(Skype) Tip of the Day: Skype Insider Preview – You can now easily find messages in the current conversation

Today’s tip… The Skype team is glad to announce an update that gives ability to easily find messages in the current conversation! To download go to https://www.skype.com/en/insider/  and select desired operating system: Feature Details: There are 2 ways you can start searching in the current conversation Like the good old times, in any open conversation…


(SCCM) Tip of the Day: System Center Updates Publisher adds support for new OSes

Today’s tip… SCUP (System Center Updates Publisher) enables independent software vendors or line-of-business application developers to manage custom updates. Using SCUP, you can: Import updates from external catalogs (non-Microsoft update catalogs). Modify update definitions including applicability, and deployment metadata. Export updates to external catalogs. Publish updates to an update server. An updated version of System…


(RDS) Tip of the Day: Turn your whiteboard sketches to working code in seconds with Sketch2Code

Today’s tip… Introducing Sketch2Code, a web based solution that uses AI to transform a handwritten user interface design from a picture to a valid HTML markup code. User interface design process involves a lot a creativity that starts on a whiteboard where designers share ideas. Once a design is drawn, it is usually captured within…


(RDS) Tip of the Day: General availability of instance size flexibility for Azure Reserved Virtual Machine Instances

Today’s tip… Azure Reserved Virtual Machine Instances is a new feature that makes your reserved instance purchasing and management even simpler by applying reservation discounts to different virtual machine (VM) sizes within the same VM group. With instance size flexibility, you don’t have to deploy the exact same VM size to get the benefit of…


(Storage) Tip of the Day: Avere vFXT for Microsoft Azure now in public preview

Today’s tip… The Avere vFXT for Azure delivers new possibilities for running high-performance computing (HPC) workloads in the cloud. With this new software solution, you can now easily connect on-premises infrastructure to Azure compute or “lift and shift” file-based workloads in Azure to run between Azure blob in the same manner. Avere vFXT for Azure…


(RDS) Tip of the Day: New Capabilities for Remote Desktop Services in Windows Server 2019

Today’s tip… I highly encourage everyone check out  Hybrid track: Remote Desktop Services on-premises and on Azure from Windows Server Summit.   This was one of the best presentations I have seen, special thanks to Pavithra Thiruvengadam and Ivan Mladenov for the awesome session!   To watch go HERE then select Hybrid track: Remote Desktop…


(RDS) Tip of the Day: RD Session Host role WILL be included in Server 2019

Today’s tip… There have been rumors that RD Session Host role is will not be included in Server 2019 because role was not available in preview builds.   Scott Manchester (Principal Group Program Manager, Remote Desktop Services) put rumor to rest and confirmed Server 2019 WILL include full set of RDS roles including RD Session…


(RDS) Tip of the Day: Free eBook – The Developer’s Guide to Microsoft Azure eBook – August update is now available

Today’s tip… FREE eBook available for download now!   We are pleased to introduce the new and updated Developer’s Guide to Microsoft Azure eBook. Featuring extensive updates since the last update, the new eBook is designed to help you get up to speed with Azure in the shortest time possible and includes practical real-world scenarios….


(RDS) Tip of the Day: Azure.Source – Volume 43 – Keep current on what’s happening in Azure, including what’s now in preview, generally available, news & updates, and more.

Today’s tip… Now in preview Announcing public preview of Azure IoT Hub manual failover feature – IoT Hub cloud service manual failover enables customers to failover an IoT hub instance from its primary Azure region to its corresponding geo-paired region with a recovery time objective (RTO) of 10 min–2 hours. The IoT Hub service provides…


(RDS) Tip of the Day: Azure Marketplace June container offers

Today’s tip… We continue to expand the Azure Marketplace ecosystem. In June, 42 container offers from Bitnami successfully met the onboarding criteria and went live. See details of the new offers below: Reference: Azure Marketplace June container offers – https://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/azure-marketplace-june-container-offers/ ACME Solver Container Image: ACME Solver is part of the Cert Manager project. It will…