PART 1 – Migration of Microsoft SQL Server Reporting Services to New Server

One of our client was using SSRS2008R2 (Native Mode) and they decided to upgrade to SSRS2017. There are two methods available that can fulfil this upgrade. One by using some scripting and another one by physically moving ReportServer database to the new server. Physically moving ReportServer database to the new server is a recommended method…

Read more

Why Wait? Hit the Ground Running with HoloLens 2!

Microsoft’s second-generation mixed reality headset, the Hololens 2, was announced back in March of this year with a release slated for the end of 2019. The new device introduces features that will allow for innovative solutions across a variety of industries including construction, medicine, manufacturing, and education. These features include the same spatial understanding that…

Read more

Oracle with Microsoft

Oracle with Microsoft, two great rivals coming together- that’s true. We have been doing it for years. As Oracle has maintained its headship in the database market and a great deal of application development today takes place in the Visual Studio IDE. Nowadays there are several cases where developers who build and maintain Visual Studio…

Read more

NoSQL Fundamentals

A NoSQL (Not Only SQL) database, referring to a “non SQL” or “non-relational” database, provides a mechanism for storage and retrieval of data that is modeled in means other than the tabular relations used in relational databases. NoSQL databases are increasingly used in big data and real-time web applications. NoSQL systems are also sometimes called…

Read more

Tableau

Most of you have already worked on Excel and how it can be used to visualize data. You need to have proper insight of your data and work with different formulas to achieve your results, which means the user needs to have some programming knowledge to get the best data visualization. What if there was…

Read more

Blockchain Technology Basics

What is Blockchain Technology? Blockchain is a technology that allows data to be stored and exchanged on a peer-to-peer (P2P) basis. Structurally, blockchain data can be consulted, shared and secured thanks to consensus-based algorithms. It is used in a decentralized manner and removes the need for intermediaries, or “trusted third parties” In simple words Blockchain…

Read more

What is SQLite?

SQLite is a relational database management system contained in a C programming library. In contrast to many other database management systems, SQLite is not a client–server database engine. Rather, it is embedded into the end program. SQLite is an open source SQL database that stores data to a text file on a device. It is…

Read more

Using a WEB API

What is a Web API? A Web API is an extensible framework for building HTTP based services that can be accessed in different applications on different platforms such as web, windows, mobile, etc. It is somewhat the same as an ASP.NET MVC web application, except that it sends data as a response instead of an…

Read more

Application Modernization with Azure

Application Modernization with Azure Our client processes thousands of background checks monthly for employers. They were using an application to automate this process. Unfortunately, the existing background checking application had poor performance and was unscalable. By migrating this application to Azure, SphereGen was able to lower recurring costs for the client and solve the above…

Read more

SIIM 2018 Annual Meeting At Gaylord National Resort | May 31- June 2, 2018

INNOVATE. EDUCATE. COLLABORATE. The SIIM Annual Meeting will focus on the issues most relevant to today’s enterprise imaging informatics and provide exclusive access to thought leaders and meaningful content. Attendees will collaborate with professionals across the enterprise to develop strategies, discover real-world solutions, takeaway tools and templates, as well as innovative practices, essential for achieving…

Read more

Microsoft Mixed Reality Partner Program – HoloLens Studio New Haven CT

About one year ago, SphereGen Technologies opened a HoloLens studio. Initially, our hope in building our mixed reality team was to create amazing Mixed Reality experiences. Throughout the past year, we’ve held ourselves to a high standard. SphereGen makes technology relevant by using a variety of technologies to transform the business process. Because we see…

Read more

August SphereGen Events

In August, we have a busy schedule.   Please let us know if you would like us at your event by emailing us at Info@beta.spheregen.net August 2nd – we will be with Microsoft presenting at the AASHTO’s Subcommittee on Maintenance 2017 Summer Conference – http://www.dot.ri.gov/AASHTO/ August 8th -Attending the IDG Road map conference in Boston, MA.…

Read more

HoloLens Networking Solutions for Unity

Continuing on our quest to find a workable networking solution for our HoloLens application, we gathered information about various networking solutions and their use with the HoloLens. Since we want to make an efficient working environment for sharing holograms on the HoloLens, a good networking solution and a fair amount of code are needed. This…

Read more

SphereGen Presenting in June – New York AR Summit, New Haven – Wine and Cheese, Hartford – Microsoft Store

SphereGen will be presenting at the AR Summit in New York (http://arinaction.org/) on June 6th and 7th,  ON June 15th we will be doing an Art and Technology show at our office in New Haven with local Artist (wine and Cheese provided) –  https://www.evensi.us/reception-for-air-signs-the-grove/212393751   Then on June 28th and 29th, we will be at…

Read more

Continuity of Care Document Integration using Mirth Connect

Mirth Connect is the Swiss Army knife of open source integration engines with specific Healthcare support for HL7 message integration. A Continuity of Care (CCD) Document is an XML file containing a patient summary clinical document whereas the HL7 Clinical Document Architecture (CDA) is an XML-based markup standard intended to specify the encoding, structure, and semantics of clinical documents…

Read more

Oracle Roles and Uses

Administration of large numbers of objects is difficult. Oracle roles allow you to localize the administration of objects. Oracle roles are most helpful when large numbers of users will need the same system and object privileges. Think of an Oracle role like a database user that nobody uses. You create the Oracle role using the…

Read more

Data Modeling using SQL Developer Data Modeler

Overview:-> Data modeling is a process used to define and analyze data requirements needed to support the business processes within the scope of corresponding information systems in organizations. Therefore, the process of data modeling involves professional data modelers working closely with business stakeholders, as well as potential users of the information system. Why is Data Modeling Important? Data modeling is probably…

Read more

ASP.Net Identity 2.0

In order to fulfill the variety of business needs and technical and security requirements of different domains like banking, insurance etc. can be a daunting task. In addition to this, we have social networking applications that have millions of users, and it is widely known that any service accessible to the public on the Internet…

Read more

Selenium Vs Coded UI

This blog will help you understand the strengths of Selenium and CodedUI, and guide you through choosing the correct tool. There are six useful features for both Selenium and CodedUI.   Learn How SphereGen Can Help   1. Recording and Playback Functionality Each of the testing tools can record actions and playback the recorded actions.…

Read more

Testing 3-6-Oh!

What we offer is the ability to have an independent view, with no vested interest except for the outcome of “your software works!” The generally accepted statistic for application failure is 66% of IT application software projects will fail to some degree. Addressing this statistic needs to be a focal point moving forward. “How can…

Read more

Facebook Integration in Websites

We were starting with a new project. We have been made aware that for authentication, we would be using Facebook Credentials. The site would have functionalities like Facebook Comments, Facebook Like and Facebook Recent Activity, to be more precisely, a site which interacts with Facebook. The requirement needs a bit of discovery due to Facebook…

Read more

Competencies Based Interviews

Introduction: The recruitment process has always been the most critical aspect for the growth of any engineering or non-engineering industry. A good and efficient resource can help the organization to set and achieve high growth whereas the vice-versa is also not false. With augmenting demand of deserving candidates in companies, the interview process has also…

Read more

Hibernate inverse attribute – Insight

After exploring many articles and notes on ‘inverse’ attribute used in Hibernate, I realized that, although the attribute is simple to understand, the explanation, most of the times, is more complicated and ambiguous. So, I decided to give one more try to put simple words and examples to explain it. Hibernate supports bi-directional relationships in…

Read more

Windows Azure

Windows Azure Whether application runs on a local system, or over the Internet (commonly referred to as cloud), or both, some kind of application platform is required. An application platform can be thought of as anything that provides developer-accessible services for creating applications. Microsoft’s Windows Azure platform (originally known as the Azure Services Platform) is…

Read more

USB Pot Luck?

As we travel more and more, we increasingly use USB based devices to add functionality to our laptops or other devices.  In the course of traveling to our office in Pune, India, I decided to bring along a variety of devices.  This included a Casio camera, a Motorola Slvr, a WD Passport Essential, a WD…

Read more

Why should I BLOG

Yes “Why should I blog” this question like everyone else was haunting me for quite some time. So I sat down and thought what it gave me by blogging, here are few points what blogging gives me. I blog to be heard. I blog because it’s the perfect medium to share thoughts and ideas. I…

Read more

Effective Bug Description

Anybody who has made software must have faced a bad (not understandable) bug report. Something like “It doesn’t work at my end”, sometimes reports make no sense, or reports do not give enough information. This leads to a lot of to and fro emails/ calls/ discussion’s which leads to wastage of work hours which could…

Read more

Why testing

Why testing   Learn How SphereGen Can Help   1. Verification and Validation a. You verification we verify and validate if what is asked is what we give. 2. Give us Time to save your time. a. Go through the test cases. b. Issue found in earlier build take less time to fix than finding…

Read more

MERGE in SQL Server

Hello All, This one is nice to have while handling the table types may be anyone of you already know this. Scenario: we passed the table type as parameter and we want to check upon the database values and table type values, Then runtime decide the action to update/insert/delete the Records in table., Solution: MERGE…

Read more

PART 1 – Migration of Microsoft SQL Server Reporting Services to New Server

One of our client was using SSRS2008R2 (Native Mode) and they decided to upgrade to SSRS2017. There are two methods available that can fulfil this upgrade. One by using some scripting and another one by physically moving ReportServer database to the new server. Physically moving ReportServer database to the new server is a recommended method…

Read more

Why Wait? Hit the Ground Running with HoloLens 2!

Microsoft’s second-generation mixed reality headset, the Hololens 2, was announced back in March of this year with a release slated for the end of 2019. The new device introduces features that will allow for innovative solutions across a variety of industries including construction, medicine, manufacturing, and education. These features include the same spatial understanding that…

Read more

Oracle with Microsoft

Oracle with Microsoft, two great rivals coming together- that’s true. We have been doing it for years. As Oracle has maintained its headship in the database market and a great deal of application development today takes place in the Visual Studio IDE. Nowadays there are several cases where developers who build and maintain Visual Studio…

Read more

NoSQL Fundamentals

A NoSQL (Not Only SQL) database, referring to a “non SQL” or “non-relational” database, provides a mechanism for storage and retrieval of data that is modeled in means other than the tabular relations used in relational databases. NoSQL databases are increasingly used in big data and real-time web applications. NoSQL systems are also sometimes called…

Read more

Tableau

Most of you have already worked on Excel and how it can be used to visualize data. You need to have proper insight of your data and work with different formulas to achieve your results, which means the user needs to have some programming knowledge to get the best data visualization. What if there was…

Read more

Blockchain Technology Basics

What is Blockchain Technology? Blockchain is a technology that allows data to be stored and exchanged on a peer-to-peer (P2P) basis. Structurally, blockchain data can be consulted, shared and secured thanks to consensus-based algorithms. It is used in a decentralized manner and removes the need for intermediaries, or “trusted third parties” In simple words Blockchain…

Read more

What is SQLite?

SQLite is a relational database management system contained in a C programming library. In contrast to many other database management systems, SQLite is not a client–server database engine. Rather, it is embedded into the end program. SQLite is an open source SQL database that stores data to a text file on a device. It is…

Read more

Using a WEB API

What is a Web API? A Web API is an extensible framework for building HTTP based services that can be accessed in different applications on different platforms such as web, windows, mobile, etc. It is somewhat the same as an ASP.NET MVC web application, except that it sends data as a response instead of an…

Read more

Application Modernization with Azure

Application Modernization with Azure Our client processes thousands of background checks monthly for employers. They were using an application to automate this process. Unfortunately, the existing background checking application had poor performance and was unscalable. By migrating this application to Azure, SphereGen was able to lower recurring costs for the client and solve the above…

Read more

SIIM 2018 Annual Meeting At Gaylord National Resort | May 31- June 2, 2018

INNOVATE. EDUCATE. COLLABORATE. The SIIM Annual Meeting will focus on the issues most relevant to today’s enterprise imaging informatics and provide exclusive access to thought leaders and meaningful content. Attendees will collaborate with professionals across the enterprise to develop strategies, discover real-world solutions, takeaway tools and templates, as well as innovative practices, essential for achieving…

Read more

Microsoft Mixed Reality Partner Program – HoloLens Studio New Haven CT

About one year ago, SphereGen Technologies opened a HoloLens studio. Initially, our hope in building our mixed reality team was to create amazing Mixed Reality experiences. Throughout the past year, we’ve held ourselves to a high standard. SphereGen makes technology relevant by using a variety of technologies to transform the business process. Because we see…

Read more

August SphereGen Events

In August, we have a busy schedule.   Please let us know if you would like us at your event by emailing us at Info@beta.spheregen.net August 2nd – we will be with Microsoft presenting at the AASHTO’s Subcommittee on Maintenance 2017 Summer Conference – http://www.dot.ri.gov/AASHTO/ August 8th -Attending the IDG Road map conference in Boston, MA.…

Read more

HoloLens Networking Solutions for Unity

Continuing on our quest to find a workable networking solution for our HoloLens application, we gathered information about various networking solutions and their use with the HoloLens. Since we want to make an efficient working environment for sharing holograms on the HoloLens, a good networking solution and a fair amount of code are needed. This…

Read more

SphereGen Presenting in June – New York AR Summit, New Haven – Wine and Cheese, Hartford – Microsoft Store

SphereGen will be presenting at the AR Summit in New York (http://arinaction.org/) on June 6th and 7th,  ON June 15th we will be doing an Art and Technology show at our office in New Haven with local Artist (wine and Cheese provided) –  https://www.evensi.us/reception-for-air-signs-the-grove/212393751   Then on June 28th and 29th, we will be at…

Read more

Continuity of Care Document Integration using Mirth Connect

Mirth Connect is the Swiss Army knife of open source integration engines with specific Healthcare support for HL7 message integration. A Continuity of Care (CCD) Document is an XML file containing a patient summary clinical document whereas the HL7 Clinical Document Architecture (CDA) is an XML-based markup standard intended to specify the encoding, structure, and semantics of clinical documents…

Read more

Oracle Roles and Uses

Administration of large numbers of objects is difficult. Oracle roles allow you to localize the administration of objects. Oracle roles are most helpful when large numbers of users will need the same system and object privileges. Think of an Oracle role like a database user that nobody uses. You create the Oracle role using the…

Read more

Data Modeling using SQL Developer Data Modeler

Overview:-> Data modeling is a process used to define and analyze data requirements needed to support the business processes within the scope of corresponding information systems in organizations. Therefore, the process of data modeling involves professional data modelers working closely with business stakeholders, as well as potential users of the information system. Why is Data Modeling Important? Data modeling is probably…

Read more

ASP.Net Identity 2.0

In order to fulfill the variety of business needs and technical and security requirements of different domains like banking, insurance etc. can be a daunting task. In addition to this, we have social networking applications that have millions of users, and it is widely known that any service accessible to the public on the Internet…

Read more

Selenium Vs Coded UI

This blog will help you understand the strengths of Selenium and CodedUI, and guide you through choosing the correct tool. There are six useful features for both Selenium and CodedUI.   Learn How SphereGen Can Help   1. Recording and Playback Functionality Each of the testing tools can record actions and playback the recorded actions.…

Read more

Testing 3-6-Oh!

What we offer is the ability to have an independent view, with no vested interest except for the outcome of “your software works!” The generally accepted statistic for application failure is 66% of IT application software projects will fail to some degree. Addressing this statistic needs to be a focal point moving forward. “How can…

Read more

Facebook Integration in Websites

We were starting with a new project. We have been made aware that for authentication, we would be using Facebook Credentials. The site would have functionalities like Facebook Comments, Facebook Like and Facebook Recent Activity, to be more precisely, a site which interacts with Facebook. The requirement needs a bit of discovery due to Facebook…

Read more

Competencies Based Interviews

Introduction: The recruitment process has always been the most critical aspect for the growth of any engineering or non-engineering industry. A good and efficient resource can help the organization to set and achieve high growth whereas the vice-versa is also not false. With augmenting demand of deserving candidates in companies, the interview process has also…

Read more

Hibernate inverse attribute – Insight

After exploring many articles and notes on ‘inverse’ attribute used in Hibernate, I realized that, although the attribute is simple to understand, the explanation, most of the times, is more complicated and ambiguous. So, I decided to give one more try to put simple words and examples to explain it. Hibernate supports bi-directional relationships in…

Read more

Windows Azure

Windows Azure Whether application runs on a local system, or over the Internet (commonly referred to as cloud), or both, some kind of application platform is required. An application platform can be thought of as anything that provides developer-accessible services for creating applications. Microsoft’s Windows Azure platform (originally known as the Azure Services Platform) is…

Read more

USB Pot Luck?

As we travel more and more, we increasingly use USB based devices to add functionality to our laptops or other devices.  In the course of traveling to our office in Pune, India, I decided to bring along a variety of devices.  This included a Casio camera, a Motorola Slvr, a WD Passport Essential, a WD…

Read more

Why should I BLOG

Yes “Why should I blog” this question like everyone else was haunting me for quite some time. So I sat down and thought what it gave me by blogging, here are few points what blogging gives me. I blog to be heard. I blog because it’s the perfect medium to share thoughts and ideas. I…

Read more

Effective Bug Description

Anybody who has made software must have faced a bad (not understandable) bug report. Something like “It doesn’t work at my end”, sometimes reports make no sense, or reports do not give enough information. This leads to a lot of to and fro emails/ calls/ discussion’s which leads to wastage of work hours which could…

Read more

Why testing

Why testing   Learn How SphereGen Can Help   1. Verification and Validation a. You verification we verify and validate if what is asked is what we give. 2. Give us Time to save your time. a. Go through the test cases. b. Issue found in earlier build take less time to fix than finding…

Read more

MERGE in SQL Server

Hello All, This one is nice to have while handling the table types may be anyone of you already know this. Scenario: we passed the table type as parameter and we want to check upon the database values and table type values, Then runtime decide the action to update/insert/delete the Records in table., Solution: MERGE…

Read more