Intermittent issues with Profile site – Mitigated

Final Update: Thursday 6/01/2017 12:34 AM UTC The issue has been mitigated by DevOps team,and are actively working on to prevent any recurrence. We apologize for the inconvenience caused and appreciate your patience. – MSDN Service Delivery Team —————————————————————————————————————– Initial Update: Wednesday 05/31/2017 10:51 PM UTC Intermittent issues with Profile site Our Engineering team is engaged and actively investigating the…


SQL Updates Newsletter – May 2017

Recent Releases and Announcements SQL Server 2017 CTP 2.1 now available The primary enhancement to SQL Server 2017 in this release is the ability to configure SQL Server configuration settings through environment variables passed in as parameters to Docker run. This enables many of the SQL Server configuration scenarios in Docker containers such as setting…


Logger for Performance testing

About the Logger Logging is an integral part of performance testing. The following method of logging performance testing, (done) using coded UI test or selenium test using Visual Studio will help in getting better insights into 1. The response time for a transaction 2. The response time for a complete scenario 3. Finding out average…


Azure SQL DW Learning, Expanding

So I’ve been involved with learning SQL DW by jumping in the water. DO NOT THINK YOU CAN JUST DO SQL LIKE BEFORE! Not all functions and methods work the same as they did before, when you look up a function in MSDN/TechNet, make sure you see SQLDW as one of the listed supported database…


Host Integration Server 2016 Cumulative Update 1 has been released

Host Integration Server 2016 Cumulative Update 1 has been released. This Cumulative Update addresses multiple issues found since the release of Host Integration Server 2016. The Knowledge Base article can be found here. https://support.microsoft.com/help/3216544 You can also download Cumulative Update 1 from here:  https://aka.ms/his2016cu1  Thank You.    


05/15 – Errata added for [MS-OIDCE]: OpenID Connect 1.0 Protocol Extensions

OIDC client role support information for Windows 10 v1607 was added to the document. In Section 3.1.5.3, OpenID Provider Configuration endpoint (/.well-known/openid-configuration), OIDC client-role support information for Windows 10 v1607 was added to the product behavior note: https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/mt798160.aspx


05/15 – Errata added for [MS-NKPU]: Network Key Protector Unlock Protocol

Changes were made to two sections, 2.2.1.1 DHCPv6 Vendor Class Option Structure and 2.2.1.4 DHCPv4 Vendor Specific Information Option Structure, to clarify that 16 bytes of MAC precede 32 bytes of encrypted result in the Option-Data and Suboption Data field: https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/mt786705.aspx