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Join us Oct. 28: Balancing security + gov cloud innovation

The proliferation of data combined with the speed of advancing technology bring complex challenges to government’s ability to protect itself from evolving cyberthreats while striving to accelerate cloud innovation. In support of National Cybersecurity Awareness Month, we invite you to RSVP and join us for a virtual Azure Government Meetup...


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.NET Framework October 2020 Cumulative Update Preview Update

Yesterday, we are releasing the October 2020 Cumulative Update Preview Updates for .NET Framework. Quality and Reliability This release contains the following quality and reliability improvements. SQL WPF1 1 Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF) Getting the Update The Cumulative Update Preview is available via ...


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Windows Virtual Desktop now generally available in Azure Government with FedRAMP High

As government agencies respond to the imperative of remote work, we’ve seen an increasing need for solutions that enable teams to work remotely while keeping relevant data within a securely managed environment. Windows Virtual Desktop (WVD) in Azure commercial has quickly become a market-leading solution for enabling secure remote work. ...


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Testing performance of Azure SQL Database as a key-value store

Executive summary Our testing shows that Azure SQL Database can be used as a highly scalable low latency key-value store. Starting with a cost-efficient 4-core General Purpose database, we see an order of magnitude increase in workload throughput as we increase dataset size by 100x and scale across the spectrum of database SKUs to a Business ...


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ASP.NET OData 8.0 Preview for .NET 5

Recently, OData team released the 8.0.0 preview version of ASP.NET Core OData on nuget.org. It is the first version of OData supporting .NET 5, especially for ASP.NET Core 5. This version includes some breaking changes, such as model builder separation, namespace changes and configuration changes etc. Most importantly, the routing mechanism is...


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D3D12 Debug Layer Message Callback

Finally, D3D12 messages that you can easily integrate with your own application logs! The D3D12 InfoQueue Message Callback feature allows developers to capture debug messages, with stack context, providing yet another essential debugging tool for error analysis. To date, D3D12 has had ID3D12InfoQueue API. However, developers always wants there...


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Serverless Streaming At Scale with Azure SQL

Just before Ignite, a very interesting case study done with RXR has been released, where they showcased their IoT solution to bring safety in building during COVID times. It uses Azure SQL to store warm data, allowing it to be served and consumed to all downstream users, from analytical application to mobile clients, dashboards, API and ...