Deleting Azure AD Tenant – Unable to delete all Enterprise Applications

Hi All, This is a quick guide on deleting an Azure AD Tenant, especially when there is some stubborn enterprise applications that refuse to go away. Few weeks ago, I was trying to delete an Azure AD that I created as a test account for my customer. I happily go to portal.azure.com, changed to the…


C++ Myths and Reality

The world is built on C++: Windows and its 3400 dlls, Explorer app, MS Paint, your browsers (Chrome, Edge, IE, Firefox), your multimedia player, Office suite (Word, Excel, Outlook, etc), Notepad++, SysInternals Suite Tools, etc. Here is a picture I wrote about C++ myths and reality ; it’s funny. Everybody can catch something.


Azure Log Analytics: Using the Parse operator

Today I had to look at getting some data from SecurityEvent.  This is using the new Log Analytics query language and the Advanced Analytics portal. I was looking at EventID: 5061, but you can use any EventID you like, e.g. SecurityEvent | where EventID == 5061 This returns all the normal fields such as Computer,…


How Schools can better prepare students for the uncertain future

Microsoft in Education recently held School Leadership breakfasts in 5 capital cities, hosted by US expert and Ph.D. Dr. Gary Stager. The theme for this event series was ‘How Schools can better prepare students for the uncertain future’. Gary has spent the past 35 years helping schools around the world embrace technology as an intellectual…


Les Microsoft experiences’17 : 2 jours dédiés à l’Intelligence Numérique

Pour sa deuxième édition, le grand rendez-vous Microsoft experiences revient le 3 et 4 octobre prochain au Palais des Congrès de Paris avec 185 sessions prévues au programme d’#experiences17. Cette année, l’Intelligence Numérique est à l’honneur autour de trois thématiques clés : L’Intelligence Artificielle Collaboration innovante Confiance numérique Deux speakers d’exception de Microsoft Corporation seront présents…


Azure Stack available for everyone!!!

Can’t wait to drive this technology with our customers and partners … https://news.microsoft.com/en-gb/2017/07/14/microsoft-releases-azure-stack-everyone-can-enjoy-benefits-cloud/?wt.mc_id=AID640463_QSG_EML_177222_5236054_7349746 Microsoft has expanded its cloud service by letting companies enjoy all the benefits of Azure within their own data centres. Azure Stack has been rolled out across the world, and allows developers to create and run applications on their own servers but…


Region to Region preview is now available in Azure Government

We are excited to announce the preview of disaster recovery for Azure IaaS virtual machines (VMs) using Azure Site Recovery (ASR) in Azure Government. You can now easily replicate and protect IaaS based applications running on Azure to a different Azure Government region of your choice within a geographical cluster without deploying any additional infrastructure…


How to Create High-Converting Content

Guest post by Jane Hurst, http://www.lifehack.org/author/jane-hurst & https://blog.getresponse.com/author/jane-hurst Not only do you want to have content for your website that is going to draw people in, you need to be able to create content that converts. This is not always the easiest task in the world, because people get bored easily. If they are not…


MIEE Spotlight- Lynsey McName

  Today’s MIEE Spotlight shines on Lynsey McName, Curriculum Leader of Design, Engineering and Technology at Holy Rood RC High School in Edinburgh. Lynsey is passionate about using a variety of technologies in her classroom to enhance the learning of her pupils and loves sharing her knowledge and skills with other professionals in her area….


Deployment fails with ‘Unable to connect to master or target server ‘mydb_svr’. You must have a user with the same password in master or target server ‘mydb-db’

This will be a very short post to address what appears to be a slight trend in support at the moment. When attempting a deployment fails with an exception, attempting a deployment of the dacpac for the database via sqlpackage.exe also fails with the error: ‘Unable to connect to master or target server ‘mydb_svr’. You…