Pokročilý monitoring a diagnostika aplikací v PHP

Před více než dvěma lety spatřila světlo světa služba Application Insights. Netrvalo dlouho a ukázalo se, že se jedná o velmi mocný nástroj pro monitorování dostupnosti a stavu webových i mobilních aplikací. V současné době jsou Application Insights součástí prostředí Microsoft Azure, které je zcela otevřené nejen PHP vývojářům. A hlavně to nic nestojí. K…


Internet Explorer Life Cycle

General Considerations about Lifecycle in a Product Microsoft Support Lifecycle policy provides consistent and predictable guidelines for product support availability when a product releases and throughout that product’s life. By understanding the product support available, customers are better able to maximize the management of their IT investments and strategically plan for a successful IT future….


Don’t disable the IP Helper Windows service in your Windows VM’s running in Azure

I ran into a problem with a customer while we were trying to deploy Windows VM’s in Azure. We had SysPrep’d and generalized the VM and captured the image using PowerShell using the steps in this article: https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/mt619423.aspx. We then deployed the VM using an ARM template. However, after roughly 90 minutes, the deployment would…


Token-based authentication support for Azure SQL DB using Azure AD auth

SQL Server security team would like to announce token based authentication support for Azure SQL DB V12 authentication using Azure Active Directory (AD). Currently we support two authentication methods: Azure AD user/password and Azure AD integrated authentication supporting Windows credentials ( see https://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/documentation/articles/sql-database-aad-authentication/ ). The new token-based authentication method allows middle-tier services to obtain a…


Here we go…

I’m Brett Hacker. Yep, it’s my real name. I’ve been working on the Microsoft stack for over 20 years and have recently joined the company as a Cloud Solution Architect in the Health and Life Sciences unit. From time to time, as I work with customers, I’ll discover a new or different way of doing…


ASP.NET Community Standup – February 2, 2016

This is the next in a series of blog posts that will cover the topics discussed in the ASP.NET Community Standup.  The community standup is a short video-based discussion with some of the leaders of the ASP.NET development teams covering the accomplishments of the team on the new ASP.NET 5 framework over the previous week. …


What’s inside a PDB File?

Background We have all used the Visual Studio Debugger to step through code, in the hunt for bugs.  For C or C++ code, that Debugger relies upon a file, with the extension “.pdb”, called the “Program DataBase”, or simply “the PDB”.  The PDB is written by the Linker when you build your program; it contains line-number and symbols…


Azure Content Spotlight – February 2016

Welcome to the Azure Content Spotlight!  Here the Azure Development Community will post some articles and posts that we feel the community should be aware of. The Microsoft Azure Stack is a feature that many organizations have been waiting for before moving to the cloud and could make a lot of sense when there is already an…


Write once and deploy to Microsoft Azure or Microsoft Azure Stack from Visual Studio

The Microsoft Azure Stack Technical Preview gives enterprises the ability to deliver Azure applications and services from their own datacenters. Today, we’re happy to share that we’ve built Azure Stack support into Visual Studio’s Azure Resource Group deployment process. Enterprises today must manage both hyper-scale web applications and complex requirements such as ensuring regulatory compliance…