Experiencing Availability issue in Azure Portal for US locations – 10/22 – Investigating

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…


Blog Migration

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…


Microsoft’s Developer Blogs are Getting an Update

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…


The Configuration registry database is corrupt

This post is about an error that happened to an Desktop Bridge application that was published on Microsoft Store. The following error was happening for machines with the Windows 10 build higher than 17763.55 and I could reproduce the issue in a machine with the version 1809. The Configuration registry database is corrupt It was…


John’s Crazy Socks Empowers People with Disabilities

By Microsoft Accessibility In 2006, John Cronin, a young man with Down syndrome, turned his affinity for lively socks and spreading joy into a retail venture: John’s Crazy Socks. Today this successful small business operates as a shining example of disability inclusion, with more than half of its 35-person staff made up of employees with…


SQL Server 2019 CTP 2.0 New Features – Columnstore support for sp_estimate_data_compression_savings

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 procedure…


The Configuration registry database is corrupt

This post is about an error that happened to an Desktop Bridge application that was published on Microsoft Store. The following error was happening for machines with the Windows 10 build higher than 17763.55 and I could reproduce the issue in a machine with the version 1809. The Configuration registry database is corrupt It was…


Develop and Test sandbox environments have moved to Managed premium disks. Please redeploy today!

As of October 13, 2018, we adjusted the configuration of Develop and Test sandbox environments for better performance. All new deployments have moved to Managed premium disks, optimized for DS12v2 VMs. Because of updates to code and metadata, development and testing requires extensive disk access operations. Moving to Managed premium disks will provide a much…