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ADAL.NET 3.17.0 released
10/11/2017 | Microsoft Azure | 4
ADAL.NET (Microsoft.IdentityModel.Clients.ActiveDirectory) is an authentication library which enables developers to acquire tokens from Azure AD and ADFS, to be used to access Microsoft APIs or applications registered with Azure Active Directory. ADAL.NET is available on several .NET platforms (Desktop,


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How to monitor and alert potential Disk and VM Level IO Throttling on Linux VMs using ARM
9/29/2017 | Azure Support Blog | 9
Introduction This blog post will present a step-by-step guide to enable disk performance monitoring on Linux VMs running on Azure using the Linux Diagnostics Extension 3.0 (LAD3). This article is a continuation of a previous post regarding the monitoring of potential Disk and VM level throttling on Windows


Apple and Windows Skip Version 9 — What’s the Story? 
9/29/2017 | Office 365 Advisors | 13
The iPhone X was announced a few short weeks ago, but why do major manufacturers skip release numbers? Turns out, there’s a great reason.   Apple recently held their annual release party while the world watched and waited to see what new wonders were in store. When the dust settled, there was a fair


A Bug in the Apple?  
9/28/2017 | Office 365 Advisors | 18
High Sierra’s Password Theft Vulnerability Learn how a macOS update named High Sierra can leave your passwords vulnerable to theft.  As this tech giant usually does before a new release, Apple generated massive excitement over High Sierra. This free upgrade for macOS includes an extra two gigs of memory


Announcing Azure Disk Encryption Preview for Virtual Machine Scale Sets
9/28/2017 | Microsoft Azure Security and Compliance | 14
Today, we are excited to announce the public preview of Azure Disk Encryption for Virtual Machine Scale Sets (VMSS). With this announcement, Azure disk encryption can be enabled for Windows and Linux VM Scale Sets in Azure public regions to enable customers to help protect and safeguard the Scale Sets


PowerShell in Azure Cloud Shell
9/28/2017 | Azure Fridays | 15
Hemant Mahawar joins Scott Hanselman to demo the PowerShell experience in Azure Cloud Shell, a browser-based shell experience hosted in the cloud. Now you have the flexibility of choosing the shell experience that best suits the way you work. Azure drive (Azure:) enables you to discover and navigate


DevOps 101
9/28/2017 | Mike Hacker | 9
On September 22, 2017 the Microsoft State and Local Government team kicked off a new webcast series called SLG Azure Fridays.   Azure App Dev Technical Specialist, Brian Spann, presented DevOps 101. This webcast covers how adopting and implementing a DevOps strategy within your organization can enable


IT Showcase at Microsoft Ignite: What has robots, Batman, and everyone else so excited?
9/28/2017 | Microsoft IT showcase | 5
The IT Showcase team wanders the expo floor at Microsoft Ignite to figure out why, exactly, there’s so much excitement in the air. It’s electric and … [spoiler alert].. it’s cats. No, seriously. And, of course, much, much more. The post IT Showcase at Microsoft Ignite: What has robots, Batman, and everyone


Power BI Premium generally available for U.S. government users
9/28/2017 | Microsoft Azure Government | 5
With more than 20 compliance offerings, Power BI delivers an end-to-end business intelligence solution while helping organizations comply with national, regional and industry-specific requirements. Today, we are pleased to build on this legacy by announcing Power BI Premium will be generally available


Aston Martin sets the pace for the next hundred years of automotive excellence with Microsoft 365
9/28/2017 | Office Blogs - Office 365 | 8
Aston Martin is reimagining their brand for the future. Microsoft 365 is providing the cloud-based technologies they need to help power the cars that set the standard for luxury. The post Aston Martin sets the pace for the next hundred years of automotive excellence with Microsoft 365 appeared first


Aston Martin sets the pace for the next hundred years of automotive excellence with Microsoft 365
9/28/2017 | Apps for Office and SharePoint | 8
Aston Martin is reimagining their brand for the future. Microsoft 365 is providing the cloud-based technologies they need to help power the cars that set the standard for luxury. The post Aston Martin sets the pace for the next hundred years of automotive excellence with Microsoft 365 appeared first


Aston Martin sets the pace for the next hundred years of automotive excellence with Microsoft 365
9/28/2017 | Office Blogs - Office 365 Technology | 9
Aston Martin is reimagining their brand for the future. Microsoft 365 is providing the cloud-based technologies they need to help power the cars that set the standard for luxury. The post Aston Martin sets the pace for the next hundred years of automotive excellence with Microsoft 365 appeared first


Microsoft extends commitment to CJIS compliance with Maine and Vermont!
9/28/2017 | Microsoft Azure Government | 8
Adding Maine & Vermont makes 32 states background checking Microsoft employees for CJIS When you are thinking about CJIS and digital transformation across your government and Justice and Public Safety priorities, you should seek a partner committed to compliance and security today and in the future.


Ready for JavaOne: Bringing Java and Kubernetes together in Azure
9/28/2017 | Microsoft Azure | 7
The Java team at Microsoft has been working hard during this year, collaborating with Java customers and developers around the globe to optimize the Java developer experience in Azure. It’s truly momentous days for Java, and as our team gets ready for JavaOne next week (where Microsoft will be a Silver


Monitoring Azure SQL Data Sync using OMS Log Analytics
9/28/2017 | Microsoft Azure | 4
Azure SQL Data Sync is a solution which enables customers to easily synchronize data either bidirectionally or unidirectionally between multiple Azure SQL databases and/or on-premises SQL Databases.…


Episode 197 - Azure Automation
9/28/2017 | The Azure Podcast | 5
We talk to Azure Automation expert Matthew Hofacker (a.k.a. Hellboy) from the Microsoft Azure Support team about the service and what you can do to make your scripts run efficiently.   Media file: https://azpodcast.blob.core.windows.net/episodes/Episode197.mp3 Limitations/ Capacities : https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/azure-subscription-service-limits#automation-limits   Canned/Start


What’s brewing in Visual Studio Team Services: September 2017 Digest
9/28/2017 | Microsoft Azure | 5
Visual Studio Team Services offers the best DevOps tooling to create an efficient continuous integration and release pipeline to Azure. This post series provides the latest updates and news for Visual Studio Team Services and is a great way for Azure users to keep up-to-date with new features being released


Announcing Kentico Cloud Solution in Azure Marketplace
9/28/2017 | Microsoft Azure | 3
Kentico Cloud is a cloud-first CMS for digital agencies. We’re excited to announce that it is now available in the Azure Marketplace . This solution leverages Azure App Service to host the front end of your application reading the content from Kentico Cloud


Azure Analysis Services adds firewall support
9/28/2017 | Microsoft Azure | 4
By using the new firewall feature, customers can lock down their Azure Analysis Services (Azure AS) servers to accept network traffic only from desired sources. Firewall settings are available in the…


Introducing HDInsight integration with Azure Log Analytics Preview
9/28/2017 | Microsoft Azure | 4
Operating Big Data applications successfully at scale is key consideration for our enterprise customers.  Typical Big Data applications span across multiple different technologies as well as…


Azure Site Recovery powers new Managed DR offerings by Microsoft Partners
9/28/2017 | Microsoft Azure | 2
Azure Site Recovery partners with top Microsoft Partners, to provide customers a seamless experience across a range of deployment scenarios. Today we are excited to announce that two of our Microsoft partners, Rackspace and CDW, now offer Azure Site Recovery as a managed DR solution.


Paxata launches Self-Service Data Preparation on Azure HDInsight to accelerate Data Prep
9/28/2017 | Microsoft Azure | 6
This is announcement post about availability of Paxata on Azure HDInsight.


Five more reasons why you should download the Azure mobile app
9/28/2017 | Microsoft Azure | 7
You may have already heard about the Azure mobile app at the Build conference back in May 2017. The app lets you stay connected with Azure even when you are on the go. You can read more details in…


Get the most out of your Azure portal experience
9/28/2017 | Microsoft Azure | 6
Hello, Azure friends! If you manage Azure resources, you are probably already familiar with Azure portal. In this blog post, I’d like to highlight some of the experiences and capabilities that you…


Provisioning an Office 365 group with an approval flow and Azure functions-part 1
9/28/2017 | blog.at.work | 7
Office 365 groups span over various Office 365 services and provide a great way for collaborating. By default, every user can create an Office 365 group. While self-service is a good thing and many businesses adopted into that direction, some companies still prefer the controlled approach. In real world


HDInsight:New Features
9/28/2017 | Azure Notes | 5
We are pleased to announce the expansion of HDInsight Application Platform to include WANdisco. You can install the WANdisco Fusion app and take advantage of the free trial too. WANdisco Fusion provides continuous replication of selected data at scale between multiple Big Data and cloud environments.