Author: Steven Camina

MemSQL Pipelines

MemSQL Pipelines: Real-Time Data Ingestion with Exactly-Once Semantics

Today we launched MemSQL 5.5 featuring MemSQL Pipelines, a new way to achieve maximum performance for real-time data ingestion at scale. This implementation enables exactly-once semantics when streaming from message brokers such as Apache Kafka. An end-to-end real-time analytics data platform requires real-time analytical queries and real-time ingestion. However, it is rare to find a data platform that satisfies both of these requirements. With the launch of MemSQL Pipelines as a native feature...


Community Globe

MemSQL Community Edition: A Year in Review

Today marks the 1-year anniversary of the MemSQL Community Edition launch. Over the course of a year, Community Edition has surpassed tens of thousands of downloads and is deployed across hundreds of active clusters. We have a thriving community user group on Slack, ranging from SQL beginners to award-winning data engineers. On our anniversary, we want to share what has contributed to our community success, and what users can expect moving forward. A Database So Scalable, Everyone Can Use It...


Powerstream Spark Demo

IoT at Global Scale: PowerStream Wind Farm Analytics with Spark

At Spark Summit East in New York, we unveil PowerStream, an Internet of Things (IoT) simulation with visualizations and alerts based on real-time data from 2 million sensors across global wind farms. Renewable energy, such as wind power, is a viable alternative to traditional sources. For example, Danish wind turbines set a new world record for generating energy in 2015. According to recently published data, wind power now accounts for 42.1% of the total electricity consumption in Denmark. As...


Oracle and MemSQL Together

Using Oracle and MemSQL Together

Photo: Martin Taylor We often hear “How can I use MemSQL together with my Oracle database?” As a relational database, MemSQL is similar to an Oracle database, and can serve as an alternative to Oracle in certain scenarios. Here is what sets MemSQL apart: MemSQL is a distributed system, designed to run on multiple machines with a massively parallel processing architecture. An Oracle database, on the other hand, resides in a single, large machine, or a smaller fixed cluster size. MemSQL has...


MemSQL Ops

Download the New and Improved MemSQL Ops

The latest release of MemSQL Ops – version 4.0.34 – is now available for download! In this release, we are offering MemSQL users new features to accelerate productivity. Download MemSQL Ops to get up and running on MemSQL Community Edition or MemSQL Enterprise Edition today. MemSQL Ops downloads and upgrades are available for free to all MemSQL Community and Enterprise users. Here are some of the features in the new MemSQL Ops release: Ops Superusers The new MemSQL Ops comes with...


MemSQL on Mesosphere DCOS

Deploy MemSQL with Mesosphere

MemSQL is now certified for deployment on the Mesosphere DCOS (Datacenter Operating System). With a few simple commands, users can launch a MemSQL cluster on DCOS. The Mesosphere DCOS (Datacenter Operating System) is a commercially supported product built on top of Apache Mesos that serves as a datacenter abstraction layer. DCOS deploys distributed applications with a few simple command-line interface (CLI) steps, and handles application provisioning, resource management, and fault tolerance...


New MemSQL Ops Comes with Database Speed Test

MemSQL Ops 4.0.31 is now available for download! For this release, we have maintained a focus on providing the smoothest possible on-ramp for developers to quickly get productive with MemSQL. We believe enterprise-class software should be easy to install or use. Here are the new features of the latest MemSQL Ops release, available today. Note that aside from features, this release includes bug fixes, and is a free upgrade for existing MemSQL Ops users. Run a 30-second Database Speed Test A...