Azure App Services Security

Cloud and service and Security go hand in hand. Azure App Services is no exception to it. Here is the assorted list of security measures can be taken for App Services Secure your web app using various means of authentication and authorization Setup Azure Active Directory authentication for your app Secure traffic to your app…


Azure App Services Migration Assistance

We have many tools paid and free to help us migrate workloads to cloud. There are a very few for Platform-as-a-service apps. It is believed that most of the time PaaS requires application re-write. However, a well-designed futuristic modern web application is ready for App Services most of the time. Microsoft provides state of the…


What is your Azure SQL DTU

While sizing one of the points which comes to the mind is how can we SIZE our Azure SQL Database. Azure SQL Database tier is based on the unit known as DTU. This is combination of few things. Please refer the official Azure documentation for details. However Microsoft Azure also provides a small utility to…


How can I get started with Kubernetes using Azure Container Services?

  I had a university customer in the northwest ask me about how to get quickly started with the new Kubernetes on Azure Container Services (ACS). I had not played with it much so I put together a quick walkthrough of how to get Kubernetes going via Azure Container Services and how it can be…


CIMOL Goes to Manila: Dalam Perjalanan

Hari ini, tim CIMOL berangkat ke Manila untuk mengikuti Imagine Cup 2017 South East Asia (SEA) Final. Dengan menggunakan maskapai Philippine Airlines, tim CIMOL berangkat pukul 13.00 WIB. Penerbangan sejauh 2800 (dua ribu delapan ratus) kilometer ini ditempuh dalam waktu 5,5 jam. Setibanya di Manila, tim CIMOL langsung meluncur ke Solaire Resort, yaitu lokasi penginapan,…


Connectivity issues with Marketplace – 04/22 – Resolved

Update: Saturday, 22 April 2017 02:44 UTC Users should now be able to access the market place without any issues.  During this impact window (Start Time: 2017/04/22 00:00 UTC  (2017/04/21 17:00 Pacific) and End Time: 2017/04/22 00:10 UTC  (2017/04/21 17:10 Pacific)) users might have faced connectivity issues on Market and might have got 500 errors. This issue was mitigated once…


Connectivity issues with Visual Studio Team Services – 04/22 – Resolved

Update: Saturday, 22 April 2017 03:41 UTC Root cause has been isolated to a missing registry entry for the builds using legacy OAuth validation. To address this issue we deployed a configuration change and the system is now working as expected. Users should now have no issues to connect to Visual Studio Team Services through CI/CD builds….


Update to System.Server.Assurance requirement

The System.Server.Assurance certification requirement for the current Long Term Servicing Branch (LTSB) of Windows Server 2016 (version 1607) has been updated. You can view the updated requirement on MSDN via the following link: https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/hardware/commercialize/design/compatibility/systems#system.server.assurance The requirement to support the Hardware Security Test Interface (HSTI) is now conditional based upon the generation of server-class systems being…


Application Insights Planned Maintenance – 04/13 – Final Update

Final Update: Friday, 21 April 2017 23:43 UTCMaintenance has been completed on infrastructure for Application Insights Availability Web Test feature.Necessary updates were installed successfully on all nodes, supporting Availability Web Test feature. -Deepesh Planned Maintenance: 17:00 UTC, 18 April 2017 – 00:00 UTC, 22 April 2017 The Application Insights team will be performing planned maintenance on Availability Web Test feature….