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6 steps to using low-code tools to achieve better patient care 

We’re going to be sharing a story every week for the 12 weeks of summer, showing you how healthcare organisations are using technology to transform patient outcomes and increase productivity. For the fourth blog in our series, Nas Taibi, Solutions Architect, details how, thanks to low-code/no-code services, introducing AI into medical imaging is no longer...

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What is Azure Dedicated Host? 

Dedicated Host is a new service that provides you with a single-tenant-host to run your workloads on. Or to phrase that more simply, your very own physical server in an Azure data centre....

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Azure Sentinel – Where to start? 

First announced back in late February, Azure Sentinel is the first cloud-native SIEM (security information and event management) service from a major provider....

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Azure Log Analytics: how to read a file 

I often blog about various Log Analytics syntax after I get asked the same question a few times, in this case a few times last month and twice this week so far! Also posted as a reply here _______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ You can use externaldata operator to read files, like csv or tsv, scsv, sohsv, psv, txt,...

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Three learnings to successfully scale your data 

The success (or failure) of an ecommerce retailer often boils down to product data. Mismanaged or poorly optimised, it impacts the visibility of businesses on ecommerce channels. And no visibility means no customers clicking Buy. Intelligent Reach, an ecommerce software house providing retailers with product information for shoppers, uses Microsoft’s cloud computing to help online...

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How to Optimise Your Azure Spending 

Chris Rhodes, Senior Training Instructor at IT Masterclasses, takes a look at some of the ways you can optimise the way you work to bring down the cost of the cloud....

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DevOps in Practice 

In a modern agile world, it is important to deliver your product to the end user as quickly as possible, retrieve feedback, and then deliver a new version that includes all the requested features. To achieve this, you need DevOps....

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Azure Sentinel meets Azure Log Analytics – looking at data use and estimated costs. 

This post combines two previous posts, one on Log Analytics and one on Sentinel Dashboards. https://cloudblogs.microsoft.com/industry-blog/en-gb/cross-industry/2019/07/22/azure-log-analytics-looking-at-data-and-costs-part-4/ https://cloudblogs.microsoft.com/industry-blog/en-gb/cross-industry/2019/07/19/azure-sentinel-dashboard-queries/ Please note Azure Sentinel prices have not been disclosed yet. However we can see the Log Analytics tables used by Sentinel and look at those costs. I’ve used the query from the “Azure Sentinel Dashboard query” post to...

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Azure Log Analytics: looking at data and costs – Part 4 

Building on Post 3 https://cloudblogs.microsoft.com/industry-blog/en-gb/cross-industry/2019/07/18/azure-log-analytics-looking-at-data-and-costs-part-3/ You would probably take the data projection (see post 3) and add it into Excel to do the math, but you can also use KQL for that. I assigned a price of $2.30 (line 1); most of the rest of the syntax is the same. This is correct as of...

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Azure Log Analytics: Azure Sentinel Queries 

I almost forgot about this set of tips, but I was asked again yesterday – so decided to post this. Often when investigating Event logs or Security Event logs, you look at the EventID. These are two of the most common basic methods. Event | summarize count() by EventID, RenderedDescription | sort by count_ desc...

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