Richard Conway has a software and startup career spanning 16 years. He has worked for clients such as Merrill Lynch, Deutsche Bank, ABN Amro, BP, BT and others. He is the author of numerous books and articles on C# and security. He has also been a director of several startups during his time. His latest, Elastacloud, of which he is a director, offers HPC and big data consultancy for Azure deployments. He has focused his efforts solely on Azure since the days of Red Dog. Richard's familiarity with service management and deployment led to the recent release of the open source library Azure Fluent Management. He is a co-founder of the UK Azure Users Group which puts on monthly events in London and Manchester to evangelise Azure


This session looks at building time series analysis with AzureML in R
Richard will show you, from no knowledge of Spark, how to navigate the Spark framework ecosystem and build complex batch and near real time applications that use Spark's machine learning library mllib
Azure Databricks has become one of the staples of big data processing. See how to make the most of it by understanding how Spark works under the covers.