Azure IoT Hub Toolkit for Visual Studio Code generally available for managing Azure IoT Hub and Devices with ease

Last year, we release the preview version of Azure IoT Hub Toolkit extension for Visual Studio Code. With our continuous development, the Azure IoT Hub Toolkit has a rich set of features to help IoT developers manage and develop Azure IoT Hub in Visual Studio Code. Now the Azure IoT Hub Hub Toolkit is generally available…


Windows Command-Line: The Evolution of the Windows Command-Line

Welcome to the second post in this “Windows Command-Line” series. In this post we’ll discuss some of the background & history behind the Windows Command-Line. Specifically, we’ll explore its humble origins in MS-DOS, to its modern-day incarnation supporting tools like PowerShell and Windows Subsystem for Linux.


Azure Data Architecture Guide – Blog #1: Introduction

I’m proud to introduce you to the recent Azure Data Architecture Guide! This guide acts as a menu or syllabus for data professionals to select their data services and technologies. Find the blog posts in this series here: Azure Data Architecture Guide – Blog #1: Introduction – This one Azure Data Architecture Guide – Blog #2:…


Windows Command-Line: Backgrounder

This is the first of a series of posts in which we’ll explore all things command-line – from the origins of the command-line and the evolution of the terminal, to what we’re doing to overhaul and modernize the Windows Console & command-line in future Windows releases.


Best Practices: Important and critical headers for EWS

It’s important to set several headers in your code help assure calls will work and to provide information to be used in diagnosing issues. As an example, some calls wither won’t work or may only work against some servers if you don’t set the X-AnchorMailbox header. If there is a need to review your application’s…


AzureCAT Whitepaper: High-performance computing on Microsoft Azure: GlusterFS

Download the whitepaper: High-performance computing on Microsoft Azure: GlusterFS This guide is an introduction to creating an Azure HPC cluster and HPC storage. Getting started with high-performance computing (HPC) on Azure doesn’t have to be confusing. This article and the resources in the accompanying GitHub repository were designed by the Azure Customer Advisory Team (AzureCAT)…


AzureCAT eBook: Parallel Virtual File Systems on Microsoft Azure

Download the Parallel Virtual File Systems eBook. This guide documents the results of a series of performance tests on Azure to see how scalable Lustre, GlusterFS, and BeeGFS are. Using a default configuration, the Azure Customer Advisory Team (AzureCAT) discovered how critical performance tuning is when designing Parallel Virtual File Systems (PVFSs) on Azure. Use…


データベースのコピーについての資料のまとめ

Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations (D365FO) で使用しているデータベースのコピーについての資料をまとめました。 === 初めに === [データベースの種類] D365FO で使用しているデータベースは、以下の 3つの種類があります。 (A) Azure SQL (本番環境)  — 本番環境で使用している Azure SQL データベースには、SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) にてアクセスすることができません。 (B) Azure SQL (本番環境以外)  — 本番環境以外での Azure SQL データベースには、SSMS よりアクセスすることができます。 (C) SQL Server [環境] 構築できる環境は以下の通りです。() は使用している上記データベースの種類です。 – 実装プロジェクト(Implementation Project) 本番環境 — (A) Tier2 から Tier5 までの…


Match Colours or Symbols – Small Basic Featured Program

Today’s featured program is “Match colours or symbols” written by Glenn Broadway. Glenn wanted to learn how to use OnKeyDown and OnMouseDown events in the GraphicsWindow so he wrote a simple matching game.  The program ID is PRP467. But he said it seems that FontSize doesn’t work in the Silverlight player.  I tried to fixed this problem…