SQL Server 2016 brings features appealing to virtually everyone wanting to build modern enterprise business applications e.g. support for JSON, integration with R for analytics, as well as in-memory processing.
There are many reasons to upgrade to SQL Server 2016, but here Microsoft offers you its top 5: The top 5 reasons to upgrade to SQL Server 2016.
Source: SQL Server Blog
Microsoft has announced the release of the .NET Framework 4.7.
You can start using .NET Framework 4.7 today on Windows 10 Creators Update, with its availablity to be announced on other Windows versions soon.
The .NET Framework 4.7 includes improvements in several areas:
- High DPI support for Windows Forms applications on Windows 10
- Touch support for WPF applications on Windows 10
- Enhanced cryptography support
- Performance and reliability improvements.
This release supports .NET Standard.
Additionally, much improved .NET Framework docs are now available on docs.microsoft.com.
Read the annoucement in full on the Microsoft .NET Blog.
Source: .NET Blog
Gartner’s Enterprise Architecture & Technology Innovation Summit looks to be a great event for CIOs, Enterprise Archictects and IT Strategists. It’s taking place from 14-15 June in London (exact location yet to be announced) with the agenda set to cover digital business platforms, EA roadmaps, business architecture and more.
Marketrealist.com has published a 15 part web series titled “Is Microsoft Threatening Amazon’s Dominance in the Cloud?” In part four, Microsoft Outshines Its Peers in the Public Cloud in 2016 the article cites that, “Among enterprises, Azure’ªs adoption surged from 26% in 2016 to 43% in 2017…Overall, Azure’ªs adoption grew from 20% in 2016 to 34% in 2017.”
There are lots of insights to be found in the above links – have a look and then get in touch with us to find out how we can help you with Azure!