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Windows Server Summit 2022: SMB Enhancements in Windows Server 2022 and Windows 11

Windows Server Summit 2022: SMB Enhancements in Windows Server 2022 and Windows 11

Welcome to the “Director’s cut” of the 2022 Windows Server Summit. I am going through and posting each of the sessions (and my comments) that were part of the event that took place December 6th, 2022. You have probably come across ... continue reading
Windows Server Summit 2022: Modernize your Apps with Windows Containers and AKS

Windows Server Summit 2022: Modernize your Apps with Windows Containers and AKS

Welcome to the “Director’s cut” of the 2022 Windows Server Summit. I am going through and posting each of the sessions (and my comments) that were part of the event that took place December 6th, 2022.   Windows Server has been ... continue reading
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Kubernetes External DNS for Azure DNS & AKS

Introduction After deploying an application and its services into a Kubernetes cluster, a question rises on the surface, how to access it with a custom domain name ? A simple solution would be to create an A record that points ... continue reading

What’s new in Azure Data & AI: Helping organizations manage the data deluge

When I meet with customers and partners, one thing is clear: nearly every organization is looking to accelerate its use of data to drive strategic outcomes. Generating data isn’t the issue. By 2025, IDC estimates the world will surpass 181 zettabytes ... continue reading
Windows Server Summit 2022: Windows Admin Center and Azure Arc

Windows Server Summit 2022: Windows Admin Center and Azure Arc

Welcome to the “Director’s cut” of the 2022 Windows Server Summit. I am going through and posting each of the sessions (and my comments) that were part of the event that took place December 6th, 2022. If you haven't tried Windows ... continue reading
Windows Server Summit 2022: Keynote Kickoff with Roanne Sones

Windows Server Summit 2022: Keynote Kickoff with Roanne Sones

Welcome to the “Director’s cut” of the 2022 Windows Server Summit.  I am going through and posting each of the sessions (and my comments) that were part of the event that took place December 6th, 2022.   This is the ... continue reading

DEV-0196: QuaDream’s “KingsPawn” malware used to target civil society in Europe, North America, the Middle East, and Southeast Asia

Microsoft Threat Intelligence analysts assess with high confidence that a threat group tracked by Microsoft as DEV-0196 is linked to an Israel-based private sector offensive actor (PSOA) known as QuaDream. QuaDream reportedly sells a platform they call REIGN to governments ... continue reading
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Migrating from Office 20162019 to Microsoft 365 Apps

Note: While we normally don’t cover this type of content on the Core Infrastructure and Security Blog, we thought this was important enough to provide our readers in order to support many Microsoft security capabilities.   Introduction Hello everyone, I ... continue reading
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Accelerated Database Recovery enhancements in SQL Server 2022 

Part of the SQL Server 2022 blog series. We are excited to share that there are several Accelerated Database Recovery (ADR) enhancements in SQL Server 2022 that further improve the overall availability and scalability of the database, primarily around persistent version store ... continue reading
Azure VMware Solution - Monitoring Quickstart Guide

Azure VMware Solution – Monitoring Quickstart Guide

Learn how easy it is to quickly set up some basic alerting and monitoring in your Azure VMware Solution environment.   In this video, I utilize the GitHub repository provided by Microsoft AVS experts available at Enterprise Scale for AVS Setting up ... continue reading