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“World-class software products can come out of India” – Interview with CEO of Druva

We now have in our midst a startup success story that will hopefully inspire a 100 new software product startups in Pune. PuneTech and the Pune Open Coffee Club both started about 2 years ago, and the steadily increasing memberships and vitality of these communities points to a very strong startup community in Pune. However, […]

Pune’s KQInfoTech is porting Sun’s ZFS File-System to Linux

Pune-based KQInfoTech is working on porting Sun‘s ZFS file-system to the Linux Platform. ZFS is arguably one of the best file-systems available today, and Linux is one of the most widely used operating systems for servers by new startups. So, having ZFS available on Linux would be great. And, With many years of experience in […]

Technical Seminar on Sun’s ZFS (file system) from KQInfoTech

What: Technical seminar on ZFS (file-system) from Sun, presented by KQInfoTech When: Friday, 9th October, 6pm-8pm Where: Sadanand Regency, Opposite Balewadi Stadium, Bangalore Highway (note: this is not the same as Sadanand Restaurant) Registration and Fees: This seminar is free for all to attend. You must register to attend. Image via Wikipedia On ZFS Technologies […]

Druvaa: From proto.in presenter to proto.in sponsor in 18 months

Pune based backup software startup Druvaa has gone from being a 3-person startup that presented at proto.in 18 months back, to a 16-person company that is profitable, and sponsored proto.in this weekend. We caught up with Jaspreet Singh of Druvaa during proto and had a conversation with him about how they are doing. Note: Please […]

Seminar: Introduction to ZFS (Sun/Solaris filesystem) and its features – 7 May

Image via Wikipedia What: Introduction to ZFS and its features When: 6pm 7th May 2009 Where: Auditorium, Building C, Pune IT Park, Bhau Patil Road, Aundh Road Fees and Registration: This event is free for all. Please register here if you plan to attend this talk. The engineers at Sun and members of the open […]

Understanding Data De-duplication

Druvaa is a Pune-based startup that sells fast, efficient, and cheap backup (Update: see the comments section for Druvaa’s comments on my use of the word “cheap” here – apparently they sell even in cases where their product is priced above the competing offerings) software for enterprises and SMEs. It makes heavy use of data […]

Technology overview – Druvaa Continuous Data Protection

Druvaa, a Pune-based product startup that makes data protection (i.e. backup and replication) software targeted towards the enterprise market, has been all over the Indian startup scene recently. It was one of the few Pune startups to be funded in recent times (Rs. 1 crore by Indian Angel Network). It was one of the three […]

Cloud Computing and High Availability

This article discussing strategies for achieving high availability of applications based on cloud computing services is reprinted with permission from the blog of Mukul Kumar of Pune-based ad optimization startup PubMatic Cloud Computing has become very widespread with startups as well as divisions of banks, pharmaceuticals companies and other large corporations using them for computing […]

An ILM approach to managing unstructured electronic information

(reposted with permission from CSI Pune’s Desktalk newsletter)

Content Archiving is a new class of enterprise application designed for managing user-generated, unstructured electronic information. The purpose of Content Archiving is to manage unstructured information over the entire lifecycle – fast access to recent information, and cheap storage for historical information, and sophisticated search and retrieval tools for legal discovery.

CSI-Pune’s ILM Seminar – A Report

CSI-Pune conducted a half-day workshop on Information Life-cycle management. T.M. Ravi, founder and CEO of Mimosa Systems gave the keynote presentation. There were product/project pitches from IBM, Zmanda, Coriolis. A talk on storage trends by Abhinav Jawadekar. Finally a panel discussion with representation from Symantec (V. Ganesh), BMC (Bladelogic; Monish Darda), Zmanda (K K George), […]