Speaker: Bill Jacobs

SQL Server 2017 Gets Python Support in New Machine Learning Services

It’s official!  SQL Server 2017 to support the Python language in addition to R.   Announced April 19, 2017, SQL Server 2017 Machine Learning Services expands beyond SQL 2016, which offered support for scalable R analytics in-database by adding scalable Python machine learning to SQL Servers’ capabilities. In this video, Bill Jacobs will meet with Sumit Kumar […]

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Introducing Microsoft R Server Version 9.1 – Part 2

On April 19, 2917, Microsoft announced a new version of Microsoft R Server with significant new capabilities including new algorithms, new operationalization features and enhanced capabilities coming in SQL Server 2017. In this video, Bill Jacobs of Product Marketing and Carl Nan of Engineering to walk through the new features of Version 9.1, focusing on the operationalization improvements […]

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Introducing Microsoft R Server Version 9.1 – Part 1

On April 19, 2917, Microsoft announced a new version of Microsoft R Server with significant new capabilities including new algorithms, new operationalization features and enhanced capabilities coming in SQL Server 2017. In this video, Bill Jacobs of Product Marketing and Premal Shah of Engineering to walk through the new feature additions, particularly those adding capabilities for Hadoop and […]

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Introduction to Microsoft R

Introduction to Microsoft R

Learn how data scientists working with IT and business analysts can use Microsoft R to speed the delivery of predictive applications that are stable, scalable and portable.

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Leverage R and Spark in Azure HDInsight for scalable machine learning

Leverage R and Spark in Azure HDInsight for scalable machine learning

Data scientists and data engineers have jobs of the 21st century. These are the people who are supposed to deliver on the promises of big data and advances in AI. In IT organizations this translates to important use cases around fraud detection, time series analysis and predictive maintenance. In this session we explore the world […]

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Microsoft Introduces new free Microsoft R Client

Microsoft Introduces new free Microsoft R Client

This week, Microsoft announced availability of the Microsoft R Client, creating a much more usable, freely available desktop client option for users of Microsoft R Server. Microsoft R Client is a free, community-supported data science tool for high performance analytics. R Client is built on top of Microsoft R Open so you can use any […]

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Microsoft R Server Supports Apache Spark for Faster Big Data Analytics

Microsoft R Server Supports Apache Spark for Faster Big Data Analytics

Hello Channel9 Viewers:   Microsoft is hard at work bringing the fastest, most complete R Analytics environment to the millions of R users.   For enterprises with very large data assets, Apache Spark holds great promise over today’s Hadoop MapReduce, and is enjoying a wave of adoption.   This month, Microsoft R Server will be […]

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Revolution Analytics Joins Microsoft: Strange Bedfellows or a New Power Tool for Advanced Analytics

The open source R language provides analytics users and newly graduated math & statistics professionals with rich statistics, analytics and machine learning capabilities. With its statistics-optimized scripting language and thousands of pre-built data manipulation, descriptive statistics, and predictive modeling capabilities, R is the go-to choice for many projects. Powerful but limited, R requires enhancement when […]

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