Download : Microsoft Exchange Server 2016 CU3

As you aware that Microsoft Exchange 2016 now adheres to a scheduled delivery model. In this model, cumulative updates are released quarterly. Now you can download the Cumulative Update 3 for Exchange Server 2016. It resolves issues that were found/reported to us in Exchange Server 2016. So this update rollup is highly recommended for all…


SQL Server 2016 – It Just Runs Faster: Always On Availability Groups Turbocharged

When we released Always On Availability Groups in SQL Server 2012 as a new and powerful way to achieve high availability, hardware environments included NUMA machines with low-end multi-core processors and SATA and SAN drives for storage (some SSDs). Performance issues surrounding Availability Groups typically were related to disk I/O or network speeds. As we…


Application Insights Planned Maintenance – 09/20 – Initial Notice

Planned Maintenance: 17:00 UTC, 20 September 2016 – 23:00 UTC, 28 September 2016 The Application Insights team will be performing planned maintenance on Availability Web Test feature. During the maintenance window we will be installing necessary updates on underlying infrastructure. During this timeframe some customers may experience very short availability data gaps in one test location…


.NET, Cloud and Mobile Events in Argentina and Chile – Content

Last week (Sept. 19-22 2016) I delivered a similar event in Buenos Aires and in Santiago the Chile, afterwards. Here I post the agenda I delivered, a few pictures about it plus the decks I used about it. Morning Event – Developing microservices in the Cloud with .NET, Docker and Microsoft Azure Service Fabric Related…


Azure Disk Encryption for Linux VMs and VMs with Premium Storage reaches General Availability

Today, at Microsoft Ignite Conference, we announce the general availability of Azure disk encryption for Linux IaaS VMs and VMs with premium storage in all Azure public regions. With this announcement, Azure disk encryption for Windows and Linux IaaS Standard tier VMs (Std A, D, DS, G, GS etc series) is now generally available in all…


SQL Server 2016 – It Just Runs Faster: Always On Availability Groups Turbocharged

When we released Always On Availability Groups in SQL Server 2012 as a new and powerful way to achieve high availability, hardware environments included NUMA machines with low-end multi-core processors and SATA and SAN drives for storage (some SSDs). Performance issues surrounding Availability Groups typically were related to disk I/O or network speeds. As we…


Pricing for Release Management in TFS “15”

Since the new version of Release Management was introduced in TFS 2015 Update 2, it has been in “trial mode“. Any user with Basic access level was able to access all features of Release Management. For the last few months, we have been hard at work to finalize the pricing model for Release Management in…


Fire!

When you have a farm like I do, with a lot of pastures, a lot of fence lines and a lot of trees, you inevitably spend a lot of time clearing dead trees, fallen limbs, etc. from your fences and fields.  It’s a never ending job.  Sometimes I collect the wood for firewood (I heat…

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TensorFlow on Docker with Microsoft Azure Container Services

TensorFlow™ is an open source software library for numerical computation using data flow graphs. Nodes in the graph represent mathematical operations, while the graph edges represent the multidimensional data arrays (tensors) communicated between them. The flexible architecture allows you to deploy computation to one or more CPUs or GPUs in a desktop, server, or mobile…