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PernixData announced the general availability of the Flash Virtualization Platform (FVP) today. Congratulation to Poojan Kumar, Satyam Vaghani and the entire PernixData team for an amazing execution! It’s hard to believe how far the company has come along in …

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The enterprise software stack is undergoing once in a generation refresh largely driven by virtualization, data explosion, infrastructure commoditization, socialization, unlimited connectivity, and online services. With ever growing security parameter and attack vectors, enterprises are looking for ways to secure …

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Fascinating article in the WSJ a couple of weeks ago about how the big insurance companies are testing using data profiles to identify risky clients. Using the data is potentially an alternative to the costly physical exams currently …

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I saw today that Radar raised a Series B for its semantic web application. As I’ve noted in the past, I am a believer in approaching the semantic web top down rather than bottom up, i.e. by inferring structure from

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A little while ago I started a series about the structured web where I claimed that Meaning = Data + Structure. I followed up with a couple of posts on ways that structure can be added to user generated …

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As more user generated content floods the web, I’ve been thinking about how to draw more meaning from the content, and the idea that Meaning = Data + Structure. A number of readers commented on my previous post, about …

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My post claiming that Meaning = Data + Structure and follow up post exploring how User Generated Structure is one way that structure can be added to data have generated some great comments from readers. Additionally, a knowledgeable friend, Peter

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I’ve been thinking about how the explosion of user generated content that has characterized web 2.0 can be made more useful by the addition of structure, ie meaning = data + structure.

The obvious way that structure can be …

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Through Techcrunch, I saw the video “Information R/evolution” embedded below (5minutes, worth watching):

The video’s key message is that when information is stored digitally instead of in a material world, then our assumptions about how to get to information, …

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