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Any recommendations for a Forum and Ticket management solution
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Hi,We're launching an API for developers, where we would offer : 1) Tutorials / FAQ System2) A forum for us to post Best Practices, for developers to start topics of their own3) A ticketing system…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Yatin Mulay Nov 4, 2011.

Approach to high-availability in the cloud
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I'm having a debate with our infrastructure provider partner. It's their opinion that to achieve high-availability (HA), one needs to isolate infrastructure at a per-domain level.  So, if one…Continue

Tags: hosting, cloud

Started this discussion. Last reply by Mahesh Khambadkone Nov 2, 2011.

Should we take a per GB or per Mbps pricing model when purchasing Content Delivery Network contracts
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I was told by a large CDN provider that if I purchase my bandwidth on a per Mbps model, rather than a per GB basis, my net cash outflow will be reduced.  How is this possible, and is it appropriate…Continue

Tags: costs, bandwidth, overage, CDN

Started this discussion. Last reply by Santanu Pathak Jan 27, 2012.

What would you pay to digitize your content - books, music, CDs, important documents
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Inspired by both a past life in digitization, and my constant desire to finally get my CD and book collection available on my new devices : Stashed somewhere in your house, chances are you'll find…Continue

Tags: BPO, storage, digitization

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jyoti Aug 14, 2011.


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Mahesh Khambadkone replied to Mohammed Farid Ahsan's discussion My tryst with Rodinhoods and the birth of Opinio - debate and discuss app
"One more point : I loved I could share my opinions / share the questions.  However, rethink what is shared. e.g. when I tried to tweet my comment, the tweet itself says "Mahesh Khambadkone says ", causing my comment to go beyond 140…"
Nov 21, 2014
Mahesh Khambadkone replied to Mohammed Farid Ahsan's discussion My tryst with Rodinhoods and the birth of Opinio - debate and discuss app
"The app looks wonderful - clean and simple. Slick, too.  A Make In India candidate ! Three comments :- 1) I read your post from the beginning, so assumed opinio allowed me to be anonymous, so the Facebook login at the start was abit…"
Nov 21, 2014
Mahesh Khambadkone replied to Priyadeep Sinha's discussion TheRodinhoods Bangalore Open House (Sept. 27) - Live Reporting!
"Awesome writeup on the event.  Thank you Priyadeep Sinha !  "
Sep 27, 2014
Mahesh Khambadkone replied to Shubhamoy Chakrabarty's discussion Dynofy - Cloud Monitoring System
"I wasn't at the OpenHouse but I heard about one of the suggestions that was made to you : allow users to receive a CALL if there is downtime. That's a big shortcoming of pingdom.  Do visit OpsGenie, that has a simple interface to…"
Apr 4, 2014
Mahesh Khambadkone replied to paritoshsharma1231's discussion What to do when you are BROKE: building your startup?
"What if you were to hashtaag yourself ? - You'll get your product out - You'll have a case-study to show investors  - You'd have eaten your own dogfood (quoting what Microsoft says , not meant to be derogatory!)"
Dec 5, 2013
Mahesh Khambadkone replied to Tarun Bhardwaj's discussion Need your expert advice: My Startup-
"1) What %-age of students from the 20+ DU & 32+ IP colleges do you have on your site ?   What %-age are returning visitors? 3) I dont see the items you mention "For College Student: Especially for fresher's, problem starts…"
Aug 7, 2013
Mahesh Khambadkone replied to Puneet Rawat's discussion HELP !! VolksWagen Car Breakdown blaming Us for Car Fault
"The Volkswagen guys have been calling me every week to buy a car.  I told them I love the car but heard their after sales is terrible.  Your story strengthens the problem. However, the folks in Thane insist they are different - because…"
Aug 2, 2013
Mahesh Khambadkone replied to Perzen Darukhanawalla's discussion Can your blog become a business?
"Wow, Sanjay.  That's AMAZING, workable advice. I particularly love " The secret to SEO is that you shouldn't do SEO. You should produce such great content that people will do the SEO for you. ""
Jul 23, 2013
Mahesh Khambadkone replied to Vikram Parekh's discussion Content based Social, Local and Mobile Marketing Platform for Out-Of-Home (OOH) Advertising
"I loved the concept of being able to create signboards at run-time on a Google Map :)  That seemed awesome !  Augmented reality (and not just a video walk through !) To answer your questions : 1) Overall, did you understand what we're…"
Jul 20, 2013
Mahesh Khambadkone replied to Perzen Darukhanawalla's discussion Can your blog become a business?
"Do check out MadCurry on Facebook, run by friends of mine. 1) Having their page on Facebook means they can grow their community easily - friends like new recipes, those get viralled on the platform, and there's no need to drive consumers from…"
Jul 20, 2013
Mahesh Khambadkone replied to Rahul Varshneya's discussion How To Quit Your Job And Start Your Own Business – Part 1
"A great article.  Well written and awesome points.   If you could touch upon finding partners / co-founders / joining companies that are doing what you want to do, rather than starting up yet another startup, I feel that would be very…"
Jul 20, 2013
Mahesh Khambadkone replied to Abhay Bhatia's discussion Reviving B2B engagement at conferences/exhibitions using a simple Mobile Website - Introducing Procialize
"Nice idea.  Cannot try this app, so difficult to comment. My $0.02 - your presentation is too wordy ?   Also, allow a user to view a demo, with dummy data ( as opposed to sending in an email) I have someone who may be interested in this -…"
Jul 13, 2013
Mahesh Khambadkone replied to Manan Shah's discussion Need Review & Guide Path for my startup
"Love the idea !   But I tried it doesn't work for me at all  :( On your questions :- 1) The name  does not seem to reflect what you can achieve with the site.  Yoosup and a Hang Loose symbol for an icon ??    Your…"
Jul 13, 2013
Mahesh Khambadkone replied to Puneet Singh's discussion Inspired me to give it all
"Your site is slick.  But I dont understand who would participate here, and why ? Brands ? - the money is already spent, so it only helps them do post-mortems. Consumers ? - only those who love / hate the brand would come ? Advertisers ? - to…"
Jul 13, 2013
Mahesh Khambadkone replied to Manish Nasa's discussion a Movies Social start-up
"I thought the site functionality is awesome - especially like the posters to share my opinion :) I love movies - as such a user, I dont see a significant differentiator on your site that would want me to come back :(  There are too many sites…"
Jul 13, 2013
Mahesh Khambadkone replied to Rishabh Chaturvedi's discussion Stab me, kiss me, kill me, love me:
"You should also talk to fellow rodinhooder Manish Nasa, who set-up ;"
Jul 13, 2013

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Mahesh Khambadkone's Blog

Entrepreneurs in Residence

About 9 years ago, I was engaged with a online gambling startup in the US.  

They built 100% compliant, white-labelled casino sites and had many of the popular casinos of the time as their customers. Their content focus was on typical Jackpots and Bingo type of games, which…


Posted on June 3, 2012 at 1:00pm — 6 Comments

What Microsoft could learn from how start-ups work

A discussion with the folks at Microsoft got me explaining our technology choice on the cloud.  

It led to an idea on how Microsoft should be positioning their cloud offering, keeping the lifecycle of a startup product company in mind :-

1) Most companies start on the cloud, with just an idea

Face it : when starting out, all you would want to build is your product and test that it works for your consumers.  The cloud gives you the perfect platform…


Posted on May 23, 2012 at 2:30pm — 7 Comments

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At 1:02pm on June 23, 2012, Vijay Khubchandani said…

Mahesh, I have built an Online portal for comparing Loan Offers.. Its called And currently getting an App developed for iPhone based on the science of Numerology..

At 3:14pm on July 30, 2011, Alok Rodinhood Kejriwal said…
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