Microsoft Tech Library

.NET Monitoring Decrypted: Code Level Performance Metrics, Azure Monitoring, Structured Logging and More

Mon, 31 Jul 2017 23:02:00 GMT

Stackify strives to make developers’ jobs easier. Here, we’ve compiled extensive best practices for .NET monitoring. We offer in-depth details on measuring application performance metrics, structured logging, finding application errors and more!

Solving Database Deployments with Database DevOps

Fri, 28 Jul 2017 14:54:00 GMT

This whitepaper explains how to overcome challenges presented by database change management. By extending DevOps practices to the database, you gain consistency across applications and databases while increasing team efficiencies. Read more.

How to Choose the Best JavaScript Framework for Your Team

Mon, 17 Jul 2017 23:16:00 GMT

Download GrapeCity Wijmo’s free e-book today and learn about the strengths and weaknesses of JavaScript’s top frameworks like Angular and React. “How to Choose the Best JavaScript Framework for Your Team” is available now. Learn more.

Essential .NET Core: Methods for Optimizing Web Apps in Azure, Logging, Deploying to IIS, and More

Fri, 07 Jul 2017 14:37:00 GMT

Stackify strives to make developers’ jobs easier. Here, we’ve compiled extensive best practices for running your apps with .NET Core. We offer in-depth details on converting to .NET Core, logging, creating Windows Services and more! Read more.

The Build vs. Buy Challenge: Insight into a Hybrid Approach

Fri, 07 Jul 2017 14:37:00 GMT

Data Quality is essential for success. The key to success is knowing when you should build a custom data quality tools over canned solutions. Download our whitepaper for insight. Read more.

The Proactive Security Paradigm: How Containers Can Revamp Your Approach to Security

Fri, 09 Jun 2017 15:00:00 GMT

Ask most DevOps engineers about the benefits of containers and microservices, and their responses will center on the agility, modularity and scalability that microservices-based architectures provide. But there is another crucial and oft-overlooked advantage of migrating to containers and microservices: Security. Containers offer a number of opportunities for building and deploying more secure applications and environments. Read on.

Life After Deployment: 4 Tips for Maintaining Software Post Launch

Fri, 07 Apr 2017 21:10:00 GMT

Read this white paper to learn four crucial tips to help you plan for and handle the maintenance of your software toward the end of the development life cycle. Learn more.

How to Securely Configure a Linux Host to Run Containers

Tue, 04 Apr 2017 16:13:00 GMT

This guide, as part of the Twistlock Container Security How-To Guides series, describes the concrete steps that you can follow to configure a Linux host to run Docker containers securely. Learn more.

Guide to PCI Compliance for Containers

Tue, 04 Apr 2017 16:06:00 GMT

With the prevalence of electronic payments, nearly every organization is impacted by Payment Card Industry (PCI) Data Security Standard (DSS) requirements. However, there’s very little guidance on how to run containers in a manner that’s compliant with these requirements. The Twistlock Guide to PCI Compliance for Containers breaks down the PCI DSS requirements section by section and provides clear instructions on how to design and operate a containerized environment in a compliant manner. Learn more.

NoSQL Database Evaluation Guide

Thu, 30 Mar 2017 18:15:00 GMT

This paper delves deeply into each core requirement and provides a comparison of leading NoSQL databases against the eight core requirements.

APM Has to Change to Support DevOps

Tue, 11 Oct 2016 03:51:00 GMT

The APM status quo is not sufficient to support an effective DevOps initiative. I&O leaders implementing DevOps will need to not only rethink the tooling, but also address people and process (including information flow) concerns in order to better enable the business.

APM in the Digital Economy – What’s Hot, What’s Not, and What’s on the Horizon

Tue, 11 Oct 2016 02:43:00 GMT

Read this study from Enterprise Management Associates to discover: 10 key factors impacting APM practices in the digital economy; APM requirements for DevOps and Continuous Delivery; How APM addresses other top challenges in a cloud- and digital-centric business.

Network Design Best Practices for Office 365

Tue, 11 Oct 2016 02:43:00 GMT

Organizations are evaluating or deploying Microsoft Office 365. However, existing internet connectivity will not provide adequate performance for Office 365 in most scenarios. This research describes how network planners and managers can optimize the network infrastructure to support Office 365.

Amazon Web Services is Ready For Microsoft SQL Server 2016 and Beyond

Fri, 30 Sep 2016 04:34:00 GMT

Reading this Special Edition Guide, highlighting Microsoft SQL Server 2016 and other leading edge technologies, you’ll discover the many ways AWS is ready to help you modernize your Microsoft business applications.