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Srinivasan Sundara Rajan

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Smart Contacts : We  all  know  that  the  Blockchain  technology  is the underlying  platform  for emergence  of  Bitcoin and  crypto  currencies.  Because  of  it's  secured distributed database and associated  philosophies  like  immutability  makes  blockchain  a growing technology with the  increased adoption  by  various  verticals, especially  finance, Governement . However  the  industry  finding  the  biggest  use  of  Blockchain  technologies  in  the  form  of Smart  Contracts.  Smart Contracts are  software defined  version  of  existing  paper based contracts, in the sense that  they are basically  set  of  compiled  code  that  runs inside a  block chain network. By inheriting the  qualities  of  blockchain  like  distributed  leger, cryptographically signed, immutability etc.. , smart  contracts enable  enterprises  to  get into  trust  based  lega... (more)

Cloud Computing: Amazon Elastic Block Store & Storage Management

Much has been written about the Amazon failure that really put the enterprise adoption to Cloud a bit on the back foot. Amazon's outage was caused by a failure of the underlying storage - the Elastic Block Storage. The Elastic Block Store (EBS) is a distributed and replicated storage optimized for consistent and low latency I/O from EC2 instances. EBS runs on clusters that store data and serve requests and a set of control services that coordinate and propagate I/Os. The following are the mechanisms that are supposed to protect the durability of data in Amazon EBS. AmazonEBS vo... (more)

PaaS: .NET vs Java EE

Windows Azure and PaaS for the .NET World Ever since the beginning of this century a comparison between the platform capabilities of Java EE (Java Enterprise Edition) and Microsoft .NET has been a common discussion when choosing an enterprise platforms. With the advent of Cloud, Microsoft has taken a lead with the Windows Azure PaaS (Platform as a Service). Many key decision makers for cloud enablement now have questions on how good an equivalent the Java EE platform could be. Windows Azure Stack From a platform perspective Windows Azure provides a complete list of options that a... (more)

Enterprise Reporting on Cloud as PaaS

Enterprise application needs more or less boil down to reporting needs as reporting makes the acceptance of an enterprise application by the business users. There are different kind of reporting needs. Adhoc Reporting:  It is  the reporting tool support  for creating simple queries and reports. Casual or novice users use  these kind of reporting tools  to create self-serve reports that answer simple business questions. With minimal steps, you can view data, author basic reports, change the report layout, filter and sort data, add formatting, and create charts. Custom Reporting: ... (more)

Database.com versus Oracle

Cloud Database as a Platform from Salesforce Cloud Computing adoption definitely  gets a boost with yet another offering of Database as a Service (DaaS) with the Database.com offering from Salesforce. This will  compliment  the Relational Cloud Offering from Microsoft SQLAzure and Amazon RDS. With SQLAzure being a 100% Microsoft centric cloud solution and Amazon RDS built on MySQL, naturally the salesforce  cloud database will be looked as an viable alternative for  cloud consumers who wanted to implement a Oracle Like solution  as a DaaS. So potentially Database.com will be look... (more)