Tableau Software for Rapid Fire BI
I visited the Tableau Software booth at TechNet Asia-Pacific 2014 and I was
quite impressed with the Tableau products (and the various data sources that
can be used): Tableau for Desktop; Tableau Server; and Tableau on line which
provides Business Intelligence in the cloud.
I just wanted to take a look at their Tableau on line and visited their trial
The first step is you need to register to get in. After registering you can
request for a trial use of the Tableau Desktop software. Following this you
will get the software suitable for your architecture. On my Windows 8.1 I got
the x64bit version of the software (TableauDesktop,msi 124MB).
You can double click the msi file at the download location. At the welcome
screen accept the license terms after viewing the same. The version you... (more)
So far it was on preview, which means free. Now there are two plans as shown
below from this site here,
Read the FAQ at the above link for gnawing questions.
Azure RemoteApp is priced per user and is billed on a monthly basis. The
service is offered in two tiers: Basic and Standard. Basic is designed for
lighter weight applications (e.g. for task workers). Standard is designed for
information workers to run productivity applications.Pricing: Each service
has a starting price per user that in... (more)
In my previous post some of the cross-platform app development tools/programs
were described in a general way. In this post I describe the Intel XDK tool
From here you can jumpstart your App development skills after downloading the
Intel XDK. You can write once and deploy to several platforms.
create cross-platform apps it is only suitable for some simple, inexpensive
apps. In order to buld more complex apps you need a single language to access
NSA Director (Gen. Keith Alexander) talking about cyber security talking with
Vanity Fair on Bloomberg TV here:
He talks about Cyber Security issues and the necessity of legislation. He
elaborates on the important topics like Integrated defense; getting a deep
knowledge of behavioral patterns (recognizing signatures) and efficient
messaging to share information. Integration is the key word here.
His new firm Iron Net Cyber Security (http://ironnetcyber.com/) is to patent
a new ... (more)
Spying has shifted emphasis from on the ground to online. Security breach in
one form or another has become all too common. The adversaries are better
equipped (reminds bme of smugglers having faster boats than law enforcement),
nimble and persistent, not only in pursuing their activities to get in, but
also leave behind codes that live and thrive to cause further damage. Also as
organizations grow adding on many more constituent parts, the overall
vulnerability gets to the level of the weakest link making the organizations
much more vulnerable.
In this some what dismal situation... (more)