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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