Today, every organization aspires to be a leader in adopting the latest technological advancements. The success of such adoption in recent years has been achieved by leveraging the data landscape surrounding businesses. In this chapter, we will talk about how AI can be leveraged using Microsoft's Azure platform to derive business value from that data landscape. Azure offers several hundred services, and choosing the right service is challenging. In this chapter, we will give a high-level overview of the choices a data scientist, developer, or data engineer has for building and deploying AI solutions for their organization. We will start with a decision tree that can guide technology choices so that you understand which services you should consider.
In this chapter, we will cover the following topics:
- Cognitive Services/bots
- Azure Machine Learning Studio
- Azure Machine Learning services
- Machine Learning Server
- Azure Databricks