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MemSQL Presents a Simplified Approach to Building Real-Time Data Pipelines at Big Data Scala By the Bay

MemSQL, the leader in real-time databases for transactions and analytics, today announced it will be exhibiting at the Big Data Scala by the Bay conference and showcasing a highly accessible approach to transacting, analyzing and storing data. The company will demonstrate how enterprises can streamline this process by building their own real-time data pipelines using Apache Kafka, Apache Spark and operational databases, which combine real-time and historical processing.

8/13/2015

MemSQL Showcases Real-Time Data Pipelines and Applications at the Gartner Catalyst Conference

MemSQL, the leader in real-time databases for transactions and analytics, today announced that CEO and co-founder, Eric Frenkiel, will share insights, use cases and best practices for building real-time data pipelines and applications at the Gartner Catalyst Conference.

8/6/2015

MemSQL Community Edition Now Available on Popular Cloud Marketplaces

MemSQL, the leader in real-time databases for transactions and analytics, today announced that MemSQL Community Edition is available on both the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Marketplace and the Microsoft Azure Marketplace. Now anyone, from enterprise architects to developers, can deploy a cloud instance with the click of a button to harness the in-memory performance of MemSQL, as well as the full transactional and analytical features. Direct access to this innovative database technology means more companies can immediately participate in the world of real-time applications and analytics.

8/4/2015

MemSQL Named a Strong Performer Among In-Memory Database Platforms by Independent Research Firm

MemSQL, the leader in real-time databases for transactions and analytics, today announced that its in-memory database has been named a Strong Performer in The Forrester WaveTM: In- Memory Database Platforms, Q3 2015. The entire report can be viewed here: www.memsql.com/forrester.

8/3/2015

MemSQL Hires Former Facebook Performance Engineer to Push the Limits of In-Memory Computing

MemSQL, the leader in real-time databases for transactions and analytics, today announced that engineer Drew Paroski – who was previously part of the three-person team appointed to rebuild the foundation of Facebook’s software infrastructure without affecting user activity – has joined MemSQL as an architect for the company’s real-time, in-memory database platform.

7/31/2015

Report: CIOs and the Ongoing Data Persistence Struggle

MemSQL, the leader in real-time databases for transactions and analytics, today announced a new Gartner report – “Five Data Persistence Dilemmas That Will Keep CIOs Up at Night” – that outlines the evolution of HTAP using in-memory processing, the shortcomings of NoSQL DBMSs and the importance of cloud deployments.

7/15/2015

MemSQL Launches the “Database Speed Test” Through New Release of MemSQL Ops

MemSQL, the leader in real-time databases for transactions and analytics, today announced the latest release of MemSQL Ops, which provides a simple graphical interface for MemSQL installation and cluster deployment, and a real-time view of key usage metrics in a cluster.

6/30/2015

Tapjoy Selects MemSQL for Real-Time Ad Optimization and Overlap Targeting Analysis

MemSQL, the leader in real-time databases for transactions and analytics, today announced that Tapjoy, the mobile app industry’s leading Mobile Marketing Automation and Monetization Platform, is using the MemSQL database to process and analyze real-time and historical data concurrently. Combining the Tapjoy Platform with MemSQL real-time data processing enables Tapjoy to deliver relevant mobile content and increase customer engagement.

6/29/2015

MemSQL Presents the Smart and Connected City of the Future at Spark Summit West

MemSQL, the leader in real-time databases for transactions and analytics, will present the company’s concept and design of “MemCity,” a futuristic metropolitan city where home device energy consumption across a metropolis are tracked, processed and analyzed in real-time. The entire real-time data pipeline and visualization for 1.4 million households, approximately the size of Chicago, runs on four Amazon EC2 nodes at a hardware cost of $2.35 per hour or $21,000 per year.

6/15/2015

MemSQL Launches Community Edition: World’s Fastest In-Memory Database Now Available to All

MemSQL, the leader in real-time databases for transactions and analytics, today announced the most significant release of MemSQL to date. MemSQL 4 – which includes a new Community Edition – empowers interconnected enterprises to aggregate and report on real-time data, accelerating the growth trajectories of their digital businesses.

5/20/2015

MemSQL to Highlight Real-Time Data Pipeline with Pinterest, Apache Kafka, Apache Spark and New Geospatial Capabilities at ad:tech 2015

MemSQL, the leader in real-time databases for transactions and analytics, will showcase the company’s ability to boost conversions with live segmentation, overlap ad targeting and real-time attribution at the ad:tech 2015 conference in San Francisco, booth #1442 from May 20-21, 2015.

5/20/2015

MemSQL Accelerates Growth as Market Expands to Real-Time Data

MemSQL, the leader in real-time databases for transactions and analytics, today celebrates the company’s significant market growth and technology innovations in real-time, in-memory data analytics. This month also marks the company’s two year anniversary of MemSQL general availability.

4/22/2015

MemSQL to Showcase Real-Time Geospatial Data for Mobile, Transportation and Logistics

MemSQL, the leader in real-time databases for transactions and analytics, today announced it will demonstrate the power of integrated geospatial data types at the Gartner Business Intelligence & Analytics Summit in Las Vegas from March 31 to April 1, 2015. The showcase, titled “Supercar,” will leverage the speed and real-time capabilities of an in-memory database combined with a visualization component to instantly display insights across a range of views.

3/30/2015

Esri and MemSQL Use Open Transportation Data to Showcase the Power of Real-Time Geospatial Intelligence at Spark Summit East

Esri, the leading provider of geographic information systems (GIS) and MemSQL, the leader in real-time databases for transactions and analytics, today announced a showcase of real-time geospatial intelligence through open data compiled from 170 million real-world New York City taxi rides. The data set included GPS coordinates of pickups and dropoffs, as well as distance and travel times.

3/17/2015

MemSQL Brings Geospatial Analysis to In-Memory, Distributed Databases

MemSQL, the leader in real-time databases for transactions and analytics, today announced new geospatial capabilities for its in-memory, distributed, SQL-based database. By bringing together geospatial and operational data in the same high speed database, customers can achieve unprecedented agility for geospatial analysis. Unlike segregated solutions, MemSQL integrates geospatial data as a primary data type, making it as easy to use and operate at scale with as much speed and high throughput as any other class of data.

3/17/2015

MemSQL and Pinterest Showcase Operationalizing Spark at Strata + Hadoop World 2015

MemSQL, the leader in real-time databases for transactions and analytics, today announced a showcase with Pinterest, the visual bookmarking tool, of operationalizing Spark to be demonstrated at Strata + Hadoop World 2015 on February 19th in San Jose, California. MemSQL introduced and open sourced the MemSQL Spark Connector so forward thinking and engineering-driven companies such as Pinterest could begin to operationalize results from Spark deployments.

2/18/2015

MemSQL Introduces Seamless Spark Connectivity for Enterprise Deployments

MemSQL, the leader in real-time databases for transactions and analytics, today announced performance connectivity to Apache Spark with its MemSQL Spark Connector, allowing enterprises to operationalize and streamline Spark deployments. The powerful combination of an in-memory database from MemSQL and Spark's in-memory processing framework gives enterprises immediate access to transactions, analytics, and data exploration—opening up new opportunities for revenue and improved customer experiences. The MemSQL Spark Connector is also available as open source, providing developers the ability to adapt it to their needs.

2/9/2015

MemSQL Names Database Visionary Jerry Held as Executive Chairman

MemSQL, the leader in real-time databases for transactional analytics, today announced that Jerry Held has joined the company as Executive Chairman. The technology veteran and visionary brings over 40 years experience in creating disruptive database technologies—starting with leading the initial development of the INGRES relational database while at U.C. Berkeley. Dr. Held is also chairman of Tamr and serves on the boards of Informatica, NetApp, Kalio and Copia Global.

1/14/2015

MemSQL Recognized as a “Representative Vendor” in Gartner’s Market Guide for In-Memory Database Management Systems

MemSQL, a leading provider of in-memory database solutions, today announced that it has been identified as a representative vendor in the Gartner "Market Guide for In-Memory DBMS" report. MemSQL was named as one of the most visible in IMDBMS vendors, evaluated for its primary use case, Operational HTAP. MemSQL is making the report available from its website at memsql.com/gartner.

1/8/2015

MemSQL Introduces Direct Ingest from Amazon S3 and HDFS with MemSQL Loader

MemSQL, the leader in real-time and historical Big Data analytics, today introduced a new productivity tool that dramatically improves data ingest from popular data stores like Amazon Web Services S3 and the Hadoop Distributed File System (HDFS). Whereas typical data loading often requires multiple steps, the MemSQL Loader enables direct streaming from the originating datastore in a single transfer. MemSQL allows for multiple parallel input streams, further increasing performance and reducing time-consuming repetitive operations. The MemSQL Loader is also available as open source, providing developers the ability to adapt it to their favorite data source.

12/30/2014

MemSQL Welcomes Gary Orenstein as Chief Marketing Officer

MemSQL, the leader in real-time and historical Big Data analytics, today announced that Gary Orenstein has joined the company as Chief Marketing Officer. In this role, Orenstein will lead the marketing strategy, growth, communications, and customer engagement as MemSQL expands adoption of its distributed, in-memory database, enabling companies to capture, store, and query terabytes of data in real-time.

12/18/2014

MemSQL Expands Advisory Board With Web and Organizational Scaling Expert Chris Fry

MemSQL, the leader in real-time and historical Big Data analytics, today announced that web scaling expert and technology growth executive Chris Fry has joined its advisory board. In this capacity, Fry will provide technical and organizational expertise to MemSQL as it expands the capabilities and market adoption of its distributed in-memory database, enabling companies to capture, store, and query terabytes of data in real-time.

12/11/2014

MemSQL Makes Real-Time Performance on Hadoop a Reality

MemSQL, the leader in real-time and historical Big Data analysis, today announced that worldwide networking leader Cisco is using MemSQL technology to deliver real-time performance on Hadoop. The companies are demonstrating the recent collaboration at Strata + Hadoop World Conference this Thursday and Friday in New York City.

10/16/2014

MemSQL Secures Investment from IQT to Deliver Real-Time Big Data Analytics

MemSQL, a leader in real-time and historical Big Data analytics based on a distributed in-memory database, today announced a strategic 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.

09/24/2014

MemSQL’s New Tiered Database Platform Now Available for Download

MemSQL, the leader in distributed in-memory database technology, today announced the availability of MemSQL v3, which combines the world’s fastest in-memory row store with a flash-optimized column store. With the addition of the column store and features such as automatic cross-datacenter replication, this release further cements MemSQL’s status as an industry leader that is bringing Hybrid Transaction/Analytic Processing (HTAP) to the enterprise.

09/24/2014

MemSQL and GoGrid Partner to Offer Real-Time Analytics in the Cloud

MemSQL, the leader in real-time and historical Big Data analytics based on a distributed in-memory database, today announced a partnership with GoGrid, the leader in Open Data Services (ODS), to provide fast and easy access to the MemSQL database in the only public cloud purpose-built for Big Data. With this new partnership, customers have a seamless path to the cloud through a 1-Button Deploy" orchestration process that enables them to spin up a high-performance cluster for the MemSQL database any time on the GoGrid cloud. This partnership also allows companies to trial MemSQL at no cost and without acquiring any hardware.

06/17/2014

MemSQL Named a "Cool Vendor in In-Memory Computing, 2014" by Gartner

MemSQL, the leader in real-time and historical Big Data analytics based on a distributed in-memory database, today announced it has been included in the list of "Cool Vendors in In-Memory Computing Technologies, 2014” report by Gartner, Inc. According to Gartner, “In-Memory Computing (IMC) technologies support the agility and large-scale, fast data processing needed to succeed in the digital era.

05/19/2014

MemSQL Maximizes Performance of the World’s Fastest In-Memory SQL Database With MemSQL Ops 2.0

MemSQL, the leader in real-time big data analytics technology, today announced the release of MemSQL Ops 2.0. MemSQL Ops provides real-time insight for performance monitoring, capacity planning and problem diagnosis of a cluster. The out-of-box dashboards highlight the critical key metrics while allowing DBAs to easily modify for their needs. This latest release allows companies to take advantage of the full speed, scale and simplicity of MemSQL, the world's fastest distributed in-memory SQL database...

04/28/2014

MemSQL Eliminates ETL and Delivers Real-Time Advantage to Ad Tech Leader CPXi

MemSQL, the leader in distributed in-memory database technology, today announced that global digital-media holding company CPXi recently deployed MemSQL v3.0 in order to utilize all of the company’s data—250 billion rows of real-time and historical data—for its real-time bidding operations. CPXi provides multi-screen messaging that leverages display, social, mobile and video advertising at scale and serves billions of managed impressions daily. Extract, transform and load (ETL) is expensive and required CPXi to have extra machines and storage to run this time-intensive process. By switching from Hadoop to MemSQL, CPXi eliminated ETL processes and also cut 50 percent of its Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2) instances and 50TB of storage, which led to hundreds of thousands of dollars in annual savings...

03/20/2014

MemSQL Announces New Tiered Database Platform for Combined Real-Time and Historical Data Analysis

MemSQL, the leader in distributed in-memory database technology, today announced MemSQL v3.0, which combines the world’s fastest in-memory row store with a new highly compressed column store. This integration provides a tiered storage architecture that leverages memory for real-time transactions and analytics, and a flash-optimized column store for deep analysis ...

02/06/2014

Accel Partners Leads Series B Investment of $35 Million in MemSQL

MemSQL, a leader in distributed in-memory database technology for real-time Big Data analytics, today announced it has secured $35 million in Series B funding. The investment, led by Accel Partners, will enable the company to expand ...

01/22/2014

MemSQL Introduces the World’s First Real-Time, Big Data Analytics Platform to Fuse Structured and Semi-Structured Data into a Single Database

MemSQL, the leader in real-time analytics, today announced that its distributed in-memory database is the industry’s first to provide JSON analytics, which delivers a consolidated view across structured and semi-structured data, including ...

09/18/2013

MemSQL Sets the Bar for Real-Time, Big Data Analytics

A benchmark report, Conducted by leading IT market research firm Enterprise Strategy Group (ESG), establishes MemSQL's distributed in-memory database as the standard for real-time, Big Data analytics.

08/20/2013

MemSQL Enables Enterprises to Compare Real-Time Data Against Historical Trends

Upcoming availability of MemSQL 2.1, which includes new features and enhancements to enable customers to access, explore and increase the value of data, regardless of size or file format.

06/19/2013

MemSQL Launches Partner Program to Meet Growing Demand

The launch of the MemSQL's Partner Program that enables businesses to redefine the distributed in-memory real-time database market while radically simplifying the deployment and reliability of scale-out environments.

06/18/2013

MemSQL Named One of the Most Important Companies in Data

MemSQL been featured among the top 100 Companies that Matter in Data. The recognition comes from leading data news publication, Database Trends and Applications (DBTA), as part of its inaugural list highlighting companies that matter ...

06/04/2013

MemSQL Unveils World’s Most Scalable Real-time Analytics Platform for Big Data

MemSQL announced today general availability of the distributed version of its eponymous in-memory database and real-time analytics platform, which enables organizations to perform real-time analytics at Big Data scale.

04/23/2013

MemSQL Named 2013 Computerworld Honors Laureate

MemSQL has been named a 2013 Emerging Technology Laureate by IDG's Computerworld Honors Program for its work with Morgan Stanley. The annual award program honors visionary applications of information technology promoting ...

04/11/2013