Microsoft Announces More Azure Additions

On Tuesday, Microsoft announced another expansion for its growing Azure line of services. The latest addition to the Azure family is the Azure App Service. The service combines the functionality of several existing Azure services into one convenient package. Customers will be able to develop Web App... [More]

Microsoft Azure Expands

On Wednesday, Microsoft announced the availability of two new services in its Azure family of offerings. The first is Storm for Azure HDInsight, the 100% Apache Hadoop-based cloud service that features language extensions and on-demand scaling. Storm is an open source stream analytics platform that ... [More]

Microsoft Embraces R

On January 23, Microsoft announced that it would be acquiring Revolution Analytics. With this step, Microsoft is jumping into the world of R, the powerful, open-source programming language for statistical computing and predictive analytics. The company intends to utilize Revolution Analytics’ ... [More]

What We're Thankful For

Tomorrow is Thanksgiving in the US, so today is a great time to think about what we at Syncfusion are thankful for this year. We’re thankful for all of our wonderful authors who have contributed to our Succinctly series of e-books. We have released over 50 e-books with more on the way, and we never... [More]

New Windows Reveal Expected This Week

The end of September is just around the corner, and October brings with it the promise of cool weather, candy apples, and a new version of Windows. After the divisive reception of Windows 8, Microsoft is rumored to reveal details regarding the next version of Windows, codenamed Windows Threshold, on... [More]

Big Data, Big Value

How valuable is big data? It’s an important question for developers, who need to be able to respond to ever-shifting markets quickly so they are not left behind. But big data is a curious field, still rife with possibilities and controversies. In a recent blog post on the Wall Street Journal, ... [More]