Microsoft will hold its annual technology Build event from May 23 to 24, 2023. Online registration is free; more information is available at the event FAQ page.
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PASS Data Community Summit 2021
PASS Data Community Summit 2021 is a free online event for Microsoft data platform professionals that runs November 8 – 12, 2021. Register online at passdatacommunitysummit.com.
Microsoft Ignite online event starts November 2nd 2021
Microsoft Ignite is a free online training event that runs November 2–4, 2021. Sessions include business applications, security and new product features. Register online at register.ignite.microsoft.com.
Azure Cosmos DB Jupyter Notebook vulnerability resolved
Microsoft disclosed a potential vulnerability in the Azure Cosmos DB Jupyter Notebook feature. The issue was resolved and no customer data was accessed. The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) also released a statement regarding this database issue.
Developer online conferences in May and June 2021
Major technology companies will hold their annual developer conferences in the summer of 2021:
- Google I/O: May 18 – 20
- Microsoft Build: May 25 – 27
- Microsoft Virtual Training Days: Ongoing
- Apple Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC): June 7 – 11
Downdetector shows outage information for websites and services
Downdetector shows outage information and status for widely used websites and services such as mobile and internet service providers, social media sites, banking and financial services, etc. This includes:
- Most recent outages
- List of all companies tracked
- Facebook, Facebook Messenger and WhatsApp
- Twitter, YouTube, Instagram and Snapchat
- Verizon, T-Mobile and Sprint
- AT&T, Comcast / Xfinity, Spectrum, CenturyLink, Frontier and Cox
- Google, Gmail, Google Cloud, and Google Hangouts
- Google Drive, OneDrive, Dropbox and Box
- Apple Maps, iCloud, iMessage, and iWork
- Office 365, Outlook, Sharepoint, Skype and Skype for Business
- Visual Studio, Microsoft Teams, Azure, and Exchange
- Amazon Web Services (AWS), Cloudflare, and Zoom
PowerOutage.us is a different website that tracks electricity power outage data from utilities all over the United States.
Visual Studio Code for the Web – an online only development environment
GitHub Visual Studio Codespaces – formerly known as Visual Studio Online – allows you to create Visual Studio solutions entirely in the cloud across multiple devices. This development environment is currently in public preview.
Visual Studio Code for the Web can be accessed at vscode.dev.
Visual Studio Codespaces pricing page and Azure Pricing Calculator are available.
Microsoft Build 2020 is now free online event
Microsoft Build has been changed to an online only event this year, and runs from May 19 to May 21, 2020 starting at 8 AM Pacific Time. Registration for this online educational event is free at register.build.microsoft.com.
Microsoft and Oracle agreement to connect Azure and Oracle Cloud
Microsoft and Oracle both released announcements on their recent agreement to connect Azure and Oracle Cloud services. This will allow users to connect to both using a unified single sign-on experience.
More information on this service is available at www.oracle.com/cloud/oci-azure.html.
Azure DevOps is the new name for Visual Studio Team Services
Visual Studio Team Services (VSTS) has been renamed to Azure DevOps as of September 2018. Microsoft offers guidance on conversion from Team Foundation Server (TFS) to Azure DevOps Services. Features within VSTS have been given new Azure DevOp names as well.
User settings can be changed by logging into app.vsaex.visualstudio.com.
Documentation regarding Azure DevOps is available at docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/devops/.