Recorded Date: September 6, 2023
Duration: 1 hour
Presenter(s): Ola Ekdahl

Microsoft Azure provides a wide array of services that neatly combine to run various data science workloads at scale in the cloud, including Azure Cognitive Services, Azure Synapse Analytics, Azure Databricks, and Azure Machine. In this 1-hour webinar, senior instructor and consultant Ola Ekdahl discusses the benefits of moving data science workloads to Azure and walks through the steps involved in the migration process. By the end of this webinar, attendees will have a strong understanding of how to move their data science workloads to the Microsoft Azure cloud.

Ola will cover:

  • Deciding among various options for developing, managing, and deploying data science workloads in Azure
  • Moving on-premises notebooks to Microsoft Azure
  • Storing data used to in model development
  • Getting real-time and batch predictions
  • Earning the Microsoft Certified: Azure Data Scientist Associate certification

At the conclusion, Ola will welcome your questions.

Duration: 60 minutes

Cost: Free!


Anyone interested in learning about what about the services available in Azure for running and deploying data science workloads, as well as how to migrate on-premises solutions to Azure.

About the Presenter:

Ola Ekdahl helps organizations understand technology and how to use it to their advantage. He was first introduced to Azure in 2010 when he was tasked to help train internal Microsoft staff on the cloud. Since then, Ola has worked with clients all over the world, helping them move workloads into the cloud. Ola has expertise in application development using containers, Kubernetes, Java, .NET, Angular, React and a variety of databases. He is a proponent of automation and DevOps, and architects solutions with those in mind. He has first-hand experience in application development as well as infrastructure migration in the financial services, entertainment, and music industries. 

Ola holds several certifications and is a Microsoft Certified Trainer (MCT), AWS Authorized Instructor (AAI), and a Linux Foundation Authorized Instructor.  He is co-author of Microsoft SharePoint PerformancePoint Services Unleashed and he delivers all his training with a subtle Swedish accent!