This hilarious dog vs. cat diary has made the rounds but it’s still pretty funny. If you haven’t seen it before enjoy It’s followed by my tongue-in-cheek adapted version, diary of a cloud salesperson vs. enterprise software salesperson
Dog vs. Cat diary original version
Diary of the dog…
8:00 am – Dog food! My favorite […]
What relationship does Jennifer Aniston have to Pierce Brosnan?
The answer can be found at the end of this post (no peeking!). To get there we will explore the links and references, known in Master Data Management (MDM) as hierarchies and relationships, stored in a hub or repository. A quick MDM primer before we get […]
Last night I attended the excellent SDForum Cloud Services SIG: Demo Night: Databases in the Cloud hosted by Bernard Golden CEO of Hyperstratus and Dave Nielsen of Platformd who are the SIG co-chairs. These are my notes for your reading pleasure, as ever if you have comments or questions, please leave me a comment.
A couple of months ago I wrote a post titled “Who’s that looking at my Master data?”. That post focused specifically on the different user profiles, fine grained security and management of roles who would be given access to the master data consolidated inside an MDM Hub. The premise was that the information, gathered from […]
Speakers: Steve Jurvetson, Managing Director, Draper Fisher Jurvetson Vinod Khosla, Founder, Khosla Ventures Joe Schoendorf, Partner, Accel Partners Ram Shriram, Managing Partner, Sherpalo Ventures, LLC Ann Winblad, Partner, Hummer Winblad Venture Partners
Moderators: Tony Perkins, Founder, AlwaysOn Jason Pontin, former Editor, Red Herring Magazine; Editor in Chief, Publisher, Technology Review
I attended the Churchill Club […]
I attended an IEEE-CNSV (Consultants Network of Silicon Valley) meeting on Cloud Computing Paradigms: MapReduce, Hadoop and Cascading in Santa Clara last night. It was extremely well attended with about 100+ people listening to Chris K. Wensel of Scale Unlimited providing an excellent, very technical overview of Hadoop, MapReduce and Cascading, an open source project […]
As Master Data Management becomes more widely accepted as a major initiative, the number of hook ups reflect the growing need for smaller best of breed players like Siperian (disclosure my former company), Initiate Systems, Kalido and others to strike up partnerships or OEM deals to round out their portfolio of offerings to satisfy major […]
I went to see Angels and Demons this weekend and I must admit it was a pleasant surprise. I had read Angels and Demons in 8 hours one weekend, it literally was so compelling and exciting that I couldn’t put it down. So going to the movie, I feared the worst because I wasn’t exactly […]
With much of the world focused on high performance analytics and data warehousing enabled by columnar databases such as Sybase IQ, Vertica, and Paraccel, as well as companies like Greenplum and Netezza. A small company in the UK called Clearpace has quietly emerged on the scene with similar capabilities; but with compelling technology optimized for […]