Azure News

Azure Videos

8/21/2018 - Ch9: VS Toolbox - [0:19:43]
In this episode, Robert is joined by Arturo Nunez, who shows us the seamless integration of Visual Studio and Unity and how this makes you a much more productive game developer. You get the benefits of things like IntelliSense and full debugging support for your scripts, as well as Unity specific features like directly implementing Unity API messages in...
Awesome Demo of Azure Migrate tool
8/20/2018, Tuesdays with Corey [0:10:43]
Azure IoT for Smart Spaces
8/20/2018, [0:10:27]
Monitor Data Factory pipelines using Operations Management Suite (OMS)
8/16/2018, Azure Friday [0:07:16]

Official News

Video Indexer recently released a new and improved Video Indexer V2 API. This RESTful API supports both server-to-server and client-to-server communication and enables Video Indexer users to integrate video and audio insights easily into their application logic, unlocking new experiences and monetization opportunities. To make the integration even easier, we also added new Logic Apps and Flow connectors that are compatible with the new API. Using the new connectors, you can now set up custom workflows to effectively index and extract insights from a large amount of video and audio...
Categories: Azure - App Service - Logic Apps
We are pleased to announce general availability of the expanded Blueprint for Federal Financial Institution Examination Council (FFIEC) regulated workloads. As more financial services customers moving to the Azure cloud platform, we wanted to expand the Blueprint to explain how to deploy four different reference architectures in a secure and compliant way. It also takes the guesswork out of figuring out what security controls Microsoft implements on your behalf when you build on Azure, and how to implement the customer-responsible security controls. We have built an end-to-end solution...
Data Plane Development Kit (DPDK) in an Azure Linux Virtual Machine (VM) that offers a fast user space packet processing framework for performance intensive applications that bypass the VM’s kernel network stack, is now generally available in all Azure regions! DPDK provides a key performance differentiation in driving network function virtualization implementations, in the form of network virtual appliances (NVA) such as a virtual router, firewall, VPN, load balancer, evolved packet core, and denial-of-service (DDoS) applications. Customers in Azure can now use DPDK capabilities...
We continue to expand the Azure Marketplace ecosystem. In May, 26 consulting offers successfully met the onboarding criteria and went live. See details of the new offers below: App Migration to Azure 10-Day Workshop: In this workshop, Imaginet’s Azure professionals will accelerate your application modernization and migration efforts while adding in the robustness and scalability of cloud technologies. For U.S. customers. App Migration to Azure 10-Day Workshop: In this workshop, Imaginet’s Azure professionals will accelerate your...
Categories: Azure - Azure Marketplace
Keep current on what's happening in Azure, including what's now in preview, generally available, news & updates, and more.
Azure IoT Edge which recently became generally available, designs in security from the ground up with avenues for custom security hardening. Security hardening entails additional security measures for given deployments in response to perceived higher threats like physical accessibility of...
Continuing our monthly release cadence for Azure Blockchain Workbench, we’re excited to announce the availability of version 1.3.0. You can either deploy a new instance of Workbench through the Azure…
Categories: Azure - Blockchain
Microsoft is highly focused on solving industry challenges, creating new opportunities and driving digital transformation for all organizations. Through dedicated industry resources from Microsoft…
Azure Blob storage is Microsoft's object storage solution for the cloud. Blob Storage is ideal for storing, images, documents and other file types for distributed access. Read this Introduction to object storage in Azure to learn more about how it can be used in a wide variety of scenarios.
Categories: Azure - Azure Storage - Blob Storage
Migrate WIndows Server 2008 machines to Azure using Azure Site Recovery and get free extended security updates for three more years.
Fast Interactive BI, data security and end user adoption are three critical challenges for successful big data analytics implementations. Without right architecture and tools, many Big Data and…
Categories: Azure - Big Data - HDInsight
The Analytics portal offers advanced features, and we’re happy to announce it’s coming into Azure!
Categories: Azure - Azure Portal
The HDInsight team is excited to announce Apache Zeppelin Support for Apache Phoenix
Lots of folks are moving to X.509 certificate-based authentication as they start to use the Azure IoT Hub Device Provisioning Service, which is great! But I've gotten lots of questions about what the best practices are, and how to go about doing it at scale.
Categories: Azure - IoT - IoT Hub
We are excited to announce the general availability of Virtual Network (VNet) service endpoints for Azure Database for MySQL and PostgreSQL in all regions where the service is available...
With a compound annual growth rate of 28.5 percent forecasted by 2020, the global Internet of Things (IoT) market is exploding, and the technology behind IoT continues to evolve at a feverish pace.…

Updates and Roadmap

Other News

8/27/2018 -
Azure Media Services is a cloud-based platform that enables you to broadcast-quality video streaming services to reach larger audiences on today’s most popular mobile devices. Media Services enhances accessibility, distribution and scalability, and makes it easy and cost-effective to stream content to your local and worldwide audiences – all while...
8/27/2018 -
Azure Media Services is a cloud-based platform that enables you to broadcast-quality video streaming services to reach larger audiences on today’s most popular mobile devices. Media Services enhances accessibility, distribution and scalability, and makes it easy and cost-effective to stream content to your local and worldwide audiences – all while...
Categories: Azure - Media Services
8/23/2018 -
Getting Started with Microsoft Azure Demo
8/22/2018 -
You’re invited to the Microsoft and Canberra Data Centres Secure Cloud Summit on 23 August in Canberra, an event that will offer in depth Microsoft Azure learning and networking tailored specifically to our two new Cloud regions in Canberra – the Australia Central Regions.
8/22/2018 -
Data is the foundation of artificial intelligence. Join this webinar from GigaOm Research and Microsoft to learn: About AI’s impending impact on the world, what organizations need to do to prepare for building AI solutions and how to build a data platform to bring together all kinds of data. Corporate skill requirements
8/22/2018 -
Machine learning and artificial intelligence are enabling great change today. This session will introduce you to the Microsoft Azure Cognitive Services Face API, helping you understand how to incorporate its functionality into your own apps.
8/22/2018 -
Visual Studio 2017 contains support for std::string_view, a type added in C++17 to serve some of the roles previously served by const char * and const std::string& parameters. string_view is neither a "better const std::string&", nor "better const char *"; it is neither a superset or subset of either. std::string_view is intended to be a...
8/22/2018 -
Final Update: Wednesday, 22 August 2018 02:51 UTCWe've confirmed that all systems are back to normal with no customer impact as of 08/22, 01:00 UTC. Our logs show the incident started on 08/21, 23:00 UTC and that during the 2 hours that it took to resolve the issue 15% of customers experienced intermittent data access...
8/22/2018 -
We are happy to announce that we are releasing a Public Repository of ARM templates for each lab that you can use to to create environments, without having to connect to an external GitHub source by yourself. The repository includes frequently used templates such as Azure Web Apps, Service Fabric Cluster and Dev SharePoint Farm environment....
8/21/2018 -
There is no excerpt because this is a protected post.
Categories: Azure - Machine Learning - AzureML
8/21/2018 -
In many enterprises Azure is the strategic public cloud. But it still can have technical or organizational blockers which prevent you from fully profiting from the public cloud. Embracing modern DevOps practices to optimize and simplify the process of creating end user value is much harder if you build on top of legacy processes and...
8/21/2018 -
Introduction In order to secure and harden SQL Server it is important to control who and/or what can authenticate to the system and what they have access to. This will satisfy regulatory needs such as the Secure Technical Implementation Guide (STIG). As a reminder from our Introduction to this series, hardening is the process of applying Administrative...
8/21/2018 -
Analytics is the new reporting platform for both Team Foundation Server (TFS) and Visual Studio Team Services (VSTS). We are starting a Limited Private Preview of Analytics for TFS 2018 Update 2 in preparation for a full release in TFS 2019. To learn more about Analytics: Check out the Analytics Extension page on our marketplace....
8/21/2018 - MS DevOps Blog
Analytics is the new reporting platform for both Team Foundation Server (TFS) and Visual Studio Team Services (VSTS). We are starting a Limited Private Preview of Analytics for TFS 2018 Update 2 in preparation for a full release in TFS 2019. To learn more about Analytics: Check out the Analytics Extension page on our marketplace.... Read More
8/21/2018 -
Today, we are releasing the .NET Core August 2018 Update. This update includes .NET Core 2.1.3 and .NET Core SDK 2.1.401. Getting the Update The latest .NET Core updates are available on the .NET Core download page. See the .NET Core 2.1.3 release notes for details on the release including a detailed commit list. Docker...
8/21/2018 -
Join us for this session to learn how to improve the performance of SAP NetWeaver-based applications such as SAP Business Suite using SAP on Azure.
Categories: Azure - SAP
8/21/2018 -
The Sprint 138 Update of Visual Studio Team Services (VSTS) has rolled out to all organizations. In this update, test results for releases have been enhanced to group together test attempts and summarize better. Watch the following video to learn about this and a few of the other new features. Now you can also bring...
8/21/2018 - MS DevOps Blog
The Sprint 138 Update of Visual Studio Team Services (VSTS) has rolled out to all organizations. In this update, test results for releases have been enhanced to group together test attempts and summarize better. Watch the following video to learn about this and a few of the other new features. Now you can also bring... Read More
8/21/2018 -
In Office 365 cloud only groups can have their membership managed through the Office 365 portal or through the Azure Active Directory powershell commands.  As with on premises Active Directory multiple group types can be created and managed.  You can also create direct user membership in groups as well as nested group membership.  I recently...
Categories: Azure - IaaS - PaaS - Azure AD
8/21/2018 - Manual
The "Secure DevOps Kit for Azure" ('AzSK') is a collection of scripts, tools, extensions, automations, etc. that caters to the end to end Azure subscription and resource security needs for dev ops teams using extensive automation and smoothly integrating security into native dev ops workflows helping accomplish secure dev ops with 6 focus areas.
Categories: Azure - Security - DevOps - Secure DevOps
8/21/2018 -
OK, so it's not precisely "nothing", but as a management summary it will do. Currently we are in the preview phase of Windows Server 2019, which is almost ready for release. I had a look in our documentation for new functionality in Active Directory and I found ... nothing. So I dug around a bit...
Categories: Azure - IaaS - Azure AD
8/21/2018 -
Today's tip... End of support is rapidly approaching for the 2008 releases of Windows and SQL Server:   Extended Support for SQL Server 2008 and 2008 R2 will end on July 9, 2019. Extended Support for Windows Server 2008 and 2008 R2 will end on January 14, 2020.   End of support means the end...
8/21/2018 -
We have replaced KB4293807 with KB4458621 resolving the issue described below. Updated SQL Server 2016 SP2 CU packages are now available on the Microsoft Download Center and Microsoft Update as outlined in KB4458621. If you have previously installed KB4293807 it is recommended that you install KB4458621 as soon as possible
8/21/2018 -
Learn how to choose between Azure Functions Consumption plan and App Service plan. Build Efficient and Scalable middleware: Azure Functions
8/21/2018 -
Final Update: Tuesday, 21 August 2018 04:33 UTCWe've confirmed that all systems are back to normal with no customer impact as of 08/21, 03:35 UTC. Our logs show the incident started on 08/21, 03:00 UTC and that during the 35 minutes that it took to resolve the issue all the customers with workspaces in East...
8/21/2018 -
Dear All, Welcome to the TechNet Wiki Tuesday – TNWiki Article Spotlight. In today's blog post we are going to talk about the article Understanding Server-Side Blazor  by Ankit Sharma Blazor is an experimental .NET web framework using C#/Razor and HTML that runs in the browser with WebAssembly. If you are a C# developer and love to create your...
Categories: .net - C#
8/21/2018 -
Discover ways to transform your products and services in the era of digital transformation with Azure – Cloud for All Microsoft Azure is the cloud for modern business. Open, flexible, scalable, Azure is full of endless possibilities. You build. You innovate. You choose. This is truly the cloud on your terms!
8/20/2018 -
Today we are announcing the release of Visual Studio for Mac version 7.6. Our focus with this release has been to improve product reliability in various areas, with a special focus on the code editing experience. We have also made several fixes that improve IDE performance. Finally, we’ve extended our support for Azure functions with...
Categories: Azure - Visual Studio
8/20/2018 -
Through this series I will be able to share my journey on implementing CICD process for Dynamics CRM with process workflow, POC, and tools. I am sure this will assist developers and architects in having confidence in implementing a successful CICD process for CRM.
8/20/2018 -
Overview In this video, we will cover how to set up our free software update compliance dashboard reports for Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM). Learn more about the reports and download the installer from https://patchmypc.net/reports. Video Guide  Topics in Video Gary Simmons blog with guides of software update report creation for...
8/20/2018 -
Docker has scheduled a maintenance window for Docker Hub on Saturday August 25th, which has potential impacts to App Service customers. For Web App for Containers (using custom Docker image), customers will not be able to create new web apps using a Docker container image from Docker Hub during the maintenance window.  Customers can still...
8/20/2018 - App Service Blog
Docker has scheduled a maintenance window for Docker Hub on Saturday August 25th, which has potential impacts to App Service customers. For Web App for Containers (using custom Docker image), customers will not be able to create new web apps using a Docker container image from Docker Hub during the maintenance window.  Customers can still... Read more
8/20/2018 -
Bing.com is a cloud service that runs on thousands of servers spanning many datacenters across the globe. Bing servers handle thousands of users' queries every second from consumers around the world doing searches through their browsers, from our partners using the Microsoft Cognitive Services APIs, and from the personal digital assistant, Cortana. Our...
8/20/2018 -
Azure Security Center leverages Microsoft Antimalware engine to trigger antimalware related alerts such as the one shown below: While this alert brings awareness about the current threat status, which in this case it was remediated, sometimes you want to know more information about the threat itself (threat name, process, etc). You can use the Search...
8/20/2018 -
Azure SQL Database Managed Instance is SQL Server implementation on Azure cloud that keeps all database files on Azure storage. In this post you will see how Managed Instance allocates disks in the storage layer and why is this important. Azure SQL Database Managed Instance has General Purpose tier that separates compute and storage layers...
Categories: Azure - SQL Database - SQL Server
8/20/2018 -
We are aware of a denial of service vulnerability that is affecting the kernel of many Linux distributions, including Ubuntu 16.04 LTS machines, named SegmentSmack CVE-2018-5390. The TCP implementation in the Linux kernel makes the system vulnerable to a denial of service if several 1-byte sized segments are sent to the system over an open...
8/20/2018 - Service Fabric Blog
We are aware of a denial of service vulnerability that is affecting the kernel of many Linux distributions, including Ubuntu 16.04 LTS machines, named SegmentSmack CVE-2018-5390. The TCP implementation in the Linux kernel makes the system vulnerable to a denial of service if several 1-byte sized segments are sent to the system over an open...
8/20/2018 -
Today's tip... We continue to expand the Azure Marketplace ecosystem. In June, 42 container offers from Bitnami successfully met the onboarding criteria and went live. See details of the new offers below: Reference: Azure Marketplace June container offers - https://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/azure-marketplace-june-container-offers/ ACME Solver...
Categories: Azure - Azure Marketplace
8/20/2018 -
Initial Update: Monday, 20 August 2018 09:45 UTCWe are aware of issues within Application Insights and are actively investigating. Some customers in SouthEast Asia and West Europe region may experience Data Access issue Work Around: None Next Update: Before 08/20 12:00 UTC We are working hard to resolve this issue and apologize for any...
8/20/2018 -
Get to know about free notebooks on various streams like Python for the Data Scientist, Cognitive Toolkit, Sentiment Analysis,...
Categories: Azure - Python - CNTK - Cognitive Toolkit
8/20/2018 -
Based on a request by Microsoft Test Consultant Robert George, this SQL Snacks™ along with a tool I am releasing to the community will allow you to run a Transact-SQL workload on Azure SQL Database, capture the xel files to Azure Blob Storage, and then process them to produce an executable Transact-SQL Script that duplicates...
8/19/2018 -
Guest blog by Mariam Elgabry Microsoft Student Partner at UCL Crime Science Department uses azure to host a shiny webapp Microsoft student partners IN ACTION! Mariam Elgabry is a Microsoft Student Partner at the University College London completing her Masters of Research on Security and Crime Science whilst entering her PhD on future crimes. She...
8/19/2018 -
Welcome back for another analysis of contributions to TechNet Wiki over the last week. First up, the weekly leader board snapshot... As always, here are the results of another weekly crawl over the updated articles feed.   Most Revisions Award Who has made the most individual revisions   #1 George Chrysovaladis Grammatikos with 70 revisions.  ...
Categories: Azure - IaaS - Azure Automation
8/18/2018 -
Initial Update: Saturday, 18 August 2018 22:13 UTCWe are aware of issues within Application Insights and are actively investigating. Some customers in US regions may experience availability test issues in Azure Portal. Work Around: none Next Update: Before 08/19 01:30 UTC We are working hard to resolve this issue and apologize for any inconvenience.-Praveen
8/18/2018 -
On Tuesday August 14, we published a Security Update for six different releases of SQL Server 2016 and 2017. For one of those releases, SQL Server 16 SP2 CU (KB4293807), we inadvertently published additional undocumented trace flags that are normally not on by default. We are working on replacing the update in the next few...
8/18/2018 -
Check out our new Whitepaper! This guide provides recommendations and tools for migrating the virtual machines (VMs) in the A8 to A11 sizes. KR Kandavel of AzureCAT tells you how to migrate these legacy HPC clusters into new VM series—such as H, D, E, and F—for better performance with reduced cost. To help reduce downtime...
Categories: Azure - Azure Batch - HPC
8/17/2018 -
Taiyeb Zakir Microsoft SQL Server Escalation Support Services I recently worked on a case where Merge agent was failing with this error: >>> 2018-04-09 19:44:40.123 The merge process is retrying a failed operation made to article 'Project' - Reason: 'Invalid date format'. 2018-04-09 19:44:40.123 OLE DB Distributor 'USSECCMPSQCE202INST2': {call...
8/17/2018 -
A Microsoft DevSecOps Static Application Security Testing (SAST) Exercise Static Application Security Testing (SAST) is a critical DevSecOps practice. As engineering organizations accelerate continuous delivery to impressive levels, it’s important to ensure that continuous security validation keeps up. To do so most effectively requires a...
8/17/2018 - MS DevOps Blog
A Microsoft DevSecOps Static Application Security Testing (SAST) Exercise Static Application Security Testing (SAST) is a critical DevSecOps practice. As engineering organizations accelerate continuous delivery to impressive levels, it’s important to ensure that continuous security validation keeps up. To do so most effectively requires a...
8/17/2018 -
Another Friday means another happy hour! No, not the time when I hit the bar after work — the time when I catch up on the news around DevOps for VSTS and Azure. Here's what I've been reading (and, this week, writing!) Jekyll with VSTS and Azure I love GitHub Pages, but sometimes you need...
8/17/2018 - MS DevOps Blog
Another Friday means another happy hour! No, not the time when I hit the bar after work — the time when I catch up on the news around DevOps for VSTS and Azure. Here’s what I’ve been reading (and, this week, writing!) Jekyll with VSTS and Azure I love GitHub Pages, but sometimes you need... Read More
8/17/2018 -
The HDInsight team is excited to announce Apache Zeppelin Support for Apache Phoenix Phoenix in Azure HDInsight Apache Phoenix is an open source, massively parallel relational database layer built on HBase. Phoenix allows you to use SQL like queries over HBase. Phoenix uses JDBC drivers underneath to enable users to create, delete, alter SQL tables,...
Categories: Azure - HDInsight
8/17/2018 -
Initial notification: Friday, August 17th 2018 18:01 UTC We're investigating Nuget package restore failures for customers using VSTS Hosted Build agents in all regions. All customers who are using corporate proxy while working on private build agents will notice Nuget package restore failures with timeout message. We are working on reverting the recent...
8/17/2018 -
Initial notification: Friday, August 17th 2018 18:01 UTC We're investigating Nuget package restore failures for customers using VSTS Hosted Build agents in all regions. All customers who are using corporate proxy while working on private build agents will notice Nuget package restore failures with timeout message. We are working on reverting the recent...
8/17/2018 -
IT governance is top of mind for many CIOs and the lack thereof is slowing down digital transformation. Watch the latest Azure Gov DC Meetup, IT Governance for Cloud – Gov Best Practices, for insights and strategies needed for an effective cloud migration. Highlights include: Former White House CIO, Karen Britton, discussing the importance of...
8/17/2018 -
Azure platform offers many ready-to-use cognitive services, allows you easily enrich your applications with innovative features. In this article we will see how to use the Custom Vision service. We will train a model to learn how to recognize some types of coats. We will then test this model and finally we will see how...
8/17/2018 -
What Microsoft Surface Peripherals Do I Use  Thomas Maurer works as a Solutions Architect and Technology Lead (Member of the Executive Team) at itnetX AG, a consulting and engineering company located in Switzerland. Thomas helps companies to transform their business to the Cloud. Thomas is focused on Microsoft Technologies, especially Microsoft Cloud...
8/17/2018 - Azure Podcast
Principal PM Alex Uy gives us the inside scoop into the Azure FastTrack program that helps companies move their workloads to Azure with support from the Engineering teams.  Media file: https://azpodcast.blob.core.windows.net/episodes/Episode242.mp3 https://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/programs/azure-fasttrack   Other updates: Microsoft Azure at SIGGRAPH...
8/17/2018 -
In theory, Azure IoT Edge is working only for the version 9 of Debian. If you’re using a Raspberry Pi, you’ll most likely use a Raspbian version which is based on Debian. So same, you’ll have to be on the version 9 to be able to deploy Azure IoT Edge on your device. But what...
Categories: Azure - IoT - IoT Edge
8/17/2018 -
Server less architecture is great and with azure functions it can reduce your cost and make your azure bill go down. But if you want to run any long running task then azure function need to be run in app service plan rather than the consumption plan. So long running plans does not make much sense with azure functions. The problem for long running jobs...
8/17/2018 -
The Visual Studio 2017 (15.8 update) is now available for download, and you should see the 'new update available' notification in the coming weeks--you can also get the update now by downloading the 'free trial' version of the installer which will let you update your system. The latest VS 2017 Redistribution packages are available (x86,...
8/17/2018 -
There is no excerpt because this is a protected post.
Categories: Azure - Machine Learning - AzureML
8/16/2018 -
Showcasing the versatility of Microsoft Azure via a range of demonstrations, discussions and practical, applicable workshops, join us to discover how Azure can be implemented immediately and work seamlessly with your existing tools and infrastructure. Think big, then delve deeper Azure Discovery Days are designed to educate users with no prior...
8/16/2018 -
Virtual machines have been around on Windows for many years now, and for the most part you treat the exactly as if it was a physical machine.  In particular with respect to a tool like PerfView, we expect it to 'just work' and I don't have to say anything special.  (Actually there is one things...
8/16/2018 -
Today I am going to discuss one of the most common scenario faced by the Azure customers who are using classic cloud service resource - RDP not working throwing the below error !!     Sometimes you will not be able to download the RDP file itself and will get this error - "Failed to...
8/16/2018 -
Today I am going to discuss one of the most common scenario faced by the Azure customers who are using classic cloud service resource - RDP not working throwing the below error !!     Sometimes you will not be able to download the RDP file itself and will get this error - "Failed to...
8/16/2018 -
The combination of Visual Studio and Unity provides a top-notch experience for game development across a variety of platforms and devices. While we offer no cost software for those just starting out, as your team’s size and success grows, so does the need for professional tools. We’re happy to announce in partnership with Unity Technologies,...
8/16/2018 -
The combination of Visual Studio and Unity provides a top-notch experience for game development across a variety of platforms and devices. While we offer no cost software for those just starting out, as your team’s size and success grows, so does the need for professional tools. We’re happy to announce in partnership with Unity Technologies,...
8/16/2018 -
Welcome to another Azure Content Spotlight! These articles are used to highlight items in Azure that could be more visible to the Azure community The Secure DevOps Kit for Azure (AzSK) offers a set of scripts, tools, extensions, automations, etc. for dev ops teams which are using automation and are integrating security into native dev ops workflows. The...
Categories: Azure - DevOps
8/16/2018 -
No Description available.
8/16/2018 -
Watch our webinar on optimising your use of Azure with RIs and AHUB.
8/16/2018 -
Getting Started with Microsoft Azure Demo
8/16/2018 -
Chcete-li se naučit nebo jen vyzkoušet některou z moderních cloudových technologií, pak nepřehlédněte nový balík veřejných HOLů  (Hands On Labs) v rámci  Microsoft Cloud Workshop (MCW). HOLy obsahují zpravidla podrobný manuál a popis pro přednášejícího i posluchače, referenční architekturu, návod jak zprovoznit vše v Azure, zdrojáky, ARM šablony, atd....
Categories: Azure - IaaS - PaaS - Resource Manager - Blockchain
8/16/2018 - Manual
Azure Service Fabric Mesh is a fully managed service that enables developers to deploy microservices applications without managing virtual machines, storage, or networking. Applications hosted on Service Fabric Mesh run and scale without you worrying about the infrastructure powering it. Service Fabric Mesh consists of clusters of thousands of machines....
8/16/2018 - Manual
Service Fabric Mesh Homepage
8/16/2018 -
We released .NET Core 2.1.400-SDK. See .NET Core 2.1.400-SDK release notes for complete details on the release. Quality Updates CLI A full list of the changes in this update can be found in the commit list. Getting the Update The .NET Core 2.1.400-SDK August 2018 Update is available from the .NET Core 2.1.400-SDK download page. You...
Categories: .net - .Net Core
8/16/2018 -
Final Update: Thursday, 16 August 2018 00:52 UTCWe've confirmed that all systems are back to normal with no customer impact as of 08/16 00:00 UTC. Our logs show the incident started on 08/15 16:00 UTC and that during the 8 hours that it took to resolve the issue customers who had workspaces in East US...
8/15/2018 -
Special thanks to Matthew Snider from the Service Fabric team for reviewing this article, sharing his insights and tons of facts from the Service Fabric history. Introduction During the last decade, distributed services platforms are drawing more and more attention. These platforms are revolutionizing the way we think about systems architecture,...
8/15/2018 -
Showcasing the versatility of Microsoft Azure via a range of demonstrations, discussions and practical, applicable workshops, join us to discover how Azure can be implemented immediately and work seamlessly with your existing tools and infrastructure. Cost: Free; Level: Beginner
8/15/2018 -
This week we released Visual Studio 2017 version 15.8. Our 15.8 update brings the following improvements for web developers: Custom docker image tags during Publish Zip push deployment for Azure Functions Managing user secrets in ASP.NET Framework projects (targeting .NET 4.7.1 or higher) Enabling Application Insights as part of publishing to Azure App...
8/15/2018 -
This afternoon we released the third update to Azure App Service on Azure Stack.  This release updates the resource provider and brings the following key capabilities: Support for use of SQL Server Always On for Azure App Service Resource Provider databases. Updates to App Service Tenant, Admin, Functions portals and Kudu tools. Updates to ASP.Net Core,...
8/15/2018 - App Service Blog
This afternoon we released the third update to Azure App Service on Azure Stack.  This release updates the resource provider and brings the following key capabilities: Support for use of SQL Server Always On for Azure App Service Resource Provider databases. Updates to App Service Tenant, Admin, Functions portals and Kudu tools. Updates to ASP.Net...
8/15/2018 -
Finishing up the University of Washington Data Visualization course last night and wanted to show the students how powerful and easy using a background image can be for creating stunning reports.  (For great examples of this in action please see the http://Powerbi.tips/layouts).    This technique is something we also highlight  in our core training called...
8/15/2018 -
I recently checked in the master branch for the next release of the On-Premises Data Gateway (should be coming in September) a new extended log file generator for the Logic Apps SAP connector. This generator will redirect previously difficult to access ETW events in a more approachable way to rotating log files added into the zipped...
Categories: Azure - SAP - App Service - Logic Apps
8/15/2018 -
Showcasing the versatility of Microsoft Azure via a range of demonstrations, discussions and practical, applicable workshops, join us to discover how Azure can be implemented immediately and work seamlessly with your existing tools and infrastructure.
8/15/2018 -
Looking to grow your Security & Compliance practice? Get started today by building your technical skillet through one of the many technical webinars and technical consultations listed below, focused on Security & Compliance scenarios. You’ll learn how to sell and deploy solutions faster with technical guidance from a Microsoft expert. Technical webinars...
8/15/2018 -
Looking to grow your Security & Compliance practice? Get started today by building your technical skillet through one of the many technical webinars and technical consultations listed below, focused on Security & Compliance scenarios. You’ll learn how to sell and deploy solutions faster with technical guidance from a Microsoft expert. Technical webinars...
8/15/2018 -
Today, one of my clients' production environment was facing an issue with the failed upgrade of a SQL Failover Cluster Instance from SQL 2008 R2 to SQL 2012. They were trying the upgrade since a couple of days and it was failing with the below error TITLE: SQL Server 2008 R2 Setup ------------------------------ The following...
8/15/2018 -
Join us for this webinar to learn about applications that can be migrated without app redesign and how to quickly move them to Azure. You’ll also see how Microsoft Azure—and tools from our partners—can help automate the move of your virtual machines and databases.
8/15/2018 -
One piece of feedback that I’ve seen in regards to security monitoring is noise due to services created on a domain controller. In general, this should not be a common event, but occasionally legitimate applications do create services on a domain controller. As such, I’ve done a minor rewrite of this rule to allow for...
8/15/2018 -
One piece of feedback I’ve gotten is that monitoring the creation of scheduled tasks as well as service creation on domain controllers can get a bit noisy due to typical business activities. While these particular activities don’t happen terribly often, it’s possible to have applications that create scheduled tasks or services as needed. As such,...
8/15/2018 -
Spravovat moderní chytré telefony pomocí MDM je určitě dobrý nápad. Nejen z pohledu evidence a konfigurace, ale především bezpečnosti. I proto některé firmy mají svoji SCCM integrovánu s Microsoft Intune. A ty by měly nyní zpozornět. Existují dva režimy, jak lokální System Center Configuration Manager propojit s cloudovou službou Microsoft Intune:...
8/15/2018 -
Today's tip... Deployment of hosted Remote Desktop Services (RDS) environments in Microsoft Azure allows Partners to create compelling services for their customers.   At Microsoft Inspire 2018 we demonstrated how partners can build on RDS technology in Windows Server 2016 today and continue to grow their businesses by leveraging upcoming improvements in...