MemSQL at Gartner Business Analytics and Intelligence Summit

By Kevin White on March 27th 2015 in Events

We are thrilled to be in Las Vegas this week for the Gartner Business Analytics and Intelligence Summit. We will be at booth #119 and we have a ton in store for the event, including games and giveaways, happy hour for attendees, and a featured session from MemSQL CEO, Eric Frenkiel. We will also be […]


In The End We Seek Structure

By Gary Orenstein on March 27th 2015 in Industry, SQL

In Short: A range of assumptions led to a boom in NoSQL solutions, but in the end, SQL and relational models find their way back as a critical part of data management. In the End We Seek Structure. Why SQL and relational models are back as a critical part of data management – Click to […]


Turn Up the Volume With High-Speed Counters

By Nikita Shamgunov on March 24th 2015 in Engineering, real-time

Scaling tends to make even simple things, like counting, seem difficult. In the past, businesses used specialized databases for particular tasks, including high-speed, high-throughput event counters. Due to the constraints of legacy systems, some people still assume that relational databases cannot  handle high-throughput tasks at scale. However, due to advances like in-memory storage, high-throughput counting […]


MemSQL at Spark Summit East

By Gary Orenstein on March 17th 2015 in Geospatial, Spark

We are happy to be in New York City this week for Spark Summit East. We will be sharing more about our new geospatial capabilities, as well as the work with Esri to showcase the power of MemSQL geospatial features in conjunction with Apache Spark. Last week we shared the preliminary release of MemSQL geospatial […]


Geospatial Intelligence Coming to MemSQL

By Carlos Bueno on March 12th 2015 in Engineering, Geospatial

This week at the Esri Developers Summit in Palm Springs, our friends at Esri are previewing upcoming features for the next release of MemSQL, using a huge real-world geospatial dataset. Esri develops geographic information systems (GIS) that function as an integral component in nearly every type of organization. In a recent report by the ARC […]


MemSQL at the AMP Lab

By Gary Orenstein on March 6th 2015 in Company, Engineering

Please join us next week as two members of the MemSQL engineering team present at the AMPLab at Berkeley on Wednesday March 11th from 12:00pm to 1:00pm. AMP SEMINAR Ankur Goyal and Anders Papitto, MemSQL, A Distributed In-Memory SQL Database Wednesday 3/11, Noon, 405 Soda Hall, Berkeley Talk Abstract This talk will cover the major […]


Video: The State of In-Memory and Apache Spark

By Kevin White on February 25th 2015 in In-Memory, Industry, Spark

Strata+Hadoop World was full of activity for MemSQL. Our keynote explained why real-time is the next phase for big data. We showcased a live application with Pinterest where they combine Spark and MemSQL to ingest and analyze real-time data. And we gave away dozens of prizes to Strata+Hadoop attendees who proved their latency crushing skills […]


Data Stores for the Internet of Things

By Gary Orenstein on February 24th 2015 in Industry, Thought Leadership

Like the world wide web, the Internet of Things is personal. It represents a near complete connectedness, including the industrial world, and never ending possibilities of new applications and services. The Internet of Things also represents a need to examine conventional assumptions on databases and data stores to support real-time data pipelines. In an article […]


How Pinterest Measures Real-Time User Engagement with Spark

By Neil Dahlke on February 18th 2015 in Case Study, In Memory Database, Spark

Setting the Stage for Spark With Spark on track to replace MapReduce, enterprises are flocking to the open source framework in effort to take advantage of its superior distributed data processing power. IT leads that manage infrastructure and data pipelines of high-traffic websites are running Spark–in particular, Spark Streaming which is ideal for structuring real-time […]


Big Data, Big Fun! Visit MemSQL at Strata Booth 1015

By Gary Orenstein on February 18th 2015 in Company

The fun begins at Strata + Hadoop World this week in San Jose. Be sure to check out MemSQL at Booth 1015 for the latest product details, demonstrations, games, and prizes. Here is a quick rundown of our activity at the show. MemSQL Introduces Seamless Spark Connectivity for Enterprise Deployments Last week, MemSQL announced a […]


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