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SQL Server 2019 community technology preview 3.1 is now available 

We’re excited to announce the monthly release of SQL Server 2019 community technology preview (CTP) 3.1. Customers can download this free build, try out features in this release and prior releases, and provide feedback to the engineering team. Your feedback is very helpful in refining features to be the most useful and avoid unintended regressions....

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OneDrive Personal Vault brings added security to your most important files and OneDrive gets additional storage options 

OneDrive Personal Vault—a new layer of security—is coming to your OneDrive personal account. Also, now you can store more with the OneDrive 100 GB plan at no additional charge. The post OneDrive Personal Vault brings added security to your most important files and OneDrive gets additional storage options appeared first on Microsoft 365 Blog....

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Migrating to HashiCorp Terraform 0.12 on Microsoft Azure 

With the release of Terraform 0.12, we can improve the configuration of our infrastructure resources that are using the Azure Terraform Resource Provider. In this post, we will discuss how we can use Terraform 0.12 to organize, configure, and deploy resources to Azure. What is Terraform 0.12? Terraform is an open source tool that uses...

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ConfigMgr and Intune—now managing 175 million devices! 

Microsoft endpoint management (System Center Configuration Manager (ConfigMgr) and Microsoft Intune working together) is now managing more than 175 million Windows, Mac, Android, and iOS devices. The post ConfigMgr and Intune—now managing 175 million devices! appeared first on Microsoft 365 Blog....

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Microsoft joins the Hyperledger community 

Today we are announcing that we’ve joined Hyperledger, a Linux Foundation community that focuses on open source implementations of the emerging specifications and standards for blockchain and distributed ledgers. Over the past few years, blockchain has shown significant promise across many industries to manage complex workflows and logistics. Enterprises and startups have gone beyond the...

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Why hospitality industry leaders are focusing on employee engagement to enhance the guest experience 

It’s an exciting time for the hospitality and tourism industries as technology transforms the way companies empower their employees and serve their guests. Learn how Microsoft is enabling intelligent hospitality. The post Why hospitality industry leaders are focusing on employee engagement to enhance the guest experience appeared first on Microsoft 365 Blog....

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Five steps to add automated performance quality gates to Azure DevOps pipelines 

In our last post, DanielSemedoand I provided an overview of how to add automated performance quality gates usingaperformance specification file, asdefined in the open source projectKeptn Pitometer. In this post, I’ll explain the steps required to add a performance quality gate toyour AzureDevOpspipelines for both DevOps “Multi-Stage” and “Classic” pipelines using Keptn Pitometer. Step 1:...

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