OLE DB Driver 18.2 for SQL Server Released

We are pleased to announce the release of version 18.2 of the Microsoft OLE DB Driver for SQL Server! This general availability release brings a couple of new features: Features added Support for UTF-8 server encoding For more information, see the blog post Introducing UTF-8 support in SQL Server 2019 preview Support for Azure Active Directory… Continue reading OLE DB Driver 18.2 for SQL Server Released

ODBC Driver 17.3 for SQL Server Released

We are pleased to announce an update to the Microsoft ODBC Driver 17 for SQL Server! Version 17.3 is generally available and brings a few added features and several fixed issues. Added Support for XA distributed transactions Support for streaming input parameters against Always Encrypted columns Support for SUSE 15, Ubuntu 18.10, and macOS 10.14… Continue reading ODBC Driver 17.3 for SQL Server Released

Microsoft SEAL open source homomorphic encryption library gets even better for .NET developers!

Since its open-source release on December 3rd 2018, Microsoft SEAL has become one of the world’s most popular homomorphic encryption libraries and has been adopted by security and privacy professionals world-wide in both academia and industry. Thanks to the fact that it is written in standard C++ with no external dependencies, Microsoft SEAL empowers a […]

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Recent failures in servicing, database movement and upgrade

On Monday February 18, 2019, some customers began experiencing failures for package deployment and other maintenance operations, such as database movement and upgrade triggered through Lifecycle Services (LCS) for their Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations environments. We have been actively investigating this issue and have already made a fix that will address some of… Continue reading Recent failures in servicing, database movement and upgrade

Partner support plans in Lifecycle Services

With our latest releases, partners with an Advanced Support for Partner (ASfP) support plan are now required to link the unique ASfP Contract ID/Access ID combination in LCS. For online incidents the default PartnerSource Business Center Account no longer applies. If you do not know your unique Contract ID/Access ID combination, reach out to your… Continue reading Partner support plans in Lifecycle Services

Five Things to Love About Xamarin.Forms 3.5 | The Xamarin Show

This week, James is joined yet again by friend of the show David Ortinau, Xamarin SDK & Xamarin.Forms Program Manager, tells us all about the latest features to love in Xamarin.Forms 3.5. You don’t want to miss this awesome episode packed… Continue reading Five Things to Love About Xamarin.Forms 3.5 | The Xamarin Show