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Help improve our Azure docs!
5/14/2018 | Microsoft Azure | 2
On a weekly basis, over 5 million people find help using Microsoft online help and documentation. Despite having over 380,000 pages of articles, references, and tutorials, we each have our own stories of painful gaps. Today, we’re introducing a new project, code-named Aladdin that can help us use machine


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Technical Training from the Source
6/2/2014 | Cloudy with a chance of.... | 29
One of the most common questions I get asked is about training for organization resources when a customer is moving to Office 365. One of the best sources of technical training is the Microsoft Ignite series. The sessions on the Ignite site are often more technical, but could be useful for a wide audience.


Part 2 of our interview with Mark Kashman
6/2/2014 | Office 365 FM | 26
Tune in for the second half of Episode 10 where we talk to Mark Kashman -  Senior Product Manager for SharePoint. In this episode we continue our discussion of: - OneDrive for Business roadmap, features, syncing, administration - External sharing and user management - Site mailboxes vs groups in Yammer


Office 365 directory synchronization and avoiding accidental deletes
5/30/2014 | Paul Andrew | 31
We have a new option those who use DirSync for directory synchronization with Office 365. It monitors the staged delete updates that are to be sent to Azure AD and if they exceed a limit that you define then the delete operations are held until you review. This can help you to avoid accidental mass deletion


Episode 142: Microsoft Research project Orleans simplify development of scalable cloud services
5/30/2014 | Microsoft Azure Cloud Cover Show - Channel 9 | 25
In this episode Chris Risner and Haishi Bai are joined by Sergey Bykov, Principal Development Lead at Microsoft Research on project Orleans - a framework to simplify development of scalable cloud services. In this episode Sergey discusses the motivation for building project Orleans, describes the concepts


Office 365 directory synchronization and avoiding accidental deletes
5/30/2014 | Paul Andrew | 26
We have a new option those who use DirSync for directory synchronization with Office 365. It monitors the staged delete updates that are to be sent to Azure AD and if they exceed a limit that you define then the delete operations are held until you review. This can help you to avoid accidental mass deletion


Office Developer Platform code samples
5/29/2014 | Office Blogs - Office 365 Technology | 23
Learn about the great resources available to you as a developer for the Office platform, including code samples from MSDN, Patterns & Practices samples, and open-source sample projects. With these new enhancements, you can get started fast building apps and other business solutions. The post Office Developer


Microsoft Azure Universal Storage for SQL Server 2014
5/28/2014 | Rumors about Azure, SQL Server & Data in the Cloud.... | 31
I finally decided to write this blog post after the recent announcement, at last US TechEd in May, of a new Azure Storage feature called “Azure Files”, that is the possibility to mount Azure Blob storage as SMB shares inside Azure IaaS Virtual Machines (VM). Now, you have three different way (Azure Files,


The Garage Series for Office 365: Achieving the ‘impossible’ to extend SharePoint using the new app model
5/28/2014 | Office Blogs - Garage Series | 24
Some developers may say that full trust code is required to do things in SharePoint like branding OneDrive for Business sites, building people pickers or timer jobs. This week Jeremy Chapman and Richard diZerega return to the city known for making the impossible possible – Las Vegas – to see if there


The Garage Series for Office 365: Achieving the ‘impossible’ to extend SharePoint using the new app model
5/28/2014 | Office Blogs - Garage Series | 30
Some developers may say that full trust code is required to do things in SharePoint like branding OneDrive for Business sites, building people pickers or timer jobs. This week Jeremy Chapman and Richard diZerega return to the city known for making the impossible possible – Las Vegas – to see if there


Touch and the latest immersive experiences in Office
5/27/2014 | Channel 9 - Office 365 | 30
This week kicks off a six-part series on location in New Orleans and will cover the enhancements around touch and immersive experiences in the new Office. Jeremy Chapman is joined by Tal Krzypow and Tim Bakke to show Office experiences across screens of all sizes – from phones to large panel displays.


Persisting connections to Microsoft Azure Files
5/27/2014 | Microsoft Azure Storage Team Blog | 28
We recently blogged about our preview release of Azure Storage Files here. The post contained information on Azure Files, how to get started by applying for preview and explained some tools that we have to help you create the share and transfer data. This post will concentrate on how you can create a


Episode 141: API Management with Vladimir Vinogradsky
5/23/2014 | Microsoft Azure Cloud Cover Show - Channel 9 | 27
In this episode Haishi Bai is joined by Vladimir Vinogradsky, Senior Program Manager working on API Management at Microsoft.  API Management is a new offering from Azure that enables you to quickly expose backend services and APIs for consumption by developers in a controlled and reliable manner.  By


The Garage Series for Office 365: Under the Hood with Information Security and Compliance
5/21/2014 | Office Blogs - Garage Series | 35
Today Jeremy is joined by information protection engineering lead, Asaf Kashi, to explain the principles of data security and compliance along with the controls for administrators, end users and compliance officers. They discuss how built-in controls in Office 365 for Data Loss Prevention – including


The Garage Series for Office 365: Under the Hood with Information Security and Compliance
5/21/2014 | Office Blogs - Garage Series | 27
Today Jeremy is joined by information protection engineering lead, Asaf Kashi, to explain the principles of data security and compliance along with the controls for administrators, end users and compliance officers. They discuss how built-in controls in Office 365 for Data Loss Prevention – including


Simplifying the Office 365 admin experience
5/21/2014 | Office Blogs - Office 365 Technology | 23
To ensure that admins at all organizations, big and small, get the most from Office 365, we’ve started on a journey to simplify the Office 365 admin experience. Starting this month, we’re rolling out three new capabilities that will help you manage your service more simply The post Simplifying the Office


My TechEd NA 2014 Sessions available to watch
5/19/2014 | Jeremy Thanke's musings | 36
I’ve just returned from TechEd North American in Houston and already the sessions are available over at Channel 9. I had three sessions last week on Office 365 development which you can check out here: SharePoint Power Hour with Thorsten Hans Deep Dive into Developing Advanced Microsoft SharePoint Applications


TechEd USA Talks on Office 365 Identity Management
5/19/2014 | Paul Andrew | 31
The PowerPoint slides and recordings for TechEd US are all published now. Below are links to the Office 365 Identity Management talks that I presented and some related articles that have been published recently for more information. You can keep in touch with updates to Identity Management topics on


TechEd USA Talks on Office 365 Identity Management
5/18/2014 | Paul Andrew | 26
The PowerPoint slides and recordings for TechEd US are all published now. Below are links to the Office 365 Identity Management talks that I presented and some related articles that have been published recently for more information. You can keep in touch with updates to Identity Management topics on


Remote Mailbox Move Failures
5/18/2014 | Office 365 Tip of the Day | 29
When moving mailboxes from Exchange On-premise to Exchange Online , A very common error is ‘You can’t use the domain because it’s not an accepted domain for your organization’ as per the image below. The reason this happens is because there are proxy addresses in the mailbox that you are trying to move


Changes to default address lists in Exchange Online
5/16/2014 | Office Blogs - Office 365 Technology | 25
We announced earlier this year that we’re introducing a new Groups experience that will unify people, conversations, and content across Exchange, SharePoint, and Yammer. You can read more about Groups in the Evolution of email blog post. To prepare for the introduction of Groups, we are changing how


Microsoft Azure Storage Client Library and Tooling Updates @ TechEd 2014
5/16/2014 | Microsoft Azure Storage Team Blog | 28
Continuing our recent updates from TechEd, we are pleased to announce a number of updates and additions to our client libraries and tools. Client Libraries Java 1.0 – RTM Update Java was our first language supported outside of .NET. We have continued to update and improve it since its initial release,


Project Online Webinar
5/15/2014 | Channel 9 - Office 365 | 30
Education Webinar - Project OnlineProject Online – an Office 365 module - is a collaboration tool that can be used to save, view, and edit project plans, enter timesheets, report project status, and report across your portfolio of plans, all with the underlying benefits of version control and document


Office 365 Tech Tip of the Week: Search for Large Items In Users Mailbox
5/15/2014 | Office 365 Tip of the Day | 28
Description: Get-MailboxFolderStatistics CMDLET is used to provide folder information, including the size and number of messages within the folder. Additional Source: Get-MailboxFolderStatistics http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/aa996762%28v=exchg.150%29.aspx Exchange Online Limits http://technet.microsoft.com/library/exchange-online-limits%28EXCHG.150%29.aspx


The Garage Series for Office 365: Updates to Office 365 ProPlus for admins and first look at upcoming shared computer support
5/14/2014 | Office Blogs - Garage Series | 27
This week Jeremy is joined again by Curtis Sawin to demonstrate the latest admin features in Office 365 ProPlus and Click-to-Run. If you’ve wanted to install the entire Office suite without InfoPath or Access apps, its now possible and they’ll walk you through the new admin processes to do so. They also


The Garage Series for Office 365: Updates to Office 365 ProPlus for admins and first look at upcoming shared computer support
5/14/2014 | Office Blogs - Garage Series | 32
This week Jeremy is joined again by Curtis Sawin to demonstrate the latest admin features in Office 365 ProPlus and Click-to-Run. If you’ve wanted to install the entire Office suite without InfoPath or Access apps, its now possible and they’ll walk you through the new admin processes to do so. They also