Deploying Intel Cloud Edition for Lustre* on Microsoft Azure

Arsen Vladimirskiy | Updated April 27, 2016 Update from November 21, 2018: Information below is dated. Please review a more recent article from Azure CAT team describing Parallel File Systems for HPC Storage on Azure and download PDF of the whitepaper. About Lustre Lustre is the most widely used parallel filesystem in high performance computing…


Office 365 Dev Patterns and Practices graphics presentation

During past years we have created significant amount of different graphics for different usage scenarios explaining Office 365 and SharePoint usage. I do get quite often questions around on where do we get these graphics and how others could use them. Personally I do not really use drawings from others, so I have drawn majority…

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Sending email from an Azure Web App using an O365 SMTP server

This article has been moved to its new location here: https://benperk.github.io/waws/2015/2015-10-sending-email-from-an-azure-web-app-using-an-o365-smtp-server.html One of the surprises I had when I moved many of my sites from a domain hoster to an Azure Web App was that the platform only provided web services and that I had lost my SMTP services.  That meant I was not able to…


Recommended settings for materials that acts as consumables in production

The core team has been engaged in a couple of requests about how to set up raw materials that acts as consumables in production. In these requests the following characteristics has been used for consumables: They are never stored in the raw material warehouse, but filled up directly at the production locations, therefore warehouse work…


New support for serial number registration in production

The hotfix in Microsoft Knowledge Base (KB) article 3093049, which is planned for release in mid-October, enables scenarios where registration of a component’s serial number can be postponed until the time of consumption in production. Here is one of the customer scenarios we have been looking at: Most of the components we use for our…


Order picking from license plate locations

The hotfix in Microsoft Knowledge Base (KB) article 3093049, that is planned to be released mid-October, enables order picking from license plate locations for raw material picking. This hotfix also introduces a policy that controls the status of the material line after raw material picking has been completed. Order picking from license plate locations For raw…


Overproduction in Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012

  With the introduction of the new warehouse management capabilities in Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R3, it is possible to Report as finished a production or batch order from a handheld device. The only disadvantage of using this capability is that you can’t overproduce. The user will be blocked by the error: Quantity reported as finished…


The Top 10 Project Management Books

Note: This article is updated at Program Management Books. “No one can whistle a symphony. It takes a whole orchestra.” — H.E. Luccock Being an effective program manager at Microsoft means knowing how to make things happen.  While being a program manager requires a lot more than project management, project management is still at the…


How to Update Certificates for AD FS

How to Update Certificates for AD FS Active Directory Federation Services (AD FS) 3.0 is a server role included in Windows Server 2012 R2. Active Directory Federation Services (AD FS) 4.0 is a server role included in Windows Server 2016. Certificates used by federation servers Each federation server is required to have a server authentication…


Now available: Windows Key Shortcuts for Windows 10

Before I go on hiatus from the blog (as I spend a lot of my free time on our internal sites in support of customers and partners, as well as occasional musings on Twitter), I’d like to share this handy guide listing the various shortcut keys available via the keyboard in Windows 10. As you’ll…