important to remember that while the server is reasonably secure, not every security control that is can be configured for Windows Server 2016 (and the more recently released ... continue reading
Learning Azure: Part 2—Architecture and interactive APIs for .NET and REST APIs

Learning Azure: Part 2—Architecture and interactive APIs for .NET and REST APIs

Whether you're trying to wrap your head around architectural concepts, or you need to get down into the nitty gritty of understanding a particular API, Dan Fernandez joins Donovan Brown to show how Azure Docs has you covered.Azure Architecture CenterInteractive ... continue reading

Get up to speed with Azure HDInsight: The comprehensive guide

Azure HDInsight is an easy, cost-effective, enterprise-grade service for open source analytics. With HDInsight, you get managed clusters for various Apache big data technologies, such as Spark, MapReduce, Kafka, Hive, HBase, Storm and ML Services backed by a 99.9% SLA ... continue reading

Security baseline (FINAL) for Windows 10 v1809 and Windows Server 2019

Microsoft is pleased to announce the final release of the security configuration baseline settings for Windows 10 October 2018 Update (a.k.a., version 1809, “Redstone 5” or “RS5”), and for Windows Server 2019. Download the content from the Microsoft Security Compliance ... continue reading
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Azure Toolkit for IntelliJ – Spark Interactive Console

We are pleased to reveal the release of Spark Interactive Console in Azure Toolkit for IntelliJ. This new component facilitates Spark job authoring, and enables you to run code interactively in a shell-like environment within IntelliJ. The Spark console includes ... continue reading