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Pune co. releases 2 open source tools for schema migration and incremental backup for MongoDB

Pune based Equal Experts India has just released Midas an open source tool for on-the-fly schema migration tool for MongoDB. Earlier, they had released Tayra, an incremental backup and restore tool for MongoDB. They also regularly hold interesting technology events … Continue reading

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Pune’s First Energy offers a biofuel thats 30% cheaper than LPG

The Business Standard has an article about Pune-based company First Energy, whose product, a stove that called “Oorja” that uses biomass based fuel, is marketed to restaurants as an alternative to LPG that is more environmentally friendly and is claimed … Continue reading

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2 Pune Computers (from IITM and CDAC) in world’s top 100 supercomputers

The world’s top 100 supercomputers list for 2013 is out and it lists 4 supercomputers from India, 2 of which are from Pune. Here are the 4 Indian computers in that list: Number 36: Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology, Pune. … Continue reading

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Talk at #ChefConf by Pune’s @Cheezo on #Knife cloud plugins for #VMWare #VCloud

Chef is an open source configuration management tool written in Ruby and Erlang.It is a DevOps tool used for configuring cloud services or to streamline the task of configuring a company’s internal servers. Chef automatically sets up and tweaks the … Continue reading

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Persistent Whitepaper: Best Practices for merging your data after an merger/acquisition

When two companies merge, one of the biggest headaches is merging all the systems and processes of the two companies, including all the data. Doing this well is critical to the success of the merger. Specifically: It is critical that … Continue reading

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Persistent Whitepaper: Assessing the long-term ROI of the Cloud

The Persistent Systems blog has a whitepaper that is written with the intention of helping companies decide whether migrating their complex, legacy, in-house applications to the cloud is going to benefit them over the long term or not. It gives … Continue reading

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