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Any R code as a cloud service: R demonstration at BUILD

At last month's BUILD conference for Microsoft developers in San Francisco, R was front-and-center on the keynote stage.   In the keynote, Microsoft CVP Joseph Sirosh introduced the "language of data": open source R. Sirosh encouraged the audience to...

AWS vs. Azure: What’s Best For Your Organization?

Let’s talk cloud. And let’s look at the numbers: Amazon Web Services, or AWS, remains the leader in public cloud services in terms of revenue, with Microsoft trailing a fairly far – but closing – second. Google, the third major player in the field, i...

Building a machine learning model with the MicrosoftML package

17 SHARES Share Tweet Microsoft R Server 9 includes a new R package for machine learning: MicrosoftML. (So do the Data Science Virtual Machine and the free Microsoft R Client edition, incidentally.) This package includes a suite of fast predictive mo...

Data May Be Fueling the Airline Industry’s Renaissance

In this special guest feature, Francois Ajenstat, VP of Product Development at Tableau Software, observes that across industries, data has been touted as the “oil of the 21st century” and airlines are no exception. As vice president of product manage...

Data Science and Big Data: Definitions and Common Myths

A well-set __data framework that works, there are a few misconceptions that need to be clarified. By Francesco Corea, Decision Scientist and data Strategist. Big data is nowadays one of the most common buzzwords you might have heard of. There are man...

Data Scientists: What They Do and How to Become One

Data science is growing, and will continue to grow for the foreseeable future. Whether you are a student or an expert, here are courses to help further your knowledge of this promising field. By edX. Data is everywhere. Now that new, emerging technol...