Calling all Microsoft Partners to join us at Microsoft Ignite The Tour in Sydney!

We are excited to announce Microsoft Ignite | The Tour, a free technical training event for developers and tech professionals, is coming to Sydney on 13th-14th February 2019. Explore the latest cloud technologies and learn how to put your skills to work in new areas. Whether you’re developing innovative apps or delivering optimized solutions, these…


Customizing Alert notification email in Azure monitoring

Premier Developer Consultant Adel Ghabboun explorers how to setup alert notification email using Azure monitoring. A new feature was added recently which gives you the ability to customize your monitoring alerts email notification. And this feature is currently located in the alert component right under the Action Groups with the name “Customize Actions” Let’s take…


Lesson Learned #67: Azure SQL Database – SSH, VNET and Firewall

Hello, Today I worked in a service request when our customer tries to connect using SSH to the 1433 port from a Linux environment using a JumpBox in Azure to perform the connection. In this situation, we need to know that in Azure, depending on where is the connection coming, the Gateway that Azure SQL Database has…


Using containerized services in your pipeline

Azure Pipelines has supported container jobs for a while now. You craft a container with exactly the versions of exactly the tools you need, and we’ll run your pipeline steps inside that container. Recently we expanded our container support to include service containers: additional, helper containers accessible to your pipeline. Service containers let you define…


Lesson Learned #66: Azure Active Directory – Universal with MFA authentication – Output Window Trace Level

Hello Team, I worked on a service request where our customer faced a connectivity issue using Active Directory- Universal with MFA authentication. After our basic troubleshooting we’re used to suggest taking a network and https traces in order to review the communication between the Application, Azure Active Directory and  Database server. I found a very useful option in SQL Server Management Studio that…


Python in Visual Studio 2019 Preview 2

Today we are releasing Visual Studio 2019 Preview 2, which contains new features for Python developers to improve the experience for managing Python environments and enable you to work with Python code without having to create a Python project. We’ve also enabled Python support for Visual Studio Live Share. We’ll take a closer look at…


Experiencing Data ingestion latency Issue in Azure and OMS portal for Log Analytics – 01/23 – Resolved

Final Update: Wednesday, 23 January 2019 12:59 UTCWe’ve confirmed that all systems are back to normal with no customer impact as of 01/23, 12:50 UTC. Our logs show the incident started on 01/23, 08:00 UTC and that during the 4 hours & 50 minutes that it took to resolve the issue some customers from East…


You’re invited to the Power Platform 101

The Power Platform 101 session will equip attendees with the right product knowledge and technical capability to build a strong foundation in the Power Platform. The Emerging Solutions Technical Presales and Sales team will present this weekly Power Platform 101 webcast to provide an introduction to the latest business applications platform capabilities. It will provide…


X++ access modifiers

The access modifiers in X++ are now much closer to C#’s access modifiers, and behave just the same. Who can access foo() when it is…?   Please notice protected internal is the union of protected and internal. I.e. a protected internal method can still be referenced by subclasses outside the defining model. The extensibility attributes…


Cumulative Update #13 for SQL Server 2016 SP1

The 13th 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: CU13 KB Article: https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/4475775 Microsoft® SQL Server® 2016 SP1 Latest Cumulative Update:…