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Get started with SAP on Azure VMs

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/virtual-machines/workloads/sap/get-started Learn about SAP solutions that run on virtual machines (VMs) in Microsoft Azure
Published Date : Sunday, October 13, 2019

Azure support for generation 2 VMs (preview)

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/virtual-machines/windows/generation-2 Overview of Azure support for generation 2 VMs
Published Date : Sunday, October 13, 2019

Enable and disable the Azure Serial Console

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/virtual-machines/troubleshooting/serial-console-enable-disable How to enable and disable the Azure Serial Console service
Published Date : Sunday, October 13, 2019

Quickstart - Create a Linux VM with Azure PowerShell

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/virtual-machines/linux/quick-create-powershell In this quickstart, you learn how to use Azure PowerShell to create a Linux virtual machine
Published Date : Sunday, October 13, 2019

Azure support for generation 2 VMs (preview)

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/virtual-machines/linux/generation-2 Overview of Azure support for generation 2 VMs
Published Date : Sunday, October 13, 2019

Explore data by using the Azure Time Series Insights explorer

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/time-series-insights/time-series-insights-explorer This article describes how to use the Azure Time Series Insights explorer in your web browser to quickly see a global view of your big data and validate your IoT environment.
Published Date : Sunday, October 13, 2019

How to deploy Azure Files

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/storage/files/storage-files-deployment-guide Learn how to deploy Azure Files from start to finish.
Published Date : Sunday, October 13, 2019

Authorize access to blobs and queues with Azure Active Directory from a client application - Azure Storage

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/storage/common/storage-auth-aad-app Use Azure Active Directory to authenticate from within a client application, acquire an OAuth 2.0 token, and authorize requests to Azure Blob storage and Queue storage.
Published Date : Sunday, October 13, 2019

Use the Azure portal to manage Azure AD access rights to blob and queue data with RBAC - Azure Storage

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/storage/common/storage-auth-aad-rbac-portal Use role-based access control (RBAC) from the Azure portal to assign access to containers and queues to security principals. Azure Storage supports built-in and custom RBAC roles for authentication via Azure AD.
Published Date : Sunday, October 13, 2019

High availability - Azure SQL Database service

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/sql-database/sql-database-high-availability Learn about the Azure SQL Database service high availability capabilities and features
Published Date : Sunday, October 13, 2019

Cross-tenant management experiences - Azure Lighthouse

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/lighthouse/concepts/cross-tenant-management-experience Azure delegated resource management enables a cross-tenant management experience.
Published Date : Sunday, October 13, 2019

Operate devices offline - Azure IoT Edge

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/iot-edge/offline-capabilities Understand how IoT Edge devices and modules can operate without internet connection for extended periods of time, and how IoT Edge can enable regular IoT devices to operate offline too.
Published Date : Sunday, October 13, 2019

Connect a DevKit device to your Azure IoT Central application

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/iot-central/howto-connect-devkit-pnp As a device developer, learn how to connect an MXChip IoT DevKit device to your Azure IoT Central application using IoT Plug and Play.
Published Date : Sunday, October 13, 2019

Sample - ISO 27001 blueprint - Control mapping - Azure Blueprints

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/governance/blueprints/samples/iso27001/control-mapping Control mapping of the ISO 27001 blueprint sample. Each control is mapped to one or more Azure Policies that assist with assessment.
Published Date : Sunday, October 13, 2019

Sample - PCI-DSS v3.2.1 blueprint - Control mapping - Azure Blueprints

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/governance/blueprints/samples/pci-dss-3.2.1/control-mapping Control mapping of the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard v3.2.1 blueprint sample to Azure Policy and RBAC.
Published Date : Sunday, October 13, 2019

Sample - UK OFFICIAL and UK NHS blueprint - Deploy steps - Azure Blueprints

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/governance/blueprints/samples/ukofficial/deploy Deploy steps for the UK OFFICIAL and UK NHS blueprint samples including blueprint artifact parameter details.
Published Date : Sunday, October 13, 2019

Sample - IRS 1075 blueprint - Control mapping - Azure Blueprints

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/governance/blueprints/samples/irs-1075/control-mapping Control mapping of the IRS 1075 blueprint sample. Each control is mapped to one or more Azure Policies that assists with assessment.
Published Date : Sunday, October 13, 2019

Sample - NIST SP 800-53 R4 blueprint - Control mapping - Azure Blueprints

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/governance/blueprints/samples/nist-sp-800-53-rev4/control-mapping Control mapping of the NIST SP 800-53 R4 blueprint sample. Each control is mapped to one or more Azure Policies that assist with assessment.
Published Date : Sunday, October 13, 2019

Sample - Canada Federal PBMM blueprint - Control mapping - Azure Blueprints

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/governance/blueprints/samples/canada-federal-pbmm/control-mapping Control mapping of the Canada Federal PBMM blueprint samples. Each control is mapped to one or more Azure Policies that assist with assessment.
Published Date : Sunday, October 13, 2019

Sample - UK OFFICIAL and UK NHS blueprints - Control mapping - Azure Blueprints

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/governance/blueprints/samples/ukofficial/control-mapping Control mapping of the UK OFFICIAL and UK NHS blueprint samples. Each control is mapped to one or more Azure Policies that assist with assessment.
Published Date : Sunday, October 13, 2019

Sample - Canada Federal PBMM blueprint - Deploy steps - Azure Blueprints

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/governance/blueprints/samples/canada-federal-pbmm/deploy Deploy steps for the Canada Federal PBMM blueprint sample including blueprint artifact parameter details.
Published Date : Sunday, October 13, 2019

Sample - ISO 27001 Shared Services blueprint - Control mapping - Azure Blueprints

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/governance/blueprints/samples/iso27001-shared/control-mapping Control mapping of the ISO 27001 Shared Services blueprint sample. Each control is mapped to one or more Azure Policies that assist with assessment.
Published Date : Sunday, October 13, 2019

Sample - ISO 27001 blueprint - Deploy steps - Azure Blueprints

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/governance/blueprints/samples/iso27001/deploy Deploy steps for the standalone ISO 27001 blueprint sample including blueprint artifact parameter details.
Published Date : Sunday, October 13, 2019

Sample - ISO 27001 Shared Services blueprint - Deploy steps - Azure Blueprints

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/governance/blueprints/samples/iso27001-shared/deploy Deploy steps for the ISO 27001 Shared Services blueprint sample including blueprint artifact parameter details.
Published Date : Sunday, October 13, 2019

Sample - ISO 27001 ASE/SQL workload blueprint - Control mapping - Azure Blueprints

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/governance/blueprints/samples/iso27001-ase-sql-workload/control-mapping Control mapping of the ISO 27001 App Service Environment&#x2FSQL Database workload blueprint sample to Azure Policy and RBAC.
Published Date : Sunday, October 13, 2019

Sample - NIST SP 800-53 R4 blueprint - Deploy steps - Azure Blueprints

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/governance/blueprints/samples/nist-sp-800-53-rev4/deploy Deploy steps for the NIST SP 800-53 R4 blueprint sample including blueprint artifact parameter details.
Published Date : Sunday, October 13, 2019

Apache Cassandra features & commands supported by Azure Cosmos DB Cassandra API

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/cosmos-db/cassandra-support Learn about the Apache Cassandra feature support in Azure Cosmos DB Cassandra API
Published Date : Sunday, October 13, 2019

Quickstart: Synthesize speech, Java (Windows, Linux, macOS) - Speech Service - Azure Cognitive Services

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/cognitive-services/speech-service/quickstart-text-to-speech-java-jre In this quickstart, you&#x27ll learn to create a simple Java application that captures and synthesize speech from text and play it with the default speaker.
Published Date : Sunday, October 13, 2019

Quickstart - Set up Azure NetApp Files and create an NFS volume

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/azure-netapp-files/azure-netapp-files-quickstart-set-up-account-create-volumes Quickstart - Describes how to quickly set up Azure NetApp Files and create a volume.
Published Date : Sunday, October 13, 2019

Create an SMB volume for Azure NetApp Files

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/azure-netapp-files/azure-netapp-files-create-volumes-smb Describes how to create an SMB volume for Azure NetApp Files.
Published Date : Sunday, October 13, 2019

FAQs About Azure NetApp Files

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/azure-netapp-files/azure-netapp-files-faqs Answers frequently asked questions about Azure NetApp Files.
Published Date : Sunday, October 13, 2019

Create an NFS volume for Azure NetApp Files

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/azure-netapp-files/azure-netapp-files-create-volumes Describes how to create an NFS volume for Azure NetApp Files.
Published Date : Sunday, October 13, 2019

Delete and restore Azure Log Analytics workspace

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/azure-monitor/platform/delete-workspace Learn how to delete your Log Analytics workspace if you created one in a personal subscription or restructure your workspace model.
Published Date : Sunday, October 13, 2019

Azure Monitoring REST API walkthrough

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/azure-monitor/platform/rest-api-walkthrough How to authenticate requests and use the Azure Monitor REST API to retrieve available metric definitions and metric values.
Published Date : Sunday, October 13, 2019

Connect Configuration Manager to Azure Monitor

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/azure-monitor/platform/collect-sccm This article shows the steps to connect Configuration Manager to workspace in Azure Monitor and start analyzing data.
Published Date : Sunday, October 13, 2019

Azure Monitor overview

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/azure-monitor/overview Overview of Microsoft services and functionalities that contribute to a complete monitoring strategy for your Azure services and applications.
Published Date : Sunday, October 13, 2019

Send custom metrics for an Azure resource to the Azure Monitor metric store by using a REST API

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/azure-monitor/platform/metrics-store-custom-rest-api Send custom metrics for an Azure resource to the Azure Monitor metric store by using a REST API
Published Date : Sunday, October 13, 2019

Send Guest OS metrics to the Azure Monitor data store for a Windows virtual machine (classic)

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/azure-monitor/platform/collect-custom-metrics-guestos-vm-classic Send Guest OS metrics to the Azure Monitor data store for a Windows virtual machine (classic)
Published Date : Sunday, October 13, 2019

Action rules for Azure Monitor alerts

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/azure-monitor/platform/alerts-action-rules Understanding what action rules in Azure Monitor are and how to configure and manage them.
Published Date : Sunday, October 13, 2019

Collect data from an Azure virtual machine with Azure Monitor

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/azure-monitor/learn/quick-collect-azurevm Learn how to enable the Log Analytics agent VM Extension and enable collection of data from your Azure VMs with Log Analytics.
Published Date : Sunday, October 13, 2019

Prerequisites for Microsoft Managed Desktop

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/microsoft-365/managed-desktop/get-ready/prerequisites Cloud Services; allows AutoPilot to register devices Microsoft Intune - Microsoft 365 E5- Microsoft 365 E3 + Microsoft 365 E5 Security Add-on- Enterprise Mobility + Security E5- Enterprise Mobility + Security E3- Microsoft Intune Necessary to register devices, deploy updates, and manage devices Windows
Published Date : Sunday, October 13, 2019

Identity and device access configurations - Microsoft 365 Enterprise

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/microsoft-365/enterprise/microsoft-365-policies-configurations Describes Microsoft recommendations and core concepts for deploying secure email, docs, and apps policies and configurations.
Published Date : Sunday, October 13, 2019

Get started with C++/WinRT - Windows UWP applications

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/uwp/cpp-and-winrt-apis/get-started To get you up to speed with using C++&#x2FWinRT, this topic walks through a simple code example.
Published Date : Saturday, October 12, 2019

Introduction to Microsoft Interface Definition Language 3.0 - Windows UWP applications

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/uwp/midl-3/intro An introduction to Microsoft Interface Definition Language 3.0.
Published Date : Saturday, October 12, 2019

IXpsPrintJob (xpsprint.h)

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/win32/api/xpsprint/nn-xpsprint-ixpsprintjob Provides access to a print job that is currently in progress.
Published Date : Saturday, October 12, 2019

XPS_JOB_STATUS (xpsprint.h)

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/win32/api/xpsprint/ns-xpsprint-xps_job_status Contains a snapshot of job status.
Published Date : Saturday, October 12, 2019

IXpsPrintJobStream::Close (xpsprint.h)

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/win32/api/xpsprint/nf-xpsprint-ixpsprintjobstream-close Closes the stream and indicates to the print job that the entire document has been written to the print queue by the application.
Published Date : Saturday, October 12, 2019

xpsprint.h header

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/win32/api/xpsprint/ This header is used by Windows GDI. ... For more information, see: Windows GDI xpsprint.h contains the following programming interfaces: Interfaces Title Description IXpsPrintJob Provides access to a print job that is currently in progress.
Published Date : Saturday, October 12, 2019

IXpsPrintJobStream (xpsprint.h)

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/win32/api/xpsprint/nn-xpsprint-ixpsprintjobstream A write-only stream interface into which an application writes print job data.
Published Date : Saturday, October 12, 2019

IXpsOMRemoteDictionaryResource1 (xpsobjectmodel_1.h)

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/win32/api/xpsobjectmodel_1/nn-xpsobjectmodel_1-ixpsomremotedictionaryresource1 Extends IXpsOMRemoteDictionaryResource to provide methods that support OpenXPS documents.
Published Date : Saturday, October 12, 2019

IXpsDocumentPackageTarget (xpsobjectmodel_1.h)

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/win32/api/xpsobjectmodel_1/nn-xpsobjectmodel_1-ixpsdocumentpackagetarget The IXpsDocumentPackageTarget interface contains the elements needed for printing XPS content in the Document Printing model.
Published Date : Saturday, October 12, 2019

StartXpsPrintJob1 function (xpsprint.h)

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/win32/api/xpsprint/nf-xpsprint-startxpsprintjob1 Creates a print job for sending XPS document content to a printer.
Published Date : Saturday, October 12, 2019

StartXpsPrintJob function (xpsprint.h)

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/win32/api/xpsprint/nf-xpsprint-startxpsprintjob Starts printing an XPS document stream to a printer.
Published Date : Saturday, October 12, 2019

IXpsOMPackage1::GetDocumentType (xpsobjectmodel_1.h)

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/win32/api/xpsobjectmodel_1/nf-xpsobjectmodel_1-ixpsompackage1-getdocumenttype Gets the document type of the data that was used to initialize this package. This method is used to determine whether a document is the XPS or OpenXPS type. For more information, see XPS Documents.
Published Date : Saturday, October 12, 2019

IXpsOMTileBrush (xpsobjectmodel.h)

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/win32/api/xpsobjectmodel/nn-xpsobjectmodel-ixpsomtilebrush A tile brush uses a visual image to paint a region by repeating the image.
Published Date : Saturday, October 12, 2019

XPS_DASH (xpsobjectmodel.h)

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/win32/api/xpsobjectmodel/ns-xpsobjectmodel-xps_dash This structure describes a dash element of a path.
Published Date : Saturday, October 12, 2019

IXpsOMPackageWriter3D (xpsobjectmodel_2.h)

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/win32/api/xpsobjectmodel_2/nn-xpsobjectmodel_2-ixpsompackagewriter3d Contains methods that support model textures and print ticket.
Published Date : Saturday, October 12, 2019

IXpsOMPage1::GetDocumentType (xpsobjectmodel_1.h)

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/win32/api/xpsobjectmodel_1/nf-xpsobjectmodel_1-ixpsompage1-getdocumenttype Gets the type of FixedPage markup that was used to initialize this page. This method is used to determine whether a document is the XPS or OpenXPS type. For more information, see XPS Documents.
Published Date : Saturday, October 12, 2019

XPS_JOB_COMPLETION (xpsprint.h)

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/win32/api/xpsprint/ne-xpsprint-xps_job_completion Indicates the completion status of a print job.
Published Date : Saturday, October 12, 2019

IXpsOMObjectFactory1::CreatePackageFromStream1 (xpsobjectmodel_1.h)

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/win32/api/xpsobjectmodel_1/nf-xpsobjectmodel_1-ixpsomobjectfactory1-createpackagefromstream1 Opens a stream that contains an XPS package and returns an instantiated XPS document object tree.
Published Date : Saturday, October 12, 2019

IXpsOMObjectFactory1::CreatePageFromStream1 (xpsobjectmodel_1.h)

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/win32/api/xpsobjectmodel_1/nf-xpsobjectmodel_1-ixpsomobjectfactory1-createpagefromstream1 Reads the page markup from the specified stream to create and populate an IXpsOMPage1 interface.
Published Date : Saturday, October 12, 2019

XPS_COLOR (xpsobjectmodel.h)

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/win32/api/xpsobjectmodel/ns-xpsobjectmodel-xps_color The contents of the XPS_COLOR structure when the colorType is XPS_COLOR_TYPE_CONTEXT.
Published Date : Saturday, October 12, 2019

IXpsOMObjectFactory1::CreatePackageWriterOnFile1 (xpsobjectmodel_1.h)

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/win32/api/xpsobjectmodel_1/nf-xpsobjectmodel_1-ixpsomobjectfactory1-createpackagewriteronfile1 Opens a file for writing the contents of an XPS OM to an XPS package of a specified type. This method produces a package writer for either an MSXPS document or an OpenXPS document.
Published Date : Saturday, October 12, 2019

IXpsOMVisual::GetOpacityMaskBrushLookup (xpsobjectmodel.h)

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/win32/api/xpsobjectmodel/nf-xpsobjectmodel-ixpsomvisual-getopacitymaskbrushlookup Gets the name of the lookup key of the shared opacity mask brush in a resource dictionary.
Published Date : Saturday, October 12, 2019

IXpsOMPackage1::WriteToFile1 (xpsobjectmodel_1.h)

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/win32/api/xpsobjectmodel_1/nf-xpsobjectmodel_1-ixpsompackage1-writetofile1 Writes an XPS OM to a file as an XPS package of a specified type.
Published Date : Saturday, October 12, 2019

IXpsOMVisualCollection::GetCount (xpsobjectmodel.h)

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/win32/api/xpsobjectmodel/nf-xpsobjectmodel-ixpsomvisualcollection-getcount Gets the number of IXpsOMVisual interface pointers in the collection.
Published Date : Saturday, October 12, 2019

IXpsOMObjectFactory1::CreatePackageFromFile1 (xpsobjectmodel_1.h)

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/win32/api/xpsobjectmodel_1/nf-xpsobjectmodel_1-ixpsomobjectfactory1-createpackagefromfile1 Opens an XPS package file and returns an instantiated XPS document object tree. This method will read a file that contains an XPS document that is of type XPS_DOCUMENT_TYPE_ XPS or XPS_DOCUMENT_TYPE_ OPENXPS.
Published Date : Saturday, October 12, 2019

XPS_RECT (xpsobjectmodel.h)

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/win32/api/xpsobjectmodel/ns-xpsobjectmodel-xps_rect Describes the width, height, and location of a rectangle.
Published Date : Saturday, October 12, 2019

IXpsOMObjectFactory1::CreateRemoteDictionaryResourceFromStream1 (xpsobjectmodel_1.h)

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/win32/api/xpsobjectmodel_1/nf-xpsobjectmodel_1-ixpsomobjectfactory1-createremotedictionaryresourcefromstream1 Loads the remote resource dictionary markup into an unrooted IXpsOMRemoteDictionaryResource interface. The dictionary referenced by the dictionaryMarkupStream parameter can contain markup from either the OpenXPS or the MSXPS namespace.
Published Date : Saturday, October 12, 2019

IXpsOMVisual (xpsobjectmodel.h)

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/win32/api/xpsobjectmodel/nn-xpsobjectmodel-ixpsomvisual The base interface for path, canvas, and glyph interfaces.
Published Date : Saturday, October 12, 2019

IXpsOMVisualBrush (xpsobjectmodel.h)

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/win32/api/xpsobjectmodel/nn-xpsobjectmodel-ixpsomvisualbrush A brush that uses a visual element as a source.
Published Date : Saturday, October 12, 2019