Getting your head around Azure Synapse Analytics can be challenging, even for the most seasoned SQL Server professional. With that in mind, this blog post will jump into the two concepts that you need to understand - table distribution and index types.
A few weeks ago, we took a look at Environment Variables and used a pattern within Power Automate that was less than ideal. In this post, we will revisit this subject to find out what was wrong and how to go about doing things in a better way.
More changes are afoot in the Power Platform! And this time around, not even the commonest terms within the Common Data Service are safe from being replaced with something entirely different...
On December 4th, 2020, Microsoft will start transitioning customers across to the new Unified Interface (UI), if you haven’t done so already. I hope this news does not come as a surprise to you, if it has, please read this blog post to find out more.
Automation is key to any successful DevOps or Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) strategy. However, this can be difficult to achieve if the platform in question does not have the capability to support this. Fortunately, for the Power Platform, we have the tools available to perform some pretty amazing things…
When you start mixing and matching aspects of the Power Platform, you can sometimes stumble upon some odd behaviour. For example, working with entity image attributes from the Common Data Service within a canvas Power App can leave you wondering why your full image is not rendering...
The Wave 2 2020 Business Applications release is upon us and, in true fashion, the community stepped up to deliver a whole event on the subject. It was a pleasure to be involved in this, and, today, I wanted to share my thoughts regarding the day.
Environment variables, a feature that has recently gone into general availability, provides us with some interesting new capability to tailor the functionality of our canvas Power Apps and Power Automate flows, based on the environment we are targeting. What’s more, they are dead easy to start working with.
Trying to achieve a true ALM process using Power Automate or canvas Power Apps has always been a struggle in the past. Fortunately, we are starting to see some new capability land, such as Connection References, which is helping to remedy some past frustrations.
Microsoft Ignite 2020 took place earlier this week, and there were oodles of new capabilities announced to make any Microsoft 365, Azure or Power Platform enthusiast happy. With this in mind, let's take a look at my top five announcements from the event.