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Exploring In-Memory Databases at MemSQL Meetups

Many technologies are not adapting fast enough to solve modern data problems, and MemSQL is one emerging technology that seeks to bridge the gap. We recognize that these problems cannot be solved in a vacuum, which is why MemSQL seeks to foster a collaborative environment in which developers can work together to solve today’s Big Data challenges. We hosted our first Developer Meetup last month, and we’re looking forward to hosting our next Meetup on November 12 at our headquarters in...


Oracle Announces an In-Memory Technology, At an Ungodly Speed…And Cost

Oracle OpenWorld started yesterday, and Larry Ellison announced new in-memory options in Oracle 12c. According to PCWeek “The Big Memory Machine costs $3 million, a sum Ellison termed as ‘a fraction’ of what competitors charge.” The core of the newly announced Oracle technology is a columnar store. It is in fact a fascinating technology that leverages compression, vectorized execution using SIMD, and parallel query processing. However, this technology has been on the market for a long...


MemSQL to Present at XLDB Conference on Sept. 11

MemSQL is proud to be a part of this year’s XLDB conference, hosted by Stanford University next week on September 11. The 7th Extremely Large Database Conference is designed to help answer the growing need for systems and tools capable of managing and analyzing extremely large data sets, and will focus on practical solutions to capture and leverage big data. More than 98 percent of all the world’s stored information is digital, a drastic increase from 25% only thirteen years ago. Newer data...


ESG Lab Validates MemSQL's Real-Time Big Data Analytics Solution

Enterprise Strategy Group (ESG) recently performed a benchmark that established MemSQL’s distributed in-memory database as the standard for real-time, Big Data analytics. ESG validated that MemSQL delivers outstanding performance and linear scalability, superior reliability and durability, and the ability to support rapid growth. Download the FREE report. Tony Palmer, a senior ESG Lab analyst who performed the benchmark said, “Organizations today increasingly need a fast and easily scalable...


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...


MemSQL Releases 2.1 - Increasing the Value of All Data in the Enterprise

Today, MemSQL released version 2.1 of its real-time analytics platform, which is available for immediate download. This release includes new features and enhancements to give customers the ability to access, explore and increase the value of data, regardless of the size, age, or format. The release also includes additional SQL surface area and a custom AWS CloudFormation template for fast and easy deployment in the cloud. Here are the new features customers will see in the release: ...


MemSQL ships 2.0. Scales in-memory database across hundreds of nodes, thousands of cores.

When we started MemSQL a little over two years ago, our goal was to deliver the fastest OLTP database ever. Inspired by the scale and architectures we saw at Facebook, we hoped to help every enterprise leverage in-memory technologies similar to those that leading web companies use. As we worked with our early customers, we saw that an in-memory solution could provide the greatest value by enabling users to analyze real-time and recent historical data together. Customers like Zynga and Morgan...