Tips & Tricks

Move WordPress data from ClearDB MySQL to Azure Database for MySQL Server

For my family I host a WordPress website on Azure (using an Azure App Service). I created it a while ago. At that time, Azure Database for MySQL Server ( was not available yet, so the only choice was to host it at ClearDB (

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Tips & Tricks, Visual Studio Team Services

Migrating from ProGet or NuGet.Server to VSTS Package Management

For one of my customers I had to migrate their current ProGet server to Visual Studio Team Services (VSTS) Package Management. That is because I am migrating them from TFS 2015 to VSTS. Although documentation is available, it wasn’t completely clear to me, so I wrote this blog.

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Visual Studio Team Services

Migrating a VSTS instance from MSA’s to AAD accounts

To setup a VSTS (Visual Studio Team Services) account initially is very easy. The default user directory that is behind VSTS is a directory based on Microsoft Accounts (MSA). Quite some companies start by using MSA’s to access their VSTS instance and then decide to make the move to Azure Active Directory (AAD) once relevant data is already stored, but then face some issues.

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