Microsoft Azure for Research 21.1.

Microsoft Azure for Research

January 21st, 8.30 – 16.15
CAL2, Calonia, Caloniankuja 3

Registration: https://www.microsoftevents.com/profile/5331648

08:30 – 09:00 Registration
09:00 – 09:15 Welcome and Logistics
09:15 – 09:30 Introduction to Microsoft Azure
09:30 – 09:45 Introduction to GÉANT Azure and Atea’s services
09:45 – 10:30 Azure Storage and Azure Cross Platform tools
10:30 – 10:45 Break
10:45 – 12:00 Azure Machine Learning
12:00 – 13:00 Lunch and Group Discussion
13:00 – 14:15 Azure Internet of Things using Stream Analytics
14:15 – 14:30 Afternoon Break
14:30 – 16:00 Big Data Analytics using Hadoop, Spark, and Power BI (Option 1)
14:30 – 16:00 High Performance Computing in Azure (Option 2)
16:00 – 16:15 Discussion and Event Closes

Welcome to Azure For Research training that covers a variety of “hands-on labs” with programming examples. No prior experience of cloud computing or Azure is expected.

This course is presented by a specialized trainer and is geared towards university researchers, research support staff, teachers (universities, polytechnics, vocational schools), IT specialists in educational institutions and graduate students. Training is free of charge.

Course is held in English, but hands-on instruction is also available in Finnish.

Remember to bring your own laptop to the training.

Course materials: https://github.com/MSRConnections/Azure-training-course/tree/master/Content
GÉANT: https://clouds.geant.org/geant-cloud-catalogue/geant-cloud-catalogue-iaas/microsoft-azure/
More information: https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/research/academic-program/microsoft-azure-for-research/