An Azure platform is running on a virtualized server and hence the above
container hosts may not provide the same performance as an equivalent
container host on a bare metal server. However, the following thought process
will help organizations to come up with new use cases of utilizing Windows
2016 containers as part of their Infrastructure equations. Again as the
industry has seen both SMP and MPP architectures, the usage of SMP should be
viewed with respect to specific workloads.
Windows 2016 Server Containers
Some of the excitement about the recently launched Windows 2016 server is
about its ability to support containers. Much has been available about the
definition of containers, however, here are salient features.
Containers ensure that there is only one underlying base operating system to
maintain and no additional layers like hypervisors, guest operating syste... (more)
While some existing apps allow the doctors to write using their stylus pen,
what is needed is an integrated solution that includes handwriting
recognition, voice, face recognition and other cognitive intelligence as part
of health care applications.
The Need for Handwriting Recognition in Healthcare
Studies point to the fact that more than 70% of people spend more than one
hour a day using pen Today, 80 percent of physicians still rely on
traditional pen and paper to capture patient information, as well as for
treatment-related information Hand Written notes that are not elect... (more)
The digital signage market was valued at USD 16.88 billion in 2015 and is
expected to reach USD 27.34 billion by 2022, at a CAGR of 6.7% between 2016
and 2022, as per marketsandmarkets.com. It is also considered as a future for
retail and similar industries, where customer experience plays a major role.
Interactive Digital Signage
As the customer experience takes center stage in today's digital world, large
screens, high quality and high resolution content in the form of "digital
dignage" will play a much larger part in enterprise digital transformation.
While this is generally pl... (more)
The traditional workplace consisting of fixed cubicles where day in and day
out employees come and work normal business hours is gone and new generation
of "Untethered Workplace" where there is no fixed slots for any employee and
ideally the workplace has the capacity of only a subset of total employees
will be the future.
Digital enterprises are here to stay and more and more startups and even
traditional enterprises are transforming them selves towards new ways of
working. The office space in a traditional sense is not only expensive from
real estate and m... (more)
Cloud Native Applications
As the cloud becomes more of the norm as part of enterprise computing,
enterprises now have to deal with the issue of how to ensure that
applications effectively use the attributes of cloud. There are monolithic
applications from the previous era that are continuing to be migrated to the
cloud using a lift and shift approach. With minimal changes, they do benefit
from certain attributes of cloud like availability and management, but there
is also a new set of application architecture emerging, namely the ‘cloud
A cloud native appli... (more)