Join startup founders & business angels for the 8th edition of Startup&Angels in Sydney!

We are excited to invite you to the eighth edition of Startup&Angels, sponsored by Microsoft!  An exclusive and relaxed networking event between startups and angels hosted by Australiance & Wombat Capital on Thursday, 14 December at BlueChilli (125 York Street) from 6pm to 9pm. It will be once again the perfect opportunity to discover the founders of promising startups while…


Readia Comic Viewer が使いやすい!

自炊本を読むのにViewer を使っています。Android であれば Perfect Viewer ですが、Windows 10 の環境ではいくつかのアプリを試し続けています。デフォルトでは古いデスクトップアプリであるMangaMeeya ですが、もうサポートどころか配布も望めず、最近挙動が怪しくなってきています。


Lesson Learned #31: How to measure a TSQL execution time against Azure Database for MySQL

Often, our customers asked about the connection latency or execution time of a query between their servers and their Azure Database for MySQL. Trying to identify what is the time spent in each step I created this PowerShell Script called SQLMySQLConnectivityTest.ps1 that in based on SHOW PROFILE ALL results shows the time spent in different steps of the query….


Lesson Learned #30: How to measure a TSQL execution time against Azure SQL Database

Very often, our customers asked about the connection latency or execution time of a query between their servers and their Azure SQL Database. Trying to identify what is the time spent in each step I created this PowerShell Script that measures several counters like Network Server Time, Execution time, Connection Time, etc.. based on the statistics data…


Integrate Web App with Azure Virtual Network by Point-to-Site VPN

It is a common scenario that we want to use VNet Integration to enable our web app access a database or other services running on a virtual machine in an Azure virtual network. With VNet Integration, we don’t need to expose a public endpoint for applications on the virtual machine but can use the private…


Early technical preview of JDBC 6.3.6 for SQL Server released!

We are excited to release a new early technical preview of the JDBC Driver for SQL Server. Precompiled binaries are available on GitHub and also on Maven Central. Below is a summary of the new additions to the project, changes made, and issues fixed. Added Added support for using database name as part of the…


New Git Features in Visual Studio 2017 Update 5

This week we released Visual Studio 2017 Update 5. In this release, we added new Git features which were based on your UserVoice requests to support Git submodules, Git worktrees, fetch –prune, and pull –rebase. To learn more about all of our Git features and what’s new in Visual Studio 2017 Update 5, check out our Git…

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GUI Designer – Small Basic Featured Program

Today I’d like to introduce GUI Designer which is created by Roshan Kumar Priya who is a 7th grade student (age 11). This program allows you to create Small Basic GUI.  And the description by Roshan is: GUI in Small Basic is a Graphics editor used to draw basic objects like Ellipse, Rectangle, Controls etc….

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Announcing Data & BI Summit in Dublin, Ireland 24-26 April 2018

Working with the Power BI User Group and Dynamic Communities I am very proud to announce Data & BI Summit will be held in Dublin, Ireland 24-26 April 2018. While the content committee hasn’t announced the final agenda…I have it on good authority Me, Amanda Cofsky, Will Thompson and Nikhil Gaekwad will be getting invited…