Exactly-Once Semantics

Getting to Exactly-Once Semantics with Apache Kafka and MemSQL Pipelines (Webcast On-Demand)

The urgency for IT leaders to bring real-time analytics to their organizations is stronger than ever. For these organizations, the ability to start with fresh data and combine streaming, transactional, and analytical workloads in a single system can revolutionize their operations. When moving from batch to real time, data architects should carefully consider what type of streaming semantics will optimize their workload. The table below highlights the nuances among different types of streaming...

lambda architecture

Rethinking Lambda Architecture for Real-Time Analytics

Big data, as a concept and practice, has been around for quite some time now. Most companies have responded to the influx of data by adapting their data management strategy. However, managing data in real time still poses a challenge for many enterprises. Some have successfully incorporated streaming or processing tools that provide instant access to real-time data, but most traditional enterprises are still exploring options. Complicating the matter further, most enterprises need access to...

Lambda Architecture

Real-Time Stream Processing Architecture with Hadoop and MemSQL

While MemSQL and Hadoop are both data stores, they fill different roles in the data processing and analytics stack. The Hadoop Distributed File System (HDFS) enables businesses to store large volumes of immutable data, but by design, it is used almost exclusively for batch processing. Moreover, newer execution frameworks, that are faster and storage agonistic, are challenging MapReduce as businesses’ batch processing interface of choice. Lambda Architecture A number of MemSQL customers have...