Episode 136 - High Performance Compute

by Sujit D'Mello July 21, 2016

The guys talk about running HPC and Batch jobs in Azure using the A8-A11 class of VMs and the upcoming N-series VMs.

Media file: http://azpodcast.blob.core.windows.net/episodes/Episode136.mp3

Other updates:

https://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/microsoft-azure-at-siggraph-2016/

Two new Azure regions are generally available to customers in the United States and across the globe: West US 2 and West Central US.
https://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/updates/general-availability-two-new-azure-regions/

With SQL Server Stretch Database, you can dynamically stretch warm and cold transactional data from Microsoft SQL Server 2016 to Azure.
https://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/updates/general-availability-sql-server-stretch-database/

You can use Always Encrypted to help ensure that your sensitive data remains private and confidential while it's stored and queried in Azure SQL Database.
https://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/updates/general-availability-always-encrypted-for-azure-sql-database/

The Azure ExpressRoute footprint is expanding to Paris, Newport/Wales, and Quebec City.
https://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/updates/general-availability-azure-expressroute-in-additional-locations/

Microsoft Power BI Embedded is generally available with a standard service level agreement (SLA) in nine datacenters worldwide.
https://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/updates/general-availability-microsoft-power-bi-embedded/

http://www.mikelanzetta.com/2015/12/tensorflow-on-azure-using-docker/

 

 

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