1. Real-time AI Insights with Azure Analysis Services


    Azure Analysis Services provides enterprise-grade analytics as a fully managed service. You can build robust, reusable models over your data to provide consistency across reporting and analysis in your organization. Integrating Azure Analysis Services with other Azure services can enable real-time insights into your data.

    The program below demonstrates how you can provision an Azure Analysis Services server using Pulumi. This server can be used in conjunction with AI and machine learning workloads to provide insights over the data you have.

    Here's a step-by-step explanation of the code:

    1. Import Pulumi Azure Native Provider: This provides classes and functions to work with Azure resources.

    2. Create a Resource Group: Azure resources need to be assigned to a resource group, which is a container that holds related resources.

    3. Provision an Analysis Services Server: We set up an Azure Analysis Services server specifying the SKU (stock-keeping unit), which represents the performance of the Analysis Services instance. As an example, we use the 'S1' tier, but you can change this depending on your needs. We also provide a list of admin users to manage the service and configure the server's location and resource group.

    4. Export the Server Name: After the server is created, you might want to access its name programmatically; for instance, to integrate it with other services or use it in your application code.

    Remember that before running this program, you must be authenticated with Azure; The Pulumi CLI will use your currently logged-in Azure credentials.

    import pulumi import pulumi_azure_native as azure_native # Create a Resource Group to contain the Azure Analysis Services server resource_group = azure_native.resources.ResourceGroup('ai-insights-rg') # Provision an Azure Analysis Services server within the Resource Group analysis_services_server = azure_native.analysisservices.Server('ai-insights-as-server', resource_group_name=resource_group.name, location=resource_group.location, sku=azure_native.analysisservices.SkuArgs( name='S1', # The SKU name to specify the tier and performance of the Analysis Services server. capacity=1, # The number of units in the SKU. Can be increased to scale out the performance. tier='Standard' # SKU tier. Choose between 'Developer', 'Basic', and 'Standard'. ), # Assuming you have the Azure admin email ready to be assigned as the Analysis Services admin. administrators=['admin@yourcompany.com'], ) # Export the Server Name for further use or reference pulumi.export('analysis_services_server_name', analysis_services_server.name)

    This Pulumi program sets up your Azure Analysis Services server. Once deployed, you can start to model your data using Azure Analysis Services and build applications or dashboards on top of it, to deliver real-time AI insights to users in your organization.

    Be aware that Azure Analysis Services requires proper setup of networking, permissions, and potentially firewall rules to work in a production environment, which is not fully covered in this basic setup. You might also need to configure it to ingest data from your data sources such as Azure Blob Storage, Azure SQL Database, or others.

    Should you wish to customize the server further, explore the full range of properties available in the analysis services server documentation.