Azure in China

Microsoft Azure presence in China is always a question when there is a need for any customer to deploy azure applications specifically for Chinese Regional customers. Recently I had an interaction with a Microsoft Certified Trainer, who carelessly said Azure only uses Chinese partner based environment is only for serving CDN (Content Delivery Network) needs, …

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Visual Studio 2015 – ctp6

Microsoft today has released Visual Studio 2015 Community Technology Preview 6 (CTP 6), which includes some new features and improvements, such as new UI debugging tools for XAML, new Control Flow Guard security tool, and feature updates to ASP.NET framework. For more information about what’s new in this release, please see the release notes. Visual Studio 2015 …

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Visual Studio 2013 – Update 2 is available

Microsoft has released the latest update for Visual Studio 2013 with major improvements including support for developing Universal apps for Windows 8.x, Win Phone, and XBOX. Here are the list of improvements included as part of the release(lending from Visual Studio team blog): Visual Studio 2013 Update 2 has many new capabilities as well as …

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Microsoft SQL Server Data Tools – Business Intelligence for Visual Studio 2012–with Analysis Services, Reporting Services and Integration Services projects support

Microsoft has released SQL Server Data Tools and Business Intelligence for Visual Studio 2012 with integrated support for Visual Studio 2012.  When Microsoft released SQL Server 2012,  Data Tools and Business intelligence released with bundled support for Visual Studio 2010 IDE, and this release is a good news for Visual studio 2012 developers.  Now with …

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Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 Service Pack 2

SQL Server 2008 R2 Service Pack 2 (SP2) is now available for download. SQL Server 2008 R2 service packs are cumulative and can be used to upgrade all releases of SQL Server 2008 R2 to Service Pack 2. SQL Server 2008 R2 Service Pack 2 contains Cumulative Update 1 to 5 from SQL Server 2008 …

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