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Internet of Things (IoT) is the in thing that no sane company would neglect. BlackBerry after its recent smart phone is also into IoT and has a complete platform. Main vertical applications targeted are automotive and asset tracking for now. Here is about the platform in Blackberry's own words. "The BlackBerry® IoT Platform is here to give you that control, providing a cloud-based solution that lets you build and manage IoT applications and devices in a secure, efficient, and scalable way." Highlights: Security: via BlackBerry cryptography and Key Management technology-The IoT platform is hosted in the secure, global BlackBerry infrastructure. Scalability: Massive scalability at every layer, instantaneous data indexing with no bottlenecks and redundant long-term storage. Efficiency: Superb messaging both event-driven and store-and-forward You want to try it out. It... (more)

Stretch your database from Azure Cloud to On premises server

Data need not be something fixed and your hot and cold data can be kept anywhere that makes sense. Of course you need to find which is a less expensive option and which has the priority. Try to consider the pros and cons of putting data on the cloud (energy, bandwidth, server aging; security,etc). Why do you need this? Well you want to archive data (historical) but you do not want to store it locally as it is not frequently accessed and your resources are inadequate. However you do want to access. No problem, a query in SSMS can access that data (remotely stored in Azure) as easi... (more)

Get These Web Development Tools for Free

You are a developer and you are short of cash (who is not in these days of gloom and doom with millions out of jobs)to buy all the fancy software. You could go to Open Source, or get programs for free. The evaluation editions are great but they can be a headache. By evaluating, you are helping the company make a better product in exchange for your headache. They have expiration dates and you have to fiddle with your control panel. I almost don't use evaluation software with less than 120 days of useful life. Now come the express editions. They are free and you do not have to worry ... (more)

SQL Azure Gets a Booster Shot from an Australian SaaS Provider

Australia based SaaS provider Movideo is dumping its open source based cloud provider (based on the LAMP stack) and going with Microsoft Azure to improve performance of the company's bottom line. Movideo is not so hot on either Google or Amazon for they lack certain features of Microsoft's Azure Cloud platform. With this Movideo will try to extend its wings and fly beyond its present Asia-Pacific region. It appears Movideo has started migrating the huge amount of data from its previous implementation and it may take almost half a year to port all the data. With this the Azure Plat... (more)

Microsoft's Report: Cyberspace 2025

Our dependency on Internet will only grow and with new countries maturing and entering it can only be exponential. Innovation in technology and unparalleled mobility can only accelerate it. The report estimates upward of 4.7 billion people of which 75% from emerging economies entering the Internet and this can only bring in more forces to contend with. What kind of a model can be predictive of such an enormous change? The report tries to lay down the scenarios and make recommendations. The list of recommendations is long and each of it looks undoable given the diversity of nations;... (more)