New York Technology Council is Operational!!

New York Technology Council is Operational!! (

The New York Technology Council is a New York City-based association dedicated to the furtherance of the technology industry. NYTC's mission is to promote New York's technology businesses and to improve coordination between business, state and local government and academia.

NYTC conducts regular monthly meetings at which we present speakers and panel discussions on topics of importance to our members. In addition to our monthly meetings, we operate several special interest groups on specific topics related to our organizational mission. NYTC also conducts other activities and programs such as a university internship program, sponsor-led breakfast discussions, venture capital roundtables, networking events, joint activities with other area organizations and social gatherings.

I hope to see everyone attend the special interest groups at NYTC and inspire our New York Technology Professionals for continual growth and education in our wonderful High Tech professions. I look forward to seeing professionals from IASA New York and the MIT Enterprise Forum at NYTC. I look forward to attending many events at NYTC!


MongoDB Creating Value in the NON-Relational Database Future

MongoDB Creating Value in the NON-Relational Database Future

10gen, a New York City-based developer of an open-source, non-relational database called MongoDB, has raised $3.4 million in Series B funding. Flybridge Capital Partners led the round, and was joined by return backer Union Square Ventures.

What is nice about the MongoDB system along with others I have seen and Meetings here at the office this afternoon about this type of DB is the fact that you can place Billions of records in one table, and have this table residing in multiple data centers all over the world, and super fast query speeds with cubes of dataset returns is awesome. I was told MongoDB right now cannot connect to legacy databases yet….but will very soon.

The fact too that this DB is open source brings a powerful new way of handling large amounts of data, especially in the cloud. I look forward to further testing this product with our cloud applications along with the Microsoft Azure SQL system we are using. I do not see the relational database ever going away, however I do see both systems working together as the mission of the internet changes and the technology needed to solved problems is being developed and used.