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Virtual machine scale set insights from Azure Monitor 

In October 2018 we announced the public preview of Azure Monitor for VMs. At that time, we included support for monitoring your virtual machine scale sets from the at scale view under Azure Monitor. Today we are announcing the public preview of monitoring your Windows and Linux virtual machine scale sets from within the scale...

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Storing Common Data Service activity logs outside of Office 365 

Activity Logging was introduced in Dynamics 365 version 8 and still exists today within Common Data Service. It’s in addition to the existing auditing capability that has been available in Dynamics 365 since CRM 2011. How Activity Logging differs from existing Dynamics 365 auditing Existing audit logging covers enabling and viewing logging for specific entities...

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First Microsoft cloud regions in Middle East now available 

Today, Microsoft Azure and Microsoft Office 365 are taking a major step together to help support the digital transformation of our customers. Both Azure and Office 365 are now generally available from our first cloud datacenter regions in the Middle East, located in the United Arab Emirates (UAE)....

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Automate playbook launch via a business process flow 

In today’s world, the job of salespeople is challenging. They are under more pressure than ever to deliver value to sophisticated customers who have a plethora of information at their disposal. On the flip slide, although customers today may be better informed, with the wealth of information and options available, they are increasingly overwhelmed. They...

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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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