Showcase School Case Study- Broadclyst Community Primary School

Broadclyst Community Primary School (BCPS), rated Outstanding by Ofsted, was founded in 1810 to serve the children of the local community in Broadclyst, Exeter. Still a community school, now with its own 40-place nursery, it has developed a local, national and international reputation for its innovative use of IT and digital media. It is part…


Logical Volume Manager(LVM) with RedHat RHEL VMs in Azure and custom partitioning

Most on-premise deployments of Linux (eg RHEL VMs) are done with custom partitioning. Hitherto this was a little bit difficult to achieve, as these Linux VM images in Azure did not have support for LVM. Fret no more. Now there are images for RHEL and as well as CentOS, that have LVM suppport which you…


LCIDs are are really bad idea

Well, it’s been 4 years since I posted about the deprecation of LCIDs, though I started discussing the topic over a decade ago. It’s pretty much time to dump LCIDs. LCIDs were an OK idea when they were invented, though a couple quirks quickly broke their pattern.  However on a modern Windows 10 machine they’re…


有需要用到 WINDOWS 2016 的 IIS 嗎?

這是好多夥伴問我的問題? 一定要用最新的嗎? 對, 一定要用 Windows 2016 的 IIS 10. 主要的原因是它支援 HTTP/2 詳細的說明: HTTP/2 on IIS 或是在網路上找一下 HTTP/2 的一些說明, 就了解為何我的答案如此肯定. HTH. Jacky


Windows Server 2016 之 IIS 10 效能調校注意事項

Tuning IIS 10.0 文章中有提到要注意的事項, 大家可以跟這文章遂一調整. In this article Kernel-mode settings Cache management settings Request and connection management settings User-mode settings Ideal CPU setting for NUMA hardware User-mode cache behavior settings Compression behavior settings Central binary logging Application and site tunings Managing IIS 10.0 modules Classic ASP settings ASP.NET concurrency setting Worker process and recycling options…


Microsoft IOT Cloud Workshops

The purpose of this workshop is to provide you with an opportunity to collaborate with both Microsoft staff and industry peers to build a pre-defined IoT solution that will enable you to take the skills learnt and replicate this in your IoT use case. • Melbourne 7th – 8th December 2017 • Sydney 11th –…


Experiencing Data Access Issue in Azure Portal for Many Data Types – 11/23 – Resolved

Final Update: Thursday, 23 November 2017 13:01 UTCWe’ve confirmed that all systems are back to normal with no customer impact as of 11/23, 12:15 UTC. Our logs show the incident started on 11/23, 12:00 UTC and that during the 15 minutes that it took to resolve the issue 6% of customers experienced Data Access Issues…


Azure Content Spotlight – IoT Edge

Welcome to another Azure Content Spotlight! These articles are used to highlight items in Azure that could be more visible to the Azure community. IoT sensors are becoming more sophisticated, and as their capabilities increase, the need for more complex processing also increases.  Azure IoT Edge extends cloud intelligence to devices by allowing AI and analytics to…


MIEE Spotlight- Jennifer Harvey

Today’s MIEE Spotlight is on Jennifer Harvey, a teacher from Kilmaron Special Education School in Fife. Jenny is passionate about the role that technology can play in supporting young people with a range of educational needs. The pupils that Jenny works with in Kilmaron have complex additional support needs including; communication, mobility requirements and support…