Check out this week’s top reads, it’s the Friday Five!

SQL Server Replication – Of The Duplication Kind Warwick Rudd is a Data Platform MVP, Microsoft Certified Master – SQL Server 2008, Founder and Principal Consultant at SQL Master Consulting. With over 15 years of experience beginning with the release of SQL Server 6.5, he has worked in both Australia and England from small start-ups to Multi-National…


Friday Five: Posting SQL Server notifications to Slack and More!

Comparing Azure Functions and AWS Lamba Herve Roggero is recognized for his thought leadership and passion for providing accessibility to data in the tech space. Herve’s knack for distilling complex real-time data consumption challenges and presenting digestible solutions make him the ideal speaker, teacher, and teammate.  Herve is the Co-Author of PRO SQL Azure, PRO Windows Azure SQL Database…


Sit Back, Relax, it’s The Friday Five!

Using Excel and Visio to Create Data-Driven Process Mapping Flowcharts Elaiza Benitez is a MVP in Business Applications and works for Barhead Solutions as a Dynamics 365 consultant in Melbourne, Australia. Elaiza began working with Dynamics CRM version 4 in 2009 Elaiza and has loved it ever since. In her spare time she likes to make…


Friday Five: A Bot For Smart Homes, Windows 10 IoT Core, And More!

Complex Joins .NET Core 2.0 Entity Framework And SQL Server Oscar Garcia is a Principal Software Architect who resides in Sunny South Florida. He is a Microsoft MVP and certified solutions developer with many years of experience building solutions using .Net framework and multiple open source frameworks. Currently, he specializes in building solutions using technologies…


Based In Cities Around The World, Delve Into What These Global MVPs Have To Share

TechNet: Office 365 Chat Based Workspace John Naguib is an Office Servers and Services MVP. He’s also a Solution Architect and Senior Consultant, with a deep knowledge of SharePoint. In addition, he has a strong .net application development background and is knowledgable in Office 365, Azure and several Microsoft products. John is a recognized expert within the…


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Office 365 Project Time Report Mobile App getting started: Business Solutions MVP Paul Mather @pwmather VMWare VM Backup in DPM Setup: Cloud and Data Center Management MVP Steve Buchanan @buchatech Downgrading from SQL Server Enterprise to SQL Server Standard: Business Solutions MVP Jerry Weinstock @crminnovation A Busy Week At Microsoft Ignite: Office Servers and Services MVP…


With Deep SQL Knowledge, These MVPs Do Extensive Good

The MVP community is well known for its generosity—freely sharing technical knowledge and expert advice, and often helping to make the world a better place through philanthropic initiatives. We checked back in with a project that got its start almost a decade ago and has brought together scores of MVPs to help children around the…


Friday Five: In the Cloud

  SQL Server MVP Melissa Coates @SQLChick : Overview Power BI V2 Features End-to-End SharePoint Server MVP Nicki Borell @NickiBorell: The Anatomy of Office 365 Groups Enterprise Security MVP Debra Shinder: Active Directory in the Cloud SQL Server MVP Nigel Sammy @NigelSammy: Finding Your Active O365 Usage SharePoint Server MVP Matthew McDermott @MatthewMcD: Office 365…


Microsoft Turkey Summer Camp closes with 55,000 attendees

Annually providing top-notch technical sessions and workshops to 100 university students around Turkey, Microsoft Turkey Summer Camp kicked off on August 3rd at the Microsoft Turkey Istanbul office and will run until the end of the month. Also called as Open Academy Summer Camp, this event provides an opportunity for students to take the first…


Moving Your SQL Databases to Azure – Things to Know

Editor’s note: The following post was written by SQL Server MVP Martina White as part of our Technical Tuesday series. SQL Azure is a compelling platform for data storage. It’s cheap, reliable, and highly accessible. However, it’s not identical to SQL Server on-premise, and there are a number of things to be aware of when…