Lesson Learned #4: Modifying the default time zone for your local time zone.

Currently, the default time zone on Azure SQL DB is UTC. Unfortunately, there is not possible to change by server configuration or database configuration. All Azure services use UTC time zone settings, regardless of their physical location. This also applies for SQL Azure, so if you need a custom time zone you’ll have to manage that in…


IIS Bindings

Introduction A binding is an attribute of a website which is used to uniquely identify itself and consists of a combination of IP, Port and the Hostname. Basically Binding = IP + Port + Hostname Confusion So if its that simple, where and when does the confusion arise? Consider a situation where you have multiple websites hosted…

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Lesson Learned #3: Modifying the fulltext stopword list in Azure SQL Database.

Hello everyone This morning I was working in a new very interesting situation is using fulltext, as you, probably know, Azure SQL Database V12 is possible to use fulltext with partial implementation, until today. In this situation, we are not able to obtain any row running the following query SELECT [Key] as OrgId, [Rank] as Score FROM CONTAINSTABLE(Company, Name,…


Export Dynamics AX”7” Entities to your own Azure SQL Database

We are happy to announce the availability of the feature to export Dynamics AX Data Entities to your own database with hotfix KB 3175368 and KB 3175369 available for download immediately. This feature will also be included with the next Dynamics AX platform update. With this capability, Administrators have the ability to “configure your own…


Code in new languages and get the full social programming experience with Exercism

As part of my new job, I’ve been exploring how modern devs learn new skills. Traditionally, you would pick up a dead-trees form factor and page through it, maybe install the sample code from a CD or a web site, and tinker with the platform until you felt like you wouldn’t sound like an idiot…


PnP JSCore 1.0.3

The latest release, 1.0.3, of the Patterns and Practices JavaScript Core Library includes some new enhancements and fixes to issues reported since the last release. Support for Node The largest enhancement included in this release is the addition of the NodeFetchClient which uses SharePoint OAuth add-in only authentication to allow the library to work directly from node….


Период бесплатного обновления Windows 10 скоро закончится!

Приближаясь к годовщине запуска Windows 10, мы спешим поделиться с вами радостной новостью – Windows 10 уже установлена на 300 млн активных устройств по всему миру! Нам приятно осознавать, что Windows 10 стала одним из крупнейших онлайн-сервисов менее чем за год. Являясь центральным элементом концепции персонализированных компьютерных технологий, новая ОС предлагает пользователям знакомый, но более…


CORESTART 2016: Třídenní konference pro vývojáře a IT profesionály

Microsoft nedávno uvolnil ostrou verzi nové generace vývojářské platformy .NET Core, a již za pár měsíců se chystá vydat další verzi svého klíčového produktu Windows Server 2016. Konference CORESTART, to jsou tři dny plné novinek pro vývojáře a IT odborníky. Přijďte se podívat a dozvědět se něco nového o technologiích, které jsou aktuálně v kurzu….


Microsoft and Red Hat Partnership Expanded to Government

We are pleased to announce the expansion of the Microsoft and Red Hat partnership that will now enable government organizations additional options to migrate their Red Hat subscriptions to Microsoft Azure Government.  This extends Microsoft Azure’s certification as a Red Hat Certified Cloud and Service Provider (CCSP) to now serve our U.S. Government customers via…