Launching Our Community Edition

By Eric Frenkiel on May 20th 2015 in Announcements, In Memory Database, Product

We started MemSQL with a vision to enable every company to be a real-time enterprise, and to do that by delivering the leading real-time database for transactions and analytics. Since then, the forces shaping our digital economy have only added wind to our sails. The world is more mobile, interconnected, interactive, and on the cusp […]


MemSQL 4: Market and Strategy CEO Q&A

By Eric Frenkiel on May 20th 2015 in Company, Industry

MemSQL 4 represents a leap forward in relational database innovation with new capabilities such as real-time geospatial intelligence and high-throughput connectivity to Apache Spark. It also includes a free forever, unlimited capacity Community Edition, enhancements to the Optimizer for distributed joins, and a new version of the MemSQL Ops management framework. Start Using MemSQL Community […]


Join MemSQL at ad:tech San Francisco

By Lesia Myroshnichenko on May 15th 2015 in Events

We look forward to ad:tech San Francisco next week, May 20-21, and hope to see you there. Visit us at booth #1442 for games and giveaways, and learn how MemSQL can help you boost conversions through overlap ad targeting. We will be showcasing our latest demo with Pinterest that features building real-time data pipelines with Kafka, Spark, […]


Tech Field Day Reception May 13th

By Gary Orenstein on May 5th 2015 in Events

Tech Field Day is coming to  San Francisco next week with a focus on data, and that means time for a party! On Wednesday, May 13th, at 6:00pm in San Francisco, we will gather with industry participants and expert delegates from Tech Field day for an evening of food, drinks, and engaging conversation about All Things […]


Driving Relevance with Real-Time and Historical Data

By Gary Orenstein on April 30th 2015 in In Memory Database, real-time

As technology weaves into our daily lives, our expectations of it continue to increase. Consider mobile devices and location information. Recently 451 Research released data that 47% of consumers would like to receive personalized information based on immediate location. Addressing this requires the ability to track real-time and historical data and to put both in […]


Celebrating MemSQL Availability Two Years In

By Eric Frenkiel on April 23rd 2015 in Company

Today, I couldn’t be more excited to mark the two year anniversary of MemSQL general availability! MemSQL began with a simple idea to build a new database that would give any company the ability to operate in real-time and make their business more data-driven, responsive, and scalable. Since releasing MemSQL, it’s been an amazingly fun […]


Harnessing the Enterprise Capabilities of Spark

By Conor Doherty on April 16th 2015 in Spark

As more developers and data scientists try Apache Spark, they ask questions about persistence, transactions and mutable data, and how to deploy statistical models in production. To address some of these questions, our CEO Eric Frenkiel recently wrote an article for Data Informed explaining key use cases integrating MemSQL and Spark together to drive concrete […]


Real-Time Stream Processing Architecture with Hadoop and MemSQL

By Lesia Myroshnichenko on April 15th 2015 in hadoop, Lambda Architecture, real-time

With Hadoop Summit Europe underway today, we wanted to share some thoughts on how MemSQL fits in to the Hadoop ecosystem. While MemSQL and Hadoop are both data stores, they fill different roles in the data processing and analytics stack. The Hadoop Distributed File System (HDFS) enables businesses to store large volumes of immutable data, […]


Boost Conversions with Overlap Ad Targeting

By Conor Doherty on April 14th 2015 in Engineering, SQL

Digital advertising is a numbers game played out over billions of interactions. Advertisers and publishers build predictive models for buying and selling traffic, then apply those models over and over again. Even small changes to a model, changes that alter conversion rates by fractions of a percent, can have a profound impact on revenue over […]


Filling the Gap Between HANA and Hadoop

By Gary Orenstein on April 9th 2015 in Gartner, In-Memory, Thought Leadership

Takeaways from the Gartner Business Intelligence and Analytics Summit Last week, MemSQL had the opportunity to participate in the Gartner Business Intelligence and Analytics Summit in Las Vegas. It was a fun chance to talk to hundreds of analytics users about their current challenges and future plans. As an in-memory database company, we fielded questions […]


Powering Digital Advertising.

Learn how Ziff Davis uses MemSQL to track and analyze millions of impressions in real time.

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