The Eve of the Facebook IPO

The Eve of the Facebook IPO

So yesterday I am flying back from Slovakia through London and I hear to girls behind me talking about Facebook. They are both discussing the fact that they would NEVER buy Facebook stock because they are both leaving Facebook, and of course it was just a “fad” and everyone else who joined is just going to get off as well so pretty soon (I believe the quote they used was “as fast as they became… Read more »

Defining Big Data

Defining Big Data

Tuesday night I attended an event – storagefest II 2012, which was hosted by Valhalla Partners. The event was a dinner with a group of storage experts from all vectors of the storage industry. There were customers of storage technologies, VCs with investments in storage, entrepreneurs (folks from storage startups), industry insiders (analysts) and folks from storage companies who have been acquired into large companies. The goal of the event also had… Read more »