[AAD] How to create Service Principal through CLI

There are multiple ways to generate the Service Principal for Azure AD. Say, through portal, CLI or PowerShell. I always used Azure portal for this registration. But started liking CLI way of generating principal which is very simple and easy to register and generate the required keys and move on. Yes, many times you would…


Visual Studio Toolbox: SmartHotel360 Demo App Overview

This is the first of a five part series where I am joined by various technical experts to review the SmartHotel360 demo app, which was used in the keynotes at Connect() last November and is available on GitHub. In this episode, Erika Ehrli takes us on a tour of the app and provides insights into…


Visual Studio Toolbox: OzCode V4

In this episode, I am joined by Omer Raviv, who shows how the OzCode Visual Studio extension makes debugging C# code simple, easy and even fun. Omer demonstrates many magical debugging features, including a LINQ debugging experience, which makes learning and debugging functional code easier. He also shows an exclusive sneak-peek of OzCode v4 and…


Fluentd で収集したログを Azure Event Hubs に連携する方法

Microsoft Japan Data Platform Tech Sales Team 中川 ログ収集に Fluentd を利用されている方は多いかと思います。その収集したログを kafka にキューイングし、必要に応じて Spark で処理をしつつストレージ等に蓄積されているケースもあるかと思いますが、Azure には大量のストリーミングデータをキューイングする Event Hubs、更にキューイングされたデータを加工した後に別サービスに出力する Stream Analytics という PaaS が用意されております。今回は Fluentd から Azure Event Hubs にログを飛ばしてキューイングし、Stream Analytics でAzure Blob Storage に出力してログを蓄積する方法について触れたいと思います。


New Features in Visual Studio Code IoT Edge Extension 0.1.3 & IoT Toolkit 0.5.0

At the Connect(); 2017 in last November, we announced public preview of Azure IoT Edge. Now you can bring the intelligence of the Cloud right to the IoT Edge as well as easily create and manage business logic for your devices. The new Azure IoT Edge extension for Visual Studio Code along with the updated Azure IoT Toolkit extension will…


Database File movement in SQL AlwaysOn Availability group: A walk-through

Hello all,   In this blog, we are covering the scenario of moving the database files of AlwaysOn Availability Group (AG) enabled database to another location on all replicas with minimum downtime. To demonstrate database file movement, using Windows 2012 R2 cluster with AlwaysOn configured on SQL 2016 instance. This walk-through provides an example of…


Error improvement for invalid X-AnchorMailbox in REST API calls

Update 1/29: Based on feedback, we’ve adjusted the HTTP status code to 400 instead of 421. All other details remain the same. We wanted to give you a heads-up on a recent change to the error returned by the Outlook REST API when the value of the X-AnchorMailbox is incorrect. If your app has error-handling…


Exciting New Features in App Service Diagnostics

Have you checked out App Service diagnostics yet? In November 2017, we announced the general availability of App Service diagnostics, our new self-service diagnostic and troubleshooting experiencing to help you resolve issues with your web app. Since then, based on your feedback, we’ve enabled several exciting features in the past few months. TCP Connections We…


複寫疑難排解 Replication Troubleshooting

複寫疑難排解 Replication Troubleshooting   從TLog讀取 sp_replcounters (Transact-SQL) Returns replication statistics about latency, throughput, and transaction count for each published database. This stored procedure is executed at the Publisher on any database. sp_replcounters sp_repltrans (Transact-SQL) Returns a result set of all the transactions in the publication database transaction log that are marked for replication but have…