Experiencing Continous Export failures – 01/17 – Investigating

Update: Friday, 18 January 2019 03:56 UTCWe continue to investigate issues within Application Insights. Impacted customers must apply workaround to resolve failures in export like creating new container, reconfiguring and after some buffer time go back to old container. We will keep investigating for any failures even after applying this workaround. Work Around: Creating new…


Lesson Learned #59: I would like to upload my own certificate to connect to Azure SQL Database.

Hello Team, Today, I worked on a service request that our customer asked about to use their own certificate to connect to Azure SQL Database. Nowadays, there is not possible to use your own certificates to connect to your Azure SQL Database. Azure SQL Database implements by itself an own certificate as you could find…


Announcing the Azure DevOps Bounty Program

It is my pleasure to announce another exciting expansion of the Microsoft Bounty Programs. Today, we are adding a security bug bounty program for Azure DevOps in partnership with the Microsoft Security Response Center (MSRC) to our suite of Bounty programs. Our Bounty program rewards independent security researchers who find flaws and report them to…


Handling “Service Unavailable” error easily in Azure Logic Apps

As the on-call engineer for the week in Azure Logic App, I worked with our customer support team to assist a Logic Apps customer dealing with intermittent ServiceUnavailable errors over the past few months. That customer was nesting Logic App within another and once in a while a call to the nested Logic App would result…


Build an Azure IoT application with Cloud Explorer for Visual Studio

What we’ve heard and experienced ourselves is that when building applications, you have a frictionless experience when your code editor and tools are integrated and seamless. Yet when developing IoT apps, you often need to manage connected devices and send test messages between the device and IoT Hub at the same time that you’re debugging…


Help us help you! What desktop apps are you bringing to .NET Core 3.0?

Windows Desktop applications are coming to .NET Core. The recently released .NET Core 3.0 Preview 1 version includes WinForms and WPF support. To make .NET Core 3.0 viable for as many of you as possible, we have created a survey to understand the types of desktop applications you want to build with .NET Core. Based on the…


Azure Content Spotlight – Azure Data Architecture Guide

Welcome to another Azure Content Spotlight! These articles are used to highlight items in Azure that could be more visible to the Azure community. This week’s content spotlight is about the Azure Data Architecture Guide, which is published by the Azure CAT team. This guide can be used by data professionals, architects and developers, who are interested in selecting…


DevOps and Culture, part 2

This article is part 2 of DevOps and Culture. See part 1 here. In this entry I’ll discuss how we can think of culture in a systematic way and how we can change it.


DevOps and Culture, part 1

Peter Drucker famously said, “Culture eats strategy for breakfast.” This is a great introduction to how we think about DevOps and in this article, I’m going to unpack this statement so that we have a bit more context. This is the first part of multiple articles on culture as it relates to DevOps.