Tag Archives: UTF-8

Limitations of UTF-8 in SQL Server

Microsoft in the News Attention all you hackers out there! Microsoft is looking to reward people who can discover vulnerabilities in Azure DevOps (previously known as Visual Studio Team Services) and the latest release of Azure DevOps server. They will pay up to $20,000 US for the discovery of eligible vulnerabilities. Even if you find […]

SQL Server 2019 Introduces UTF-8 Support

Microsoft in the News As part of Microsoft’s commitment to sustainability, their newest tech campus will come with a Net-Zero Water certification. This is an important feature for buildings in California. Largely due to agriculture, California uses more water than any other state. As droughts become more severe due to climate change, water is becoming […]


Microsoft in the News Continuing with the theme of intelligent retail from my last blog, Microsoft announced new capabilities for Teams for Firstline Workers. There are new mobile Teams features that are customizable to make it easier for front line workers to connect with others in the store, or throughout the organization, and gives them […]

What is Unicode?

Microsoft in the News 2019 is starting with a lot of buzz about “intelligent retail”. More and more, companies are taking advantage of AI in the cloud to ensure their customers are getting the right experience. Everything to do with retail is being reimagined. Retailers are embracing the idea that everyone with a smartphone is […]