Video: 10gen Delivers Agility with Open Source MongoDB

In this video, 10gens’s Jared Rosoff and Max Schireson discuss how the MongoDB database software delivers agility and scalability for the enterprise. MongoDB is a scalable, high-performance, open source, document-oriented database. Founded by former DoubleClick Founder and CTO Dwight Merriman and former DoubleClick engineer and ShopWiki Founder and CTO Eliot Horowitz, 10gen offers production support, training, and consulting for the open source database. Recorded at the OSCON 2011 conference in Portland.

10gen was founded by former DoubleClick Founder and CTO Dwight Merriman and former DoubleClick engineer and ShopWiki Founder and CTO Eliot Horowitz. Dwight and Eliot began development on MongoDB in 2007, drawing upon their experiences building large scale, high availability, robust systems. 10gen is backed by leading venture capital firms who invested in established leaders like Oracle, Cisco and Apple as well as rapidly growing internet companies like Zynga and Twitter.

Podcast: Clustercorp Turns up the Volume on Rocks with New Round of Funding

In this podcast, I interview Clustercorp’s newest employees: Mason Katz, CTO, and Greg Bruno, VP of Engineering. As key developers of the Rocks open source software, Bruno and Katz came over to Clustercorp last week to bolster the commercial version of Rocks.

As announced this morning, Clustercorp has just completed its first round of institutional funding, which it will use to scale development and accelerate its successful entry into the cloud management space.

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In this time-lapse video from SC2003, SDSC builds a live, 128-node Rocks cluster in the Sun booth in approximately one hour and forty minutes.

Video: Real-Status Starts Up with 3D Visualization for IT Infrastructure

In this video, Real Status co-founder & CTO Stace Hipperson demonstrates HyperGlance, a software package that uses sophisticated graphics and modelling techniques to create real-time models of complete IT infrastructures in 3D and overlays performance and business metrics.

While HyperGlance currently gathers data from VMWare’s API, since the program is data-driven, the same techniques could be used to monitor large HPC clusters running MPI.

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insideStartups Video: Scavado Helps Recruiters Find, Recruit, & Win

In this video, Daniel Estrada from Scavado demonstrates the company’s easy to use recruitment search tool software. Scavado is a simple, powerful sourcing tool for proactive recruiters to find prospective candidates online, compile their contact information, and build a comprehensive pipeline of prospects to recruit.

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Video: PerfectSearch Startup Does Big Data Search

In this slidecast, Tim Stay from PerfectSearch describes the company’s ultra-efficient search appliance software that is tailor-made for Big Data.

PerfectSearch’s patented software enables search up to a billion documents using a single private cloud appliance. Compared to other solutions that can require more than 10 times the number of servers, the PerfectSearch powered by Fujitsu solution is powerful and economical—even compared to open-source solutions, with lower equipment cost and fewer servers that reduce energy, replacement and administrative costs. Companies now have a cost-effective solution to index and search all content is searchable with a single query. The PerfectSearch powered by Fujitsu appliance uses unique technology that uses disk based indexing rather than memory, requiring a fraction of the hardware—realizing up to a 90% reduction in search-related hardware. These innovations built into the solution permit high-speed retrieval, drastically reduced hardware footprints, and extensive customization.

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Slidecast: BrandYourself Startup Lets You Control Your Own Google Results

In this slidecast, Patrick Ambron from BrandYourself describes how the company lets you control your own Google results.

Like any good company, BrandYourself started as a problem that turned into a mission we just couldn’t ignore. We hated the fact that reputation firms purposely mystified the Search Engine Optimization process, making their customers feel trapped. We hated that these firms overcharged customers for something they could easily do themselves if they simply had a platform that educated and empowered them to do so.

So we made it our mission to create a Do-It-Yourself platform that makes it easy for anyone to take control of their own search results without any price or technical barrier. We’ve been working around the clock for over a year putting together the team, expertise and building the platform you can use for free today.

I tried out the BrandYourself process and I found it to be very easy to set up. If you have a stake in what people see when they Google your name, I highly recommend you get on the site and sign up.

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Slidecast: Big Switch Networks Launches Open Software-Defined Networking (SDN)

In this video, Kyle Forster from Big Switch Networks presents a technology overview of the company’s Open Software-Defined Networking (SDN).

OpenFlow and SDN have been gaining significant momentum and, as customers adopt these technologies, it is critical they look for open standards, open APIs and open source to ensure the SDN solution they implement is future-proof,” said Guido Appenzeller, Co-Founder and CEO of Big Switch Networks. “Big Switch Networks has been at the forefront of the OpenFlow standard creation, offered enterprise-grade open source SDN solutions to the community and continuously expanded its ecosystem of partners. Openness will be core to SDN success and, by relentlessly delivering it in our Open SDN™ architecture, we plan to stay ahead of the market.”

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Slidecast: Flow Startup Does Real-Time Data Solutions

In this slidecast, Eric Alterman from Flow Corporation presents and overview of the company’s Real-Time Data Solutions.

Flow is a big data company that provides real-time information solutions for developers, enterprises and media companies at Flow.net and for consumers at iFlow.com. The Flow Platform is cloud-based platform-as-a-service (PaaS) built on top of a real-time architecture that enables on-demand stream processing, data routing, and interoperability across the entire application landscape. Flow also provides customers with turn-key software-as-a-service (SaaS) solutions such as iFlow, built entirely on the Flow platform.

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