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#Microsoft Secure #DevOps Kit of #Azure to Secure your Cloud #Security

#Microsoft Secure #DevOps Kit of #Azure to Secure your Cloud #Security

Overview The “Secure DevOps Kit for Azure” (will be referred to as ‘AzSDK’ henceforth) is a collection of scripts, tools, extensions, automations, etc. that caters to the end to end Azure subscription and resource security needs for dev ops teams ... continue reading
Migrating to Azure SQL Database with Zero Downtime for Read-Only Workloads

Migrating to Azure SQL Database with Zero Downtime for Read-Only Workloads

Special thanks to MSAsset engineering team’s Peter Liu (Senior Software Engineer) and Shail Batra (Principal Software Engineering Manager) for sharing their migration story with the Azure SQL Database product team. Microsoft uses an internally written service called MSAsset to manage ... continue reading
New SCOM Web Console – Blog series (Post 5/5): Sample Custom Dashboard walkthrough

New SCOM Web Console – Blog series (Post 5/5): Sample Custom Dashboard walkthrough

About SCOM 1801 marks the release of REST APIs for SCOM SDK. Using these APIs a user can create any custom client application of their own. This blog aims at walking the user through a scenario where a complete standalone ... continue reading
New SCOM Web Console – Blog series (Post 3/5): The new HTML5 Widgets

New SCOM Web Console – Blog series (Post 3/5): The new HTML5 Widgets

About This blog aims at introducing the all new HTML5 based widgets added as part of the new dashboards with . For details on implementation and other parameters please refer to the detailed documentation. After going through this blog a ... continue reading
New SCOM Web Console – Blog series (Post 1/5): Overview

New SCOM Web Console – Blog series (Post 1/5): Overview

About This series of blogs intends to introduce the new SCOM Web Console released in System Center Operations Manager 1801. For details on implementation and other parameters please refer to the detailed documentation. This blog is designed to be a ... continue reading
Ansible Managing Windows Server

Ansible to Manage Windows Servers – Step by Step

How to manage Windows Servers using Ansible. Deploy a Ansible controlling node on CentOS 7, and configure Windows Server 2016 for management. Create Ansible playbook examples with custom Powershell Ansible modules.continue reading
JSON in SQL Server – Use cases

JSON in SQL Server – Use cases

JSON support in SQL Server 2016+ and Azure SQL Database enables you to combine relational and NoSQL concepts and easily transform relational to semi-structured data and vice-versa. JSON is not a replacement for the exiting relational models, and there are ... continue reading
3-tier app

Simplify REST API development for modern Single-page apps with SQL Server

JSON functionalities that are added in SQL Server 2016 and Azure SQL Database enable application developers to easily expose relational data from database tables and create REST API that will provide data to modern JavaScript single-page applications. In this post ... continue reading
Windows Event Viewer showing the Hyper-V-VMMS Admin log

Looking at the Hyper-V Event Log (January 2018 edition)

Hyper-V has changed over the last few years and so has our event log structure. With that in mind, here is an update of Ben’s original post in 2009 (“Looking at the Hyper-V Event Log”). This post gives a short ... continue reading
#Microsoft Azure Security Center Overview #Cloud #Security #HybridCloud #Azure

#Microsoft Azure Security Center Overview #Cloud #Security #HybridCloud #Azure

Microsoft Azure Security Center provides unified security management and advanced threat protection across hybrid cloud workloads. With Security Center, you can apply security policies across your workloads, limit your exposure to threats, and detect and respond to attacks. You can ... continue reading