Quick Guide for Processing GPS Data with Azure Stream Analytics: Geo-spatial Functions

Posted on May 2, 2017 by Arzan A | Comments(0)

Tracking the location of a vehicle has become a very common task carried out by various industries like transport and logistics. But as the world is rushing towards smart solutions in every aspect, it requires much more than just tracking a vehicle. I always say “Data is money”. This stands true even for GPS data which can open an ocean of opportunities for building up smart solutions for fleet management, logistics, automobile remote monitoring / maintenance, security, weather forecast, etc.

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Data Analytics Ecosystem – AWS & Azure (Part 1)

Posted on April 11, 2017 by Sankeerth Reddy | Comments(4)

In the past decade, technologies around data analytics and business intelligence have seen a tremendous growth in number and reach. The emergence of Cloud has undoubtedly been a catalyst to this growth. Amazon Web Services and Microsoft Azure have both been working towards offering services for Collecting, Uploading, Storing and processing for Data.

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Zabbix- A Simpler way of Monitoring

Posted on March 8, 2017 by Sherin Shahanas | Comments(13)

Today, applications have evolved from standalone to the client-server model and ultimately to the cloud-based elastic application. Application performance can directly affect a business, hurting the revenue as customer struggle to complete the process. It’s always been difficult to see what’s going on inside the system. And doing so has become an essential part. Having a good monitoring tool will help us to understand the system status and determine when they are behaving normally and when they are behaving abnormally.

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Google’s strategy to counter AWS: Acquire mission critical AWS workloads. Will it work?

Posted on February 23, 2017 by Bhavesh Goswami | Comments(2)

Google has been on an aggressive buying spree on cloud. But they are acquiring only a specific kind of companies: the companies that support a mission critical AWS workload. Google has bought many companies in cloud, that were either only supporting AWS, or primarily supporting AWS workloads. Below are some examples of such acquisitions.

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Ramifications of Microsoft Azure’s Strategic Shift towards Cloud Solutions Provider (CSP) Partners

Posted on February 8, 2017 by Bhavesh Goswami | Comments(2)

Microsoft Azure is giving a tough fight to AWS in the public cloud market. Its no secret that AWS, with its 6 years of headstart in IaaS segment has more market share and more services. The latest announcement by Microsoft about Azure pay-as-you-go model not available in the MPSA licensing model gives us a hint on the strategic initiative by Microsoft Azure to capture more market share.

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