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Microsoft is nowadays one of the major providers for AI powered cloud services. In fact, according to a RightScale's survey carried out in 2018, Microsoft Azure Cloud services are currently second just to Amazon AWS (Figure 1). In this article, I will be considering Microsoft as case study as Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella recently shared Microsoft interest to make AI a vital part of their business . I will now introduce you to some of the different Microsoft tools which are currently available and some alternatives provided by the completion. Finally, we will focus on what are going to be next steps in research.