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Will Node-RED accelerate the Internet of Things?

Internet of Things (IoT) has opened up a lot of exciting possibilities for businesses. However, building code for myriad devices and application frameworks is not a walk in the park. That’s where Node-RED comes as a big ray of hope for the future of IoT.

Node-RED is developed by IBM and is an open-source alternative development technique. It is a visual tool which runs on Node.js. The official website defines it as – “A tool for wiring together hardware devices, APIs and online services in new and interesting ways.” It contains reusable code which can […]

What’s new in JMeter 2.13?

Apache Software Foundation has released a new version of JMeter ‘Version 2.13’.

Let’s take a quick look at some of the new features introduced in the newest version of JMeter:

Listener:

Backend Listener: New Async BackendListener with Graphite implementation’ has been added. This will allow sending result data to a backend listener.
View results in Table and Tree: A new metric called ‘Connect Time’ has been added.
Aggregate Graph and Report: The listeners Aggregate Graph and Aggregate Report previously showed only the 90 percentile (historical behavior). Now, 95 percentile and 99 percentile have been added which are customizable.

Sampler:

HTTP Request: […]

Tech Stories You Should Read – Week 13, 2015

New Azure Backup and Recovery Services launched by Microsoft

Microsoft has released new features for its Azure Backup Services. The company is also launching new functionality for its Azure Site Recovery Services. It will be more relevant to companies that employ the hybrid cloud model. Using the Azure Backup service, organizations can ensure that their SharePoint, SQL Server, Exchange, Windows clients and Hyper-V virtual machines applications are always backed up.

Read more: http://goo.gl/aMQ7LG

Five points to save Big Data projects from failure

It has been observed that almost 50% of the Big Data projects fail due to various reasons. […]

Connected Cars: The Future of Automobile?

It is an exciting time for the automobile industry. While the industry had been relatively passive for a long time, the industry is seeing a lot of digital transformation from companies such as Google and Tesla with driverless cars. While that may be an experiment for the distant future, more near-term opportunities are being created by Internet of Things (IoT) powered connected cars.

Connected cars are cars that are connected with the internet and a wireless LAN. This allows the vehicle to communicate with other devices. Early last year, technology major Google formed the Open […]

Why Joomla! is my Favourite CMS?

My passion for Joomla! drove me towards the first blog about this technology. There are tons of material available on technical topics online and I wanted to contribute something meaningful. In the current dynamic business ecosystem, as a PHP developer I have had opportunities to work with many CMS and frameworks. Then I thought, in all these years, which has been my most preferred CMS? And the answer was – Joomla!

Today, when everything is managed by software alone, it is not enough just to have a flexible and modular approach in content and codes […]