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MemSQL Announces Strategic Investment from In-Q-Tel

Today MemSQL is excited to announce an investment from In-Q-Tel (IQT), the strategic investment firm that identifies innovative technology solutions to support the missions of the U.S. Intelligence Community. MemSQL is used by enterprise companies such as Comcast, Shutterstock, and Zynga, and IQT’s recent investment will allow us to generate market opportunities within the government space. The investment from IQT further validates MemSQL’s leadership in the distributed in-memory database...


Announcing MemSQL Start[c]up 2.0

MemSQL is excited to announce Start[c]up 2.0 – the second annual programming competition hosted by Codeforces with an onsite at MemSQL HQ in San Francisco, California. Start[c]up 2.0 consists of two rounds. Round 1 is online and takes place on July 27th at 10:00 AM PST. Round 1 follows regular Codeforces rules and consists of 5 problems. For this round, the complexity of the problems will be comparable to a regular Codeforces round. There are no eligibility restrictions to participate in the...


The Need for Speed Webinar: Take Big Data Real-Time

“The trickiest part of speeding up a program is not doing it, but deciding whether it’s worth doing at all,” says Carlos Bueno, a former Facebook engineer and award-winning author of the Mature Optimization Handbook. He’s now a senior engineer at MemSQL, helping to create in-memory database solutions that create significant value by leveraging Big Data analytics. Register Now. Carl Wright, a former CSO/CTO of the United States Marine Corps, will join Carlos as they discuss how...


Exploring Big Data Technology with MemSQL

We are taking our message of blazing speed and real-time Big Data analytics on the road. Will you join us? We’ve hosted developer meetups at our headquarters in San Francisco, and we are now an official sponsors of Data Science DC. The developer community is very important to us — as we are developers ourselves — and we are excited to have the opportunity to collaboratively explore modern business issues and build evolving theories around database technology and the future of real-time...


Celebrating the MemSQL start[c]up Finals

This weekend MemSQL challenged some of the world’s best computer programmers in the finals of the inaugural MemSQL start[c]up competition. Similar to computer programming competitions held by Google and Facebook, MemSQL’s start[c]up showcased the best from around the world in a grueling 3 hour competition. [slideshow_deploy id=’664′] MemSQL Engineers pieguy, nika, exod40, SkidanovAlex and dolphinigle created a complex problem set for contestants. Made up...


In Defense of Big Data: How Federal Agencies can Tackle Today's Data Challenges

Government agencies are struggling to extend the lifecycle of applications that were not built for today’s data velocity and volume. CIOs and CTOs from many agencies tell us that they are struggling to scale with growing data volumes and can not deliver on the response times that their end users expect. That’s why we’re excited about our presentation next week at IDGA’s Data Analytics for Government Conference. Carl Wright, EVP Sales for MemSQL, will explain how federal agencies can...


Learn How to Build Your Own Analytic Platform

Analytic platforms can be difficult to build, even more so when you need to factor in ingestion and querying of real-time data. With so many vendors making competing and overlapping claims, it’s easy to be overwhelmed. That’s why it’s important to take a step back and consider a third-party perspective. MemSQL is hosting a webinar next week with well-respected analyst Matt Aslett of 451 Research on key criteria that enterprises should keep in mind as they build analytic platforms to...


Google's Code Jam World Finals - Two Senior MemSQL Engineers Make Top 25

MemSQL is proud to announce that David Stolp (Pieguy) and Nika Jimsheleishvili (nika) are on their way to Google’s London office to compete in the 2013 Code Jam World Finals. Pieguy and Nika will compete in the final competition this August for a chance to win $15,000 and the prestigious title of 2013 Code Jam Champion. To qualify for the chance to become Code Jam Champion, Pieguy and Nika have competed in four online qualifying competitions and finished in the top 25 out of more than...


Announcing start[c]up

MemSQL is excited to announce start[c]up – a programming competition, hosted by Codeforces with an onsite at MemSQL HQ in San Francisco, California. Start[c]up consists of two rounds. Both rounds will be prepared by MemSQL engineers: pieguy, nika,exod40, SkidanovAlex and dolphinigle. Round 1 is online and takes place on July 13. Round 1 follows regular Codeforces rules and consists of 5 problems. For this round, the complexity of the problems will be comparable to a regular Codeforces...


Growing Our Executive Team

I’m excited to announce today that MemSQL has expanded its executive team with the hiring of Carl Wright as EVP of Worldwide Sales. Carl is exceptional both as a technologist and as a sales leader. We are delighted he has joined MemSQL to help us capture all the demand we’re seeing since we announced the release of our distributed memory-centric real-time analytics platform last month. Carl is already active in the field with customers and prospects while building a top-notch team for...