Welcome to 1Gig Tech update!
In today’s edition, there are 10 articles on technology, news, open source, community on the fantastic and ever evolving technology world.
- Just released – Windows developer virtual machines – September 2016 build (Clint Rutkas)
Today I’m happy to announce the first release of a developer ready, non-expiring (licensed) virtual machines. Last year, we released the evaluation VMs and we took the feedback to heart that you wanted a fully configured Windows 10 development environment that won’t expire.
- Microsoft’s FPGA-powered supercomputers can translate Wikipedia faster than you can blink (Mark Hachman)
Microsoft’s servers are now powered by optimized custom chips that joined together to translate the entirety of Wikipedia in literally less than a blink of an eye.
- Platform overview for Server · ChangeWindows (Studio 384 – Yannick)
The dashboard has a completely new design You can now use text chat in addition to voice chat There is now a Community-area Game DVR has been overhauled You can now have a party chat with up to 12 people With February 2015 Update 10586.
- Introducing Docker for Windows Server 2016 (Michael Friis)
Today, Microsoft is announcing general availability of Windows Server 2016 at the Ignite conference in Atlanta. For Windows developers and IT-pros, the most exciting new Windows feature is containers, and containers on Windows Server 2016 are powered by Docker.
- Azure Stream Analytics support for IoT Hub Operations Monitoring (Ryan CrawCour)
Azure Stream Analytics is a real-time, highly scalable, and fully managed stream analytics service that can process millions of events per second and perform aggregations and computations in near real-time.
- Running Powershell on Google Cloud SDK (Mete Atamel)
It’s exciting to see so many options for .NET developers to manage their cloud resources on Google Cloud Platform. Apart from the usual Google Cloud Console, there’s Cloud Tools for Visual Studio, and the subject of this post: Cloud Tools for PowerShell.
- Putting (my VB6) Windows Apps in the Windows 10 Store – Project Centennial (Scott Hanselman)
I noticed today that Evernote was in the Windows Store. I went to the store, installed Evernote, and it ran. No nextnextnextfinish-style install, it just worked and it worked nicely. It’s a Win32 app and it appears to use NodeWebKit for part of it’s UI.
- Quicker fixes, hands-free, when thyssenkrupp Elevator’s service technicians use Microsoft HoloLens
Stairs are great for a workout and a necessity during emergencies. But when you need to get up several floors fast, nothing beats an elevator.
- Announcing the General Availability of Storage Service Encryption for Data at Rest (Lavanya Kasarabada)
Storage Service Encryption for Azure Blob Storage helps you address organizational security and compliance requirements by encrypting your Blob storage (Block Blobs, Page Blobs and Append Blobs).
- How to use Power BI Embedded with AspNetCore
If you are looking to build an AspNetCore website, and take advantage of Power BI embedded, you’ve probably found that there isn’t any SDK support for basic report rendering (yet). While the underlying PowerBI.Core and PowerBI.Api assemblies work just fine, there is no equivalent to PowerBI.