Can a machine learning product be trusted?

Author: Michele Usuelli, Lead Data Scientist, Microsoft Enterprise Services The data scientist develops products based on machine learning models, having as a result an actionable answer. In other words, a machine is advising an end user about some actions to perform. Why would we trust the advices of the machine? As obvious as it sounds,…


Azure Database for PostgreSQL performance Quick Tips

To make sure that you are running your Azure Database for PostgreSQL at its best capabilities, please review the following recommendations and best practices. Server Resource Utilization Make sure that your Azure Database for PostgreSQL instance does not run under a high utilization which can cause query execution latencies. Please visit the Azure Portal and…


Unable to view LTR Backups for Azure SQL Database servers

Let’s assume that you have configured the LTR Backup for your Azure SQL Database and you are not able to view it on the Portal. Image 1: LTR configure policies pane   And when you click on available backups you do not see the list of backups. Image 2: Available Backups pane This might be…


Azure REST API を使ってみよう

いつも大変お世話になります。Microsoft Azure サポート チームです。 Azure REST API について以下をご案内させていただきます。 ご参考になりましたら幸いです。   本記事の目的 Azure REST API とは 事前の準備 「Try It」を使用する方法 「PowerShell」を使用する方法 関連する弊社公開情報   本記事の目的 本記事では、簡単に Azure REST API を使用する方法をご案内いたします。   Azure REST API を使用することで、Azure の様々な情報を参照・更新することができます。 本来、何かしらのプログラムから Azure REST API を呼び出し、お客様独自のシステムを構築するために用意されているものとなります。   例えば・・・   Azure VM の操作に特化した社内用 Web サイトを作りたい 自社ビジネスに合った使用状況・課金管理のツールを作りたい   このような時に、.NET や Java、その他様々なフレームワークを使用して Azure REST API の呼び出し、その結果の加工などを同フレームワークを使用して行っていただき、上記のような仕組みを独自に実装してもらうものとなります。…


Visual Studio Toolbox: A History of .NET

In this episode, I am joined by Richard Campbell, co-host of .NET Rocks. We spend orr time together reviewing the history of .NET, the subject of a book Richard is working on. We start with why .NET was created and end with .NET Core and we cover lots of milestones in between. Just an informal…


Setup Azure IoT Edge CI/CD Pipeline with ARM Agent

Azure IoT Edge is a fully managed service that delivers cloud intelligence locally by deploying and running artificial intelligence (AI), Azure services, and custom logic directly on cross-platform IoT devices. An Edge solution contains one or more modules, which are hosted as docker images and run in docker container on Edge device. In order for…


Xcode 8.0-8.3.2 deprecation on Azure Pipelines hosted agents

This September, Azure Pipelines delivered Microsoft-hosted build support for Xcode 10 on the day it was released. Now that our community builds fewer than 1 percent of apps with older versions of Xcode 8, we will focus on supporting Xcode 8.3.3 and higher. Effective November 28, 2018, we are ending support for older versions of Xcode on Microsoft-hosted agents, including 8.0, 8.1, 8.2, 8.2.1, 8.3.1 and…


Cumulative Update #12 for SQL Server 2016 SP1

The 12th cumulative update release for SQL Server 2016 SP1 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: CU12 KB Article: https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/4464343 Microsoft® SQL Server® 2016 SP1 Latest Cumulative Update:…


Azure App Service on Azure Stack Update 4 Released

This morning we released the fourth update to Azure App Service on Azure Stack.  This release updates the resource provider and brings the following key capabilities and fixes: Resolution for CVE 2018-8600 Cross Site Scripting Vulnerability. Added support for App Service 2018-02-01 API version Updates to App Service Tenant, Admin, Functions portals and Kudu tools. Consistent with Azure…


Diagnostic Data for Synchronous Statistics Update Blocking

Consider the following query execution scenario: You execute a SELECT query that triggers an automatic synchronous statistics update. The synchronous statistics update begins execution and your query waits (is essentially blocked) until the fresh statistics are generated. The query compilation and execution does not resume until the synchronous statistics update operation completes. During this time,…

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