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Leap Seconds for the IT Pro: What you need to know

Hi Everybody – Program Manager Dan Cuomo here to tell you, the IT Pro, everything you need to know about Leap Seconds on Windows. If you saw our recent blog series on the Top 10 Networking Features, you may have ... continue reading

Ingesting a data stream from NIST manufacturing lab data – Part 2

The Industry Experiences team has recently published a solution guide for extracting insights from existing IoT data. The solution consists of the following components. Ingesting data Hot path processing Cold path processing Analytics clients This is the second part to ... continue reading

Data models within Azure Analysis Services and Power BI

In a world where self-service and speed of delivery are key priorities in any reporting BI solution, the importance of creating a comprehensive and performant data semantic model layer is sometimes overlooked. I have seen quite a few occurrences where ... continue reading

Making HIPAA and HITRUST compliance easier

Many healthcare organizations are starting to adopt artificial intelligence (AI) systems to gain deeper insight into operations, patient care, diagnostic imaging, cost savings and so on. However, it can sometimes be daunting to even know where to get started. Many ... continue reading

Infrastructure + Security: Noteworthy News (September, 2018)

Hi there! Stanislav Belov here to bring you the next issue of the Infrastructure + Security: Noteworthy News series! As a reminder, the Noteworthy News series covers various areas, to include interesting news, announcements, links, tips and tricks from Windows, ... continue reading
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Azure.Source – Volume 49

Welcome to Azure DevOps The big news last week was the introduction of Azure DevOps, which represents the evolution of Visual Studio Team Services (VSTS). Azure DevOps is a set of five new services that can be used together as ... continue reading
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New Look and Features for PowerShell Gallery

The PowerShell Gallery and PowerShellGet have just been updated to provide new features, performance improvements, and a new modern design. NOTE: This post has important information for publishers in the “Accounts and publishing” section. PowerShell Gallery Home Page The PowerShell ... continue reading
Why it is important to create Azure support requests

Why it is important to create Azure support requests

Why is it so important to create a support request when something is wrong with your workloads in Azure? Imagine a situation - you are a CSP partner, and you've just moved workloads of your customer from your or their ... continue reading
Act now! Migrate your customers running Windows Server and SQL Server 2008/2008 R2 to Azure

Act now! Migrate your customers running Windows Server and SQL Server 2008/2008 R2 to Azure

Windows Server 2008 R2 End of Support End of support is fast approaching for Windows Server and SQL Server 2008/2008 R2. This is a significant opportunity for our partners to migrate those on-premises workloads to Azure. Now is the ideal ... continue reading