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Jayaram Krishnaswamy

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September 26: We had breakfast at the hotel which was reasonable. The blood orange juice (the first time I ever had) was quite refreshing. I had my usual piece of bread with cheese and coffee. Orvieto sits on the top of a volcanic tuff (325 meters above sea level)-consolidate and compressed volcanic ash and down below, there is the other part of Orvieto which has the train station and some businesses. The hill top town has narrow roads, the Cathedral and other tourist attractions. We explored Orvieto on foot together with our local guide who met us at the hotel. We all walked together and took some pictures of the 'Palazzo del Capitano del Popolo' which served as both market place as well as town's meeting hall. The building style was used as a template for other building is Italy. Presently it is used for conferences and community meetings. The town has lots of narrow,... (more)

Do you want to create a report with Report Builder using data from SQL Anywhere 16 ?

Report Builder 3.0 is the present version shipped at the same time as SQL Server 2012. It is a one-stop report authoring tool which can even be launched from Report Manager or from a Reporting services Integrated SharePoint Site. Of course you can download and launch it after installing on your desktop. Report Builder is described in great detail here: http://jayaramkrishnaswamy.sys-con.com/node/982742 Creating reports using Report Builder 2.0 is described here http://jayaramkrishnaswamy.sys-con.com/node/1227111 Report Builder 3.0 is described exhaustively in my latest book Out of ... (more)

Microsoft , OPC (OLE for Process Control) and IOT

Object Linking and Embedding is a Microsoft developed technology for the Windows OS. Most of you must have used it one time or another. OLE Client and OLE Server based technology that was present in most of Microsoft products. The OPC Foundation started by industrial automation vendors took OLE, COM and DCOM one step further to create the basic specification for OLE Process Control which is Universal. Basically the standard focuses on interoperability of device instrumentation; controllers that utilize device information output; software and enterprise systems. There are several sp... (more)

Connected cars and infotainment systems

You stay connected and stay informed with Infotainment systems We are seeing enormous changes in the infotainment systems by the many vendors catering to the auto lovers. All most all auto vendors have some kind of infotainment system. Which is better? Probably the answer will change from year to year and from every any kind of model changes. These are some of the recent infotainment systems line up and listed by the consumerreports.org in the order of their likeability. Not included in the listing follows the Jaguar model that has the latest infotainment system which you will find i... (more)

Microsoft vs Salesforce: Rivalry in the Clouds

Azure Cloud on Ulitzer With deep pockets Microsoft is able to fight it out on multiple fronts. With Azure, in the coming months, it will take on Salesforce.com as a formidable cloud platform provider. It's no longer just software as service; it will be framework as a service at the finishing line. Read up this article to get a picture of what is brewing. Here is Microsoft market place positioned to start any time soon: Here is the opponent with a big repertoire: ... (more)