Tip of the Day: How to get the Windows 10 April 2018 Update

Today’s tip… Hot off the press. Here’s today’s latest blog!  Reference: John Cable’s Blog Post – “How to get the Windows 10 April 2018 Update” – https://blogs.windows.com/windowsexperience/2018/04/30/how-to-get-the-windows-10-april-2018-update/

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Tip of the Day: Help me choose

Today’s tip… Here’s a great tool that anyone can use to: Shop for a new Windows 10 PC – Let’s you pick you devices based on what you plan to use it for and any special features you want to use. Get Windows 10 – Let’s you pick between Home, School/Education, and Business versions. Also…

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Tip of the Day: Features Removed or Planned for Replacement starting with Windows 10, version 1803

Today’s tip… Each release of Windows 10 adds new features and functionality; we also occasionally remove features and functionality, usually because we’ve added a better option. Here are the details about the features and functionalities that we removed in Windows 10, version 1803 (also called Windows 10 April 2018 Update). Reference: “Features removed or planned…

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Tip of the Day: Windows 10 April 2018 Update

Today’s tip… Time for the official announcements to start rolling out. Here was the first! New features in Windows 10 April 2018 Update to save you time: Timeline Focus Assist Updates to Edge Dictation Reference: “Make the most of your time with the new Windows 10 update” – https://blogs.windows.com/windowsexperience/2018/04/27/make-the-most-of-your-time-with-the-new-windows-10-update/#DCcjCJXskRzFYgfb.97

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Tip of the Day: Say Hello to FIDO Devices

Today’s tip… The FIDO (Fast Identity Online) alliance is a collection of companies including Microsoft, Google, PayPal, and hundreds of others, all working together to solve the shortcomings of passwords. Motivations driving this work include: Weak or stolen passwords account for approximately 76% of all network intrusions. In surveys, 81% of respondents reported using the…

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(Cloud) Tip of the Day: Application Security Groups

Today’s tip… We are pleased to announce the general availability of Application Security Groups (ASG) in all Azure regions. This feature provides security micro-segmentation for your virtual networks in Azure. ASGs enable you to define fine-grained network security policies based on workloads, centralized on applications, instead of explicit IP addresses. Provides the capability to group…

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(Cloud) Tip of the Day: New Azure SQL DB Features

Today’s tip… Use read-only replicas to load balance read-only query workloads (preview) Read Scale-Out allows you to load balance Azure SQL Database read-only workloads using the capacity of read-only replicas. SQL Database: Long-term backup retention preview includes major updates More regional support – Long-term retention will be supported in all Azure regions and national clouds….

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(Cloud) Tip of the Day: Azure Availability Zones in select regions

Today’s tip… Azure Availability Zones, a high-availability solution for mission-critical applications, is now generally available. Availability Zones are physically separate locations within an Azure region. Each Availability Zone consists of one or more datacenters equipped with independent power, cooling, and networking. With the introduction of Availability Zones, we now offer a service-level agreement (SLA) of 99.99%…

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(Cloud) Tip of the Day: Soft delete for Azure Storage blobs (Preview)

Today’s tip… On March 27th, we were excited to announce the public preview of soft delete for Azure Storage Blobs! The feature is available in all regions, both public and private.  When turned on, soft delete enables you to save and recover your data where blobs or blob snapshots are deleted. This protection extends to…

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