Change size of Azure SQL Managed Instance using PowerShell

Azure SQL Managed Instance is fully-managed SQL Server Database Engine hosted in Azure cloud. With Managed Instance you can easily add/remove cores associated to the instance and change the reserved size of the instance. You can use PowerShell to easily manage size of the instance and automate this process.


Integrating Angular Unit Tests With Visual Studio Team Services (VSTS) Using Headless Chrome and Puppeteer

In the following post, Premier Developer Consultant Wael Kdouh expands on a previous post and demonstrates how you can run unit tests using headless Chrome and utilize Puppeteer to install Chrome on your CI server. In a previous post, I showed you how to Integrate Angular Unit Tests with Visual Studio Team Services (VSTS). Whereas…


Postmortem: Global VSTS availability issues – 22 May 2018

Customer Impact: On 22 May 2018, Visual Studio Team Services (VSTS) experienced a major incident across multiple regions between 15:00 and 16:55 UTC.  An event in a Western European scale unit of the Team Foundation Service (TFS), caused a chain reaction that sporadically took other TFS scale units offline in other regions.  Based on our…


Microsoft ストア アプリ版 Office 2016 (Centennial) での開発 – その1 – (DLL の読み込み)

※ この記事は以下の Office サポート フォーラムに移行しました。 https://social.msdn.microsoft.com/Forums/ja-JP/40e7a626-34ce-4508-84d6-af68b69612ce/microsoft-office-2016-centennial-1-dll-   こんにちは、Office 開発サポート チームの中村です。久しぶりの投稿になります。 このタイトルの記事では、新しい提供方法である「Microsoft ストア版 Office 2016」における、これまでの Office との違いについて、Office 開発観点から記載していきたいと思います。今後もこのテーマでは何度か投稿することになると思いますが、今回はまず、DLL 読み込み動作の違いについて記載します。   1. Microsoft ストア版 Office 2016 とは? Office 開発観点の話の前に、そもそも、Microsoft ストア版 Office 2016 とはどういうものかを簡単に説明します。 Office 2016 には色々なライセンス契約方式がありますが、これは単に契約上のみの違いではなく、販売方法によって、Office アプリケーション自体も異なる仕組みで提供されています。現在、以下の 3 種類の提供形式があります。   1-1. クイック実行 (C2R) 形式 Office 365、市販パッケージ (FPP)、以前のプレインストール (PIPC) がこの提供形式です。また、MSDN サブスクリプション契約でダウンロードできる検証用の Office 2016 も (プロダクト キーの入力などの認証方式はボリュームライセンスに一見見えますが) クイック実行形式です。 インターネットなどからサイズの小さいインストーラをダウンロードして実行し、インストールの中で実行モジュールのダウンロード等を行います。最低限の準備ができると…


Creating Azure SQL Managed Instance using ARM templates

Azure API enables you to create Azure SQL Managed Instance using ARM templates. These are JSON objects that contain definition of resources that should be created. You can send these objects to the Azure REST API to automate creation of Azure SQL Managed Instance.


Equation-Editor OfficeMath Feature Comparison

This post compares the Design Science Equation Editor and MathType features with the Microsoft Office native math features (OfficeMath). Some comparison is given in the post Other Office Math Editing Facilities. Most math constructs are supported by all three environments. Notably missing in OfficeMath are long division and matrix row/column lines. We start with an…


Lesson Learned #49: Does Azure SQL Database support Azure Active Directory connections using Service Principals?

The answer is Yes!. Just finishing a service request following the instructions placed on this URL  but with a limitation: Service Principal of the Managed Service Identity is not currently supported.  It is supported if you register an application in Azure portal > Azure Active Directory > Application registration.   Just to mention that there it not…


Part 2 – Deploying Your Dockerized Angular Application to Azure Using VSTS

In part 2 of a series of posts, Premier Developer Consultant Wael Kdouh demonstrates how to eliminate daunting requirements and instead install Angular build tools and utilize Docker to more easily and efficiently deploy an application to Azure using VSTS. From Wael: In part 1 I demonstrated building a VSTS build pipeline which built an…


Customize your neural translations with the new Translator custom feature

Translate your company’s content better than ever by customizing Microsoft Translator’s state-of-the-art Neural Machine Translation (NMT) with the new Translator custom feature, announced this week at Microsoft Build. Use the new custom feature with the new Translator text translation API (V3) or the preview of the new unified Speech service. With the custom feature, you…


New SSH Experience and Remote Debugging for Linux Web Apps

The App Service team is happy to announce the Public Preview of a new SSH experience and the remote debugging capability for Linux app developers. In this release, we’re also enabling SFTP (Secure File Transfer Protocol) for Linux web app content management. What’s new? We’re introducing a new TCP tunneling technology for Azure App Service,…