BizTalk 2016 feature pack 2 released!

Yesterday, the BizTalk product team has released the feature pack 2 that contains very exciting new features: Deployment and Administration Application Lifecycle Management with VSTS Using Visual Studio Team Services, you can define multi-server deployments of BizTalk Server 2016, and then maintain those systems throughout the application lifecycle. Backup to Azure Blob Storage When deploying…


Microsoft Connect 2017 Visual Studio App Center Round-Up

Last week’s Connect event was full of exciting announcements, demos, and technical sessions. From announcing the General Availability of Visual Studio App Center to showing you how to use the latest and greatest services to build better apps, we’re excited to help developers focus on what matters: shipping awesome apps on any platform. In case…


Run your PySpark Interactive Query and batch Job in Visual Studio Code

We are excited to introduce the integration of HDInsight PySpark into Visual Studio Code (VSCode), which allows developers to easily edit Python scripts and submit PySpark statements to HDInsight clusters. This interactivity brings the best properties of Python and Spark to developers and empowers you to gain faster insights.


C# 7 Series, Part 6: Read-only structs

C# 7 Series Part 1: Value TuplesPart 2: Async MainPart 3: Default LiteralsPart 4: DiscardsPart 5: Private ProtectedPart 6: (This article) Read-only structs Background In .NET world, there are two basic types: reference types and value types. To be short, Reference types are classes that can be inherited/extended, when passing reference type objects, a “pointer”…


Announcing Host Integration Server 2016 Cumulative Update 2

We are happy to announce the release of Microsoft Host Integration Server 2016 Cumulative Update 2. This cumulative update package contains hotfixes for issues that were resolved after the release of Host Integration Server 2016. The update packages are available for download from Host Integration Server 2016 CU2. We recommend that you test the cumulative…


.NET Framework setup verification tool, cleanup tool and detection sample code now support .NET Framework 4.7.1

I have posted updated versions of the .NET Framework setup verification tool, the .NET Framework cleanup tool, and the sample code to detect .NET Framework install states that support detecting, verifying, and cleaning up the .NET Framework 4.7.1. You can find more information about how to download and use these tools at the following locations:…


Entendendo os PAGE SPLITs e o que seria o FILL FACTOR.

Olá pessoal tudo bem com vocês? Espero que sim! Estava bem sumido do meu blog (http://sqlmagu.blogspot.com.br/) mas vou tentar voltar as poucos (devagar rsrs) e agora vou postar as coisas novas por aqui. Como DBA SQL Server você provavelmente já sabe que o SQL Server aloca páginas de dados e índices de 8 KB e…


Surface Book で Windows Mixed Reality を楽しむ!

Surface Book 2  が GeForce GTX 1050 を積んだ Mixed Reality Ultra PCとして華々しくデビューを飾った裏で、Surface Book は Mixed Reality を楽しめないという悲しい状況でした。 まさか新旧デバイスでこうも状況が違うとは。見た目だけならUSB-CかMini DisplayPort かの違いしか見えないのにw しかし、なんとか Surface Book でもMixed Reality を楽しめそうです。もちろんパフォーマンスの問題はありますが、できるとできないは大違いですよね。実際の作業もポイントはレジストリの中身を1か所だけ削除するだけ。あとは最新環境を整えるのはほかのマシンでも同じですからね。


Microsoft BizTalk Server 2016 Feature Pack 2

Available now is Microsoft BizTalk Server 2016 Feature Pack 2. This update to BizTalk Server 2016 contains new and improved capabilities for modernizing BizTalk Server workloads in the areas of deployment, runtime and analytics. Deployment and Administration Application Lifecycle Management with VSTS Using Visual Studio Team Services, you can define multi-server deployments of BizTalk Server…


Storage Account Replication with Functions and Event Grid

In this blog post we’re going to take a look at how we can create a serverless solution to enable a custom replication capability in Azure Storage. We’re going to be storing data in an Azure Blob Storage Account, and will use the newly released Event Grid service to enable replication using an Azure Function….