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Stream Analytics with Microsoft Azure

By : Krishnaswamy Venkataraman, Anindita Basak, Ryan Murphy, Manpreet Singh
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Stream Analytics with Microsoft Azure

By: Krishnaswamy Venkataraman, Anindita Basak, Ryan Murphy, Manpreet Singh

Overview of this book

Microsoft Azure is a very popular cloud computing service used by many organizations around the world. Its latest analytics offering, Stream Analytics, allows you to process and get actionable insights from different kinds of data in real-time. This book is your guide to understanding the basics of how Azure Stream Analytics works, and building your own analytics solution using its capabilities. You will start with understanding what Stream Analytics is, and why it is a popular choice for getting real-time insights from data. Then, you will be introduced to Azure Stream Analytics, and see how you can use the tools and functions in Azure to develop your own Streaming Analytics. Over the course of the book, you will be given comparative analytic guidance on using Azure Streaming with other Microsoft Data Platform resources such as Big Data Lambda Architecture integration for real time data analysis and differences of scenarios for architecture designing with Azure HDInsight Hadoop clusters with Storm or Stream Analytics. The book also shows you how you can manage, monitor, and scale your solution for optimal performance. By the end of this book, you will be well-versed in using Azure Stream Analytics to develop an efficient analytics solution that can work with any type of data.
Table of Contents (18 chapters)
Title Page
About the Authors
About the Reviewers
Customer Feedback

Microsoft Cortana Intelligence suite integration

Azure Stream Analytics is a part of the Cortana Intelligence suite. Why is there a need for a streaming solution within the Cortana intelligence suite? Take, for example, number of customers use  Azure Stream Analytics to detect when their servers are down so that they can immediately go and patch or replace those servers to help their site performance and uptime. Data is coming from System Center Operations Manager (SCOM) events and other solutions to this real-time processing solution.

Stream Analytics detects anomalies and triggers system processes to create ServiceNow tickets or show them in live dashboards in real time to monitor the status of the system. In order to do this, you need everything in the Cortana Intelligence Suite (Dashboards, data movement, and so on) to work in concert with Azure Stream Analytics:

Cortana intelligence suite with Azure Stream Analytics

Azure IoT integration

Let's say you want to go and help a large car manufacturer...