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Blueshift: Succeeding with Real-Time Analytics

Integrated Business Planning in the Cloud Blueshift ONE combines the complexity of business planning, including commercial planning, sales forecasting and budgeting, along with supply chain planning, into an integrated cloud solution.    The integrated view of data gives Blueshift ONE customers a competitive edge with accurate reliable data that is shared across corporate functions during the business planning process. The integrated platform delivers a single consensus forecast across all...


1.3 Billion NYC Taxi Rows into MemSQL Cloud

Experience teaches us that when loading data into a database, in whatever form ― normalized, denormalized, schema-less, hierarchical, key-value, document, etc ― the devil is always in the data load. For enterprise companies in the real-time economy, every second saved means improved efficiency, productivity, and profitability. Thankfully, MemSQL Cloud makes your enterprise data fast to load and easy to access. You can spin up a cluster in MemSQL Cloud in minutes and load data very quickly...


A Deeper Look at MemSQL Cloud

What’s new with MemSQL? First, we announced the general availability of MemSQL Cloud, our managed service offering. Second, we are fulfilling our plans to be the world’s leading real-time data warehouse. Now Chief Information, Data, and Analytics officers can make a strategic choice for the future: Freedom to choose a managed service for fast execution and convenience Deploy on any public or private cloud Or mitigate expensive appliances with a scale-out on-premises solution Where did the...


hybrid cloud

The Real-Time Data Warehouse for Hybrid Cloud

As companies move to the cloud, the ability to span on-premises and cloud deployments remains a critical enterprise enabler. In this post, we’ll review the basics of a hybrid cloud model for MemSQL deployments to fit conventional and future needs. MemSQL Background MemSQL is a real-time data warehouse optimized for hybrid cloud deployments, and excels at operational use cases. MemSQL users are drawn to the ability to load and persist live data at petabyte scale while simultaneously querying...


Direct Employers Case Study

Improving Recruiting Performance with Cloud-Based Real-Time Analytics

About DirectEmployers Association DirectEmployers Association is a nonprofit human resources consortium of leading global employers formed to improve labor market efficiency through sharing best practices. The organization helps companies reduce recruiting costs and ensure regulatory compliance of recruitment programs, such as veteran and public disability requirements. The Impact of Data for Corporate Recruiting The DirectEmployers application collects a variety of data across the web to help...


MemSQL Cloud

Introducing MemSQL Cloud

I am excited to announce the general availability of MemSQL Cloud. MemSQL Cloud has been running for many months with a set of customers as we built out the system, but today, we are opening up the service to everyone. The computing world is in the midst of a once-in-a-generation shift. That shift is moving to the cloud. Cloud platforms enable a level of agility that allows enterprises to move faster than ever before, and provides opportunity for new scenarios and a chance to modernize...


Introducing MemSQL Cloud

Introducing MemSQL Cloud

Today we announced a brand new managed service, MemSQL Cloud. We look forward to sharing more details with the industry and will be at AWS re:Invent at booth 2820. We have also put together a few questions and answers below. You can also take a peek at our news release launched today. Why is the time right for a managed real-time analytics platform-as-a-service? Application data is being born in the cloud at an ever growing rate. Cloud data is no longer just for media files and backups but...


Douglas Butler MemSQL

Everyone Deserves Nice Things

Software is eating the world! It’s a data explosion! The Internet is now of Things! Scratch that, even better – it is of Everything! Did Big Data just call out IoT on Twitter? Click here to find out. [1] I kid the Internet. In all seriousness, what a magical time we live in. Moore’s Law means cheap hardware, then next thing you know, Cloud. Internet ubiquity invites the globe to the party. Feats of software engineering that were impossible for nation-states to pull off a...


MemSQL on AWS and Azure Marketplaces

MemSQL Community Edition Available on AWS and Azure Marketplaces

Good news, everyone! Today we’re releasing MemSQL Community Edition on the Amazon AWS and Microsoft Azure Marketplaces. Many of our customers run MemSQL in the cloud, and often their entire infrastructure. An even larger number try MemSQL first on the cloud before pulling it into their production systems. A great example is VCare, currently using MemSQL deployed on AWS cloud instances to power its online, real-time charging platform. VCare supports Mobile Virtual Network Operators (MVNOs),...


The Rise of the Cloud Memory Price Drop

The Rise of the Cloud Memory Price Drop

Last week, Data Center Knowledge published a piece on Microsoft’s ‘Monster’ Azure instances, with RAM capacities approaching half a terabyte at 448 GB. Microsoft Azure has launched its most powerful cloud instances to date. The new G-series instances go up to 32 cores, 448 GiB of RAM, and 6,596 GB of local SSD storage. Microsoft Azure Launches Monster Cloud Instances, Data Center Knowledge, 8 January 2015 The article continues to detail The highest-memory instance available on Google...