ExpressRoute common customer questions answered

  I was asked by a higher education customer in Arizona some questions about ExpressRoute for their Azure subscriptions so I posted them here:     ExpressRoute circuit diagram showing Azure Public, Azure Private peering and Microsoft peering to other Microsoft cloud services like Intune, CRM Online, Office 365, etc..   Can you have both…


Windows フィードバックはまず検索を

日々 Windows 10 のフィードバックハブへのご報告ありがとうございます。 たまに見ていますがやはり残念なところがあります。それは皆、同じ内容のものを個別に報告してしまっているケース。これです。


SqlCommandFilters–a tool for every toolbox

SqlCommandFilters is a utility assembly that will automatically parse your SqlCommand.CommandText and parameterize it for you. Why would you want to do this?   Picture this  You want to leverage SQL Server Always Encrypted, but you your queries are not currently parameterized You have a web application that builds all SQL input from elements on…


Client unable to establish connection.. error when you configure ‘max server memory’ to a low value

  When you inadvertently set SQL Server’s ‘max server memory’ to a very low value, you may experience one or more of the following symptoms: SQL Server cannot be started (from a tool like configuration manager) and the following message is logged in the SQL error log:”An internal query can’t be executed due to inefficient…


Easy tables, Easy APIs error message ‘Unsupported Service’

Overview When you try to access or create Easy tables or Easy APIs in Azure App Services or Azure Mobile Apps you may get this error message in the portal: Unsupported service. Cause Easy tables and Easy APIs are only available to an Azure Mobile App that has been created initially as an Azure Mobile…


Millennial Manager

Unlike a lot of technical blogs, Premier Developer covers a range of both technical and business focused topics.  Why?  Simply put, developers need to understand the business and the business needs to understand developers.  This post is provided by Dan Simmons, a Technical Delivery Manager in Microsoft’s Modern Application Domain and a millennial manager.  David…


C++14/17 Features and STL Fixes in VS “15” Preview 4

Visual Studio “15” Preview 4 is now available, with a new installer.  (VS “15” is an IDE version number, not a year.  It’s the next major version after VS 2015, which was IDE version 14.  VS has different numbers for its year branding, IDE version, and C++ compiler version.)   All of the features and…


New Web Property OneNoteVersionIntervalMinutes since August 2016 CU

With the following change we introduced a new property some SharePoint administrators may find useful. 3115454               August 9, 2016, update for SharePoint Foundation 2013 (KB3115454) http://support.microsoft.com/kb/3115454/EN-US • You have versioning enabled on a document library. You were be unable to control how frequently a new version of an OneNote Notebook Section file will be created….


Improving Concurrency & Scalability of SQL Server workload by optimizing database containment check in SQL 2014SQL 2016

Starting SQL 2012, database containment property is introduced in SQL Server database to support contained databases. As described in MSDN article here, database collation not only applies to data stored in user tables but also applies to variables, stored procedure parameters, GOTO labels. In case of contained databases, the collation of the metadata, variables, parameters,…


App Dev on Xbox One Live Event 30th August 2016

Windows 10 Anniversary Update was released earlier this month  Windows 10 Anniversary Update SDK, build 14393, was made accessible to any developer who wishes to build UWP applications that, for the first time ever, also target Xbox One consoles. With so many great new features and APIs to talk about, we are excited to announce…