(Cloud) Tip of the Day: Introducing the Azure portal “how to” video series

Today’s tip… A new video weekly series highlights specific aspects of the Azure portal so you can be more efficient and productive while deploying your cloud workloads from the portal. Each video in the series demonstrates how to take advantage of a portal feature or capability, such as: How to work with multiple accounts, directories,…

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(Cloud) Tip of the Day: AzCopyV10.0.8 Preview Release

Today’s tip… AzCopy (V10.0.8) has recently been released.  It contains some major improvements, including a complete rewrite of the sync command. Rewrote sync command to eliminate numerous bugs and improve usability (see wiki for details) Implemented various improvements to memory management Added MD5 validation support (available options: NoCheck, LogOnly, FailIfDifferent, FailIfDifferentOrMissing) Added last modified time…

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(Cloud) Tip of the Day: Repository of quality tested Kubernetes Operators

Today’s tip… As we continue to see a lot of growth in Kubernetes on Azure, I wanted to make sure everyone saw that Microsoft is part of a consortium led by Red Hat (also includes Google and AWS) to provide reliable, quality tested Kubernetes Operators: Repository: https://www.operatorhub.io/

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Tip of the Day: Refresher on How to Install Language Packs

Today’s tip… Quick steps: Click Start  Select Settings Select Time & Language In the left pane, select Language Then select Add a language Got questions on redistribution? That’s covered in this article as well. Reference: “Language Packs” – https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/14236/language-packs

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Tip of the Day: 3D Embedded Animations

Today’s tip… Liven up your PowerPoint presentations and Word docs with 3D animation thanks to the Windows 10 October 2018 Update. How do you do it? Open Word or PowerPoint on your Windows 10 October 2018 Update system. Open your presentation or doc, or create a new one. Once in the presentation or doc, click…

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Tip of the Day: Microsoft Sentinel and Microsoft Threat Experts

Today’s tip… Two new cloud-based technologies, Microsoft Azure Sentinel and Microsoft Threat Experts, have been unveiled in efforts to reduce the “…noise, false alarms, time consuming tasks and complexity…” to empower security operations teams. Check out the articles below to find out more information. References: “Announcing new cloud-based technology to empower cyber defenders” – https://blogs.microsoft.com/blog/2019/02/28/announcing-new-cloud-based-technology-to-empower-cyber-defenders/…

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Tip of the Day: Introducing HoloLens 2

Today’s tip… There’s a great deal of information in these articles. Check out the new HoloLens 2! Thi article covers: Introduction to HoloLens 2 Azure Kinect Developer Kit (DK) Dynamics 365 Guides Azure Mixed Reality Services Microsoft HoloLens Customization Program Open Principles References: “Microsoft at MWC Barcelona: Introducing HoloLens 2” – https://blogs.microsoft.com/blog/2019/02/24/microsoft-at-mwc-barcelona-introducing-microsoft-hololens-2/ “Microsoft at MWC19…

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Tip of the Day: Windows Embedded 2009 is also reaching EOS soon

Today’s tip… This is just a reminder that Windows Embedded Standard 2009 support ended on January 10, 2019 and that Windows Embedded POSReady 2009 support will end on April 9, 2019. References: “End of support for Windows Embedded 2009 (published: January 29, 2019)” – https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/4489209 “Lifecycle FAQ – Windows products” – https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/18581/lifecycle-faq-windows-products

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Tip of the Day: windows 10 version 1607 is coming up on EOS

Today’s tip… Just giving you advanced notice that Windows 10, version 1607 is reaching end of servicing in just a few days. This applies to the following versions: Windows 10 Education Windows 10 Enterprise Windows 10 Enterprise IoT References: “Windows 10, version 1607 end of servicing on April 9, 2019” – https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/4490393 “Windows lifecycle fact…

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(RDS) Tip of the Day: Remote Desktop iOS Beta client now available

Today’s tip… An early beta of the new RD client for iOS is now available via TestFlight Key Features: Improved experience on the latest iOS devices. Support for the Swiftpoint GT and ProPoint physical mice. See the list of supported input devices for the iOS Beta client. Support for Windows Virtual Desktop. Microphone and iPhone…

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