Author: Monica Multer

The Case for Advanced Analytics

Analytics is trending like never before. And with good reason. Organizations spanning multiple markets – from finance to energy, as well as retail, ecommerce, and media and communications – recognize the ability to quickly apply actionable insights using real-time analytics as a game-changer. Simply put, anticipating and adapting to rapidly evolving market dynamics as they occur is now a competitive imperative. How Advanced Analytics Drives Critical Success According to a recent Gartner...


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MemEx: Predictive Analytics for Global Supply Chain Management

The Internet of Things (IoT) produces staggering amounts of data daily. Real-time analysis of this data helps businesses address the demands of consumers in today’s always-on economy. Supply chain management exemplifies IoT impact on manufacturing industries. With a multitude of moving parts like vehicles, shipping containers, and packages functioning as sources of data, companies need more advanced methods for ingesting and analyzing IoT data. Most companies use descriptive analytics, but...


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The Emergence of Operational Data Warehouses

Last month, we announced that MemSQL received the highest score in the Gartner Critical Capabilities Report for the “Operational Data Warehouse Use Case”. While the findings Gartner shared are gratifying, this deserves a bit of a deeper dive. For starters, let’s examine how Gartner defines an Operational Data Warehouse: “This use case manages structured data that is loaded continuously in support of embedded analytics in applications, real-time data warehousing, and operational data...


Tableau Integration

Connect Directly to MemSQL with Tableau 10

This post originally appeared in Tableau News by Arthur Gyldenege. Many of us have data in many places, waiting to be understood. That’s why we’re thrilled to announce we’ve added even more data-source options in Tableau 10. We want to help you gain value from your data, no matter where it lives. Here’s what’s new. MemSQL Named Connector We love fast databases. It makes the experience of interacting with your database that much more enjoyable. MemSQL is a database...


Girls Who Code

Girls Who Code Meet the Women of MemSQL

Last week, MemSQL hosted 20 young women from the Girls Who Code Summer Immersion Program. Over the course of 7 weeks, the group visits some of the Bay Area’s hottest tech companies to gain exposure to the tech industry. These aspiring female engineers, programmers, and future tech leaders are a part of a greater movement to bridge the gender divide in tech workplaces. Girls Who Code is a non-profit organization founded in 2012 dedicated to inspiring young women to pursue education and careers...


MemSQL Guide to Spark Summit 2016

Spark Summit 2016 kicks off this week with more than 90 sessions and five tracks to choose from in the heart of San Francisco. The three day marathon of learning, which includes an entire day dedicated to Spark Training, attracts more than 2,500 engineers, business professionals, scientists, and analytic enthusiasts from across the country. https://spark-summit.org/2016 Hilton San Francisco 333 O’Farrell St, San Francisco, CA 94102 USA Throughout the show, speakers will address the different...