Episode 231: Azure Functions Local Debugging and More with Donna Malayeri

4 weeks ago
In this episode Thiago Almeida and Bill Barnes are joined by Donna Malayeri, a Program Manager in the Azure Functions team. Donna joins us to show local debugging of Azure Functions written in JavaScript and C# Class Libraries as well as other features and news. Links from the show: [00:42] – What’s new in Azure Functions & upcoming work [03:54] […]

Episode 230: Azure Batch and Low Priority VMs

1 month ago
In this episode Thiago Almeida is joined by Mark Scurrell, Principal Program Manager in the Azure Compute group focusing on large scale compute workloads. We cover an update on Azure Batch and it’s new Low-Priority VMs feature, including demos and customer scenarios. Links from the show: [01:13] – What is Azure Batch and common workloads [03:00] – Azure Batch workloads characteristics […]

Episode 229: Azure Time Series Insights

2 months ago
In this episode Thiago Almeida and Romit Girdhar are joined by OP Ravi, Principal Program Manager working on the Azure Time Series Insights service. It is a fully managed analytics, storage, and visualization service that makes it simple to explore and analyze billions of IoT events simultaneously. OP join us to explain what the Time Series Insights service is, it’s […]

Episode 228: Building Games with Service Fabric

3 months ago
In this episode Thiago Almeida and Etienne Margraff are joined by Mark Fussell, Principal Program Manager Lead working on Azure Service Fabric, and Haishi Bai, Senior Software Engineer on Azure. Mark and Haishi join us to go over demos and real world examples and architectures for running new and legacy games using Azure Service Fabric. Links from the show: […]

Episode 227: Team Data Science Process

3 months ago
In this episode of the ML mini series, we are introducing Microsoft Team Data Science Process, a process to improve the productivity of the data science organizations of enterprises, and demonstrating an open-source data science utility, named Interactive Data Exploration, Analysis, and Reporting, developed by Microsoft. We are trying to answer the following questions:  [02:22] […]

Episode 226: Microsoft R Server Solutions

4 months ago
Continuing our mini-series on Machine Learning, in this episode we will be focusing on Microsoft R Server solutions with our guest Bharath Sankaranarayan, Principal Program Manager at Microsoft R product team. In this episode we cover "Campaign Optimization – Predicting How and When to Contact Leads" and then "Predicting Hospital Length of Stay" solutions developed leveraging SQL Server […]

Episode 225: Deep Learning with Microsoft CognitiveToolkit (CNTK)

4 months ago
This show starts a series of short talks introducing Deep Learning with Microsoft Cognitive Toolkit (CNTK). Topics covered in this series will range from elementary to advanced techniques. The intended audience includes: Data scientists who are new to deep learning Machine learning scientists looking for advanced techniques Engineers looking for means to scale and leverage […]

Episode 224: Developing and Debugging Azure Mobile Apps with Adrian Hall

4 months ago
In this episode Chris Risner and Thiago Almeida are joined by Adrian Hall, Principle Program Manager on Visual Studio Mobile Center and Azure Mobile Apps.  Adrian joins us to go over how you can debug Azure Mobile Apps locally and while running in Azure, how you can view log events as they come in, as well as […]

Episode 223: Azure Managed Disks with Chetan Agarwal

5 months ago
In this episode Chris Risner and Hannah Krager are joined by Chetan Agarwal, Principal Program Manager on the Azure Compute Team.  Chetan joins us to talk about Managed Disks, a greatly simplified way of managing storage accounts used with VM disks.  When using Managed Disks, you just specify if you want Premium or Standard storage and the size of […]

Episode 222: Azure Tools for Visual Studio Code with Brady Gaster

5 months ago
In this episode Chris Risner and Thiago Almeida are joined by Brady Gaster, Senior Program Manager focusing on Microsoft’s technical documentation and the new site.  Brady joins us to talk about an Azure Tools extension he’s been working on for Visual Studio Code which enables developers to create and access Azure resources from within VS Code.  We […]

Episode 221: Azure Analysis Services with Josh Caplan

6 months ago
In this episode Haishi Bai and Ryan Volum are joined by Josh Caplan, Senior Program Manager on the Azure Analysis Services team. Analysis Services has typically shipped with SQL Server on premises, but now it has been implemented as a fully managed service in Azure. It allows you to manage data modeling and create BI solutions from tabular data in the […]
Episode 221: Azure CLI with Jason Shaver

Episode 221: Azure CLI with Jason Shaver

7 months ago
In this episode Chris Risner and Lucas Huet-Hudson are joined by Jason Shaver, Program Manager on the Azure Open Source Tools Team.  On that team, Jason works on the new Azure Command Line Interface 2.0.  The new CLI was built to be cross-platform and work well with tools that many people are used to using (VSCode, Emacs, grep, […]