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10/23/2018 - YT: Microsoft Azure - [0:00:56]
In this edition of Azure Tips and Tricks, learn how to prevent changes to resources in the Azure App Service. In the Azure App Service, you can easily create locks to prevent other users in your organization from accidentally deleting or modifying your resources. For more tips and tricks, visit: http://azuredev.tips/
Update Mongoose OS with Automatic Device Management in Azure IoT Hub
10/23/2018, [0:26:23]
Update Mongoose OS with Automatic Device Management in Azure IoT Hub
10/23/2018, [0:10:29]
The roadmap for SQL Server - BRK2416
10/22/2018, YT: Ignite [1:20:32]
Transforming IT: Embracing the cloud mindset at Scotiabank - BRK2413
10/22/2018, YT: Ignite [1:07:34]
Migrating your Linux solutions to Microsoft Azure - BRK2414
10/22/2018, YT: Ignite [0:44:31]
PowerApps: Building PowerApps from scratch? Use Patch! - BRK2400
10/22/2018, YT: Ignite [0:39:06]
Getting started with Azure IaaS - compute storage and networking - BRK2405
10/22/2018, YT: Ignite [0:45:52]
Microsoft Dynamics 365 AI: Accelerate business transformation with the power of AI - BRK2398
10/22/2018, YT: Ignite [0:45:08]
Demystifying Microsoft 365 Education  - BRK2403
10/22/2018, YT: Ignite [0:37:56]
Learn how Continental eases move to Office 365 with custom chatbot leveraging AI to - BRK2454
10/22/2018, YT: Ignite [1:16:47]
BP Azure Platform Adoption - A Megalopolis Architecture - BRK2445
10/22/2018, YT: Ignite [0:49:29]

Official News

Today, we are happy to announce the public preview of Named Entity Recognition as part of the Text Analytics Cognitive Service. Named Entity Recognition (NER) is the ability to take free-form text and identify the occurrences of entities such as people, locations, organizations, and more. With just a simple API call, NER in Text Analytics uses robust machine learning models to find and categorize more than twenty types of named entities in any text documents. Many organizations have messy piles of unstructured text in the form of customer feedback, enterprise documents, social media...
Categories: Azure - Cognitive Services
This post was co-authored by Peter Cooper, Senior Product Marketing Manager, Azure IoT and Mark Pendergrast, Director of Product Marketing, Azure. The Internet of Things (IoT) market is red hot. Industrial spending will surge to $123 billion in 2021, with the manufacturing, transportation, and logistics, and utility sectors each expected to spend $40 billion on the technology within the next three years. Nobody wants to be left behind. In the following video, you’ll hear from industry leaders Henrik Fløe of Grundfos, Doug Weber from Rockwell Automation, Michael MacKenzie from...
We continue to expand the Azure Marketplace ecosystem. In September, 64 offers from Cognosys Inc. successfully met the onboarding criteria and went live. Cognosys Inc. continues to be a leading Marketplace publisher, with more than 315 solutions available. See details of the new offers below: Virtual machines 1 Click secured Joomla on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS: Joomla is an open-source content management system for publishing web content. This image is made for enterprise customers looking to deploy a secured Joomla...
Categories: Azure - Azure Marketplace
Azure Availability Zones are physically separate locations within an Azure region protecting customers’ applications and data from datacenter-level failures. Earlier this year, we announced the general availability of Availability Zones. We are now excited to reveal the continued expansion of Availability Zones into additional regions, North Europe and West US 2. This expanded coverage enables customers operating in the and Europe and Western United States to build and run applications that require low-latency synchronous replication with protection from datacenter-level failures. With...
Azure Update Management is a service included as part of your Azure Subscription that enables you to manage your Windows and Linux server patching from a single place, both on-premises and in Azure.
I’m grateful to have the opportunity to speak at HashiConf ’18. It’s always awesome to work with Mitchell, Armon, and the talented engineers at HashiCorp because I believe that we share the same focus on building pragmatic, open-source, and enterprise-ready tools for the cloud.
Keep current on what's happening in Azure, including what's now in preview, generally available, news & updates, and more.
In recent years, we have seen a leap in practical AI innovations catalyzed by vast amounts of data, the cloud, innovations in algorithms, hardware and more. So how do developers begin to design AI applications that engage and delight your customers, optimize operations, empower your employees,...
Whether you are a developer, SRE, IT Ops specialist, PM or a DevOps practitioner, monitoring is something you definitely care about! Azure Monitor is Microsoft’s unified monitoring solution that provides full-stack observability across applications and infrastructure. Learn about some best...
A couple years back, I remember seeing a published IoT time-to-value diagram. It laid out the multiple steps that it takes to complete an IoT solution and deploy to customer, including the various…
As a cloud service provider, we understand the importance of maintaining the integrity and confidentiality of customer data. To continue to help you maximize your data security and privacy, we are…
Today at Sibos 2018, the world’s premier financial services event, Microsoft and SWIFT announced a cloud native proof of concept (POC) to host SWIFT infrastructure and enable cloud native payment…
Reservations are generally available for US government cloud customers effective today. Reservations are available for Virtual machines, SQL Server and Cosmos DB for US Gov and US DoD Azure regions.
Categories: Azure - SQL Server - Cosmos DB
Today’s consumers are using more devices and channels to interact with retailers than ever before. Seamless service across all channels is the expectation, not the exception.
One of the biggest challenges banks and financial service organizations face is the sheer volume involved with monitoring and managing thousands and thousands of loans. Events like weather, earthquakes, geo-economic swings, and political shifts make it difficult to analyze the impacts on...
Categories: Azure - Azure Marketplace
Azure Data Factory (ADF) enables you to do hybrid data movement from 70 plus data stores in a serverless fashion. Often users want to connect to multiple data stores of the same type. For example, you might want to connect to 10 different databases in your Azure SQL Server and the only...

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11/6/2018 -
This 2-day instructor-led course delivered by DDLS a Microsoft Gold Cloud Competency Partner provides the underlying knowledge required by all individuals who will be evaluating Microsoft Azure, whether they are administrators, developers, or database administrators. This course also provides the prerequisite knowledge for students wishing to attend...
11/6/2018 -
This 2-day instructor-led course delivered by DDLS a Microsoft Gold Cloud Competency Partner provides the underlying knowledge required by all individuals who will be evaluating Microsoft Azure, whether they are administrators, developers, or database administrators. This course also provides the prerequisite knowledge for students wishing to attend...
11/6/2018 -
Microsoft Engineering and Global Black Belt team organizes Smart Spaces training for top IoT Partners in EMEA. The objective of the sessions will be to share Azure Digital Twins, and IoT updates & roadmap, best practices, partner programs as well as train partners in latest product releases.
11/4/2018 -
About this course This 5-day instructor-led course delivered by DDLS a Microsoft Gold Cloud Competency Partner is intended for students who have experience building ASP.NET and C# applications. Students will also have experience with the Microsoft Azure platform and a basic understanding of the services offered. This course offers students the...
Categories: Azure - ASP.NET - .net - Web Development - C#
11/4/2018 -
This 5-day instructor-led course delivered by DDLS a Microsoft Gold Cloud Competency Partner teaches IT professionals how to provision and manage services in Microsoft Azure. Students will learn how to implement infrastructure components such as virtual networks, virtual machines, containers, web and mobile apps, and storage in Azure. Students also will...
Categories: Azure - IaaS - PaaS - Azure AD
11/4/2018 -
This 2-day instructor-led course delivered by DDLS a Microsoft Gold Cloud Competency Partner provides the underlying knowledge required by all individuals who will be evaluating Microsoft Azure, whether they are administrators, developers, or database administrators. This course also provides the prerequisite knowledge for students wishing to attend...
11/4/2018 -
During this 5-day instructor-led course delivered by DDLS a Microsoft Gold Cloud Competency Partner, students will learn how to design and develop services that access local and remote data from various sources. Students will also learn how to develop and deploy services to hybrid environments, including on-premises servers and Microsoft Azure.
11/4/2018 -
About this course This 2-day instructor-led course delivered by DDLS a Microsoft Gold Cloud Competency Partner provides the underlying knowledge required by all individuals who will be evaluating Microsoft Azure, whether they are administrators, developers, or database administrators. This course also provides the prerequisite knowledge for students...
11/2/2018 -
Microsoft Azure is an ever-expanding set of Cloud Services to support your organization in Digital Transformation. It gives you freedom and flexibility to write, run and use the software and to build, manage, and deploy applications on a massive, global network using your favorite tools and frameworks.
Categories: Azure - Cloud Services
11/1/2018 -
The foundation of machine learning and Microsoft Azure offering. This seminar will explain the foundation of machine learning in general and then delve into what Microsoft Azure has to offer in the realm of machine leaning and artificial intelligence. It will provide a summary of existing Azure tools and cognitive services to build your next...
Categories: Azure - Machine Learning - AzureML
11/1/2018 -
Getting Started with Microsoft Azure Demo
11/1/2018 -
In this webinar, you will learn all about migrating SQL server workloads to Azure and its benefits. Azure SQL database provides and managed instance. Azure SQL Database is the intelligent, fully managed relational cloud database service that provides the broadest SQL Server engine compatibility.
Categories: Azure - SQL Database - SQL Server
10/29/2018 -
On 9th July 2019, support for SQL Server 2008 and 2008 R2 will end. On 14th January, 2020, support for Windows Server 2008 and 2008 R2 will end, meaning the end of regular security updates. Don't let your infrastructure and applications go unprotected.
Categories: Azure - SQL Server
10/29/2018 -
This 5-day instructor-led course delivered by DDLS a Microsoft Gold Cloud Competency Partner is intended for students who have experience building ASP.NET and C# applications. Students will also have experience with the Microsoft Azure platform and a basic understanding of the services offered. This course offers students the opportunity to take an...
Categories: Azure - ASP.NET - .net - Web Development - C#
10/28/2018 -
A separate email including the payment receipt will be sent to you within the next 3 business days after registration. International transaction fees may be charged by your provider. Booking fees are non-refundable in the case that you do not attend the event without cancellation. Please be aware that additional 19% GST will be charged in case you want...
10/28/2018 -
This 5-day instructor-led course delivered by DDLS a Microsoft Gold Cloud Competency Partner is intended for students who have experience building ASP.NET and C# applications. Students will also have experience with the Microsoft Azure platform and a basic understanding of the services offered. This course offers students the opportunity to take an...
Categories: Azure - ASP.NET - .net - Web Development - C#
10/26/2018 -
26. October 2018, 09:00 – 17:00 Microsoft Schweiz GmbH Richtistrasse 3, 8304 Wallisellen, ZH The Data Science hands-on lab explores the technologies available from Microsoft in the field of data science. We will do this through a series of hands-on labs and chalk talks. During the day you will also explore how these components can be combined to...
10/25/2018 -
Getting Started with Microsoft Azure Demo
10/25/2018 -
Gain actionable insights, deepen partnerships, and unlock the transformative potential of intelligent edge and intelligent cloud solutions with the global IoT in Action event series. The one-day event in Santa Clara expands the IoT conversation to include Edge, Cloud, Machine Learning and AI solutions while also exploring the latest concepts and trends...
Categories: Azure - Machine Learning - AzureML
10/25/2018 -
Why use the Barracuda CloudGen WAF on Azure?
10/25/2018 -
If you are looking out for adding search functionality into your huge application without much code changes then Azure Search is for you. Many applications and websites use search as a primary tool for customer interaction—and customers expect high-level relevance, suggestions, multiple languages, faceting and near-instantaneous responses.
Categories: Azure - Azure Search
10/25/2018 -
Data is the new electricity, and its intelligence driven from data that's helping companies, big and small, transform. In this webinar, you will learn more about how you can transform your business using Microsoft Azure Data Warehousing and Big Data solutions. Learn about: How to derive insight from all types of data. How to gain a competitive advantage...
Categories: Azure - Big Data
10/24/2018 -
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.
10/24/2018 -
Accelerate your move to Azure with Palo Alto Networks
10/24/2018 -
One in four Azure virtual machines run Linux. Why? Because Azure supports the open source technologies millions of you already rely on and trust. Azure is all about choice -  Choices that help you maximize your existing investments on Open Source. Get support for infrastructure as a service (IaaS) on Linux, Java, and PHP Web application platforms....
Categories: Azure - Java - Linux - PHP - Linux Virtual Machines
10/23/2018 -
Today we are excited to announce that Azure DevOps is now available over Azure ExpressRoute. Customers who typically operate in the government and financial services sectors have requested this support because they want private connections that don’t go over the public Internet for security reasons. ExpressRoute also typically offers them more...
10/23/2018 - MS DevOps Blog
Today we are excited to announce that Azure DevOps is now available over Azure ExpressRoute. Customers who typically operate in the government and financial services sectors have requested this support because they want private connections that don’t go over the public Internet for security reasons. ExpressRoute also typically offers them more...
10/23/2018 -
Quite simply, to speed up the recovery time of your IaaS Linux Virtual Machine most recovery options will be possible if GRUB is configured. Recovering Linux Virtual Machines in Azure You will, at some point have to perform some type of recovery in your Linux VM unless you are very lucky, this inevitable. The reasons...
10/23/2018 - ML Blog
Microsoft is privileged to work with leading-edge customers and partners who are taking the power of the cloud and artificial intelligence and applying it to their businesses in novel ways. Our new series, How AI Transforms Business, features insights from selective such customers and partners. Join us in these conversations and see how your company......
Categories: Azure - Machine Learning - Azure ML
10/23/2018 - ML Blog
Welcome to How AI Transform Business, a new series featuring insights from conversations with Microsoft partners who are combining deep industry knowledge with AI in novel ways and, in doing so, creating leading-edge intelligent business solutions for our digital age. Our first episode features eSmart Systems, which is in the business of creating...
Categories: Azure - Machine Learning - Azure ML
10/23/2018 -
Unity is one of the most popular and recognized game development platforms on the market to date. Microsoft has had a long-standing partnership with Unity, with Visual Studio Tools for Unity being the default installed editor experience for Unity developers around the world. Continuing in our quest to make mobile developers more productive, and better...
10/23/2018 -
Pokud si chcete vyzkoušet tvorbu aplikací z oblasti AI, pak si zdarma sosněte e-book vydaný společností O’Reilly. A Developer’s Guide to Building AI Applications      ... a trocha další ispirace: Více o Azure AI. Nástroje Visual Studio Code pro AI Machine Learning Studio Balíčky pro Azure Machine Learning Vyzkoušejte Cognitive Services API zdarma....
10/23/2018 -
Initial Update: Tuesday, 23 October 2018 15:00 UTCWe are aware of issues within Log Analytics and are actively investigating. Some customers may experience issues while creating metric alert for logs.  Work Around: None Next Update: Before 10/24 09:00 UTC We are working hard to resolve this issue and apologize for any inconvenience.-Varun
Categories: Azure - Log Analytics
10/23/2018 -
This post is part of a regular series of posts where the C++ product team and other guests answer questions we have received from customers. The questions can be about anything C++ related: MSVC toolset, the standard language and library, the C++ standards committee, isocpp.org, CppCon, etc. Today’s post is by guest author Stephen Kelly,...
10/23/2018 -
Lets say you have Web APIs hosted in an Azure AppService and these Web APIs are protected using Azure AD (EasyAuth). Now you would like to consume them from another website. One approach is using Service Principal account, where you create an Azure AD Application and use ClientID and secret in your website to get...
Categories: Azure - IaaS - PaaS - Azure AD
10/23/2018 -
Last month, we challenged the Azure Government user community to share 15-minute demos to showcase cool tech to help accelerate your cloud implementations. During our September meetup, Cloud DemoPalooza – Gov Style, we heard from Snowflake, General Dynamics IT, CGI Federal and Microsoft on everything from data warehouse-as-a-service to tech that will...
Categories: Azure - Azure Government
10/22/2018 -
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.
10/22/2018 -
Overview SQL Server Migration Assistant (SSMA) for Oracle, MySQL, SAP ASE (formerly SAP Sybase ASE), DB2, and Access allows users to convert a database schema to a Microsoft SQL Server schema, upload the schema, and then migrate data to the target SQL Server (see below for supported versions). What is new? Each iteration of the...
10/22/2018 -
We've just released the second preview of the upcoming 2.4.0 release of ASP.NET SignalR. As we mentioned in our previous blog post on the future of ASP.NET SignalR we are releasing a minor update to ASP.NET SignalR (the version of SignalR for System.Web and/or OWIN-based applications) that includes, support for the Azure SignalR Service, as...
10/22/2018 -
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.
10/22/2018 -
Some customers are already monitoring Linux machines using Security Center for a quiet sometime, many of them just want to visualize security recommendations for Linux platform. Some Linux machines monitored by Security Center, may experience the error described in the title of this blog post, this error appears in the log as shown below: XXXX...
10/22/2018 -
Initial Update: Monday, 22 October 2018 19:00 UTCWe are aware of issues within Application Insights and are actively investigating. Since 10/22 15;30 UTC approx. 14% availability web tests are not running in East US, West US and US Central location. Affected customers would not receive any data from these locations. We provide more information as...
10/22/2018 -
Tomorrow, the Microsoft DevOps blog will move to a new platform with a modern, clean design and powerful features that will make it easy for you to discover and share great content. The DevOps blog, along with a select few others, will move to a new URL tomorrow, followed by additional Microsoft developer blogs transitioning...
10/22/2018 - MS DevOps Blog
Tomorrow, the Microsoft DevOps blog will move to a new platform with a modern, clean design and powerful features that will make it easy for you to discover and share great content. The DevOps blog, along with a select few others, will move to a new URL tomorrow, followed by additional Microsoft developer blogs transitioning... Read More
10/22/2018 - James Serra's Blog
At the Microsoft Ignite conference, Microsoft announced that SQL Server 2019 is now in preview and that SQL Server 2019 will include Apache Spark and Hadoop Distributed File System (HDFS) for scalable compute and storage.  This new architecture that combines together the … Continue reading →
10/22/2018 -
Next up for new Storage Engine area features in SQL Server 2019 is an update to the sp_estimate_data_compression_savings stored procedure to add support for both columnstore and columnstore archive compression. This stored procedure has been around since SQL Server 2008 and is handy when you are evaluating whether to compress tables and indexes. The...
10/22/2018 -
In the coming days, we’ll be moving our developer blogs to a new platform with a modern, clean design and powerful features that will make it easy for you to discover and share great content. This week, you’ll see the Visual Studio, IoTDev, and Premier Developer blogs move to a new URL  – while additional...
10/22/2018 -
When creating a Virtual Network, specifying the address space is the most critical configuration. This is the IP range for the entire network that will be divided into subnets. This post is to help explain CIDR Notation for your subnet configuration.
Categories: Azure - Virtual Network
10/22/2018 -
Hybrid Cloud Applications
10/21/2018 - Azure Podcast
Azure Skills Evangilist and Cloud Solutions Architect, Daniel Baker, comes back on the show and this time he is very passionate about the resources, tips and tricks for getting skilled in Azure. Media file: https://azpodcast.blob.core.windows.net/episodes/Episode251.mp3   Other updates: You can now choose which sets of user accounts should be...
10/21/2018 -
This 5-day instructor-led course delivered by DDLS a Microsoft Gold Cloud Competency Partner is intended for architects who have experience building infrastructure and applications on the Microsoft Azure platform. Students should have a thorough understanding of most services offered on the Azure platform. The students typically work for organizations...
10/20/2018 -
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 100 revisions.  ...
Categories: .net - C#
10/19/2018 -
It's another Friday, and I've spent another week talking to customers about their DevOps journey. And it's another week of amazing content about DevOps on the Microsoft cloud from the community. Azure Pipelines YAML - uh, what do I type? The new YAML configuration in Azure Pipelines helps you manage your build pipeline with configuration...
10/19/2018 - MS DevOps Blog
It’s another Friday, and I’ve spent another week talking to customers about their DevOps journey. And it’s another week of amazing content about DevOps on the Microsoft cloud from the community. Azure Pipelines YAML – uh, what do I type? The new YAML configuration in Azure Pipelines helps you manage your build pipeline with configuration... Read More
10/19/2018 -
This article is second part of the series on Deploying Angular, ASP.NET Core and SQL Server on Linux to Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS) cluster. The first part, describes steps needed to deploy these components to AKS. App configuration in ASP.NET Core is based on key-value pairs established by configuration providers. Configuration providers read...
10/19/2018 -
Hello Everyone We have retired this blog. We are now blogging on a new Configuration Manager blog on the Microsoft TechCommunity located here: https://techcommunity.microsoft.com/t5/Configuration-Manager-Blog/bg-p/ConfigurationManagerBlog Join us there for informative and best practice posts from the Configuration Manager team. To get started: Create...
10/19/2018 -
Hello Everyone We have retired this blog. We are now blogging as part of the new Configuration Manager blog on the Microsoft TechCommunity located here: https://techcommunity.microsoft.com/t5/Configuration-Manager-Blog/bg-p/ConfigurationManagerBlog Join us there for announcements and best practice posts from the MDT team. To get started: Create your...
10/19/2018 -
Recently had to give a chalk talk on a Azure Service Bus (ASB). Creating and recreating the various topics and subscriptions is a bit of a pain since there are so many options and parameters to consider. The way I go about it is to create a utility that simply creates and destroys all the infrastructure I need for the chalk talk.
Categories: Azure - Service Bus
10/19/2018 -
As a lab owner, you can now configure enforcing a shutdown schedule for all the virtual machines in your lab so that you can save costs from wasteful running machines. Previously, lab users were able to override or opt out of the lab shutdown schedule on their individual lab virtual machines. This lead to machines...
10/19/2018 -
What Is Optimizer Timeout? SQL Server uses a cost-based query optimizer. Therefore, it selects a query plan with the lowest cost after it has built and examined multiple query plans. One of the objectives of the SQL Server query optimizer (QO) is to spend a "reasonable time" in query optimization as compared to query execution....
10/19/2018 -
Xamarin Android WebView Authentication Oscar Garcia is a Principal Software Architect who resides in Sunny South Florida. He is a Microsoft MVP and certified solutions developer with many years of experience building solutions using .Net framework and multiple open source frameworks. Currently, he specializes in building solutions using technologies...
10/19/2018 -
This post is part of a regular series of posts where the C++ product team and other guests answer questions we have received from customers. The questions can be about anything C++ related: MSVC toolset, the standard language and library, the C++ standards committee, isocpp.org, CppCon, etc. Today’s post is by guest author Stephen Kelly,...
10/19/2018 -
SAP on Microsoft Azure Expedite Your Digital Transformation
10/19/2018 -
Azure Security Center and OSM Security
10/19/2018 -
Look at the all new Power BI dataflows with Program manager Anton Fritz Power BI dataflows’ public preview is just around the corner, in this session the product team will introduce you the new and advanced capabilities for data-prep in Power BI.  Preparing and defining ETL for insights is significant challenge for businesses today—ingestion, cleansing,...
10/19/2018 -
The Big Data & Data Lake hands-on lab explores the technologies available on Microsoft Azure around big data & data lakes. We will do this through a series of hands-on labs and 'chalk & talks'. During the day you will also explore how these components can be combined to build and operationalize big data, data lake and modern data warehouse solutions.
10/19/2018 -
The Service Fabric team will be hosting an Ask Me Anything (AMA) (more like “ask us anything”!) session for Service Fabric Mesh on Twitter on Tuesday, October 30thfrom 9am to 10:30am PST. Tweet to @servicefabric or @AzureSupport using #SFMeshAMA with your questions on Mesh and Service Fabric. What’s happening? We’ll have folks from the Service...
10/19/2018 - Service Fabric Blog
The Service Fabric team will be hosting an Ask Me Anything (AMA) (more like “ask us anything”!) session for Service Fabric Mesh on Twitter on Tuesday, October 30thfrom 9am to 10:30am PST. Tweet to @servicefabric or @AzureSupport using #SFMeshAMA with your questions on Mesh and Service Fabric. What’s happening? We’ll have folks from the Service...
10/18/2018 -
Hi folks, Below are the links to the different sessions we conducted at Ignite this year in Orlando. Thank you to those of you that came to Ignite and helped make our sessions successful or interacted with us at the booth (or elsewhere). We'd love to hear any feedback you have! Architect your app modernization...
Categories: Azure - Service Fabric
10/18/2018 - Service Fabric Blog
Hi folks, Below are the links to the different sessions we conducted at Ignite this year in Orlando. Thank you to those of you that came to Ignite and helped make our sessions successful or interacted with us at the booth (or elsewhere). We'd love to hear any feedback you have! Architect your app modernization...
Categories: Azure - Service Fabric
10/18/2018 -
Today, we are releasing the October 2018 Preview of Quality Rollup. Quality and Reliability This release contains the following quality and reliability improvements. CLR Updated Japanese dates that are formatted for the first year in an era and for which the format pattern uses “y年”. The format of the year together with the symbol "元"...
10/18/2018 -
This is a feature that many of you have been waiting for! As the owner of a classroom lab, you can now control the exact number of hours your lab users can use their virtual machines. You can limit the usage, and therefore the cost, of your users’ virtual machines in your lab. When you...
10/18/2018 -
    You’re a HockeyApp user and you’re using the service for beta distribution, crash reporting, and analytics for your Android, iOS, macOS, and Windows apps. You may also use the service’s powerful workflow integrations to help you better make better apps. It’s likely you’ve also heard of Visual Studio App Center and know that...
10/18/2018 -
Register for this webinar to learn how to quickly migrate all your on-premises apps, data, and infrastructure to Azure in a single motion. Find out why Azure is the right choice for your assets, providing you with free tools that automate the cloud migration journey while minimizing downtime.
10/18/2018 -
Microsoft is coming back to Beijing this November for another exciting developer event! This two-day event will be packed with both introductory and deep-dive sessions across the Microsoft 365 and SQL Server platform. Attend a range of sessions with highlights such as: Custom AI solutions with Azure Databricks Microsoft Graph 101 and Roadmap Updates...
10/18/2018 -
Protecting information systems and critical infrastructure from cyberattack and reducing the nation’s overall cybersecurity risk are key mandates that cross every level of local, state and federal government. In support of this effort, we’re pleased to announce a new partnership with Cybraics, a security analytics and artificial intelligence (AI)...
Categories: Azure - Azure Government
10/18/2018 -
Getting Started with Microsoft Azure
10/18/2018 -
Microsoft Ignite 2018 took place in Orlando, Florida few weeks ago. It is an annual Microsoft conference for ITPros with more then 700+ sessions and 100+ announcements. Let's review what announcements are relevant if you are migrating from your datacenter to Azure. First of all, 2 new regions were announced - Norway West and Norway...
10/18/2018 -
Microsoft Ignite 2018 took place in Orlando, Florida few weeks ago. It is an annual Microsoft conference for ITPros with more then 700+ sessions and 100+ announcements. Let's review what announcements are relevant if you are migrating from your datacenter to Azure. First of all, 2 new regions were announced - Norway West and Norway...
10/18/2018 -
Speciální snížené DevTest ceny Azure jsou ode dneška aplikovány také na Azure SQL DB provozované v režimu v režimu vCore. V neprodukčním prostředí se tak můžete dostat pod polovinu běžné ceny. Viz zjednodušená kalkulace pro Business Critical Azure SQL DB 8CPU Elastic Pool Princip Azure DevTest cen jsem popsal kdysi zde, oficiální stránka je tady....
Categories: Azure - SQL Database
10/18/2018 -
Whether you are looking for new modernization ways for your infrastructure, or that you are trying to lift and shift apps to cloud, prevent any security issues or exploring how to predict and solve real problems, you should easily find sessions fit for your interests.
10/18/2018 -
On 9th July 2019, extended support for Microsoft SQL Server 2008/R2 will end. On 14th January 2020, extended support for Microsoft Windows Server 2008/R2 will end. If you still have applications and systems running on either platform, attend this webinar to understand your options – either staying on these versions while protecting yourselves against...
Categories: Azure - SQL Server
10/18/2018 -
Microsoft Azure Stack is an extension of Azure—bringing the agility and innovation of cloud computing to your on-premises environment and enabling the only hybrid cloud that allows you to build and deploy hybrid applications anywhere. We bring together the best of the edge and cloud to deliver Azure services anywhere in your environment.  In this...
Categories: Azure - Azure Stack
10/18/2018 -
Today, we are announcing .NET Core 2.2 Preview 3. We have made more improvements to the overall release that we would love to get your feedback on, either in the comments or at dotnet/core #2004. ASP.NET Core 2.2 Preview 3 and Entity Framework 2.2 Preview 3 were also released today. You can see more details of the release in the .NET Core...
10/17/2018 -
About this course This 2-day instructor-led course delivered by DDLS a Microsoft Gold Cloud Competency Partner provides the underlying knowledge required by all individuals who will be evaluating Microsoft Azure, whether they are administrators, developers, or database administrators. This course also provides the prerequisite knowledge for students...
10/17/2018 -
Even a minor outage can put you at a competitive disadvantage. So, be ready with a business continuity plan that includes disaster recovery for all your major IT systems, without the expense of secondary infrastructure.
10/17/2018 -
This 2-day instructor-led course delivered by DDLS a Microsoft Gold Cloud Competency Partner provides the underlying knowledge required by all individuals who will be evaluating Microsoft Azure, whether they are administrators, developers, or database administrators. This course also provides the prerequisite knowledge for students wishing to attend...
10/17/2018 -
Introduction This post is in regards to the issues in regards to users having issues modifying Azure Active Directory User attributes such as mail, phone number, resetting passwords, or other personal attributes in user accounts. This will review the reason behind these changes and how to resolve the issue. For many users this was something...
Categories: Azure - IaaS - PaaS - Azure AD
10/17/2018 -
Quick Links: Featured News | Updates and Releases | Additional News | Training Corner Featured News Dynamics 365 Customer Engagement Connection Security As of October 5, 2018, Dynamics 365 (online) version 8.2 in the Dynamics 365 Government environment requires connections to the Customer Engagement applications to utilize Transport Layer Security (TLS)...
10/17/2018 -
Today we are making EF Core 2.2 Preview 3 available, together with a new preview of our data provider for Cosmos DB and updated spatial extensions for various providers. Preview 3 is going to be the last milestone before EF Core 2.2 RTM, so now is your last chance to try the bits and give...
Categories: Azure - Entity Framework - Cosmos DB
10/17/2018 -
One of the key hybrid messages with Windows Server 2019 is extending your current capabilities with Azure, even when workload migration to the cloud isn't necessarily the highest priority for your organisation. In the videos below you will see how you can leverage cloud based security, Azure backup and recovery capabilities, and extending your network...
10/17/2018 -
    I blogged about this last year here     As best practice, the Upgrade Analytics script checks for far more than just injecting the workspace key and telemetry value.     FYI - This could also be managed in an SCCM Compliance setting. Paul Fitzgerald - Platform PFE blogged about a non SCCM method here...
Categories: Azure - Log Analytics
10/17/2018 -
We are happy to announce a new version of the VNet Integration capability that enables access to resources across Service Endpoints or ExpressRoute connections. Like the pre-existing VNet Integration feature, this only enables your app to make calls into your VNet. It does not affect inbound traffic to your app. This feature is in Preview...
10/17/2018 -
We are happy to announce a new version of the VNet Integration capability that enables access to resources across Service Endpoints or ExpressRoute connections. Like the pre-existing VNet Integration feature, this only enables your app to make calls into your VNet. It does not affect inbound traffic to your app. This feature is in Preview...
Categories: Azure - PaaS - ExpressRoute - App Service
10/17/2018 - App Service Blog
We are happy to announce a new version of the VNet Integration capability that enables access to resources across Service Endpoints or ExpressRoute connections. Like the pre-existing VNet Integration feature, this only enables your app to make calls into your VNet. It does not affect inbound traffic to your app. This feature is in Preview... Read more
Categories: Azure - PaaS - ExpressRoute - App Service
10/17/2018 -
Today we're very happy to announce that the third preview of the next minor release of ASP.NET Core and .NET Core is now available for you to try out. We’ve been working hard on this release, along with many folks from the community, and it’s now ready for a wider audience to try it out...