Training Course Details

R and Microsoft

Course Level: Intermediate

This course is a practical introduction to using Microsoft products to take R code that works on your machine and making it work for many people at once. Participants will get an overview of available tools and build solutions in each tool.

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Course Details

Course Outline

  • An overview of Microsoft technologies
  • Using Microsoft R Server
  • Implementing R in SQL Server
  • Using Azure ML, from GUI to publishing from R
  • Embedding R in Power BI

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Course Structure

This course will consist of short lectures, followed by short practical sessions. This course will be structured as follows:

  • 9:00 — 9:30: Registration and coffee
  • 9:30 — 10:45: Lecture and practical
  • 10:45 — 11:00: Coffee
  • 11:00 — 12:30: Lecture and practical
  • 12:30 — 1:30: Lunch
  • 1:30 — 2:30: Lecture and practical
  • 2:30 — 2:50: Coffee
  • 2:50 — 4:30: Lecture and practical

These times are intended to give a flavour of how the course is run and are subject to change.

Prior Knowledge

It is expected that participants are already familiar with R. In particular, they should be familiar with basic data manipulations, functions, and using R model functions. These concepts are covered in the introduction to R.