November 29, 2016cloudCloud
Today we announced a brand new managed service, MemSQL Cloud. We look forward to sharing more details with the industry and will be at AWS re:Invent at booth 2820.
We have also put together a few questions and answers below. You can also take a peek at our news release launched today.
Why is the time right for a managed real-time analytics platform-as-a-service?
Application data is being born in the cloud at an ever growing rate. Cloud data is no longer just for media files and backups but...
by Rick Negrin
November 21, 2016real-time,case studyCase Study,Teespring
Teespring is revolutionizing retail, giving entrepreneurs the opportunity to build and grow their brands via its ecommerce platform. Teespring makes it easy for anyone to create and sell high-quality products people love, with no cost or risk. Since 2012, Teespring has shipped more than fifteen million products around the world.
Understanding Real-Time Buyer Activity
Teespring was growing its community at a rapid pace. To further this growth, they wanted to connect vendors with...
by Lesia Myroshnichenko
November 16, 2016Engineeringreal-time,real-time,data movement
Data movement remains a perennial obstacle in systems design. Many talented architects and engineers spend significant amounts of time working on data movement, often in the form of batch Extract, Transform, and Load (ETL). In general, batch ETL is the process everyone loves to hate, or put another way, I’ve never met an engineer happy with their batch ETL setup.
In this post, we’ll look at the shift from batch to real time, the new topologies required to keep up with data flows, and the...
by Gary Orenstein
November 15, 2016case studyCase Study,Tableau
Kellogg Company is the world’s leading cereal company, second largest producer of cookies, crackers, and savory snacks, and a leading North American frozen foods company. With 2015 sales of $13.5 billion, Kellogg produces more than 1,600 foods across 21 countries and markets its many brands in 180 countries.
Driving Revenue with Customer Logistics Data
Kellogg relies on customer logistics data to make informed decisions and improve efficiencies around shopping...
by Kevin White
November 11, 2016energyreal-time,Case Study,use case,smart meter,utilities
Smart gas and electric meters produce huge volumes of data. A small MemSQL cluster of 5 nodes easily handles massive quantities of data like the workloads from leading gas and electric utility enterprises.
In one particular use case, over 200,000 meter readings per second load into the MemSQL database while users simultaneously process queries against that data. Millions of meters sending between 10 and 30 sensor readings every hour leading to billions of rows of data. Just an initial part of a...
by Dale Deloy
November 10, 2016EventsConference,Tableau,Showcase Application,data16
“We love fast databases. It makes the experience of interacting with your database that much more enjoyable.” – Tableau
Today’s business decisions are about seconds, not minutes. To accommodate this trend, businesses have moved to evidence-backed decision making and widespread data access. Modern business intelligence tools abound, making it easier for the average analyst to create compelling visualizations. In this post, I’ll address how this new mode of thinking about...
by Neil Dahlke
November 7, 2016EventsTableau,dashboards,tableau conference
Tableau Conference 2016 kicks-off in Austin, Texas on November 7-11, offering data engineers and business intelligence pros a place to gather and learn how to utilize data to tell a story through analytics and visualizations.
MemSQL will be exhibiting the native connectivity and high performance partnership with Tableau using the Tableau MemSQL connector at TC16. Additionally, MemSQL will present a new showcase application, MemSQL Springs: Real-Time Resort Demographic Analysis. This...
by Nicole Nearhood
November 4, 2016streaming,KafkaApache Kafka,pipelines,Exactly-Once Semantics
The urgency for IT leaders to bring real-time analytics to their organizations is stronger than ever. For these organizations, the ability to start with fresh data and combine streaming, transactional, and analytical workloads in a single system can revolutionize their operations.
When moving from batch to real time, data architects should carefully consider what type of streaming semantics will optimize their workload. The table below highlights the nuances among different types of streaming...
October 27, 2016real-time,reportreal-time,infographics
Each morning, millions of individuals wake up to emails sent throughout the night, text messages, Facebook notifications, and reminders that we are only 1,000 steps away from hitting our weekly goal. And though we might bemoan the occasional alert reminding us to pay our rent or hit the gym, the truth is we live in a real-time world where technology has evolved to effortlessly guide us through every aspect of our day.
So how do enterprises deliver seamless experiences to millions of consumers in...
by Emily Friedman
October 24, 2016Case Study,Demoappsflyer,reversim summit,use case
At Reversim Summit 2016, AppsFlyer, a SaaS mobile marketing analytics and attribution platform based out of Israel, presented their MemSQL use case. Yulia Trakhtenberg, Data Team leader at AppsFlyer, shared her team’s story and spoke about why the MemSQL in-memory scalable database provided the best solution for their problems.
AppsFlyer aggregates some 8 billion daily events in real time and their solution could not handle this amount of data using their current solution. Their team...