Saturday, December 22, 2012


In this tutorial we will understand the difference between Apche Solr and Elastic search, Before going to actual post lets understand what is Apache Solr and what is Elastic search

Apache Solr Introduction:
Solr is an open source enterprise search server based on Lucene. Developing a high performance, feature rich application that uses Lucene directly is difficult and it’s limited to Java applications. Solr solves this by exposing the wealth of power in Lucene via configuration files and HTTP parameters, while adding some features of its own. Configuration files, most notably for the index’s schema, which defines the fields and configuration of their text analysis.

Elastic Search Introduction: ElasticSearch is a distributed, RESTful, free/open source search server based on Apache Lucene. It is developed by Shay Banon[1] and is released under the terms of the Apache License. ElasticSearch is developed in Java.

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Friday, December 7, 2012

Tips to Select a SaaS Vendor

SaaS or software-as-a-service offers plenty of benefits to mid sized and small organizations. SaaS opens the door to everyone so that all the powerful technologies can be employed in small organizations with a minimum financial commitment. This has opened up new doors for small organizations that were far behind in using latest technologies. Though SaaS can boast of its many wonders, it does have some perils. More companies are used to handling outdated software and so, they have no experience in handling the all new SaaS solutions.
SaaS works in a new way and does not follow the traditional methods. Each business problem has a new SaaS solution and it is vital to learn the nook and corner of every criteria and feature related to SaaS. While choosing a SaaS vendor, you need to pay some extra attention to several factors like: 

Adobe Updates ‘Photoshop Touch’ for Android and iOS

Adobe Photoshop is one of the most popular graphics and photo editing tools available on the Web. Launched in 1987, Photoshop till-date has been available in six versions, all of which are compatible on wired machines such as desktops and workstations. Rebranded as Creative Suite in 2003, Creative Suite 6 13.01 is the latest stable release of the software. With the rapid adoption of mobile devices becoming the trend globally, Adobe has been working on a replica version of Photoshop that will cater to the requirements of smartphone and tablet users. Finally, in August 2012, Adobe released the complete version of Photoshop’s replica version called Photoshop Touch. 
Photoshop Touch is an application that will cater to mobile devices like smartphones and tablets with a touchscreen interface. The Photoshop Touch app will run on Android and iOS mobile operating systems. In terms of compatibility, the app will function on the iPad for iOS devices, whereas it will run on all Android devices that have Android 3.1 and higher versions. Available at an affordable price of $9.99, the app with its advanced features certainly justifies its price tag.