Developer’s Choice: Hinting Query Execution model

This is a cross post with http://aka.ms/sqlserverteam Over the years you have read a number of blogs advocating for or against trace flags that influence SQL Server’s query execution model. You can see a number of query execution related trace flags are documented at http://aka.ms/traceflags. However, trace flags are deemed a hacky way of influencing…


October service update for Dynamics 365 (online) will be version 9.1

Applies to Dynamics 365 (online) version 9.0.x With the October update to Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Customer Engagement, one of the changes we are making is to increment the version number to 9.1 for our online service. This change is part of our work to modernize the way we update Dynamics 365 by removing the…


Experiencing Data Access Issue in Azure Portal for Many Data Types – 09/21 – Resolved

Final Update: Friday, 21 September 2018 21:38 UTC Application Insights experienced intermittent errors today and we confirm that all systems are back to normal with no customer impact as of 09/21, 20:55 UTC. Our logs show that during the incident timelines as mentioned below, customers would have experienced data access issues while using Application Analytics…


Experiencing Alerting failure issue in Azure Portal for Many Data Types – 09/20 – Mitigating

Update: Friday, 21 September 2018 18:37 UTCWeb tests identified with broken configurations in 3 regions – East US,West US and Central US continue to be disabled to protect other web tests from failing in these regions. We are actively working on the fix to address the issue. Work Around: None Next Update: Before 09/22 07:00…


DevOps and Waste

One of the great things we’ve learned from applying Lean to software development and operations is the notion of eliminating waste is our processes. In this article I’ll provide some background on why this is important and how to find and eliminate waste in your daily activities.


Announcing Preview of MongoDB migrations to Cosmos DB Mongo API using Azure Database Migration Service

Azure Database Migration Service now supports migrations from MongoDB to Cosmos DB Mongo API. You can sign up for this preview capability here. Azure Cosmos DB is Microsoft’s globally distributed, multi-model database service for mission-critical applications. Azure Cosmos DB provides turn-key global distribution, elastic scaling of throughput and storage worldwide, single-digit millisecond latencies at the…


Azure Event Hubs WebSockets and Proxy support

There are a lot of challenges when we are talking of real-time applications especially on the protocols we need to pick as to who can become better candidates. Now what is meant by better candidates? Take HTTP for instance, where real-time applications work through the challenge-response principle. Each time a request has to be placed…


Neue Webinare für Lehrkräfte – jetzt anmelden

Die digitale Transformation spielt nicht nur in der Wirtschaft eine wesentliche Rolle. Durch die vermehrte Nutzung digitaler Medien verändert sich auch der schulische Alltag. Damit die Abc-Schützen von heute hervorragende Chancen auf dem Arbeitsmarkt haben und gut gerüstet für die Zukunft sind, müssen heute die Grundsteine gelegt werden. Zahlreiche Lehrkräfte sehen einen technologiegestützten Unterricht bereits…


Dynamics 365 Monthly Update-August/September 2018

Quick Links: Featured News | Updates and Releases | Additional News | Training Corner Featured News Microsoft Dynamics 365 Update Policy For customers who are currently running older versions of Dynamics 365, Microsoft will continue to provide you with the ability to schedule an update to the latest version and will send reminders to your…