Distilled Thoughts (IoT, Integration & Cloud)

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Virtual Power Plant - Solving renewable energy challenges with the Azure IoT

Did you know that Hawaii has a plan to achieve 100 percent renewable energy by 2045? The challenge...

Author: Rahul Garg MS Date: 07/10/2016

Connected Coffee machines - raising the Beverage Service to new heights using Azure IoT

BUNN’s makes all kinds of coffee products from home brewer machines to a line of commercial...

Author: Rahul Garg MS Date: 07/10/2016

Saving millions of dollars with Azure IoT powered Smart Lighting

Controlling the lighting, as our retailers know it well, and supplying only ON DEMAND is key to...

Author: Rahul Garg MS Date: 07/10/2016

GOJO, the inventors of PURELL, measures hand hygiene compliance through Microsoft Azure IoT services

Hospital acquired infections (HAIs) are a major epidemic in our Health Care Industry today. One in...

Author: Rahul Garg MS Date: 11/25/2015

Take your first steps with Azure IoT Suite

For Enterprises, large & small looking at an IoT initiative, now is the time to take the first...

Author: Rahul Garg MS Date: 10/30/2015

Transforming the Elevator Industry with IoT

ThyssenKrupp was a late entry in the world of 150-year-old elevator industry, they started only 40...

Author: Rahul Garg MS Date: 10/30/2015

Using IoT to keep customers’ machinery powered and ready 24x7!

The Power Management company, ABT, saw a real value in automating the collection and analysis of...

Author: Rahul Garg MS Date: 07/26/2015

Starting the blogs again with new role!

About 5 months ago, I took the role of IoT Commercial Lead in US and I can say that I absolutely...

Author: Rahul Garg MS Date: 07/26/2015

want to learn javascript self-paced?

Try - http://www.codecademy.com/ (my colleague, Mark Brown from the Azure team pointed this out) -...

Author: rahulgarg1 Date: 08/24/2011

Hybrid Reference Implementation Using BizTalk Server, Windows Azure & SQL Azure

G'day folks, The following reference implementation came out of our CAT team (Field experts). This...

Author: rahulgarg1 Date: 08/15/2011

Renderman software will reside on Win Azure!

RenderMan software (of Lord of the Rings & Avatar fame) will reside on the Windows Azure - this...

Author: rahulgarg1 Date: 08/12/2011

Intuit doubling down on tighter integration with Win Azure platform

Click here to see what the Intuit Partner Platform team has to say about this partnership.

Author: rahulgarg1 Date: 08/12/2011

New role at Redmond with Win Azure!

G'day folks, As some of you would know the theme for the Roadshows we had last year was "Begin Your...

Author: rahulgarg1 Date: 08/02/2011

Now available (free download) - BizTalk Server 2010 Developer Training Kit

This training kit contains a complete set of materials that will enable you to learn the core...

Author: rahulgarg1 Date: 06/14/2011

AppFabric Courses available over the web

The AppFabric courses that we announced earlier are now available over the web. Please take sometime...

Author: rahulgarg1 Date: 11/03/2010

BizTalk Hands on day in Australia & NZ!

The BizTalk Saturday, a great initiative from our Partner & VTS community in Australia & NZ...

Author: rahulgarg1 Date: 09/27/2010

Managing BizTalk Governance with SO-Aware

G’day Folks, One of our partners, Tellago, has developed an interesting WCF RESTful Registry...

Author: rahulgarg1 Date: 09/27/2010

What's New in BizTalk 2010 Training Kit!

Folks, The BizTalk Server 2010 training kit is out and includes labs and training videos to help you...

Author: rahulgarg1 Date: 09/26/2010

BizTalk 2010 has RTM-ed

Folks, today we've formally announced the RTM of BizTalk 2010 & GA on Oct 1st 2010! Click here...

Author: rahulgarg1 Date: 09/23/2010

AppFabric CAT Team Blog

Folks, the AppFabric Server CAT team has begun blogging about some of the technical guidance &...

Author: rahulgarg1 Date: 08/30/2010

BizTalk Mapper Test works but fails when deployed

Check your Receive pipeline - Pass Through Receive will not work, change it to XML Receive and...

Author: rahulgarg1 Date: 07/12/2010

Getting BizTalk Deployment error: Exception from HRESULT: 0x80070005 (E_ACCESSDENIED)?

Folks, I've been asked by a lot of guys in the field that they've reinstalled BizTalk & Visual...

Author: rahulgarg1 Date: 06/03/2010

SharePoint & BizTalk better together from Motion10

Folks, Wesley & Tomasso from Motion10 recently did a fantastic presentation & demo for...

Author: rahulgarg1 Date: 04/14/2010

AppFabric Deep Dive Training in Europe arranged by CODit

Folks, Just got an email from Sam Vanhoutte (one of our V-TS partners in EU) that Jon Flanders is...

Author: rahulgarg1 Date: 04/14/2010

Learn more about ESB, HL7, BizTalk adapter pack, Powershell for BizTalk in this month's Hotrod magazine

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Author: rahulgarg1 Date: 12/23/2009

Moving to Redmond...

Folks, The arrival of the New Year coincides with my move to Redmond - yes, I've taken up a new job...

Author: rahulgarg1 Date: 12/20/2009

ebXML adapters from Covast

Folks, Covast, now have an ebXML message service adapter for BizTalk that can talk ebXML messages....

Author: rahulgarg1 Date: 11/03/2009

Business Integration Roadshow in Feb 2010

Folks, We are planning to have the Business Integration Roadshow in Sydney & Melbourne in Feb...

Author: rahulgarg1 Date: 10/27/2009

Folks, Often I get asked about the blogs on HIS - just got a mail from Charles Ezzell who sent me...

Author: rahulgarg1 Date: 10/27/2009

Quoc starts his blogs!

Folks, Our BizTalk Ranger for AsiaPacific & Snr. Program Manager, Quoc Bui, has finally started...

Author: rahulgarg1 Date: 10/25/2009

Partners are hiring BizTalk consultants in Australia

Folks, in the last week I've got quite a few calls from Sydney & Melbourne based partners asking...

Author: rahulgarg1 Date: 10/24/2009

pushallconfiguration error in SSO for BizTalk ESB

Folks, one of the nasty errors you may get while incorrectly configuring the SSO in the ESB toolkit...

Author: rahulgarg1 Date: 10/01/2009

Third anniversary at Microsoft!

3 years at Microsoft - without any shadow of doubt this has been the most exciting journey that I've...

Author: rahulgarg1 Date: 09/26/2009

Using READPAST with Order By clause in SQL Server with and without Index

Folks, I recently ran into this and decided to share this with the larger community... If you wanted...

Author: rahulgarg1 Date: 09/24/2009

BizTalk management pack for SCOM 2007 released!

We have just announced the release of the BizTalk Server Management Pack for System Center...

Author: rahulgarg1 Date: 08/31/2009

HL7 End-to-end Tutorial - sample ADT (Admission Discharge & Transfer) System message

Folks, When you run the BizTalk HL7 end-to-end tutorial, you may not get the desired output if the...

Author: rahulgarg1 Date: 08/25/2009

Installing MLLP Test tools for HL7 accelerator

If you are playing with HL7 tutorials and cannot find the C:\Program Files\Microsoft BizTalk 2009...

Author: rahulgarg1 Date: 08/25/2009

Trouble installing HL7 Accelerator on BizTalk 2009?

Folks, If you are installing an earlier version of HL7 Accelerator on BizTalk 2009, you will...

Author: rahulgarg1 Date: 08/18/2009

Some great articles in this edition of BizTalk HotRod

Hi Folks, If you want some guidance on Unit Testing Schemas & Maps in BizTalk 2009, manage...

Author: rahulgarg1 Date: 08/05/2009

BizTalk 2009 webcast series - Light & Easy

Folks, Mick has connected with his fellow BizTalk experts from across the oceans to come out with...

Author: rahulgarg1 Date: 07/29/2009

cannot create BizTalk 2009 projects in Visual Studio 2008?

I got a query from another customer with regards to this - this has nothing to do with BizTalk 2009...

Author: rahulgarg1 Date: 06/30/2009

BAM_DM_ResendJournalActivity error on BizTalk 2009 Re-install?

Remove the 2 DTS packages: EDIReportingActivityDefs & AS2ReportingActivityDefs from the bm.exe...

Author: rahulgarg1 Date: 06/29/2009

SOA & BizTalk book

Folks, I have been getting a fair few queries regarding books on SOA & BizTalk. Richard Seroter...

Author: rahulgarg1 Date: 06/28/2009

Farpoint releases BizTalk 2009 compliant Excel adapter

Folks, Just heard from Farpoint that their Excel adapter now supports BizTalk 2009 & VS 2008:...

Author: rahulgarg1 Date: 06/28/2009

Oslo 101 - Building your first 'Hello World' in "Oslo"

Folks, now that we have the "Oslo" May CTP (you can download them here), let’s get started on this...

Author: rahulgarg1 Date: 06/27/2009

Folks, there are some excellent resources (now public) on this website. This is where we are heading...

Author: rahulgarg1 Date: 06/21/2009

BizTalk ESB Toolkit 2.0 Lands!

Folks, This has just been released today so go get this and start playing... The brand new BizTalk...

Author: rahulgarg1 Date: 06/09/2009

QuickLearn's BizTalk Course on 15th June in Melbourne

Hi Folks, Just got an email from Bill Chesnut confirming that the 5-day instructor led hands-on...

Author: rahulgarg1 Date: 06/04/2009

BizTalk 2009 Hyper-V Guide

Folks, I have to say that our local BizTalk legend, Chris Vidotto, is on fire as he pointed out yet...

Author: rahulgarg1 Date: 06/01/2009

TechEd 2009

Folks, this year's TechEd is in Gold Coast from Sep 8-11. Hope to see you all there. Click here for...

Author: rahulgarg1 Date: 05/22/2009

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