I have seen different Azure Portal login issues, in my own environments as well as in customer environments. Sometimes it’s somehow not possible again to login to the Azure Portal anymore and all you get back is a “Sign-In failed” message without any details. Searching the internet there are some potential solutions, but for one specific case I never found a solution. So I am happy to share the solution here.
In November, Micrsoft will bring together more than 25k people to spend a week in Orlando to learn about the latest and greatest Microsoft technologies, products and solutions. I am super happy that I was selected as a speaker for this year’s Microsoft Ignite conference in Orlando.
I am excited: Experts Live Europe will open its doors again in 3 months. As part of the conference team I am super happy to welcome the European Microsoft community as well as many top speakers from around the globe again in the beautiful city of Prague for 3 exciting days. We bring experts, companies and ISV’s together to learn, exchange and share about everything Microsoft cloud, datacenter, workplace and security solutions. Curious what that means exactly? Read this post to learn more! Continue reading
I use Azure DevOps a lot when it comes to customer projects, mainly for infrastructure as code deployments. Azure DevOps supports a variety of service hooks that allows to interact with various other services. Microsoft Teams is one of these services that can be used to inform your team about certain activities that are happening in Azure DevOps.
When using ARM templates you often end up with many lines of code. There are some gems available that help you reducing your code to a minimum (which normally is still a lot). If you need to create multiple instances of resources, there is a function available that helps you to achieve this goal with very few code. By using a simple ‘copy’ one can create multiple instances of a specific resource. Continue reading
Wait, what? Why is Marcel speaking at a SharePoint event? By accident? Is he planning a career change? Or is it just madness? In all honesty, I am a SharePoint consumer, nothing more, nothing less. And a very bad one I have to say. So I will not speak about any SharePoint topics. There are lots of smart speakers at the conference that will cover that. I was invited to speak about an IT Pro topic.
I recently worked for a customer where I had to build a custom application based on several Azure services. To store data, the application uses CosmosDB with the SQL API. The stored items/documents had a pretty simple structure using several arrays. However, when I started querying the data from an Azure Function, I struggled a bit with the syntax, especially when querying data from the arrays where some properties used special characters and keywords. Browsing the Internet for a while, I found some fragmented solutions., so I decided to write this post to consolidate everything into one single place. Continue reading