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Expanded Jobs functionality in Azure IoT Central

Since announcing the release of our Jobs feature during the Azure IoT Central general availability launch, we are excited to share how we are working to improve your device management workflow through additional jobs functionalities. Today, you are now able ... continue reading
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Azure Stack IaaS – part five

Self-service is core to Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS). Back in the virtualization days, you had to wait for someone to create a VLAN for you, carve out a LUN, and find space on a host. If Microsoft Azure ran that way, we ... continue reading
IoT in action webinar series: From Reaction to Prediction - IoT in Manufacturing March 28th, 2019.

The Value of IoT-Enabled Intelligent Manufacturing

As the manufacturing industry tackles some significant challenges including an aging workforce, compliance issues, and declining revenue, the Internet of Things (IoT) is helping reinvent factories and key processes. At the heart of this transformation journey is the design and ... continue reading
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Securely monitoring your Azure Database for PostgreSQL Query Store

A few months ago, I shared best practices for alerting on metrics with Azure Database for PostgreSQL. Though I was able to cover how to monitor certain key metrics on Azure Database for PostgreSQL, I did not cover how to ... continue reading
How to Link Azure Boards with GitHub Commits and Pull Requests

How to Link Azure Boards with GitHub Commits and Pull Requests

TL/DR: When using Azure Boards to track work items, these work items can be linked to GitHub commits and pull requests. When doing so, updates to the pull requests are also noted in the work item. Once the pull request ... continue reading
Alerting when performance counters cannot be resolved by SCOM

Alerting when performance counters cannot be resolved by SCOM

First published on TECHNET on Feb 03, 2015A customer of mine is seeing some random issues with SCOM not being able to resolve Exchange performance counters and would like to get an alert when this happens so we can troubleshoot ... continue reading
Creating a transit VNet

Create a transit VNet using VNet peering

Azure Virtual Network (VNet) is the fundamental building block for any customer network. VNet lets you create your own private space in Azure, or as I call it your own network bubble. VNets are crucial to your cloud network as ... continue reading
App-V Auto Sequencing Part 3 - Auto Sequence Applications

App-V Auto Sequencing Part 3 – Auto Sequence Applications

First published on MSDN on Jul 19, 2018In the previous post we prepared our host machine and VM, now we can start using this configuration to create some App-V packagesThe high level process when using the AutoSequencerFirst of all you ... continue reading
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Azure Stack IaaS – part 3

This blog post was co-authored by David Armour Principal PM Manager, Azure Stack and Tiberiu Radu, Senior Program Manager, Azure Stack.​ Foundation of Azure Stack IaaS Remember back in the virtualization days when you had to pick a host for ... continue reading
Tough Questions Answered: Addressing Account Lockout via Adjusting Lockout Threshold in ADFS

Tough Questions Answered: Addressing Account Lockout via Adjusting Lockout Threshold in ADFS

This time I was involved in a root cause analysis on a customer site after a brute force attack vs some ADFS endpoints. Let me give you an overview of the infrastructure. ENVIRONMENT DESCRIPTION The customer environment is very huge ... continue reading