Competition: The Twelve Days of Geekmas – Six Geeks-a-Playing

Please note: Competition now closed On the Sixth day of Geekmas, my true love gave to me….. Six Geeks-a-Playing! Welcome to the Sixth day of our ‘Twelve Days of Geekmas’ competition. We’ve got Lego galore today, with a SQL Server twist courtesy of today’s sponsor Fusion-io! The Fusion-io team have set up shop in the…


Licensing Logic: What Am I Actually Getting by Licensing Office 365?

Welcome to the first in the series of ‘Licensing Logic’. A series of exclusive articles brought to you from the Microsoft Licensing team, specifically for our TechNet audience, Office 365 is a brand. But we have a challenge to overcome by using that name. Our challenge is that the Office name is so synonymous with Word, Excel, PowerPoint…


Analyzing Exchange Transaction Log Generation Statistics

Update 1/31/2017: Please see the updated version of this post that explains a significant update to this script. Overview When designing a site resilient Exchange Server solution, one of the required planning tasks is to determine how many transaction logs are generated on an hourly basis. This helps figure out how much bandwidth will be…


CRM 2013: Understanding Processes

In Microsoft CRM you can define and enforce consistent business processes. Consistent processes helps you focus on your work and not on remembering to perform a set of manual steps. Processes can be simple or complex and they should be expected to change over time. Microsoft CRM provides several options to define your processes. Its…


Microsoft Premier Workshop: Application Virtualization V5 Infrastructure and Administration

Beschreibung Der zweitägige Workshop vermittelt den Teilnehmern einen umfangreichen und praxisnahen Überblick über die generellen Implementierungsmöglichkeiten der Application Virtualisierung der aktuellsten Version von App-V. Beginnend mit grundlegenden Architekturüberlegungen über die  Planung der Installation der beteiligten Systeme bis hin zur Sequenzierung von virtuellen Anwendungen wird das ganze Spektrum behandelt. Jeder Teil des Workshops verfügt über Labs…


Lync Server 2013 Cumulative Update List: March 2017

Since we already have a Lync Server 2010 Cumulative Update List it makes sense to have the same for Lync Server 2013. We can use the Cmdlets described in Lync Server Component Version to know which version is installed. After running Lync Server Update package, not all components will be updated to the latest version – this is a normal…


Office 365 OWA Offline Feature

By: Caio Ribeiro Cesar Neste artigo irei explicar como habilitar a configuração de modo offline para o Outlook Web App em um ambiente O365 (a feature vem habilitada by default para organization config, porém existe a necessidade de habilitar no browser do usuário final). Esta feature está disponível para clientes que foram migrados para o…


Today’s (Cloud) Tip…Performance Guidance for SQL Server in Windows Azure Virtual Machines

Post courtesy of Evan Basalik One of the most resource intensive applications you can run on Windows is SQL Server. To some extent, this is demonstrated by the vast amounts of performance guidance and troubleshooting documents that exist all over the web. When running SQL Server in an Azure Virtual Machine (i.e., IaaS), there is…


Interview with a Wiki Ninja: Asil Mutlu

Welcome to the Monday Interview with a Wiki Ninja! Today’s Wiki Ninja is… Asil Mutlu Profile   Who are you, where are you, and what do you do? What are your specialty technologies? Hi, my name is Asil Mutlu. I live in Istanbul for the last two years. I worked for a couple of companies…