Co-Creator of HHVM and the Hack Programming Language Joins MemSQL

By Emily Friedman on July 31st 2015 in Announcements, Industry

Drew Paroski, co-creator of the HipHop Virtual Machine (HHVM) and the Hack programming language at Facebook, is bringing his expertise in compilers and code generation to MemSQL. While at Facebook, Drew was part of a three-person team appointed to rebuild the software layer of the company’s web-tier to support over one billion new users. Drew […]

Read More...


What’s Hot and What’s Not in Working With Data

By Lesia Myroshnichenko on July 28th 2015 in Industry

Data is often considered to be the foundation of many global businesses. Data fuels daily operations, from customer transactions to analytics, from operations to communications. So we decided to answer the question: what’s hot and what’s not in working with data today? HOT: Letting your database be a database Databases were constructed to store data. […]

Read More...


Four Reasons Behind the Popularity and Adoption of In-Memory Computing

By Gary Orenstein on July 27th 2015 in Gartner, In-Memory, Industry, research

There is no question that data is infiltrating our world. Recently 451 Research predicted that the Total Data Market is expected to double in size from $60 billion in 2014 to $115 billion in 2019. IDC suggested that Internet of Things (IoT) spending will reach $1.7 trillion in 2020. and noted, “the real opportunity remains […]

Read More...


Scaling a Sales Team During Hypergrowth – Meetup with Former EVP of Sales at BOX

By Emily Friedman on July 24th 2015 in Events, Thought Leadership

The second official MemSQL Meetup takes place next Tuesday, July 28th at 6pm! This time, we will focus on the art and science of building a successful sales team through hypergrowth. Come join us for pizza and libations, as well as an opportunity to glean insights about scaling a sales team at a startup. Our […]

Read More...


Deploy MemSQL with Mesosphere

By Steven Camina on July 22nd 2015 in Company, Industry

MemSQL is now certified for deployment on the Mesosphere DCOS (Datacenter Operating System). With a few simple commands, users can launch a MemSQL cluster on DCOS. The Mesosphere DCOS (Datacenter Operating System) is a commercially supported product built on top of Apache Mesos that serves as a datacenter abstraction layer. DCOS deploys distributed applications with […]

Read More...


Customer Guest Post: Learning the MemSQL JSON Column Type

By Noah Zucker on July 20th 2015 in Case Study

This post originally appeared on the Novus Tech Blog More and more, companies are migrating from NoSQL databases back to relational, ACID-compliant databases that also offer high availability and horizontal scalability – aka “NewSQL.” Novus Partners is no exception, having recently completed our migration from MongoDB to MemSQL. Of course, NoSQL developers often come to […]

Read More...


Join MemSQL at the Data Science Summit in San Francisco

By Kevin White on July 17th 2015 in Events

We are excited to exhibit at the Data Science Summit on Monday, July 20, in San Francisco. Stop by the MemSQL booth to learn about our MemCity demo, pickup a cool t-shirt, and play our reaction test game to win an Estes ProtoX Mini Drone. About the Data Science Summit The Data Science Summit is a […]

Read More...


Five Data Persistence Dilemmas CIOs Will Face

By Freja Mickos on July 15th 2015 in Gartner

At MemSQL, we see an in-memory, distributed approach to big data as the path forward to cost-effective deployments. Recently, Gartner released a report titled “Five Data Persistence Dilemmas That Will Keep CIOs Up at Night”, which reinforces this approach to data management. The report outlines three key impacts of utilizing new technologies across HTAP, or Hybrid […]

Read More...


First MemSQL Community Meetup in San Francisco

By Emily Friedman on July 14th 2015 in Events

Join us this Wednesday, July 15th at 6pm for the first official MemSQL Meetup! Our headquarters are located in the South of Market (SOMA) neighborhood of San Francisco, a veritable hotbed of technology infrastructure startups. We want to foster a community of collaboration and create a space for our peers to both learn and share. […]

Read More...


How to Make a Believable Benchmark

By Carlos Bueno on July 13th 2015 in Engineering

A benchmark asks a specific question, makes a guess about the expected result, and confirms or denies it with experiment. If it compares anything, it compares like to like and discloses enough details so that others can plausibly repeat it. If your benchmark does not do all of these things, it is not a benchmark. […]

Read More...


Powering Digital Advertising.

Learn how Ziff Davis uses MemSQL to track and analyze millions of impressions in real time.

  Read the Case Study

Tweets

Recent Posts