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Inside the New Microsoft, Where Lie Detection Is a Killer App

Jennifer Marsman recently tested a lie detector of her own design on her boss at Microsoft. Do you work for the best company in the world, she asked. …

Azure Service Fabric and the Microservices Architecture - My new MSDN Magazine Article

In the last weeks I wrote (with some great collaboration from Kunal Deep Singh and Vaclav Turecek) an MSDN magazine article that was published a few …

Microservices

Easily publishing release versions of web applications to Azure Web Apps with Git, Gulp and Kudu

Azure Web Apps support a number of services for continuous deployment. One of them is a Git repository to which you can push your changes and which …

DevOps

Azure Data Lake now integrated with Azure Data Catalog

In October, we announced the Azure Data Lake making it easy for enterprises to store analytics data at any scale and gain valuable insights from …

Azure Blockchain as a Service Update #2

<b>ConsenSys:</b> Ethereum in all flavors<p>Ethereum C++<p><b>Eris Industries:</b> A leading platform for industrial applications of smart contract technology. Eris:db …

Use Visual Studio Team Services Build to manage your Azure Resource Groups

If you, just like me, have a MSDN subscription you are also provided with some serious Azure Credits. Because I am a Microsoft MVP I received the …

Microsoft Visual Studio

Microsoft launches EMET 5.5 Beta with Windows 10 support

Microsoft EMET 5.5 Beta, the Enhanced Mitigation Experience Toolkit created by Microsoft, is now available for download for all supported operating …

What is Microsoft Azure Backup Server?

Want to have DPM without having to buy System Center? Now you can. It is called Microsoft Azure Backup Server (MABS). Well MABS is not really a full …

Microsoft Acquires Big Data Silo-Breaker -- Redmond Snaps Up Startup Metanautix

Microsoft did a little last minute Christmas shopping just before the weekend and bought itself a shiny new data compute engine in the shape of Metanautix. Pronounced ‘meta-naugt-ix’ Redmond’s latest toy is no toy… the firm is a data management for business analytics company — but what does that …

SQL Servers

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View and explore the data using SQL (walkthrough)

2 minutes to read<p>Contributors<p><b>THIS TOPIC APPLIES TO:</b> SQL Server (Windows only)Azure SQL DatabaseAzure SQL Data WarehouseParallel Data Warehouse<p>Data …

Microsoft starts rolling out Office 365 Planner preview

Microsoft has started rolling out its lightweight project-management tool, Office 365 Planner, to participants in the First Release testing …

Now Available: Speaker & Video APIs from Microsoft Project Oxford

<i>This post is by Ryan Galgon, Senior Program Manager, Microsoft Technology and Research</i>Last month we announced new features for Microsoft Project …

Machine Learning

Microsoft's Office Lens, Word, and Skype are three of Google's Best of 2015 apps | On MSFT

It’s no secret by now that Microsoft has their own apps on rival platforms like iOS and Android. Google has actually named Microsoft’s Office Lens as …

Microsoft Azure Documentation

Exploring Azure DocumentDB in Visual Studio

The Azure DocumentDB team is pleased to announce DocumentDB integration with Visual Studio’s Cloud Explorer. You can now explore your DocumentDB …

Azure Service Fabric and the Microservices Architecture

Data Sovereignty Per Microservice<p>An important rule in this approach is that each microservice must own its domain data and logic under an autonomous …

Azure IoT Suite adds 'predictive maintenance' to its list of features | On MSFT

Microsoft’s pre-configured Azure IoT Suite solution went on sale recently, and with it, the company is now touting its predictive maintenance …

SQL Server in Azure: Compare PaaS (SQLDB) and IaaS (Virtual Machine)

During the last year, Azure SQLDB team made a great job in porting an amazing number of new features into the platform, thus reducing the surface …

Databases

Announcing Azure Resource Manager support in Azure Automation runbooks

<b>Update 2/22/2016:</b> To respond to a common user question, right now there is no timeline on when additional modules / new versions of modules will be …