Service Fabric with Humio Monitoring

Having a solid monitoring solution is paramount to running production workloads in the cloud. Running your workloads on Service Fabric allows you to integrate with a monitoring solution of your choice since diagnostics are transmitted through standard formats. We are pleased to announce another monitoring integration with Humio, a log management system providing real time…


元年 vs 1年 (Gannen vs Ichinen) with the 令和 Reiwa Era

In my previous post I showed how to use the Registry to enable the new 令和 Reiwa Era for the Japanese Calendar. Some customers have asked how to also display the 元年 (Gannen) for the first year. For current versions of Windows, we have set a registry value to select 1年 (Ichinen). You can remove…


Azure Service Fabric 6.4 Refresh Release

Soon, the .NET SDK, Java SDK and Service Fabric runtimes will be available through Web Platform Installer, NuGet packages and Maven repositories. The update generally takes 7-10 days to complete in all regions. Service Fabric Runtime Windows – 6.4.654.9590 Ubuntu – 6.4.649.1 Service Fabric for Windows Server Service Fabric Standalone Installer Package -6.4.654.9590 .NET SDK Windows .NET…


A portable way to get GC events in process and no admin privilege with 10 lines of code (and ability to dynamically enable/disable events)

I’ve been talking about doing managed heap performance analysis with ETW events for ages because ETW is just such a powerful tool. It has a well defined format so many components, from kernel modes to user mode ones, all emit ETW events which means you can have tools that just know how to parse the…


Global Azure Bootcamp, Praha, Brno, 27.4.2019

Podobně jako minulé roky budou i letos, v sobotu 27.4.2019, probíhat celosvětové technické komunitní akce v rámci Global Azure Bootcamp. Akce nejsou pořádané Microsoftem, je to čistě komunitní záležitost, včetně technického programu. V ČR budou letos souběžně ve dvou místech: Praha: https://www.azurebootcamp.cz/ 09:00-18:15, Microsoft ČR, Vyskočilova, Praha 4 Brno: https://www.kentico.com/global-azure-bootcamp-2019 14:00-19:00, Kentico software,  Nové sady 25, Brno střed   Obsah…


Impending GPS Week Number rollover

If you are synchronizing time from national NTP servers or servers that derive their time from national NTP servers, this is most likely a non-event for you. National NTP servers typically use local (terrestrial) accurate clocks to serve time and don’t rely on GPS for time distribution. I should mention that I can’t speak for…


Reconnect Series: Christian Stahl

Christian Stahl is a Reconnect Member who is heavily invested in giving back to his community using Microsoft technologies. He was awarded Microsoft MVP in SharePoint Server in 2011 for four years and has just started a new job as Senior Enterprise Architect at Tieto in Sweden. Christian has used his skills and knowledge in…


SAP Type handling connection parameter

From our internal testing, the new connection parameter (Safe Typing check-box): The change is about to merge to our master branch for deployment in the following days. The update to the connector in the cloud will work in pair with a pending update to the On-Premises Data Gateway, while remaining backward compatible with current version…