Many facets of India’s first Openness Days

Recently Microsoft in India hosted India’s first Microsoft Conference, Openness Days 2016, showcasing the opportunities in fusing Microsoft and Open Source technologies. The event combined a traditional MVP Day (formerly MVP Open Day) followed by an augural hackathon event on Open Source technologies. Hosted on Microsoft Azure in collaboration with the State Government, the Open…


MS FEST 2015 rocked the Czech Republic!

Organized by Microsoft Most Valuable Professionals (MVPs) and Microsoft Student Partners (MSPs) for the ninth time this year, the biggest technical conference in the Czech Republic, MS FEST, took place on October 10-11 in Brno and November 28-29 in Prague. Held at two popular universities in the country’s largest cities, the event attracted 850 participants and…


C.E.U.S by Iberian SharePoint Conference

Created by 18 MVPs and other community members, C.E.U.S by Iberian SharePoint Conference staged its largest technical event last week in Madrid, Spain. Designed to bring together leading experts in technology and productivity platforms (including SharePoint, Skype for Business, Exchange, Office 365 and Microsoft Azure) from the Iberian Peninsula and Latin America, the conference offered…


Ten Awesome Features of Visual Studio Code

Editor’s note: The following post was written by Windows Platform Development MVP Sam Basu. If you have been following the Microsoft developer space of late, you may have thought to yourself – “It’s a new Microsoft.” These realizations were none the more evident than if you attended the recent //BUILD developer conference. Change is in…


Create a SharePoint Production Farm on Azure

Editor’s note: In partnership with Microsoft Press, MVPs have been contributing to an ongoing guest series on their official team blog. Today’s article is from SharePoint MVP Inderjeet Singh Jaggi and is the 53rd in the series. Thanks, Inderjeet! Create a SharePoint Production Farm on Azure After the release of my first MVP blog post,…


The MVP Global Summit: A Virtuous Cycle

The following post was written by MVP Program Event Manager Paulette Suddarth   Widely recognized as one of the most important community events in the world, next week’s MVP Global Summit will be, as it always is, a reflection of the community itself. MVPs are instrumental in every facet of the event, helping us plan…


Using sys.dm_os_ring_buffers To Diagnose Memory Issues in SQL Server

Editor’s Note: The following MVP Monday post is by SQL Server MVP Grant Fritchey Because of the ways that SQL Server interacts with the Windows operating system, memory and memory management between the two can be pretty confusing. If you just look at the allocated memory within the operating system on a standard SQL Server…


MVP Friday Five: March 23, 2012

We’ve received some great suggestions for blog posts this past week and selected a few for you covering the gamut of Exchange Server to SQL Server.  Read, enjoy and reach out to us on your channel of choice: Facebook, Twitter, etc. with your comments or just to say hi!   1. Update and Populate LegacyExchangeDN…


MVP Friday Five: March 16, 2012

We’ve seen some great posts from our MVPs and selected a few of them to share.  Great work guys!  1. Analyze server performance with Microsoft System Center Advisor: How to get started By System Center Cloud and Datacenter Management MVP John Joyner |  @john_joyner John explains what System Center Advisor does and how the goal…