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AI Large Language Models

Armchair Architects: LLMs & Vector Databases (Part 2)

In this episode of the Azure Enablement Show, Uli, Eric and David continue their discussion of vector databases and LLMS, including when to use prompt engineering, and the importance of fine-tuning your data. Uli suggests that there are two things that LLMs aren’t good at, then offers tips on workarounds. The conversation wraps up with […]

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AI Azure Generative AI Large Language Models

Armchair Architects: LLMs & Vector Databases (Part 1)

Vector databases are designed to store, manage, and index massive quantities of high-dimensional vector data efficiently that can help different types of queries, such as nearest neighbor. In this episode of the Azure Enblement Show, Uli, Eric and David discuss how vector databases convert data to integers, cover some of the use cases of vector […]

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AI Large Language Models

Armchair Architects: LLMs and Architects (Part 1)

In this inaugural episode of season four of the Armchair Architects series, David, Uli, and Eric dive into the work of Large Language Models (LLMs) and the impact they could have on the role of the cloud solution architect. This is the first part of a two-part episode. Resources • Large language models (LLMs) on […]

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Data SQL Server

How to Reduce costs and increase SQL license utilization using Azure Hybrid Benefit

In this episode of the Azure Enablement Show, Thomas talks with Kyle and Chris from Microsoft Azure about this how this new feature makes it easy to apply SQL Server licenses to Azure at scale, gain confidence in compliance by limiting the number of roles who can apply SQL Server licenses to AHB and centralizing […]

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Azure

Armchair Architects: Concentration Risk

In this episode of the Azure Enablement Show, Uli, Eric, and David discuss the risks of concentrating your solution on one technology and how to avoid what Uli terms ‘silly miracles’ and ‘shiny objects’. Concentration risk is defined in the financial sector as an over-investment or over-indexing in a specific area to the detriment of […]

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Azure

The Cloud Clinic: Making sure you’re getting full value from your cloud spend

This video is from Microsoft Developer. Ensuring that you’re getting the maximum value from your cloud spend requires training your technical staff to use cloud-based monitoring solutions to properly understand how your application is responding to different stresses. In this episode of the Azure Enablement Show, David and Magnus discuss some of the challenges and […]

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Azure Data

Data and Apps—How is data changing (Part 1)

This video is from Microsoft Developer. On the Azure Enablement Show, we’ve had several discussions about how applications are changing, which made us think that data is probably changing as well. In this two-part conversation, David Blank-Edelman talks to Uli Homann and Eric Charran—our Armchair Architects—the shift from systems-of-record to real-time analytics and synchronous processing […]

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Azure Big Data Data

Armchair Architects: Data Mesh Architecture

Data meshes are an architectural pattern for implementing enterprise data platforms in large, complex organizations. Data meshes help scale analytics adoption beyond a single platform and a single implementation team. In this episode of the  Azure Enablement Show, David, Uli, and Eric discuss what makes up a data mesh, what data meshes do (and don’t […]

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Azure

How to Design a mission-critical workload on Azure

In this video from Microsoft Developer, David Blank-Edelman is joined by Sebastian Bader and Martin Simecek from Microsoft Azure for a deep dive on how to get started designing, deploying, and monitoring mission critical applications, including a look at reference architectures and explanation of some of the terminology.

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