[updated to get the count right]
Thats how long the day job has been in business. Our 10 year anniversary is 1-August.
I started this business 10 years ago, in part to scratch an itch, but really because I believed strongly in the HPC market. I still do, though our view of the market has evolved, and we look on how its been evolving with mixtures of joy and trepidation.
Trepidation in part because we’ve been pretty good at predicting what comes next, and sadly not been able to raise the capital needed to build in that area (at least previously). I read a blog entry recently pointed to on Hacker News, where the person discussed not blogging about VCs. For years I’ve tried to contain my thoughts in a hermetically sealed area away from the blog, but his points are simply too good to ignore.
On James Cuff’s blog, a nice post about utilization of software. In it he writes: plus all the cool kids now use python and not a lot of perl, perl5mods was pulled in 3,574 times in comparison to 59,438 lots of python… to which I say … Human Voice Clip Female Young Woman Exclamations Oh … Read moreSSaaS … huh… what?