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Single Sign-On with Azure Active Directory and Backand

Posted by on Jan 11, 2017

Most internet users have accounts with many different service providers. As these providers have grown, they have also opened up their authentication systems to third-party developers. By leveraging these authentication systems, third party apps can reduce their scope and complexity, offloading user registration, verification, and authentication to a package solution like Google Plus, Github, Facebook, or Azure AD (Active Directory).

Building on this functionality, many providers offer Single Sign-On (SSO) functionality.   Continue reading

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RDBMS Deep Dive

Posted by on Jun 30, 2015

A Wealth of Relational Database Options

While many apps built using AngularJS leverage the MEAN stack, and thus rely upon NoSQL databases, there is still a lot of web development being done against traditional SQL-driven databases that could benefit from the tools Angular has to offer. Below we’ll look at each of the major Relational Database Management System (RDBMS) players, and how Backand can leverage their strengths to allow you to truly separate your application from its data.

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Case Study: Backand Supports HP’s Data Warehousing

Posted by on Jun 08, 2014

Most business enterprises strive to create or find an effective solution for streamlining their processes. Like other companies in the world, HP has experienced problems with their processes, in particular with the one involving data warehousing. This case study explores how the Backand solution has helped HP deal with this problem.

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The Enterprise Excel Hell

Posted by on May 28, 2014

The Excel Incentive

Of the millions of Microsoft users, few are unfamiliar with Excel. As a product, it is intuitive, mature and part of the Office package which might be Microsoft’s most successful package on the market. Gathering data with Excel is not only easy, it allows the user to foresee possible changes and problems in data trends, move to avoid business risks, and take action. Continue reading