Monthly Archives:February 2017

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Data Science: Back to Basics – It’s about being flexible

Learn how the flexible or inflexible characteristics of machine learning or statistical model can impact its performance and predictive capabilities.

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Treat Test Automation Like a Project

Treating test automation like a project helps to ensure the success of your automation initiative. Applying Agile project principles along with preparing appropriate documentation keeps the automation activities on schedule and produces a maintainable automation solution.

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Azure Integration Part III: Azure Storage Offerings

When developing your integration solutions in Azure, there is no doubt that there will be discussions on which storage offerings you will want to use.  Depending on the requirements, there will be an offering in Microsoft Azure that will be available. In Part 3, we will focus on some of these different storage options that are available for any solution integrating with Microsoft Azure.

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Azure – Move Your Resources and Save Cash

We have an easy way for you to move storage type and Azure VM location. Use this PowerShell code to clone a VM, saving you money.

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Azure Data Lake Store – Service-to-Service Authentication

In this blog post, I explain how to set up service-to-service authentication while working with Azure Data Lake Store and Data Lake Analytics.

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Azure Integration Part II: What’s the Difference between Event Hubs, IoT Hubs and Notification Hubs?

As the world of the cloud based integrations become more and more popular, especially in the IoT space, our solutions will involve some kind of cloud integrations that will require a way to process messages or events between publishers and consumers.  These solutions can eventually push millions of event messages.  With Event Hubs, IoT Hubs and Notification Hubs, Microsoft has given any solution an easy way to do this that is has high throughput and is very scalable. In Part 2, I would like to provide some information on the differences between IoT Hubs, Event Hubs and Notification Hubs.

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