GitHub, NuGet, and VSTS

There are April 2018 releases on GitHub for DirectX Tool Kit (DX11 / DX12), DirectXTex, DirectXMesh, and UVAtlas. These were more minor releases focused on code quality, fixing a few bugs, and cleaning up some new /analyze issues based on the C++ Core Checker rules that will be appearing in Visual Studio 2017 (15.7 update)…


Blockchain in the Enterprise

In this post, Sr. Consultants Farah Deendar and Chike Okor introduce blockchain concepts and enterprise adoption constraints. So, what is Blockchain exactly? Blockchain, also called distributed ledger technology (DLT), is a cryptographically safe, secure, decentralized and immutable database. Blockchain is used to create a digital transaction ledger that is shared among a distributed network of…


Enterprise Edition, Custom Setup, and 3rd Party Extensibility for SSIS in ADF

As we continue our march towards General Availability (GA) of SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS) in Azure Data Factory (ADF), we are excited to announce the release of three interrelated features for Public Preview: Enterprise Edition, Custom Setup, and 3rd Party Extensibility for Azure-SSIS Integration Runtime (IR).   Enterprise Edition The Enterprise Edition of Azure-SSIS…


How to Get to the Keys/Secrets From Azure Active Directory

Introduction This article has been written to help find where the keys/secrets are in the Azure portal depending on how you have set up your application. It will also provide some help in regards to extending/changing the Client Secret for an Enterprise Application in a Multi-Tenanted Scenario.     Custom AAD Registration Keys/Secrets In order…


Azure SQL Database – the database engine that cannot die

Azure SQL Database is highly available database Platform as a Service that guarantees that your database will be up and running 99.99% of time, without worrying about maintenance and downtimes. This is a fully managed SQL Server Database Engine process hosted in Azure cloud that ensures that your SQL Server database is always upgraded/patched without…


Unified Service Desk 3.3.0 is Released

Continuing towards our goal towards bringing the best and the brightest of Dynamics 365 experiences to our users, enabling our developer community to build and deploy robust solutions, and providing our customers with even more reliable and compliant Unified Service Desk, we have released the latest version 3.3.0. Download Unified Service Desk 3.3.0 The highlights…


日本国別要件の支払方法「締日」をご利用のお客様へ

現在以下の問題の発生が報告されています。   ご利用環境のバージョンや適用済の Hotfix、ご利用の支払条件によって現象の発生状況が異なるため、以下のような現象を確認された際には Hotfixの適用とあわせ回避策による対応をご検討ください。なお、回避策の対応をする場合でも各 Dynamics AX のバージョンにあわせた Hotfix の適用が必要です。   =============== 現象概要: =============== 支払方法「締日」を利用した場合、支払期日の計算が正しく行われない。 うるう年以外の2月に支払期日「28」/締日「31」の支払条件を利用すると、ひと月前倒しとなる。 支払期日「30」/締日「31」の支払条件を利用すると、計算結果が偶数月となる場合にひと月前倒しとなる。   現象の発生事例-1: 支払条件 = 31日締翌28日払い 請求書日付 = 2019年2月10日 計算される締日 = 2019年2月28日 (想定される期日 = 2019年3月28日)                           現象の発生事例-2: 支払条件 = 31日締翌30日払い 請求書日付 = 2018年9月10日 計算される締日 = 2018年9月30日 (想定される期日…


Replication Enhancement – Distribution Database in Availability Group

SQL Server replication uses the publisher, distributor, and subscriber paradigm to provide logical data replication capability between different SQL Server instances, and sometime with heterogeneous data source or data destination. Replication uses the distribution databases hosted on a distributor to centrally manage and control the configuration and operation of data replication. While the actual data…


New File Share Witness Feature in Windows Server 2019

This blog discusses a new feature in the upcoming release of Windows Server 2019.  Currently, Windows Insiders receive current builds of Server 2019.  We urge you to become an Insider and play a part in making Windows Server 2019 the best that it can be.  To do so, go to this link and sign up….


The most basic basic of OMS / Log Analytics is….

Updated post (27th June2018): The Log Analytics landing page has been updated https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/log-analytics/log-analytics-oms-portal-faq [Workspace Summary] is the new “Overview” —————————————————————— …please use the Azure Portal to access the product not the Legacy OMS portal. Simply from Portal.Azure.Com, select your Log Analytics workspace – then press OVERVIEW or Log Search rather than OMS Portal.  The old…