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Always-on, real-time threat protection with Azure Cosmos DB - part two

Always-on, real-time threat protection with Azure Cosmos DB – part two

This two-part blog post is a part of a series about how organizations are using Azure Cosmos DB to meet real world needs, and the difference it’s making to them. In part one, we explored the challenges that led the ... continue reading
The Mysterious Case of the $ (a.k.a. Dollar Sign) Character in Hybrid Azure AD Joined Devices

The Mysterious Case of the $ (a.k.a. Dollar Sign) Character in Hybrid Azure AD Joined Devices

Hi Everyone, Jorge Lopez here. I’m a Hybrid Identity Premier Field Engineer at Microsoft. Today I’ll be sharing with you an interesting scenario with a customer and their hybrid Azure AD joined devices. For this scenario , I won’t go ... continue reading

DBAs: It’s time to get up to speed with Azure

The summer solstice has passed, and DBAs are still asking how to get up to speed with Azure. Im even speaking at events on how to take advantage of Azure to do migrations to the cloud! Many Ive spoken to ... continue reading

Introducing PowerShell as .NET Global Tool

PowerShell is very suitable for CI/CD scenarios due to its easy and well understood scripting paradigm, and its cross-platform support makes it great for building and testing cross-platform applications. A .NET Global Tool is a special NuGet package that contains ... continue reading
Clean up Domain Controller DNS Records with Powershell

Clean up Domain Controller DNS Records with Powershell

Summary: Using Windows PowerShell to remove Stale / Dead Domain Controller records. Q: Hey, Doctor Scripto! How can I quickly clean up all my dead Domain Controller’s DNS records? A: That’s a great question. The good Doctor also knows the ... continue reading
 GLUE Test results, evaluated by the provided test script on the GLUE development set.

Microsoft makes it easier to build popular language representation model BERT at large scale

This post is co-authored by Rangan Majumder, Group Program Manager, Bing and Maxim Lukiyanovm, Principal Program Manager, Azure Machine Learning. Today we are announcing the open sourcing of our recipe to pre-train BERT (Bidirectional Encoder Representations from Transformers) built by ... continue reading
 GLUE Test results, evaluated by the provided test script on the GLUE development set.

Microsoft makes it easier to build popular language representation model BERT at large scale

This post is co-authored by Rangan Majumder, Group Program Manager, Bing and Maxim Lukiyanovm, Principal Program Manager, Azure Machine Learning. Today we are announcing the open sourcing of our recipe to pre-train BERT (Bidirectional Encoder Representations from Transformers) built by ... continue reading
How to use PowerShell & Azure Policy to check settings inside a VM

How to use PowerShell & Azure Policy to check settings inside a VM

You might have explored Azure Policy to enforce the configuration of Azure resources, but did you know it can also investigate inside virtual machines too? This is really helpful for being alerted of “configuration drift” – when you need visibility ... continue reading
How to use Azure Policy to check settings inside a VM

How to use Azure Policy to check settings inside a VM

You might have explored Azure Policy to enforce the configuration of Azure resources, but did you know it can also investigate inside virtual machines too? This is really helpful for being alerted of “configuration drift” – when you need visibility ... continue reading
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Your Pa$$word doesn’t matter

Every week I have at least one conversation with a security decision maker explaining why a lot of the hyperbole about passwords – “never use a password that has ever been seen in a breach,” “use really long passwords”, “passphrases-will-save-us”, ... continue reading