Era of Analytic Applications – Part 1

I was talking to one of the prominent General Partners at a Venture Capital firm here in Silicon Valley over the holidays…discussing how the Cloud market is evolving. We both agreed that 2013 will mark yet another shift in the evolution of web applications.
I personally simplified this view of cloud evolution by defining its progression in the following periods…dating back to these noteworthy events.
Sure, Apache Hadoop was technically released on December 27, 2011…but most of us were out drinking brandy eggnog then (just as I am now).
Let’s just look at the beginning…when The World operated by Software Tool & Die started the first ISP. Pretty cool to think that they were the first dial-up service provider that offered direct access of the Internet to the general public.

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