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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 page here: http://www.tableausoftware.com/products/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)

There are two plans of Azure RemoteApp starting December 11,2014

So far it was on preview, which means free. Now there are two plans as shown below from this site here, http://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/pricing/details/remoteapp/?WT.mc_id=Blog_EntMob_General_PCIT 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)

Jump start your Cross-Platform App Development skills with Intel's XDK

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 which does not require skills except HTML5/CSS3/JavaScript. From here you can jumpstart your App development skills after downloading the Intel XDK. You can write once and deploy to several platforms. It is generally argued that while HTML5/CSS3/Javascript is a good option to 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 t... (more)

Listen to Fmr NSA director talking about the necessity of Cyber Legislation

NSA Director (Gen. Keith Alexander) talking about cyber security talking with Vanity Fair on Bloomberg TV here: http://www.bloomberg.com/video/we-need-cyber-legislation-ex-nsa-chief-alexander-i3Iypjy3R3qozcXX8wSNVA.html 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)

FireEye as a Service: The indispensable 24x7 protection

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)