Archive for November, 2018

Update 1810 for Configuration Manager current branch is now available

Update 1810 for Configuration Manager current branch is available as an in-console update. Apply this update on sites that run version 1710, 1802, or 1806.

What’s new in version 1810 of Configuration Manager current branch

SQL Server Native Client Update Warning Prerequisite for ConfigMgr 1810

Updates and servicing for Configuration Manager


Cloud Platform Release Announcements for November 28th, 2018

Azure security and operations management | Own your hardware security modules (HSM) with Azure Dedicated HSM
Azure Functions | Key Vault integration is in preview
Visual Studio App Center | HockeyApp transition to Visual Studio App Center
Power BI Desktop | Now available
Power BI service | Now available
Azure Blockchain Development Kit integrates blockchain with the best of Microsoft and Azure
Visual Studio for Mac | New version released
Database Migration Assistant Azure SQL DB Managed Instance recommendation | Now available
Azure Functions | User-Assigned managed identity is now in preview
Virtual Network | Interface endpoints for SQL

After pulling Windows 10 update, Microsoft does the same for Office

Microsoft updates the Windows 10 SDK with support for WinUI, XAML Islands, and more

Secure password-less sign-in for your Microsoft account using a security key or Windows Hello

Microsoft releases Windows Template Studio 2.5 – here’s what’s new

Visual Studio 2017 version 15.9 now available

How to disable the modern experience in SharePoint 2019

SCCM Technical Preview 1810.2 Installation and Features

Windows 10 ADK Versions and Downloads

SCCM Configuration Manager Technical Preview Build Numbers

Microsoft acquires FSLogix to enhance the Office 365 virtualization experience

Updated version of Windows 10 SDK now available with Visual Studio 15.9.1

Cloud Platform Release Announcements for November 14, 2018

Azure Virtual Machines (VMs) | HB VMs for HPC are in preview
Azure Event Hubs | Event Hubs for Kafka is now available
Azure SQL Data Warehouse | Row level security now supported
Azure SQL Data Warehouse | Azure Data Lake Storage Gen2 integration
Azure SQL Data Warehouse | Maintenance scheduling
Azure Functions | Runtime 2.0 available on US Gov and China regions
Azure Functions | Functions in IoT Edge is now available
Azure Functions | Consumption plan available in US Gov Virginia
Azure Virtual Machines | NDv2 in preview
Azure Cognitive Services | Container support in preview
Visual Studio 2017 | Version update
Announcing Bot Framework SDK and Tools 4.1 Release
Virtual Assistant solution accelerator is now in preview
Azure Bot Service | In preview
Azure Cognitive Services | GA
SQL Server 2014 Service Pack 3 | GA

Power BI Desktop November 2018 Feature Summary

Modeling View in Power BI Desktop

Windows Server 2019 Now Available

Announcing General Availability of the Windows Compatibility Module 1.0.0

The November release of Azure Data Studio is now available

SQL Server 2014 Service Pack 3 is now available