Azure Cortana Intelligence Suite Walkthrough

Kevin Feasel

2016-06-27

Cloud

Rolf Tesmer gives us a high-level walkthrough of the Azure Cortana Intelligence Suite, using management of a wind turbine farm as an example problem:

Event Hub

What is it

https://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/services/event-hubs/

Fully Managed Service (PaaS) for ingesting events/messages at a massive scale (think telemetry processing from websites, IoT etc).

What does it do in our wind farm

Provides a “front door” to our wind farm application to accept all of the streaming telemetry being generated from the turbines.  Event Hubs wont process any of this data per se – its just ensuring that its being accepted and queued (short term) while other components cane come in to consume it.

Before you dig deeply into particular services, it’s nice to see how they fit together at a higher level.

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