The Azure App Service consists of Web Apps, Mobile Apps, Logic Apps and API
You can start configuring using the Azure Portal as shown (preview portal).
The Logic Apps in Azure allows you to configure work flows that run
automatically every time the app calls an API; makes changes to data in a
database; or polls on a timer and takes appropriate action like send a text
message or email to configured email address, etc.
Creating a workflow is easy with a declarative JSON file or using the
Logic/Workflow designer in the Azure Portal. Here is an example of such a
workflow from Scott Guthrie's blog (http://weblogs.asp.net/scottgu).
The basic resource is to pick up from a number of Built-in API connectors
(shown here taken from the same blog) and configure your workflow.
Well this would be very useful to businesses as long as they have all the
connectors they need ... (more)
The plot is getting thicker.
As soon as Azure SQL Dataware House was announced there was an
announcement of a data loading business(Attunity CloudBeam) and now we have
a high speed on the fly data analysis solution ready.
ClearStory Data pairs with recently announced Azure SQL Data petabyte
Warehouse to provide business insights on the fly, at ultra-speeds for
large data volumes. This highly scalable data analysis platform is based on
Apache Spark Speed.
Key features of this pairing:
1) Out-of-the-box fast data access and data prep – ClearStory provides
highly scalable and fast, ... (more)
IFTTT stands for the conditional statement "If this then that'. It is a web
based service with a simple workflow. Flow of work (action, that) is created
by a trigger based on a condition(this), like say,'If it rains take the
umbrella'. This service was provided in some cases, such as the various
financial services that you could get an email if your chosen stock price
reached a new high, etc. They were called alerts and they are also used by
banks and credit card companies.
As most of our actions and those of the 'Internet of Things' are
condition-based, IFTTT is expected to gro... (more)
Things snowball fast in the cloud.
Just a short time ago the Azure SQL Data Warehouse was announced. It is still
in public preview and
you already have Attunity lining up to load your data to the warehouse.
Read more here.
Actually Azure SQL data Warehouse is their latest offering and they already
have a similar service for: Amazon RedshiftAmazon RDSAmazon S3Attunity
CloudBeam beams up your data to the Azure SQL data Warehouse from many
enterprise databases quickly, easily cost-effectively.
Here is the big picture.
Read key features and benefits here:
It almost looks like Internet of Things really came into existence because of
the Cloud. It is the most reasonable way (probably the only cost effective
way) to operate the IoT.
SAP Hana Cloud Platform also offers the IOT Services a la Cloud. SAP Hana
in-memory IoT Platform helps you to quickly develop, deploy and manage your
IoT Projects and machine-to-machine applications.
You can use the platform to "automate processes at the core and connect to
almost anything at the edge of your network."
You can carry out all these SAP stated objectives:
Harness the core capabilities of SAP... (more)