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The world is your authentication and identity oyster

This blog post is part of the Microsoft Intelligence Security Association guest blog series. To learn more about MISA, go here. The world is your authentication/identity oyster If you’re older than 10 years of age you’ve undoubtedly heard the phrase ... continue reading

Why Azure SQL is Best for Developers (Part 1) | Data Exposed

Azure SQL has a lot of built-in features that make it the best database in the cloud for developers. In this first part of this two-part series, Davide Mauri discusses what those features are and which kinds of customers can ... continue reading
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Streamline admin, developer, and end-user experiences—June identity updates

Howdy folks, I'm excited to share new Azure Active Directory (Azure AD) enhancements that will streamline administrator, developer, and end-user experiences. These new features really highlight our efforts to simplify identity and access management, while we also enhance the kinds ... continue reading
Advancing Azure service quality with artificial intelligence: AIOps

Advancing Azure service quality with artificial intelligence: AIOps

“In the era of big data, insights collected from cloud services running at the scale of Azure quickly exceed the attention span of humans. It’s critical to identify the right steps to maintain the highest possible quality of service based ... continue reading

Native Commands in PowerShell – A New Approach – Part 2

Native Commands in PowerShell A New Approach – Part 2 In my last post I went through some some strategies for executing native executable and having them participate more fully in the PowerShell environment. In this post, I’ll be going ... continue reading
Azure Support API: Create and manage Azure support tickets programmatically

Azure Support API: Create and manage Azure support tickets programmatically

Large enterprise customers running business-critical workloads on Azure manage thousands of subscriptions and use automation for deployment and management of their Azure resources. Expert support for these customers is critical in achieving success and operational health of their business. Today, ... continue reading
Customize External Identities self-service sign-up with web API integrations

Customize External Identities self-service sign-up with web API integrations

Howdy folks, Last month at Microsoft Build, we announced the public preview of Azure Active Directory (Azure AD) External Identities, introducing self-service sign-up for external users. Since then, we’ve been excited to see so many customers trying out user flows ... continue reading

Native Commands in PowerShell – A New Approach

In this two part blog post I’m going to investigate how PowerShell can take better advantage of native executables. In the first post, I’m going to discuss a few of the ways that PowerShell can better incorporate native executables into ... continue reading
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Apache Spark Connector for SQL Server and Azure SQL is now open source

Accelerating big data analytics with the Spark connector for SQL ServerWe’re happy to announce that we have open–sourced the Apache Spark Connector for SQL Server and Azure SQL on GitHub. Born out of Microsoft's SQL Server Big Data Clusters investments, ... continue reading

Update your applications to use Microsoft Authentication Library and Microsoft Graph API

Howdy folks, Microsoft Build 2020 allowed us to engage deeply with our developer community, and we are continuing to improve how developers can easily use identity features in their applications. To help developers take advantage of all the identity features ... continue reading