Gaurav Mantri's Personal Blog.

Cerebrata Story-Omega.SDSClient

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So we had a product (Omega.MSSQL) which can be used to manage SQL Server databases through a browser based interface. Around the time I came back to India, Microsoft announced Windows Azure and one of the component there was SQL Data Services (SDS, … [Continue reading]

Comparing Windows Azure Blob Storage and Google Cloud Storage

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Taking a break from my personal and emotionally charged Cerebrata Story (http://gauravmantri.com/tag/cerebrata/) , I thought it would be nice to write a comparison between Google App Engine storage offerings and Windows Azure Storage offerings as … [Continue reading]

Dear prospective employees, here’s what I ask of you and what you can expect in return

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NYTimes written a nice open letter to Indians Graduates and Post Graduates which touches upon nice things. You can read that article here: http://india.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/05/23/an-open-letter-to-indias-graduating-classes/. Then there was an … [Continue reading]

Cerebrata Story-First Few Months

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It was July 2008 and I was back in India with absolutely no clue as to what I will be doing. I didn’t even had an office at that time. Had absolutely no clue as to how I am going to hire, and even if I am going to hire folks,  what will they be … [Continue reading]

Cerebrata Story–Return To India

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This post is for all my friends settled abroad and harboring the wish to return to India. I don’t mean to preach or encourage or influence them in any way to come to India. It’s a very personal and important decision considering how much time you … [Continue reading]

Cerebrata Story – A Prologue

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Before we start talking about my experience running this company, let me share some of my experiences before Cerebrata which led to some of the decisions I made when we built products at Cerebrata. Not very many folks know but back in the dot com … [Continue reading]

Cerebrata Story

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In case this is your first time on my blog or you haven’t had a chance to go through my self-gloating “About” page , I started Cerebrata in Udaipur a few years ago. Built a few products (successful I might say) and then sold the company (or rather … [Continue reading]

Comparing Windows Azure Blob Storage and Amazon Simple Storage Service (S3)–Summary

I wrote two detailed blog posts comparing Windows Azure Blob Storage and Amazon Simple Storage Service (S3). You can read those blog posts here: … [Continue reading]

Comparing Windows Azure Blob Storage and Amazon Simple Storage Service (S3)–Part II

In part I of this blog post, we started comparing Windows Azure Blob Storage and Amazon Simple Storage Service (S3). We covered basic concepts and compared pricing and features of Blob Container and Buckets. You can read that blog post here: … [Continue reading]

Comparing Windows Azure Blob Storage and Amazon Simple Storage Service (S3)–Part I

In this blog post, we’re going to compare Windows Azure Blob Storage Service and Amazon Simple Storage Service (S3) from core functionality point of view. In this blog post we’re going to focus on core concepts, pricing and feature comparison between … [Continue reading]