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What I like about Rails3 by Gautam Rege

(This article by Gautam Rege is based on a talk he gave at Techweekend #8. It was first published on the Josh Software blog, and is reproduced here with permission.) This is NOT a post about differences between Rails 2.x and Rails 3 but these are some musings about what I love in Rails. A […]

Top 5 things to worry about when designing a Cloud Based SaaS

(This article on things you need to be careful when designing the architecture of a cloud based Software-as-a-Service offering is a guest post by Mukul Kumar, who, as SVP of Engineering at Pubmatic has a lot of hands-on experience with having designing, building and maintaining a very high performance, high scalability cloud-based service.) Designing a […]

Android/iPhone/BlackBerry/Nokia – Which platform(s) should developers target

(I attended the IndicThreads Conference on Mobile Application Development today. This article is based on presentations made there and conversations I had with some of the presenters.) The smartphones market is very fragmented. In 3Q2010, Symbian had 37% of the smartphone market, Android was second with 25% (it was at 2% 18 months ago), and […]

Pune’s KQInfoTech announces beta availability of ZFS file-system for Linux

About an year ago, we had reported that Pune based KQInfoTech is working on porting Sun’s ZFS file system to linux. They have now announced that a “Technology Preview” of the port is now complete, and the ported ZFS for Linux is now available in beta. They are looking for interested folks to try out […]

Choices in Cloud Computing and What’s Right for You

(This is a live-blog of a talk given by Kalpak Shah, at the Indic Threads Conference on Cloud Computing, held in Pune on 20/21 Aug 2010. Since it’s being typed in a hurry, it is not necessarily as coherent and complete as we would like it to be, and also links might be missing.) Kalpak […]

Live-Blog: Overview of High Performance Computing by Dr. Vipin Chaudhary

This is a live-blog of the talk on “Trends in High Performance Computing” given by Dr. Vipin Chaudhary, CEO of Computation Research Labs (CRL), the makers of the Eka supercomputer

The Rise and Fall of Google Wave

Markus Hegi laments the death of Google Wave, and points out that the concept behind the Wave is right. Google should have re-launched a new, improved Wave, he feels, because the world does need a paradigm shift in business communications.

Mentor India internship for tech students: entrance exam on 4th July

For the last few years, Pune startup KQ Infotech has been running Mentor India, an year-long, free, internship program for technology students, aimed at giving students a very strong base in systems programming, web development, or web design and animation. The next batch of Mentor India is starting in July, and the entrance exam is […]

Meeting Report: Pune Rails Meetup (Dec 2009)

(This is a report of Pune Ruby on Rails meetup that happened on 12th December. This report was originally written by Gautam Rege on his blog, and is reproduced here with permission for the benefit of PuneTech readers.) It was great to be a part of the Pune Rails Meetup which was held yesterday (19th […]

Conference report: The 4th IndicThreads conference on Java Technologies

Dhananjay Nene writes an indepth technical report (along with links to presentations) on the IndicThreads conference on Java technologies held in Pune in December 2009.