Data Exhaust

MongoDB Stock: More Metrics Needed for Investors

Wherever there are competing software solutions, you’ll find loyal tribes. Engineers are technically competent, so they’ll usually articulate their arguments in a convincing matter. Linux is obviously better than Windows, Apple is the best platform known to man, NoSQL will never displace SQL, and the list goes on. Debating the technical merits of competing technologies […]

Investing in the Explosive Growth of Unstructured Data

Elon Musk suggested that today’s polarized societies can be brought together by finding a common interest. Exploration of the universe is one suggestion he makes which implies that our media outlets ought to glamorize the sciences a bit more. It’s great Rhianna looks “stunning” as she waddles around New Yawk City with her weed-smoking gun-toting […]

5 Application Performance Monitoring Stocks

What’s compelling about software-as-a-service (SaaS) companies is that you don’t really need to know what they do. If a company produces high-margin software that other companies can’t get enough of, that’s generally an attractive investment. Even Warren Buffett, a man who doesn’t do tech and only invests in what he knows, invested in a SaaS […]

Qualtrics Stock Uses AI for Experience Management

Have you ever noticed that you can go years without hearing a particular word or name, but then suddenly it keeps popping up in uncanny ways? Lately, for us, it’s been SAP (SAP). No, we’re not talking about saps, as in Fools, but the world’s third-largest software company by revenue. Software developed by the $100 […]

Confluent Stock: A Metaverse Big Data Play

Short-term stock price movements are nothing but noise, yet human emotion means we can’t help but check our portfolios every five minutes during market open. You’d think mainstream pundits would discourage such behavior, but they do anything but. Just look at this gem from Jim Cramer several days ago (our emphasis in bold). A year […]

Investing in The Metaverse with Event Streaming

They say an average human driver needs about half a second to react to an unexpected event while driving. “In athletics, anything under a tenth of a second is considered unhuman and therefore a false start.” That’s according to a study by Sky Sports that measured F1 driver Nico Hulkenberg’s reaction time at less than […]

Real-Time Data Analytics and The Metaverse

One of tech’s biggest news stories coming out of 2021 would be Facebook’s rebrand to “Meta.” Like Google, it’s likely that nobody will adhere to that new name, but everyone sure took note of the strategic direction change towards the metaverse. The Web 3.0 / creator economy / DiFi crowd quickly attached themselves to the […]

Splunk Stock Forecast: Calm With a Chance of Volatility

Unless you’ve served time in some of America’s toughest corporations, you probably won’t know what the food chain looks like. At the very top of the hierarchy sits the Board Of Directors (BOD), a group of people who are elected to represent the interests of shareholders. Heading up this group of people is the Chairman […]

Fivetran: Extract, Load, and Transform

There’s nothing worse than being famous and having your tumultuous love life on display for a bunch of shallow muppets to critique. So, have you heard the news? Yesterday, Elon Musk semi-separated with Grimes – that loco-looking tattooed chick that totally wasn’t his type. The key takeaway is that he can now spend an extra […]

Splunk Stock is Falling Along With Revenues. Why?

No matter how hard we try to follow best practices – diversify, don’t try to time the markets, use dollar cost averaging – we always find ourselves reverting back to bad habits. Of the 32 positions we’re holding right now, two of them we engaged in a bit of market timing on – Alteryx (AYX) […]