Archive for May, 2016

Compatibility information on various Dynamics CRM versions

The below links provides details around recent and upcoming compatibility testing for Microsoft Dynamics CRM:

 

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May 30, 2016 · Rahul Desai · No Comments
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Microsoft/Power-BI-Solution-Template

Microsoft/Power-BI-Solution-Template on GitHub, details and link as below.

The solution template contains a secure, scalable and extensible Sales Management dashboard  for analysis. It is an end-to-end solution including Scribe’s cloud-based ETL platform, a cloud or on-premise database, and polished Power BI reports (including a security model derived from your own Dynamics CRM instance).

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May 19, 2016 · Rahul Desai · No Comments
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Get ready, SQL Server 2016 coming on June 1st

This post was authored by Tiffany Wissner, Senior Director of Data Platform Marketing.

SQL Server 2016 is the foundation of Microsoft’s data strategy, encompassing innovations that transform data into intelligent action. With this new release, Microsoft is delivering an end-to-end data management and business analytics solution with mission critical intelligence for your most demanding applications as well as insights on your data on any device. Recently, we had the opportunity to showcase the exciting capabilities and what customers are doing with SQL Server 2016 at our Data Driven event. Building on this momentum, today we are excited to announce the following:

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May 3, 2016 · Rahul Desai · No Comments
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Microsoft SQL Server Developer Edition is now free

Starting March 2016….

SQL Server 2014 Developer Edition is now a free download for Visual Studio Dev Essentials members (you will be prompted to sign in to Visual Studio Dev Essentials before you can download SQL Server 2014 Developer Edition). We are making this change so that all developers can leverage the capabilities that SQL Server 2014 has to offer for their data solution, and this is another step in making SQL Server more accessible. SQL Server Developer Edition is for development and testing only, and not for production environments or for use with production data.

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May 3, 2016 · Rahul Desai · No Comments
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Microsoft acquires Solair to help customers harness the power of the Internet of Things

Microsoft acquires Solair….

Solair’s IoT customization and deployment solutions, built on Microsoft’s Azure cloud platform, are engineered to help businesses in any industry utilize IoT to run more efficiently and profitably. For example, Solair has brought the power of IoT to the Rancilio Group’s full line of espresso machines, allowing the Italian manufacturer to remotely monitor machines resulting in greater efficiency across the supply chain. Using the power of cloud-based data and analytics, Solair has helped the Rancilio Group reduce costs and increase revenue.

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May 3, 2016 · Rahul Desai · No Comments
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