Windows Azure Virtual Machines

In diesem Beitrag möchte ich die neuen Windows Virtual Machines vorstellen, die ab heute als Teil des Windows Azure Services in einer Vorschauversion veröffentlich wurden. Ich halte zwar das bisherige PaaS-Konzeptfür leistungsfähiger, in der harten Realität des IT-Alltags kann jedoch nur selten eine Anwendung neu oder auch nur teilweise umgeschrieben werden. Doch das ist meistens…


Ankündigung der neuen Windows Azure Services

Auf dem Windows Azure Blog wurden soeben die neuen Windows Azure Services angekündigt, die in einer ersten Vorschauversion ab morgen am 7. Juni veröffentlicht werden. Im Vordergrund der neuen Services stehen Funktionen, die einen Hybridbetrieb von Anwendungen zwischen Eigenbetrieb und Cloud Services ermöglichen. Während Windows Azure bisher ein sogenanntes Plattform as a Service (PaaS) Modell…


Contoso CRM, Szenarien der Demoumgebung

Im folgenden Video möchte ich Ihnen kurz die Szenarien vorstellen, die neben der Standard Microsoft Dynamics CRM Installation auf dem Demo System enthalten sind. Doppelklick für den Vollbildmodus      


Improving Microsoft Dynamics CRM Performance and Securing Data with Microsoft SQL Server 2008

Initiated by the Microsoft Dynamics CRM Engineering for Enterprise Team a new document has been released, which shows the different techniques you can use to further improve the performance of Microsoft Dynamics CRM by using SQL Server 2008. In summary, the results of the testing efforts demonstrate that the SQL 2008 features like Compression, Filtered…


Update Rollup 2 for Microsoft Dynamics CRM available

Update Rollup 2 for Microsoft Dynamics CRM is now available: KB article: Download center page:  


Windows Azure and Microsoft Dynamics CRM Services

  For quite a while now we have heard Microsoft talk about the next shift in the software industry and we have called it our Software + Services (S+S) strategy, also known simply as cloud computing. And today, chief software architect Ray Ozzie announced Windows Azure, a cloud operating system that serves as the development…


Microsoft Dynamics CRM JScript Export Tool

I recently had to transfer several customizations to a different CRM installation. While Microsoft Dynamics CRM offers an export and import functionality, in this case I just wanted to select specific client side customizations. However, manually grabbing all jscript code is a little bit time consuming. Instead, I wrote a few lines of code to…


CRM 4.0 RTM VPC, Tools and Sample Data

Thanks to Michael Rich the new VPC Image is now available as a download. In addition there is a great demonstration tool, which helps you to prepare your demo environment and demo data. The VPC image is a one computer setup including Microsoft CRM 4.0 and associated Microsoft Dynamics CRM clients for Microsoft Office Outlook…


Updated Microsoft Dynamics CRM 4.0 SDK

Via E-Mail from Amy:   The Microsoft Dynamics CRM 4.0 SDK download package has been updated.  Version 4.0.1 includes several important changes:  The Plug-in walkthrough in the CHM has been updated to match the readme that is included in the SDK\Walkthroughs folder. The Readme file in the SDK\tools\deployworkflowtool folder has been corrected. Additional sample code has been…