U-SQL Tip: Generating ranges of numbers and dates

Many common scenarios for U-SQL developers require constructing a RowSet made up of a simple range of numbers or dates, for example the integers from 1 to 10. In this blog post we’ll take a look at options for doing this in U-SQL. In the process, we’ll get a chance to learn how to use some common U-SQL features:…


New SQL Server 2016 functionality helps SAP supportability

Due to the combined effort of the SAP – Microsoft Porting group the SQL Server Development team added a new functionality to the SQL Server UPDATE STATISTICS command and to the way SQL Server automatically updates statistics. This new functionality enables the SAP customers on SQL Server to persist a sample rate of the manual…


Teaching with a new device this term? View an on-demand webinar to get the most from Windows 10 in the classroom

To help educators get to grips with new devices and get most out them in an educational setting, we have a number of on-demand webinars delivered by trained teachers, Student Ambassadors and Microsoft product experts, aimed at familiarising them with some of the latest accessibility features of Windows 10, as well as closer looks at some of the specific devices from a range OEMs and the Microsoft Surface family of devices.


The TestContainer Capability

Updating off pre-RTM bits once RTM ships ought to be routine. But if you have not already done so in the case of the .NET Core based Test projects, let me give you a reason to do so. vstest delegates discovery and execution of tests to test-framework-specific adapters. Adapters indicate the kind of test containers…


Docker Blog Series Part 3– Deploy IIS based applications to Service Fabric using Docker Containers

In the third post in his blog series on Docker, Premier Developer consultant Monu Bambroo illustrates how to deploy IIS based applications to Service Fabric using containers. One of  the value propositions of using containers with Service Fabric is that you can now deploy IIS based applications to the SF cluster. In this blog post,…


Disabling Server Message Block Version 1 (SMB v1) in Azure

Microsoft has always considered security to be priority #1. Whether it be in the cloud, on-premises, or across hybrid deployments, security is part of our DNA and we do whatever we can to help protect our customers and our platform. This is especially true when it comes to the Azure public cloud, where Microsoft has…


MVP Week 2017 – Uma semana de palestras, totalmente gratuítas, com os melhores especialista em tecnologia!

Dia 21 de Agosto inicia a MVP Week, será uma semana de palestras com os melhores especialista em tecnologia no mercado.  O evento será dividido em 5 noites, e você terá oportunidade de participar de todas as sessões que quiser. Basta se inscrever aqui no evento e os links para ingressar em cada Webcast serão…


[FAQ] Azure 管理ポータルのギャラリーからデプロイした Azure 仮想マシン上の SQL Server の構成変更 (ディスク拡張) について

  皆さん、こんにちは。 BI Data Platform サポートチームです。 今回は、Azure 管理ポータルのギャラリーからデプロイした Azure 仮想マシン上の SQL Server の構成変更 (ディスク拡張) について紹介します。   Azure 管理ポータルのギャラリーから 以下のイメージを選択し、デプロイした場合、以下の構成でインストールが行われます。   SQL Server 2012 SP3 Standard on Windows Server 2012 R2 SQL Server 2012 SP3 Enterprise on Windows Server 2012 R2 SQL Server 2014 SP2 Enterprise on Windows Server 2012 R2 SQL Server 2014 SP2 Enterprise…


Taking feedback

I’m going to try something very non-traditional for my blog. I don’t know if it’s a good idea or not but we’ll give it a go and if everyone hates it, I’ll find a different vehicle.  I’ve had a career of roughly 30 years now and I’ve been in countless situations from developer in a…

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Анонсированы .NET Core 2.0 и ASP.NET Core 2.0

Добрый день, сегодня мы рады поделиться важными обновлениями: .NET Core 2.0 теперь доступен в окончательной версии. Вы можете начать разработку в командной строке, в вашем любимом текстовом редакторе или же в следующем релизе Visual Studio 2017 15.3, Visual Studio Code или Visual Studio для Mac. Все готово, чтобы выдержать все рабочие нагрузки как на вашем локальном железе, так и…