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

Final Update: Monday, 22 October 2018 21:22 UTCWe’ve confirmed that all systems are back to normal by 10/22, 21:00 UTC. Our logs show the incident started on 10/22, 15:30 UTC and that during the 5 hours 30m that it took to resolve the issue 14% of availability web tests were not running from affected locations….


Hosted build delays in Central US – 10/22 – Mitigated

Final Update: Monday, October 22nd 2018 23:22 UTC We’ve confirmed that all systems are back to normal as of 22:50 UTC. Our logs show the incident started at 19:40 and that during the 3 hours and 10 minutes that it took to resolve the issue, an unknown number of customers experienced build delays upwards of…


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

In the next few days, 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…

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Release: SQL Server Migration Assistant (SSMA) v7.11

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…


ASP.NET SignalR 2.4.0 Preview 2

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…


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…