Cumulative Update #2 for SQL Server 2014 SP3

The 2nd cumulative update release for SQL Server 2014 SP3 is now available for download at the Microsoft Downloads site. Please note that registration is no longer required to download Cumulative updates. To learn more about the release or servicing model, please visit: CU2 KB Article: https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/4482960 Microsoft® SQL Server® 2014 SP3 Latest Cumulative Update:…


Cumulative Update #16 for SQL Server 2014 SP2

The 16th cumulative update release for SQL Server 2014 SP2 is now available for download at the Microsoft Downloads site. Please note that registration is no longer required to download Cumulative updates. To learn more about the release or servicing model, please visit: CU16 KB Article: https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/4482967 Microsoft® SQL Server® 2014 SP2 Latest Cumulative Update:…


.NET Framework February 2019 Preview of Quality Rollup

Today, we released the February 2019 Preview of Quality Rollup. Quality and Reliability This release contains the following quality and reliability improvements. CLR Addresses an issue in System.Threading.Timer where a single global queue that was protected by a single process-wide lock causing a issues with scalability where Timers are used frequently on multi-CPU machine.  The fix…


Service Fabric Community Q&A – 31st Edition

Hi folks – this week will feature the 31st Service Fabric Community Q&A – the first of 2019! This month’s Community Q&A call will be held on Thursday, Feb 21st, at 10:00am PST. As usual, there is no need to RSVP – just navigate to the link to the call and you’re in: Feb 21st,…


Customising the default icon of an Office Add-in for Outlook

Symptoms When you install an add-in from the Office store, it will come with a predefined set of icons. Depending on your organisation’s needs, you might need to change those. More Information The icons Outlook will display are defined in the add-in manifest, which you can extract using Fiddler. You would need to locate the…


.NET Core 1.0 and 1.1 will reach End of Life on June 27, 2019

.NET Core 1.0 was released on June 27, 2016 and .NET Core 1.1 was released on November 16, 2016. As an LTS release, .NET Core 1.0 is supported for three years. .NET Core 1.1 fits into the same support timeframe as .NET Core 1.0. .NET Core 1.0 and 1.1 will reach end of life and…


Experiencing Data Access Issue in Azure and OMS portal for Log Analytics in SEAU – 02/19 – Resolved

Final Update: Tuesday, 19 February 2019 10:06 UTCWe’ve confirmed that all systems are back to normal with no customer impact as of 02/19, 08:14 UTC. Our logs show the incident started on 02/19, 07:35 UTC and that during the 39 minutes that it took to resolve the issue 4% of customers in SEAU may have…