Author: Freja Mickos

in-memory database survey

In-Memory Database Survey Reveals Top Use Case: Real-Time Analytics

To shed light on the state of the in-memory database market, we conducted a survey on the prevalent use cases for in-memory databases. Respondents included software architects, developers, enterprise executives and data scientists1. The results revealed a high demand for real-time capabilities, such as analytics and data capture, as well as a high level of interest in Spark Streaming. Real-Time Needs for In-Memory Databases It is no surprise that our survey results highlight real-time...

Forrester Wave In-Memory Databases

MemSQL Cited As a Strong Performer by Independent Research Firm

As adoption of in-memory databases grows at a faster and faster pace, IT leaders turn to research firms to find valuable use cases and guidance for purchasing options. We are thrilled to share that MemSQL was among the select companies that Forrester Research invited to participate in its 2015 Forrester Wave™ evaluation. In this evaluation, MemSQL was cited as a strong performer for in-memory database platforms. The report, The Forrester Wave™: In-Memory Database Platforms, Q3 2015,...

Gartner CIO report

Five Data Persistence Dilemmas CIOs Will Face

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 Transaction/Analytical Processing, for in-memory processing, the compromises of NoSQL DBMSs, and the growing importance of...