June 30, 2016memsqlCase Study,tapjoy
Sean Kelly, Staff Engineer at Tapjoy, has published an engineering blog post about the Tapjoy migration of a large high velocity ACID data set to MemSQL: http://eng.tapjoy.com/blog-list/moving-to-memsql
Tapjoy wanted a horizontally scalable, ACID compliant, MySQL-compatible database and MemSQL turned out to be the right solution for the problem.
“MemSQL had everything we wanted, and after an initial pilot, we confirmed it would meet our stated requirements. But the proof is in the pudding. We...
by Lesia Myroshnichenko
June 23, 2016meetupGeospatial,Geospatial,Mapbox
The global availability of mobile technology means that everyone is connected on the go. For businesses to truly penetrate the consumer market in the age of on-demand products and services, they must find a way to make use of mobile data. Every data point has a place – this is where geospatial data analytics comes into play. The ability to analyze geospatial data and build applications that utilize location will separate market domineers from names left behind. If you know when and how...
by Emily Friedman
June 22, 2016analyticsresearch,Gartner,predictions
Everyone loves predictions. Especially, when said predictions are speculating on the future of technology adoption – where a slight change in user behavior could result in the next multi-billion dollar industry.
Gartner Analysts, Douglas Laney and Ankush Jain, recently published a research report with Gartner’s top 100 data and analytics predictions relevant to CIOs, CDOs, and analytics leaders. This research stems from hundreds of interactions with key stakeholders at data-driven...
by Kevin White
June 15, 2016Engineeringsecurity,rbac
Enterprises seek real-time data and analytics solutions to stay current in competitive, fast-evolving markets. Companies dealing in private information, such as healthcare organizations, financial institutions, and the public sector have historically been limited in their pursuit of real-time results, given stringent security requirements. Today, we announce the availability of MemSQL 5.1. This release adds Role-Based Access Control (RBAC) to the already powerful MemSQL 5, unlocking the gateway...
by Doug Doan
June 14, 2016case studyCase Study,Novus,finance
Serving Investment Managers
Novus is a portfolio intelligence platform that helps the world’s top investors generate higher returns. The company works with 100+ of the world’s top investment managers and institutional investors, managing approximately $2 trillion. The platform helps the industry’s top investors collectively innovate and gain valuable insights into their investments.
Changing How the World Invests
Novus aims to change how the world invests by allowing their users to explore...
by Gary Orenstein
June 9, 2016Engineeringreal-time,Pinterest,monitoring
This post originally appeared on the Pinterest Engineering Blog by Bryant Xiao.
As a data driven company, we rely heavily on A/B experiments to make decisions on new products and features. How efficiently we run these experiments strongly affects how fast we can iterate. By providing experimenters with real-time metrics, we increase our chance to successfully run experiments and move faster.
We have daily workflows to compute hundreds of metrics for each experiment. While these daily metrics...
by Bryant Xiao
June 6, 2016apache sparkEvents,Spark Summit
Spark Summit 2016 kicks off this week with more than 90 sessions and five tracks to choose from in the heart of San Francisco. The three day marathon of learning, which includes an entire day dedicated to Spark Training, attracts more than 2,500 engineers, business professionals, scientists, and analytic enthusiasts from across the country.
Hilton San Francisco
333 O’Farrell St, San Francisco, CA 94102 USA
Throughout the show, speakers will address the different...
by Monica Multer
June 2, 2016database,in-memory,HTAPHTAP
For years, we have lived in a data processing world with two primary kinds of database systems, one for capturing incoming data and managing transactions, and another for answering questions and analyzing the data for insight and intelligence.
The first system is what we know as a database, a system designed so you can put data in and get data out reliably and quickly. The second system is generally referred to as a data warehouse.
There has long been a historical divide between these two...
May 25, 2016ProductBusiness Intelligence,Integration,Tableau
This is a Guest Post from our Friends at Tableau
MemSQL is the database platform for real-time analytics. One of the great features of the latest release, MemSQL 5, is users can connect directly from Tableau. Using the new MemSQL 5 named connector, currently in beta, users can analyze current and historical data together while MemSQL ingests millions of transactions per second. MemSQL is also wire-protocol compliant with MySQL, so if you already have a MySQL driver installed or you are running...
by Arthur Gyldenege
May 20, 2016ProductCommunity
Today marks the 1-year anniversary of the MemSQL Community Edition launch. Over the course of a year, Community Edition has surpassed tens of thousands of downloads and is deployed across hundreds of active clusters. We have a thriving community user group on Slack, ranging from SQL beginners to award-winning data engineers.
On our anniversary, we want to share what has contributed to our community success, and what users can expect moving forward.
A Database So Scalable, Everyone Can Use It...
by Steven Camina