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Magic Quadrant

Gartner Magic Quadrant for Data Management Solutions for Analytics

The data warehouse as we know it has changed. Growth in data size and complexity, migration to the cloud, and the rise of real-time use cases are forces pushing enterprise organizations to expect more from their data warehouse. Evidence of this trend can be found in the latest Gartner Magic Quadrant Report, which has dropped data warehouse from its title and graduated to Data Management Solutions for Analytics. This change has resulted in an expansion of types of vendors covered, while also...


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...


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...


operational data warehouse

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...


100 Data and Analytics Predictions

Data and Analytics Predictions Through 2020

Everyone loves predictions. Especially, when said predictions are speculating on the future of technology adoption – where a slight change in user behavior could result in the next multi-billion dollar industry. Gartner Analysts, Douglas Laney and Ankush Jain, recently published a research report with Gartner’s top 100 data and analytics predictions relevant to CIOs, CDOs, and analytics leaders. This research stems from hundreds of interactions with key stakeholders at data-driven...


Gartner Magic Quadrant Data Warehouse Solutions

Complimentary Report: Gartner Magic Quadrant for Data Warehouse Solutions

Gartner has named MemSQL a Visionary in the Magic Quadrant for Data Warehouse and Management Solutions for Analytics! This marks our debut in Gartner’s report for data warehouse solutions and our second showing on a Gartner Magic Quadrant report in the last six months. The report compares top Data Warehouse solutions, as well as highlights key strengths that distinguish MemSQL from legacy vendors. MemSQL Strengths include: Focus on supporting transactional and analytical use cases with...


MemSQL at Gartner Catalyst

Gearing Up for Gartner Catalyst in San Diego

Gartner Catalyst Conference kicks off next week, Aug 10-13 in San Diego, and we are thrilled to speak and exhibit at the event. Stop by the MemSQL booth #518 to see our latest demos: MemCity, Supercar, and Pinterest.  MemSQL CEO, Eric Frenkiel, and the MemSQL product team will be available at the booth to answer any questions. Book a 1:1 ahead of time with a MemSQL expert here. On top of that, we have a speaking session, happy hour, games and giveaways planned. Here’s what you can expect:...


In-Memory Computing Adoption

Four Reasons Behind the Popularity and Adoption of In-Memory Computing

There is no question that data is infiltrating our world. Recently 451 Research predicted that the Total Data Market is expected to double in size from $60 billion in 2014 to $115 billion in 2019. IDC suggested that Internet of Things (IoT) spending will reach $1.7 trillion in 2020. and noted, “the real opportunity remains in the enterprise…” And as stated in a recent Gartner blog post, while the three leading independent Hadoop distribution players measure their revenue in 10s of...


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...


HANA and Hadoop

Filling the Gap Between HANA and Hadoop

Takeaways from the Gartner Business Intelligence and Analytics Summit Last week, MemSQL had the opportunity to participate in the Gartner Business Intelligence and Analytics Summit in Las Vegas. It was a fun chance to talk to hundreds of analytics users about their current challenges and future plans. As an in-memory database company, we fielded questions on both sides of the analytics spectrum. Some attendees were curious about how we compared with SAP HANA, an in-memory offering at the...