How Tech Is Improving Healthcare!

The marriage of technology and healthcare has never been so mature. Technology innovations across mobile, tablets, wearables, sensors and micro-technologies have found smart use in healthcare. And this in turn is helping patients and doctors in multiple ways.

Tablets are being widely embraced by healthcare organizations. They are even replacing mobile devices where the need of a big screen comes in useful. Patient consultation forms are filled using tablets. Many of the EHR/EMR apps are used on tablets. Similarly many of the desktop software are also available on tablets and mobiles. While the concepts behind […]

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:


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.


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.

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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 […]