August 25, 2016IoT,CIOIoT
In 1981 the role of Chief Information Officer (CIO) first breaks onto the scene. Today, thirty five years since genesis, the responsibilities of the CIO have radically changed. The original CIO served as senior executive in an enterprise and was responsible for the information technology and computer systems that supported enterprise goals. However, as today’s business needs rapidly change, so too does the role of a modern CIO.
Today, CIOs must adapt or they will get left behind with legacy...
by Gene Miguel
August 18, 2016gartnerGartner,Data Warehouse,Data Warehouse
Last month, we announced that MemSQL received the highest score in the Gartner Critical Capabilities Report for the “Operational Data Warehouse Use Case”.
While the findings Gartner shared are gratifying, this deserves a bit of a deeper dive.
For starters, let’s examine how Gartner defines an Operational Data Warehouse: “This use case manages structured data that is loaded continuously in support of embedded analytics in applications, real-time data warehousing, and operational data...
by Monica Multer
August 16, 2016Engineering,ProductBerkeley Packet Filter,BPF
Performance analysis often gets bottlenecked by lack of visibility. At MemSQL, we architected our database to easily observe its inner workings. Observability allows our engineers to easily identify components that need to be faster. Faster components mean our database’s performance skyrockets. These tools also enable support engineers to react quickly and precisely to customer needs. In the spirit of using the best available tools to which we have access, the performance team is currently...
by Kyle Laracey
August 12, 2016AnnouncementsBusiness Intelligence,Tableau
This post originally appeared in Tableau News by Arthur Gyldenege.
Many of us have data in many places, waiting to be understood. That’s why we’re thrilled to announce we’ve added even more data-source options in Tableau 10. We want to help you gain value from your data, no matter where it lives.
Here’s what’s new.
MemSQL Named Connector
We love fast databases. It makes the experience of interacting with your database that much more enjoyable.
MemSQL is a database...
August 11, 2016Engineeringbenchmark,memsql,performance,Cassandra
Newest Upsert Benchmark showcases critical use case for internet billing with telcos, ISPs, and CDNs
MemSQL achieves 7.9 million upserts per second, 6x faster than Cassandra
Benchmark details and scripts now available on GitHub
The business need for fast updates and live dashboards
Businesses want insights from their data and they want it sooner rather than later. For fast-changing data, companies must rapidly glean insights in order to make the right decisions. Industry applications like IoT...
by Gary Orenstein
August 4, 2016Engineering,In Memory Databasedata ingest,concurrent analytics,high throughput
The amount of data created in the past two years surpasses all of the data previously produced in human history. Even more shocking is that for all of that data produced, only 0.5% is being analyzed and used. In order to capitalize on data that exists today, businesses need the right tools to ingest and analyze data.
At MemSQL, our mission is to do exactly that. We help enterprises operate in today’s real-time world by unlocking value from data instantaneously. The first step in achieving this...
by Dale Deloy
August 2, 2016Engineeringdbbench,benchmarks
Our performance engineering team is committed to delivering high quality tools. Since we released dbbench 7 months ago, it has been widely adopted across our engineering and sales teams as the definitive tool for testing database workloads. Today we are announcing availability of a new version of dbbench, as well as a package of high level tools to enhance it.
In this latest release, we enhanced both the flexibility and ease of use of the tool. We augmented capabilities of dbbench and added a...
by Alex Reece
July 27, 2016events,gartnerEvents,Catalyst
The 2016 Gartner Catalyst Conference kicks off on August 15-18 in San Diego and will feature over 150 sessions for technical professionals. The conference offers eight in-depth tracks on topics including data centers, data and analytics, security, software, mobility, cloud, digital workplaces, and the Internet of Things.
Book an in-person MemSQL demo at Gartner Catalyst ⇒ memsql.com/gartner-catalyst
This year, Gartner has chosen the following theme to guide the experience at Catalyst:...
by Lesia Myroshnichenko
July 21, 2016IoT,DemoDemo,Showcase Application,showcase,application
We live in an age of digital realities. Most “goods” on the market are not physical entities, but more often software. However, consumers still need a tangible way to evaluate these digital products and services they are purchasing.
Enter the product demonstration – the best way to showcase the value of software in a short time.
At MemSQL, we pride ourselves on showcasing relatable product demonstrations from the main stage at Strata+Hadoop World to our locally hosted meetups.
by Kevin White
July 13, 2016meetupEvents,Girls Who Code
Last week, MemSQL hosted 20 young women from the Girls Who Code Summer Immersion Program. Over the course of 7 weeks, the group visits some of the Bay Area’s hottest tech companies to gain exposure to the tech industry. These aspiring female engineers, programmers, and future tech leaders are a part of a greater movement to bridge the gender divide in tech workplaces.
Girls Who Code is a non-profit organization founded in 2012 dedicated to inspiring young women to pursue education and careers...