18 Nov
2018

Exploring the new Cosmos DB async JavaScript API

When learning a new database API, I typically create a small script to exercises the simple CRUD operations to explore how the API is formed, its logical usage, etc. Sometimes I’ll add a few more operations exercising more complex operations. The new  JavaScript SDK for Cosmo DB has been up on GitHub about 4 months now, […]

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26 Jun
2018

Microsoft Azure Industry Experiences

Category:Azure

I am fortunate enough to have recently been hired at Microsoft as a Solutions Architect in the Industry Experiences team within the Cloud and AI organization. Our team is responsible for helping companies adopt and thrive on Azure by focusing on solving problems for specific industries like Health and Life Science (my focus), Insurance, Banking […]

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9 May
2018

Data, data, data. //build/ Day 3

Category:Azure

So many of us think of Azure as a great storage platform, and it is. With many offerings tailored to meet your specific needs. Even so, there are also many offerings that go beyond storage and can completely revamp your ELT/ETL scenarios. There are several technologies mentioned here that aim to help developers do what Microsoft […]

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8 May
2018

//build/ 2018 – Day 2

Category:Azure

Today I am attending Day 2 of //build/ 2018 and plan to just give a quick summary of each session I attend today. Let’s see if I can keep it manageable . I’ve designed my day around Azure, where amazing things are happening enabling scenarios I could never have imagined I’d be working with until […]

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7 May
2018

Build 2018 Keynote

Category:Azure

One of the great things about working at Microsoft is getting a chance to attend Build 2018 over the next 3 days. Thanks to my team, Industry Experiences, for the opportunity. I’m the new guy still learning about AI, Machine Learning, after all. With all the announcements on the Azure blog today, there is little […]

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26 Apr
2018

Batch Computing on Azure

Want to feel like a Jedi master without the years of training? Get a scaled, multi-machine, multi-core parallel processing job spooled up in Azure Batch. The computing power at your fingertips is There are lots of scenarios that call for batch computing. Image processing, file ETL/ELT, risk modeling, processing payroll, etc. The basic idea of […]

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