Big Data

  • Azure Orbital Ground Station as Service extends life and reduces costs for satellite operators
    by Stephen Kitay on 23rd June 2022 at 06:00

    How can Microsoft empower satellite operators to focus on their mission and enable them to continue the operation of their satellites, without making capital investments in their ground infrastructure? To answer that question, Microsoft worked alongside the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), and our partner Xplore, to demonstrate how the commercial cloud can provide satellite mission management for NOAA’s legacy polar satellites (NOAA-18)—extending the mission life of these satellites while reducing the cost of operation through Azure Orbital Ground Station as-a-Service (GSaaS).

  • Unlocking innovative at-home patient care solutions with Azure
    by Rajya Bhaiya on 7th June 2022 at 09:00

    Aiming to enable the hospital-at-home approach to better support patients and help to relieve existing pressures on the NHS, Capita Healthcare Decisions leverages Microsoft Azure Health Data Services which enables healthcare professionals and patients to manage patient data in the cloud.

  • Enhance your data visualizations with Azure Managed Grafana—now in preview
    by Arti Gulwadi on 18th April 2022 at 10:00

    Last year, we announced our strategic partnership with Grafana Labs to develop a Microsoft Azure managed service that lets customers run Grafana natively within the Azure cloud platform. Today, we are announcing that Azure Managed Grafana is available in preview. With Azure Managed Grafana, the Grafana dashboards our customers are familiar with are now integrated seamlessly with the services and security of Azure.

  • Feathr: LinkedIn’s feature store is now available on Azure
    by Xiaoyong Zhu on 12th April 2022 at 09:00

    With the advance of AI and machine learning, companies start to use complex machine learning pipelines in various applications, such as recommendation systems, fraud detection, and more. These complex systems usually require hundreds to thousands of features to support time-sensitive business applications, and the feature pipelines are maintained by different team members across various business groups.

  • Microsoft launches Azure Health Data Services to unify health data and power AI in the cloud
    by Heather Jordan Cartwright on 15th March 2022 at 05:00

    Today, we take a giant step toward making the dream of interoperability in healthcare real. Microsoft is announcing the general availability of Azure Health Data Services, a platform as a service (PaaS) offering designed exclusively to support Protected Health Information (PHI) in the cloud. Azure Health Data Services is a new way of working with unified data—providing your team with a platform to support both transactional and analytical workloads from the same data store and enabling cloud computing to transform how we develop and deliver AI across the healthcare ecosystem.