Day: January 27, 2020

Data SQL Server

Advanced Database Recovery

In this video from Microsoft Developer, learn anout Accelerated Database Recovery, and how it can solve many availability challenges with no operational or application changes. Find out more about ADR here: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/sql/relational-databases/accelerated-database-recovery-concepts?view=sql-server-ver15?WT.mc_id=dataexposed-c9-niner [00:00] – Introduction [00:40] – What is Accelerated Database Recovery (ADR) [01:36] – The current SQL Server Database Recovery process [03:00] – Database […]

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Computer Vision Machine Learning

Predicting on a Custom Vision ONNX Model with ML.NET

Jon Wood shows us how to use a model from the Custom Vision service in ML.NET to make predictions. Code – https://github.com/jwood803/MLNetExamples/blob/master/MLNetExamples/CustomVisionOnnx/Program.cs Netron – https://github.com/lutzroeder/netron Custom Vision Sample – https://github.com/dotnet/machinelearning-samples/tree/master/samples/csharp/end-to-end-apps/ObjectDetection-Onnx Custom Vision model video – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zr6M7Lzr48w&t=28s ML.NET Playlist – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8gVhJKszzzI&list=PLl_upHIj19Zy3o09oICOutbNfXj332czx

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Microsoft Brings Enhanced NLP Capabilities To ONNX Runtime
AI Natural Language Processing

Microsoft Brings Enhanced NLP Capabilities To ONNX Runtime

By optimizing BERT for CPU, Microsoft has made inferencing affordable and cost-effective. According to the published benchmark, BERT inferencing based on an Azure Standard F16s_v2 CPU takes only 9ms which translates to a 17x increase in speed. Microsoft partnered with NVIDIA to optimize BERT for GPUs powering the Azure NV6 Virtual Machines. The optimization included […]

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Apple Acquires Edge-Focused AI Startup Xnor.ai
AI Apple Hardware

Apple Acquires Edge-Focused AI Startup Xnor.ai

Here’s an interesting acquisition Apple has made to boost their AI and edge computing capabilities. Apple has acquired Xnor.ai , a Seattle-based startup that builds AI models that run on edge devices, for approximately $200 million. GeekWire first reported the story , based on information from “sources with knowledge of the deal.” Because XNor.ai’s technology […]

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Azure

Microsoft Cloud Adoption Framework for Azure Part 2

The Microsoft Cloud Adoption Framework for Azure guides customers through their cloud journey, to use and adopt cloud services with confidence and in control. In this video, Scott Bockheim shows Lara Rubbelke the tools, templates, assessments, and resources to implement the guidance from this framework in different stages and steps of the cloud journey. Related […]

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Data

Scientist Challenges Chinese Coronavirus Data

Here’s an interesting look at the data behind the recent corona virus outbreak.

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