Blobfuse is an open source project developed to provide a virtual filesystem backed by the Azure Blob storage.

Blobfuse uses the libfuse open source library to communicate with the Linux FUSE kernel module, and implements the filesystem operations using the Azure Storage Blob REST APIs. Features Mount a Blob storage container on Linux Basic file system operations such as mkdir, opendir, readdir, rmdir, open, read, create, write, close, unlink, truncate, stat, rename Local…


2018 Guidance from AzureCAT: SAP on the Microsoft Platform

This past year was a busy one for the AzureCATs. Here’s a list of all the SAP guidance that was published or refreshed in 2018. Refreshed items are noted with “(refresh)”. Bold articles are showcased in more detail at the bottom of this page.   Improve SAP BW Perf with the Flat Cube – Blog…


Logic App SAP trigger: ERROR Gateway not connected to local R/3

When using a SAP system topology where the SAP Gateway does not run the SAP DIALOG process, and registering a new Logic App SAP trigger, you may get the SAP failure: ERROR Gateway not connected to local R/3 This is happening because Logic Apps is providing the SAP Gateway information for the RFC server registration…


Join us: Government cloud strategies: What to know – Feb. 27

Cloud technologies are critical to keeping pace with innovation and securing America’s technical advantage. Cloud enables leading edge solutions for federal and military agency missions; ranging from improved citizen services and safety to protecting our warfighters and national security. The importance of cloud to government is evident in the recently-released Department of Defense Cloud Strategy…


Cumulative Update #2 for SQL Server 2014 SP3

The 2nd cumulative update release for SQL Server 2014 SP3 is now available for download at the Microsoft Downloads site. Please note that registration is no longer required to download Cumulative updates. To learn more about the release or servicing model, please visit: CU2 KB Article: https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/4482960 Microsoft® SQL Server® 2014 SP3 Latest Cumulative Update:…


Cumulative Update #16 for SQL Server 2014 SP2

The 16th cumulative update release for SQL Server 2014 SP2 is now available for download at the Microsoft Downloads site. Please note that registration is no longer required to download Cumulative updates. To learn more about the release or servicing model, please visit: CU16 KB Article: https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/4482967 Microsoft® SQL Server® 2014 SP2 Latest Cumulative Update:…


.NET Framework February 2019 Preview of Quality Rollup

Today, we released the February 2019 Preview of Quality Rollup. Quality and Reliability This release contains the following quality and reliability improvements. CLR Addresses an issue in System.Threading.Timer where a single global queue that was protected by a single process-wide lock causing a issues with scalability where Timers are used frequently on multi-CPU machine.  The fix…