Moving to MemSQL

Tapjoy: Moving to MemSQL

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...


Geospatial Meetup

Geospatial Data Meetup with 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...


100 Data and Analytics Predictions

Data and Analytics Predictions Through 2020

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...


RBAC security

MemSQL 5.1 Enhances Security for Real-Time Enterprises

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...


Novus Partners Case Study

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...


real-time monitoring

Monitoring A/B Experiments In Real Time

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...


MemSQL Guide to Spark Summit 2016

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. https://spark-summit.org/2016 Hilton San Francisco 333 O’Farrell St, San Francisco, CA 94102 USA Throughout the show, speakers will address the different...


in-memory database

Close Encounters with a Third Kind of Database

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...


Connect Tableau to MemSQL

Real-Time Analytics in 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...


Community Globe

MemSQL Community Edition: A Year in Review

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...