New filter experience on the Marketplace

We have enabled a new filter experience with the aim of simplifying the search and navigation on the Marketplace. Filters are now part of the results page, providing more prominence to the extensions on the page. It also allows us to add more filter options, like the Price filter, to quickly filter for paid extensions…


Register Now: Hybrid Cloud Infrastructure Partner Training

Learn how Windows Server and System Centre 2016 delivers new layers of security to help protect customers’ datacentres from new and emerging threats. Understand the software defined datacentre components found in Azure can help customers achieve cost reduction while still achieving high standards for performance. Check the new capabilities on Windows Server to support traditional…


#HackTheClassroom: Wie ein OneNote-Tool für einen Gänsehaut-Moment sorgte

Gastbeitrag von Stefan Malter, Diplom-Journalist, Medientrainer, Dozent am Institut für Journalistik der Technischen Universität Dortmund sowie Chefredakteur beim TV-Lernsender nrwision. Außerdem ist er Microsoft Innovative Educator Expert (MIE Expert), Microsoft Certified Educator (MCE), MIE Surface Expert sowie Autor des Tutorial-Blogs „OneNote für Lehrer“. Hallelujah! Microsoft meint es endlich ernst mit OneNote. Das wurde auch Zeit:…


Azure News on Friday (KW39/16)

Auch diese Woche gab’s wieder viele Nachrichten zur Microsoft Azure Plattform. Hier sind nähere Infos dazu… Aktuelle Neuigkeiten Datum Nachricht 29.09. Generally available: Azure Disk Encryption for Windows and Linux for Standard and Premium IaaS virtual machines Disk Encryption in Azure Virtual Machines mit Key Vault Schlüsseln 29.09. Generally available: Storage Service Encryption for Azure…


SSIS The version number in the package is not valid

In a previous blog post, I showed you how you can set a target server version for an SSIS project in SSDT on VS2015 in order to deploy packages to multiple versions of SSIS catalogs. This is pretty cool, but if you deploy a project with a version that is newer than your SSIS catalog,…


Create a Professional Learning Community in 3 Easy Steps with Office 365

Educators teach students every day, and just like their students, they also strive to be life-long learners.  Professional Learning Communities (PLCs) provide the support educators need to continue to grow new teaching skills with their peers. Groups of educators can work and learn together to improve student achievement through book study, action research, or learning a new best practice through PLCs. Now, Office 365 Education provides an easy to use framework for PLCs that was built on feedback received directly from teachers. PLCs help keeps everyone together, enabling educators to communicate and collaborate with their peers efficiently in one place.


行動應用開發平台寶典 (三) 行動 DevOps

前言 微軟的 Visual Studio Team Services、Team Foundation Server、Xamarin Test Cloud 與 HockeyApp 提供開發者與 IT 人員一個全方位的環境,讓您的團隊可以管理專案並快速地建置、測試與佈署行動 app 和後端的服務。


Design Pattern: Security – Masked Text

Aliases: Masking out Context: In the user interface (UI) of a software system, the user enters protected information such as a password, an access key, a credit card number etc. Problem: The entered information is visible during data entry and whenever any user (the one who entered the data, or a foreign user) opens the…


Installing Power BI Desktop through SCCM

Installing Power BI Desktop through SCCM Over the past few months, my enterprise customers have been challenged to keep up to date with the latest monthly installations of Power BI Desktop as the product group releases new functionality. In enterprise environments where local users are not administrators on their machines, it is a challenge to…


Cloud-load testing service is hyper-scale ready: lessons from generating 1M concurrent user load

Every now and then we hear of a business-critical app failing during major promotional or seasonal events such as holiday sales. More often than not it turns out that the app is not ready for the massive demand created on such occasions – causing the servers to fail and resulting in dissatisfied customers and lost…