Initial Coin Offerings: Know the risks before you buy

Guest post by Janya Eighani – Principle Solicitor at Lehman Walsh Lawyer   ICOs (initial coin offerings) are an unregulated way to gather capital to finance a Startup. Given it is unregulated, there are risks associated with investing in an ICO. Since the issuance of such tokens is currently outside the scope of regulatory oversight,…


Managed object internals, Part 4. Fields layout

In the recent blog posts we’ve discussed invisible part of the object layout in the CLR: Managed object internals, Part 1. The Layout Managed object internals, Part 2. Object header layout and the cost of locking Managed object internals, Part 3. The layout of a managed array This time we’re going to focus on the…


Enabling extensibility on Pricing

Disclaimer: This is only a proposed solution and is subject to change without further notice   Here is an overview of the changes being done to make the pricing area extensible. Pricing is a heavily customized area and modifying the price search is currently impossible without overlayering. This article outlines a proposed solution for some…


Node.js ではじめる Bot 開発 (基本編)

hNode.js と Microsoft Bot Framework を使用した Bot 開発について紹介します。 同様の内容は、既に VAL 研究所の丸山さんが、ほほ完璧な記事をブログに公開していますので、サクッと開発して Azure のデプロイして Web に公開したい方はぜひこちらを参考にしてください。 Microsoft Bot Framework、Azureを利用したBot開発!Bot作成からWeb上で公開するまで 私のほうはツールの使い方やデバッグの方法など交えつつ書いていきたいと思います。 Microsoft Bot Framework とは Microsoft Bot Framework は Chat Bot を効率よく開発するためのフレームワークです。 プログラムコードから利用する Bot Developer SDK と、さまざまなメッセージングサービスに Bot を公開するための Bot Connector、Bing や Cortana などから利用できる Bot Directory で構成されています。 Bot Framework を使用するメリット Bot Framework を使用するメリットは、SDK が用意されているので Bot のインターフェースや仕組みをわざわざ自分で開発しなくても良い、というのはもちろんですが、なんと言っても、Bot をひとつ作れば、Facebook…


Docker Blog Series Part 4 – Managing Secrets inside Kubernetes Cluster in Azure Container Service

One of the common tasks in application development is to manage configurations. Some of the configurations can be sensitive information. One of the features of Kubernetes is secret management. There are many approaches to retrieve secrets from the secret management store. In this blog post, I will show you how to manage a sample secret…


Few interesting findings on HANA with MDC

Few interesting findings on HANA with MDC I was working on HANA with MDC and had few very interesting learnings. If you have been using non- MDC HANA databases, you may come across those scenarios. This article summarizes the issues and their resolutions. Setup Configuration I had following setup for SAP HANA during my testing….


Wednesday Featured Forums: System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM) Forum

Greetings Everyone Welcome to another Wednesday featured forum, today we will be looking at the System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM) Forum. What is SCCM? Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM) is a Windows product that enables administrators to manage the deployment and security of devices and applications across an enterprise. SCCM is part of the Microsoft System Center 2012 /…


Pausing Azure SQL Data Warehouse using an Automation Runbook

When a Azure SQL Data Warehouse is paused, all running queries are canceled. If there are queries running that have data movement, rollback operations will likely happen. These rollbacks can take many hours to complete. While these rollback operations are running, the service is not paused. In many cases, allowing the current actions to complete would prevent lost…


HealthVault S70 release

HealthVault S70 release has been deployed to PPE and will be available later this week in production environment. There is no changes impacting to HealthVault developers. Please use the MSDN Forum to report any issues.