back to article NoSQL slinger Basho looks like it's suffering from a case of NoBIZ

NoSQL database supplier Basho is looking for a sale. Basho Technologies provides the Riak KV (key:value) and TS (Time Series) databases to store massive data lakes. It's recently had a focus on the Internet of Things and processing at the edge. We have been hearing that the company has fallen on hard times. It last issued a …

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Inevitable, but a pity. Riak has ended up pigeonholed as a component rather than an application or platform, and probably rightly so. I can't help but think back to the postmortem of RethinkDB (http://www.defstartup.org/2017/01/18/why-rethinkdb-failed.html) . Just never made it clear enough what value it provided as a product.

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based on the amount of capital raised...

They needed to learn to sell much better a long time ago.

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Re: based on the amount of capital raised...

Their sales and support people knew their trade quite well. What did them in was loss of focus.

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No critical mass

They were doomed long ago because they never gained critical mass in terms of a customer base.

I guess many here are too young to remember all of the failed companies with decent products back in the 90's. Silicon Valley is littered with them.

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