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Power BI Desktop November Feature Summary

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This month conditional formatting gets a major update with the ability to control the color based on rules. If you have a slow data source, we now have report options that help limit the number of queries that are sent to the source. Finally, we are also adding several formatting features, including cell alignment for table and matrix, and precise control over the order of overlapping charts on your report.

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December 4, 2017 · Rahul Desai · No Comments
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Microsoft 365: What’s new with Microsoft Intune and System Center Configuration Manager

 

What’s new with Microsoft Intune and System Center Configuration Manager @ Ignite 2017 – Enterprise Mobility + Security

November 29, 2017 · Rahul Desai · No Comments
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Azure Stack– Step 1 From On Premises to Cloud migration / Hybrid implementation Strategy? Feasibly :)

Some conceptual excerpts around Azure Stack:

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November 7, 2017 · Rahul Desai · No Comments
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Azure: Products availability by region

With 42 announced regions, the below link makes it easy to choose the datacentre and region that’s right for consumptions.

https://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/regions/services/

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November 5, 2017 · Rahul Desai · No Comments
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Data: Modernize your applications across on-premise and cloud with the Microsoft Data Accelerator Program

https://blogs.technet.microsoft.com/dataplatforminsider/2017/10/30/modernize-your-applications-across-on-premise-and-cloud-with-the-microsoft-data-accelerator-program/

October 30, 2017 · Rahul Desai · No Comments
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AWS to Azure Services Comparison

Great comparison of services at a high level, excerpts from the article as below:

Azure and AWS for multicloud solutions

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October 25, 2017 · Rahul Desai · No Comments
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Azure TCO Calculator | Microsoft

 

Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) Calculator Preview

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August 9, 2017 · Rahul Desai · No Comments
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Introducing Microsoft 365

The workplace is transforming—from changing employee expectations, to more diverse and globally distributed teams, to an increasingly complex threat landscape. From these trends, we are seeing a new culture of work emerging. Our customers are telling us they are looking to empower their people with innovative technology to embrace this modern culture of work.

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July 11, 2017 · Rahul Desai · No Comments
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Magic Quadrant for Cloud Infrastructure as a Service- Gartner Reprint

The market for cloud IaaS is dominated by two leading service providers. Other service providers have responded by launching new offerings, but customers must carefully manage the risks of adopting less-mature offerings.

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July 5, 2017 · Rahul Desai · No Comments
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Released: SQL Server Migration Assistant (SSMA) v7.4

SQL Server Migration Assistant (SSMA) for Oracle, MySQL, SAP ASE (formerly SAP Sybase ASE), DB2, and Access allows users to convert a database schema to a Microsoft SQL Server schema, upload the schema, and then migrate data to the target SQL Server (see below for supported versions).

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June 20, 2017 · Rahul Desai · No Comments
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