Experiencing Alerting failure for Availability Data Type – 01/12 – Resolved

Final Update: Saturday, 13 January 2018 02:23 UTCWe’ve confirmed that all systems are back to normal with no customer impact as of 13 January 2018 02:15 UTC. Our logs show the incident started on Friday, 12 January2018 20:20 UTC and that during the ~6 hours that it took to resolve the issue customers were not able to…


1/18 Webinar: Using PowerApps and Flow to create Line of Business “portals” by Vishwas Lele

This week rejoining us is one of the earliest adopter of PowerApps Vishwas Lele to walk through a common use case of PowerApps: a “portal” for line of Business Applications. Using PowerApps and Flow to create Line of Business Enterprise “portals” for by Vishwas Lele Vishwas will showcase a PowerApp application that is essentially a…


End of Support for Host Integration Server 2010

Microsoft Host Integration Server 2010 will reach end of extended support on January 12, 2021.  If you are using this version, please upgrade to Host Integration Server 2016 before January 12, 2021 to ensure supportability. The following resource is available to help with upgrade: https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=54950   Have questions about supported products? Visit Microsoft Support Lifecycle…


Quick Guide on Importing Data from SQL Server (or SQL Azure) to Cosmos DB

Sample code here: https://github.com/knethteo/SQLAzuretoCosmosDB This sample does the following: Create SQL DB Table.txt That will create the initial database in SQL Server or SQL Azure The main Program will read the database, parse the data and store them in Cosmos DB Before you start the program, you will have to do step 1, and edit…


Performance degradation in multiple regions – 01/16 – Mitigated

Final Update: Tuesday, January 16th 2018 23:56 UTC The issue has been mitigated.• Telemetry indicated that calls to SPS Extensions were failing due to client authentication errors.• We performed a certificate update earlier today which we suspected was related to the authentication error• While we were in the process of rolling back the certificate update,…


Scott Guthrie, Executive Vice President, Microsoft Cloud Red Shirt Tour

Azure Red Shirt Dev Tour Scott Guthrie, Executive Vice President, Microsoft Cloud and Enterprise Group VENUE INFO Birmingham, United Kingdom National Exhibition Centre (NEC) Birmingham B40 1NT United Kingdom For transportation options and directions, visit National Exhibition Centre (NEC). Tech Summit Birmingham | January 25, 2018 Learn how to better develop, deploy, and manage cloud…


BizTalk MSDN links: They’re going away. This is your ‘heads up’ moment.

Hello friends. I hope this blog post finds you well, and warm snuggled up with some hot chocolate and marshmallows. Please keep this warm and fuzzy feeling while we brace for the MSDN retirement, and the future of docs.microsoft.com. Downloadable PDFs All BizTalk 2000 – BizTalk 2010 MSDN documentation links are going to redirect to…


Last Week on DirectX Shader Compiler (2018-01-16)

A few things to note from last week. The hardware support section was updated with Intel driver version numbers and links. Ben has submitted a pull request for secure HLSL. This is mostly scaffolding for adding content to specify a suite to verify conformance at the language level, and aiming for a secure variant of…


Imagine Cup 2018 – first information for Central Europe

It’s that time of year again and Imagine Cup is about to start. Today we want to give you a short heads-up on what’s coming up during the next couple of months. Microsoft’s Imagine Cup 2018 is our global student technology competition designed to be the stage to present the ideas and projects of students…