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Recap and impressions of Microsoft Ignite Conference 2016

It has been a busy week when we’ve been at Microsoft Ignite conference 2016 which took place in Atlanta this September. This was Microsoft’s second Ignite conference with more than 20.000 people attending and more than 1.000 sessions. See our impressions here!

Management capabilities for Office 365 Groups

By default, in Office 365 all users can create an Office 365 group. As IT Administrator you can restrict that users can create Office 365 groups. If you want to have a more granular control to define which users shall be able to create a group that’s more effort. See here, how this works.

How to save costs in Azure PaaS

Recently, I wanted to do a cleanup in my various Azure subscriptions. A lot of websites and databases were created during the last months and years, so the idea was to cleanup and to combine websites into one App Service Plan and to do the same with multiple SQL Databases into one Elastic Database Pool. The goal was to reduce costs from multiple App Plans and single databases into few ones. Here’s how this works.

Vorteile von Azure Websites

Microsoft Azure ist eine Plattform zum hochverfügbaren, skalierbaren und sicheren Betrieb von IT-Services, von virtuellen Maschinen bis hin zu Websites. Im Gegensatz zu herkömmlichen Hosting-Lösungen bietet Azure eine Vielzahl von zusätzlichen Services. Nur, welche Vorteile bieten Azure Websites im Vergleich zu anderen Angeboten von Providern? Hier einige Gründe für den Einsatz von Azure Websites.