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Microsoft R Server 9.1 now available

During yesterday’s Data Amp event, Microsoft announced the new Microsoft R Server 9.1, which is available now. In addition to several advanced machine learning algorithms from Microsoft, R Server 9.1 introduces pre-trained neural network models for sentiment analysis and image featurization and supports SparklyR, SparkETL, and SparkSQL. This release also includes the updated Microsoft R Client, which is now...

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A behind-the-scenes look at launching SQL Server on Linux

Last November, Microsoft announced the next release of the public preview of SQL Server on Linux and Windows. With that release, users could develop applications with SQL Server on Linux, Windows, Docker, or macOS (via Docker) and then deploy to Linux, Windows, or Docker, on-premises or in the cloud. In the two weeks following the...

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Now available: Microsoft R Server 9.0 with support for Spark 2.0

This week Microsoft released Microsoft R Server (MRS) version 9.0, built on top of the latest open source R engine. This release has several exciting new capabilities, best-of-breed machine learning algorithms, simplified operationalization of R models, and support for Spark 2.0, to name a few. “I am proud of the many MRS enhancements that our...

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Now in Public Preview: SQL Server on Linux

At Connect(); 2016, Microsoft announced the public preview of the next release of SQL Server on Linux and Windows. SQL Server helps developers and organizations to build intelligent applications with industry-leading performance and security technologies using their preferred languages and environments. This release brings the power of SQL Server to both Windows – and for...

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