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Microsoft Azure, a cloud platform, is rapidly expanding its scope to include newer enterprise class services. Some of the significant new additions are: Azure Search: Azure Search Service is a fully managed, cloud-based service that allows developers to build rich search applications using REST APIs. It includes full-text search scoped over your content, plus advanced search behaviors similar to those found in commercial web search engines, such as type-ahead, suggested queries based on near matches, and faceted navigation. Azure Machine Learning: Azure Machine Learning makes it possible for people without deep data science backgrounds to start mining data for predictions. ML Studio, an integrated development environment, uses drag-and-drop gestures and simple data flow graphs to set up experiments. For many tasks, you don't have to write a single line of code. Azure... (more)

Enterprise Client Strategy, Windows 10 & Beyond

Enterprise Client Landscape For several years enterprises were given some easy options when it came to client strategy. Since the exit of mainframe terminals, most enterprises have successfully deployed Microsoft Windows-based desktops as their clients Most enterprises adopted web-based applications, where by the desktop clients helped more in connecting to the applications through the browser and executing them Client Server strategy is still utilized for specific applications like Office Productivity applications, emails and some multimedia-centric applications. With the above s... (more)

Cloud Computing: Amazon Elastic Block Store & Storage Management

Much has been written about the Amazon failure that really put the enterprise adoption to Cloud a bit on the back foot. Amazon's outage was caused by a failure of the underlying storage - the Elastic Block Storage. The Elastic Block Store (EBS) is a distributed and replicated storage optimized for consistent and low latency I/O from EC2 instances. EBS runs on clusters that store data and serve requests and a set of control services that coordinate and propagate I/Os. The following are the mechanisms that are supposed to protect the durability of data in Amazon EBS. AmazonEBS vo... (more)

Microsoft Product Mapping for the Internet of Things

As suggested by numerous reports and white papers by both big players and analysts, the market potential for IoT is in the trillions of dollars globally per year and growing. Microsoft has rightly adopted the enablement of IoT with appropriate platform and tools. The Microsoft Azure Intelligent Systems Service helps enterprises embrace the Internet of Things (IoT) by securely connecting, managing and capturing machine-generated data from a variety of sensors and devices. While some of these services are still under limited public preview gaining appropriate expertise will help in... (more)

Challenges and Solutions for the Health Care Industry in Cloud Computing

The health care sector represents one of the most important and growing industry in terms of support from Information Technology. In several countries, including the US, health care spending in IT is at the top of the IT industry. The following are some of the challenges faced by the industry worldwide in general and the US in particular. Challenge #1: Single Truth of Customer data, electronic medical records (EMR) and health information exchanges (HIE). A patient information needs to be true and unique across the globe and across transactions Challenge #2: Applications subject t... (more)