25 April 2022
25 April 2022

Power BI Last Refresh Time Visualization Tool

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On the article Automating table refresh in Power BI I explained many methods to automate refresh of individual objects, which could be tables or partitions. This creates the need of good ways to visualize the last refresh date and time for each partition and table. The portal shows the refresh date/time for the entire dataset, … Read more
04 April 2022
04 April 2022

Updating Powershell version in Azure CloudShell

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Azure Cloudshell uses PowerShell 7.2.1. However, Powershell 7.2.2 is already available and we have also a PowerShell version 7.3.0 in preview. Wouldn’t it be nice if you could update the powershell version in cloudshell, instead of waiting for Microsoft? This would allow you to run scripts using the new features of the updated versions. Before … Read more
28 February 2022
28 February 2022

Azure: Small Changes that Matter

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I believe I’m not alone on this feeling: It seems like every time we use the Azure Portal some new feature appear. The features reproduce themselves faster than rabbits. Did you had this feeling before? Share your thoughts in the comments. This week, working with Azure, I found some new small features around and decided … Read more
31 January 2022
31 January 2022

Saving and Sharing Log Analytics Query

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Update on 01/03/2022: There are two small mistakes on the article below. A) On the UI, the only Tag value which accepts customization is Label. I believe the customization is possible through API, but I haven’t checked it. B) The filter and group by using the Label tag is possible. The Label only appears as … Read more
27 December 2021
27 December 2021

Azure and MFA Secrets

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MFA and conditional access policies are powerful tools for our cloud security, but they are full of tricks. I don’t pretend to cover the basics here. You know you can create conditional access policies to request MFA authentication from the users. You also know the fact the default configuration (which you should avoid) will request … Read more
20 December 2021
20 December 2021

Case Study: Troubleshooting Site Recovery

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A silly mistake, a site recovery error and a troubleshooting case study, let’s check how it happened. I was demonstrating Site Recovery in a training. Site recovery is a slow task, so I make the demonstration among other explanations, put the demonstration in the middle of other subjects. This also doesn’t leave much room to … Read more