Implementing GlusterFS on Azure (HPC Scalable Parallel File System)

Authored by Rakesh Patil (AzureCAT). Edited by Nanette Ray and RoAnn Corbisier. A whitepaper of this content is available on Azure.com: Implement GlusterFS on Azure Introduction Recently, AzureCAT worked with a customer to set up GlusterFS, a free, scalable, open source distributed file system that works great for applications hosted on Microsoft Azure. Like our…

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Assign Multiple Azure AD users to multiple roles in multiple subscriptions using Powershell

This is an interactive Azure Powershell script that allows you to add multiple users to multiple roles across multiple subscriptions. Uses the Powershell GridView to allow you to multi-select users, roles and subscriptions. Search Azure AD using display name search strings or email addresses to create a list of users to grant rights to. Select…


Microsoft announces Bangla, the latest language supported by Microsoft Translator

With this new text translation language available, locals and travelers can communicate from and to Bangla throughout Bangladesh, the Indian subcontinent and around the globe by using the Microsoft Translator apps on their preferred device (Windows, Android, Kindle, or iOS).  Businesses can also easily integrate the Translator text API in their business processes such as…


How DevOps are changing the face of IT

The IT industry has faced a paradigm shift in the last few years. A squeeze on resources and capital has pushed organizations to transform their operations from the ground up. Organizations across the sector are dealing with intense pressure and competition while striving to deliver value. A solution to this conundrum is the confluence of…


How to access resource in Express Route VNET from Azure Web App

Scenario Azure Web App is connected to a VNET (VNET1) using Point-To-Site and then there is another VNET (VNET2) with Express route Gateway. Both VNET are in Azure. Note: This blog is only if requirement is to access resource in Azure VNET having ER gateway. If your requirement is to access On-Prem resources from App…


Visual Studio 2017 version 15.1 Preview and Windows 10 Creators Update SDK

It’s only been a week since we released Visual Studio 2017 and we’re already working on an update: Visual Studio 2017 version 15.1 Preview. This Update preview includes two main changes: improvements to the Universal Windows Platform (UWP) tools to support the Creators Update SDK and the addition of the Python tools. For full details…


EWSEditor 1.18 Released

This new release has a lot of new features which have been needed and requested countless times.  Now you can pull in lists of properties you want to see, search calendars, export data for items into CSV files or as binary files. These lists of properties you can pull in are ones you can define…


Service Fabric Community Q&A 10th Edition

We will be holding our 10th monthly community Q&A call next Thursday, March 16th at 10 AM Pacific Time. We’re holding these events every third Thursday of the month. As always, there is no need to RSVP. Just navigate to http://aka.ms/sfcommunityqa at 10 AM Thursday and you’re in. Talk to you then! The Service Fabric Team


Bringing together mobile users with Kaizala

Business success is all about efficiency. From small firms to multinational organizations, managing on-field mobile users and daily tasks effectively is usually the biggest hurdle. At Microsoft, we decided to meet this challenge head-on. The challenge was compounded by the changing nature of business in the emerging world. Mobility has reshaped the way emerging markets…


Optimize your productivity with .NET in Visual Studio 2017

Visual Studio 2017 makes you more productive by getting you to your code fast and helping you write code quickly. With improvements to performance, navigation, and debugging as well as the additions of new refactorings, code style configuration/enforcement, and live unit testing, this release is chock full of advancements. This post shows you how to…