Author: Lesia Myroshnichenko

Faster Data Warehouse Track at Gartner Data and Analytics Summit

Gartner Data and Analytics Summit kicks off next week in Grapevine, TX where MemSQL CTO Nikita Shamgunov will showcase the power of real-time for Chief Data Officers who are faced with transitioning their data warehouse applications to the cloud. Gartner Data and Analytics Summit features 8 tracks that will address top challenges facing data and analytics leaders. MemSQL executives and Gartner Analysts will deliver sessions on the benefits of a faster data warehouse throughout the summit. Our...


High-Speed Ingest

Guest Post: Real-Time Big Data Ingestion with Meterial

This post originally appeared on the Myntra Engineering Blog. Learn how Myntra gained real-time insights on rapidly growing data using their new processing and reporting framework. Background I got an opportunity to work extensively with big data and analytics in Myntra. Data Driven Intelligence being one of the core values at Myntra, so crunching and processing data and reporting meaningful insights for the company is of utmost importance. Everyday millions of users visit Myntra on our App...


Spark Summit Boston

MemSQL at Spark Summit East 2017

Last week we announced the release of the MemSQL Spark 2 Connector with support for both Apache Spark 2.0 and 2.1. At Spark Summit Boston East 2017 next week we will showcase our new connector that operationalizes powerful advanced analytics. February 7-9 John B. Hynes Convention Center 900 Boylston Street, Boston, MA 02115 https://spark-summit.org/east-2017/ MemSQL CTO and Co-founder, Nikita Shamgunov and product manager, Steven Camiña will also deliver the following talks at the conference....


2016 MemSQL Meetups

MemSQL Meetups 2016: Year in Review

We love hosting meetups at MemSQL headquarters. Meetups give us a hands-on way to share what we have been working on, connect with the community, and get in-person feedback from people like you. Last year we hosted meetups spanning topics from building real-time data pipelines to powering geospatial dashboards. We wanted to share a few highlights from our most memorable meetups in 2016. MemSQL Meetups 2016: Year in Review January 21, 2016 – Building Real-Time Digital Insight at Macys.com ...


Teespring Real-Time Analytics

How Teespring Enhances its eCommerce Platform with Real-Time Analytics

About 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...


Real-Time Analytics Case Study

AppsFlyer Shares Journey to Real-Time Analytics Using MemSQL

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. Problem 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...


MemSQL at OOW16

MemSQL and Oracle: Better Together

Oracle OpenWorld 2016 kicks off on September 18th in San Francisco with ten tracks, including a Data Center track highlighting innovation in databases including MemSQL and Oracle. We built MemSQL to be a flexible ecosystem technology, as exemplified by several features. First, we offer users flexible deployments – whether it’s hybrid cloud, on-premises, VMs, or containers. Second, our connector tools are open source, such as MemSQL Spark Connector and Streamliner, which lets you...


Gartner Catalyst Talks

Seven Talks You Can’t Miss at Gartner Catalyst 2016

The 2016 Gartner Catalyst Conference kicks off on August 15-18 in San Diego and will feature over 150 sessions for technical professionals. The conference offers eight in-depth tracks on topics including data centers, data and analytics, security, software, mobility, cloud, digital workplaces, and the Internet of Things. Book an in-person MemSQL demo at Gartner Catalyst ⇒ memsql.com/gartner-catalyst This year, Gartner has chosen the following theme to guide the experience at Catalyst:...


Moving to MemSQL

Tapjoy: Moving to MemSQL

Sean Kelly, Staff Engineer at Tapjoy, has published an engineering blog post about the Tapjoy migration of a large high velocity ACID data set to MemSQL: http://eng.tapjoy.com/blog-list/moving-to-memsql Tapjoy wanted a horizontally scalable, ACID compliant, MySQL-compatible database and MemSQL turned out to be the right solution for the problem. “MemSQL had everything we wanted, and after an initial pilot, we confirmed it would meet our stated requirements. But the proof is in the pudding. We...


Should You Use a Rowstore or a Columnstore?

This is a repost of an article by Ankur Goyal, VP of Engineering, published on Medium ⇒ The terms rowstore and columnstore have become household names for database users. The general consensus is that rowstores are superior for online transaction processing (OLTP) workloads and columnstores are superior for online analytical processing (OLAP) workloads. This is close but not quite right — we’ll dig into why in this article and provide a more fundamental way to reason about when...