Implement an IoT solution for intelligent vending machines leveraging facial feature recognition and Azure Machine Learning to drive on-demand pricing, enable real-time analytics, and cloud to device messaging flows.
At course completion the students will be better able to build cloud-based marchine learning applications and real-time analytics with SQL Database in-memory and columnar indexing. In addition, they will be able to:
- Implement distributed machine learning with R Server for HDInsight & MS R Server Operationalization
- Perform Facial image processing
- Wrangle Data in Power BI Desktop
This workshop is intended for Cloud Architects and IT professionals who have architectural expertise of infrastructure and solutions design in cloud technologies and want to learn more about Azure and Azure services as described in the ‘About this Course’ and ‘At Course Completion’ areas. Those attending this workshop should also be experienced in other non-Microsoft cloud technologies and want to cross-train on Azure.
Workshop content presumes 300-level of architectural expertise of infrastructure and solutions design. We suggest students take this prerequisite prior to attending this workshop:
•Microsoft Azure Essentials course, online, http://www.microsoft.com/en-US/azureessentials
Microsoft Cloud Workshop: Intelligent Vending Machines Course Outline
Module 1: Whiteboard Design Session - Intelligent Vending Machines
- Review the customer case study
- Design a proof of concept solution
- Present the solution
Module 2: Hands-on Lab - Intelligent Vending Machines
- Environment setup
- Create dynamic pricing model
- Implement dynamic pricing
- Implement purchasing
- Implement device command and control
- Analytics with Power BI Desktop
About the teacher
Karl Ots, Azure MVP, is a cloud and cybersecurity expert from Kompozure with more than a decade of professional experience in the technology field. Karl has been working hands-on with Microsoft Azure since 2011. Karl is a Microsoft Certified Trainer (MCT) and a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP).