Author: MemSQL

Big Data Holds Big Benefits for National Security Programs

The Intelligence Community Information Technology Enterprise (ICITE) initiative, one of the federal government’s most complex and sensitive technology projects, aims to transform the current 17-member U.S. Intelligence Community from agency-specific IT silos to an enterprise environment of shared services and systems. The goal of the project is to cut federal costs and to improve information sharing and data security across intelligence agencies. Join us for an in-depth discussion. Register...


Myth Busters: Hadoop Real-time Batch Processing

Waiting sucks, as I’m sure you’d agree, and when it comes to analytics, the gravity of increasing data volumes has become a primary concern for both industry and IT professionals.  In order to deal with the volume and velocity of disparate data types, organizations have had to take an “assembly line”-like approach that requires significant batch processing. These factories are cobbled together using different software packages to ETL and transform data, which unfortunately creates...


Real-Time Data Fusion - The Final Frontier

In a recent discussion with an engineer from Facebook regarding the time value of data, it was continuously emphasized that the relevance of “hot” data vastly outweighed the importance of “cold” data when considering the daily/weekly/monthly monetization of their business. In order to exploit the hot data, complex data processing factories were created to facilitate the “conditioning” of raw JSON and structured data in order to ingest it into Scuba… a system they developed for...