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From Device Drivers to Data Analytics

From Device Drivers to Data Analytics






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    From Device Drivers to Data Analytics From Device Drivers to Data Analytics Presentation Transcript

    • Device Drivers Databases  and Data Mining Tools The Journey of a Technopreneur
    • A Bit of Code I promise that is the only code in this presentation.
    • First Diagnostic Program on TDC-16 (written in 1972)
      Program Counter 100 102 104 106 Assembly code mov #0, R0 brcn r0, 106 stop stop
    • Knowing Hardware Architecture and Assembly Language A solid foundation
    • Learning Internals of An Operating System Fixing broken links on a disk
    • Bootstrapping the First Startup Based on a couple of simple ideas
    • A compiler Accelerator A simple device driver
    • 456 and the beginning of intensity The first US project
    • A SQL Engine Prototype An MVP in 1986 (MSDOS + Lattice C 2.0 + 3 dudes+ 4 months)
    • The first US sale of technology From Bangalore to California
    • How Architecture Saved Us dBase, Paradox and SQL
    • Embracing Standards Helped Visibility The first ODBC product The first database gateway
    • Being a First Gets Attention. First Windows ISAM File Manager CTrieve and WinTrieve
    • In a rarefied space, even Microsoft pays attention Code name - Ruby (first version of VB)
    • First ISAM Library on VB Objectrieve/VB
    • When Users Tell You What They Want First Data Tools for VB
    • The first Run-away Success Integra/VDB 0-3M$ in one year
    • If You Fill Gaps Opportunities Flow The First Visual Query Builder Licensed to Borland
    • Exposure Helps A 7 nation European tour with Microsoft Team First Visual C++ Database Tool
    • Happiness Sold the company and retired (kinda)
    • Once an Entrepreneur... Started iMorph
    • iMorph InfoEngines Infominder, InfoStreams, InfoPro
    • Cross Culture Helps One leg in USA and one in India
    • Dabble in Tech Teach Create Innovation Cells,  Meet people Hang out with Geeks Go to unconferences
    • Questions ???