Announcing MemSQL Start[c]up 2.0

By Nikita Shamgunov on July 21st 2014 in Company, Engineering

MemSQL is excited to announce Start[c]up 2.0 – the second annual programming competition hosted by Codeforces with an onsite at MemSQL HQ in San Francisco, California. Start[c]up 2.0 consists of two rounds. Round 1 is online and takes place on July 27th at 10:00 AM PST. Round 1 follows regular Codeforces rules and consists of […]


Tip Tuesday: How to Use MemSQL’s Column Store

By Conor Doherty on July 1st 2014 in Engineering, Product

We recently released MemSQL 3.0! The main feature is a column store that stores data on flash, SSD, or disk. This new database engine complements MemSQL’s existing in-memory row store, providing an option for more compressed storage, excellent performance on analytical queries that involve large table scans and aggregations, and better storage price performance. The […]


Get in the DeLorean! It’s Time for the Database News Roundup.

By Conor Doherty on June 17th 2014 in Industry

Stop it database industry, we’re blushing. Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery and, as the spring conference season gives way to summer vacations, we’ve noticed a flood of announcements from database vendors doing their best MemSQL impressions. Here are a few stories that caught our attention. Oracle and SQL Server Go In-Memory The new […]


The Write Stuff

By Carlos Bueno on June 6th 2014 in Engineering, Thought Leadership

Tell me if this sounds familiar. Once upon a time a company ran its operations on The Database Server, a single machine that talked SQL. It was tricked out with fast hard drives and cool blue lights. As the business grew it became harder for The Database to keep up. So they bought an identical […]


Tip Tuesday: Analytics Dashboard in MemSQL Ops

By Conor Doherty on May 13th 2014 in Product

Back in April, we released a major upgrade to MemSQL Ops, a graphical tool for monitoring and analyzing the health and performance of your MemSQL cluster. Over the next few weeks, we’ll be highlighting some features of MemSQL Ops, and showing you tricks for getting the most value out of this powerful tool. This week’s […]


Tip Tuesday: How to Install MemSQL on Amazon EC2

By Conor Doherty on April 28th 2014 in Engineering, Product

Anyone can have a fully configured MemSQL cluster up and running in minutes. Don’t have your own hardware? No problem. All you need is an internet connection and an Amazon Web Services account. Watch the video below to see how it’s done (we recommend watching in HD). is the easiest and fastest way to set […]


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