The Diversity And Inclusion Blog Series: Our First Thoughts

This post was written by Microsoft Global Manager Karen Juhl and Microsoft Community Program Manager Betsy Weber. Photo by MVP Karen Lopez.  Diversity + Inclusion = Success   We believe this same equation is applicable to our MVP community, as well to technical communities worldwide. Diversity is defined as the condition of having or being composed…


Secure Provisioning of IoT device using Azure IoT Hub device SDK

Editor’s note: The following post was written by Visual Studio and Development Technologies MVP Alon Fliess as part of our Technical Tuesday series, with support from MVP Award Blog Technical Editor James Chambers. Introduction Security is a serious subject, especially when it comes to IoT systems and devices. There’s many critical systems that if malicious…


Happy March! It’s the Friday Five

Transactional Replication from Availability Groups to Azure SQL Database: Part 1 – Planning Jes Borland is a Senior SQL Engineer at Concurrency and a Microsoft Data Platform MVP based in Neenah, Wisconsin, USA. She holds an AAS – Programmer/Analyst degree and has worked with SQL Server as a developer, report writer, DBA, and consultant. She…


Introducing The MVP Award Blog Technical Committee!

The MVP Award Blog is pleased to announce the launch of its Technical Committee! While in the past we asked MVPs to elect their own technical editors, this often left them scrambling to find someone to revise their work. So from now on, this fine group of MVPs – the Technical Committee – will technically edit each…


Q&A: Tracy van der Schyff Just Finished Writing A Blog A Day For One Year

  Office Servers and Services MVP Tracy van der Schyff wrapped-up an amazing feat today. She’s finished writing one blog a day 365 days! The series, called Around the Office in 365 Days, includes a year’s worth of blogs on Office 365 – and it was started to empower people around the globe to expand…


Storage Spaces Direct: An Overview

Editor’s note: The following post was written by Cloud and Datacenter Management MVP Anton Kolomyeytsev as part of our Technical Tuesday series, with support from MVP Award Blog Technical Editor Tony Champion. Microsoft Storage Spaces Direct is the first real software-defined storage by Microsoft. This means the solution, which doesn’t need dedicated SAN or NAS to store data,…


Wait, it’s the weekend already? Happy Friday Five!

Rencore TechTalks: Getting To know Feature Pack 1 For SharePoint 2016 With Trevor Seward Tobias Zimmergren is a 9 year Microsoft MVP and works as a product manager for Rencore cloud offerings. He has the lead on building a cloud platform for Rencore, where customers can securely and easily use tools and offerings as services on…


Protecting Azure Logic Apps Using Azure API Management

Editor’s note: The following post was written by Microsoft Azure MVP Kent Weare as part of our Technical Tuesday series with support from his technical editor, Microsoft Azure MVP Steef-Jan Wiggers. Introduction In this blog post, we are going to explore two complementary Azure Services: Azure Logic Apps and Azure API Management. When used together,…


The Friday Five: These Blog Are Worth Talking About

Windows Containers for Geeks! Mike Nelson’s career in information technology spans over two decades, involving a vast array of technologies and solutions. He’s passionate about cutting edge technology, solutions, and knowledge sharing. Mike’s been awarded the Microsoft MVP Award for Cloud and Datacenter Management, the Microsoft Azure Advisor, the Citrix Technology Professional, and as a VMware…