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Solid State Storage company STEC acquires Pune’s KQ Infotech

STEC Inc., a leader1 in solid state storage devices for the enterprise market, announced yesterday that it has a acquired KQ Infotech, a Pune based software services company. Regular readers of PuneTech will remember KQ Infotech as the company that runs the Mentor India internship program for students interested in systems programming, and also as […]

CORRECTION: Ken Boyd’s talk on Trends in Storage Systems is on Nov 16

We had mistakenly reported this as being on Nov 13. Other details are here.

The Explosion of Data & Trends in Storage Systems – by Ken Boyd IBM Distinguished Engineer – Nov 16

Update: This talk is on Nov 16, (not Nov 13 as we misreported earlier). Sorry about inconvenience caused. Also, the talk is from 5pm to 7pm. Mail indialab@in.ibm.com to register. Abstract of the talk:An "explosion" of data, including "unstructured" data is having a profound effect on society, technology, and the storage industry. This increase in […]

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 […]

“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 […]