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.

Video: ExtraHop Startup Evolves Application Performance Management (APM)

In this video, Jesse Rothstein from ExtraHop Networks presents: The Evolution of Application Performance Management (APM).

ExtraHop Networks provides agentless, network-based application performance management (APM) solutions to ensure that business-critical transactions do not fail. With the ExtraHop Application Delivery Assurance system, IT teams gain unmatched real-time visibility for mapping and measuring, proactive early warning, and accelerated troubleshooting. Enterprises across a wide range of industry verticals depend on the ExtraHop system to protect their brand, increase revenue, and improve customer satisfaction.”

Learn more at ExtraHop.com * Download the MP3 * Subscribe on iTunes * If Dropbox is blocked, download from this Google page.

How All Tech Product Pitches Sound the Same

The Cranky Product Manager laments on fact that most product pitches sound the same:

A grinder is at work at almost every B2B software company. A soul-crushing process that pulverizes the unique, complex, and interesting, into gruel-like messaging that the industry’s lowest common denominator (and by LCD, the Cranky PM means the PR people) find acceptable and almost understandable.

Read the Full Story or check out this parody video I made some years ago at Sun Microsystems.

Video: DailyPath Startup Can Teach You Just About Anything

In this video, Ryan Waggoner, cofounder of DailyPath, talks about the innovative way they are making online learning easier for everyone.

DailyPath is a community of people learning and accomplishing new things together. Pick your Path, subscribe in 10 seconds, and get a short, actionable lesson in your inbox every day for two weeks.

A tip of the hat goes to Silicon Florist for pointing us to this video.

Video: Extreme Retrailers Brings Your Store to the Crowds

In this video, Rich Brueckner of inside-STARTUPS.com interviews Julia Hutton, founder and CEO of Extreme Retailers. The company builds custom mobile retail stores. Learn more at ExtremeRetrailers.com.

ExTreme ReTrailers offers packages that include a trailer, build out (no mistakes) including generator (solar is even an option) which runs enticing LED lights at night, air conditioning and space heater, music system and Tv if desired and interior design for whatever niche (lingerie, western, childrens clothes, charitable fund raising – the sky is the limit literally). ExTreme ReTrailers packages may include marketing assistance, finding the right locations, vendors fees, permits, etc.

Be your own boss! We are here to help IF you ask for it!

Extreme Retrailers looks to me like a solid business opportunity for entrepreneurs who want to do retail with lower risk. See you at the shows!