Docker container with R and ODBC

If you are using R to perform statistical analysis, chances are that at least some of the data you need is stored in a database. While some databases such as SQL Server support native R scripts, others do not (for example, support for R in Azure SQL Database is in preview at the time of … Continue reading Docker container with R and ODBC

Working with network attributes of Azure Virtual Machine Scale Sets

I have been working this week a bit with Azure VMSS, and I thought I would publish my findings, since I could not find this information in the standard documentation. First of all, if you do not know what a VMSS is, you can read more here. Essentially they are farms of VMs that are … Continue reading Working with network attributes of Azure Virtual Machine Scale Sets

Migrating your ARM templates to Azure Availability Zones

I have been updating my ARM templates to create VMs and VM Scale Sets (VMSS) to support the new Availability Zones. I have learnt some important concepts that were not obvious for me along the way, and I would like to share them. Before going forward, you can see a template where you can deploy … Continue reading Migrating your ARM templates to Azure Availability Zones