MemSQL News Releases
MemSQL, the leader in real-time databases for transactions and analytics, today introduced a new open source benchmarking tool that generates continuous loads defined by a flexible configuration. Unlike many other tools that run for a fixed period and then complete, dbbench maintains an ongoing specified workload upon which additional performance tests and measurements can be conducted, so users can find bottlenecks quickly through active benchmarking. This approach fits today’s modern workloads that combine continuous data ingest with concurrent queries.
MemSQL, the leader in real-time databases for transactions and analytics, today announced significant advances for creating real-time data pipelines for Apache Spark, as well as support for the Python language and Non-Uniform Memory Access architectures (NUMA) in the latest version of MemSQL Ops. MemSQL can now run Spark SQL queries inside of the MemSQL database, provide in-browser Python programming, and automatically optimize NUMA deployments. These features drive rapid results and faster analytics for data scientists.
MemSQL, the leader in real-time databases for transactions and analytics, today announced that industry veteran Mark Weber has joined the company’s advisory board, bringing decades of IT leadership at technology giants including NetApp, Sun Microsystems, and HP. Weber joins an advisory board comprised of industry visionaries and IT leaders guiding MemSQL as it drives innovation in the database market.
As payments companies and merchants rapidly adopt digital currencies like Bitcoin, blockchain technology becomes even more important as a ledger for verifying and analyzing transactions. MemSQL, the leader in real-time databases for transactions and analytics, today announced that Coinalytics, the real-time intelligence service for blockchain, has tapped MemSQL to more quickly and easily access data to turn blockchain into actionable insights. Blockchain is the tamper-resistant distributed technology underpinning digital currencies, and lets users instantaneously make and record transactions.
MemSQL Gains Momentum Among Field of Database Vendors; Places High Among ‘Visionaries’ and Debuts a ‘Strong Performer’ in 2015 Gartner MQ and Forrester Wave Report Findings
Today’s new on-demand, data-driven economy requires a different kind of database to power it. As evidence of the strong need for change, MemSQL, the leader in real-time databases for transactions and analytics, has quickly gained momentum as an enterprise alternative to legacy relational database offerings. Gartner placed MemSQL in the Visionaries quadrant of the “Magic Quadrant for Operational Database Management Systems”: memsql.com/gartnermq, and Forrester named the company a ‘Strong Performer’ in its Forrester WaveTM: In-Memory Database Platforms, Q3 2015 report memsql.com/forrester.
Gartner Positions MemSQL in the Visionaries Quadrant of the Magic Quadrant for Operational Database Management Systems
MemSQL, the leader in real-time databases for transactions and analytics, today announced it has been positioned by Gartner, Inc. in the Visionaries quadrant of the “Magic Quadrant for Operational Database Management Systems": memsql.com/gartnermq.
MemSQL, the leader in real-time databases for transactions and analytics, is hosting a webcast with 451 Research titled, “Internet of Things and Multi-model Data Infrastructure” on Thursday, October 15, 2015 at 10:00 a.m. PT. The webcast will reveal how enterprises can tap into the Internet of Things to drive business value. It will also highlight methods for selecting data processing and analytics technologies to fit the evolving landscape of streaming data. To join the webcast, please visit: memsql.com/451-multi-model.
MemSQL, the leader in real-time databases for transactions and analytics, today announced that Teespring, the leader in on-demand social commerce, selected and deployed MemSQL to optimize its sales analytics and create a seamless experience for apparel buyers and sellers. MemSQL powers a robust analytics dashboard that monitors user activity so Teespring can derive data insights for its seller community.
MemSQL, the leader in real-time databases for transactions and analytics, today announced it will highlight easy deployment of real-time data pipelines with MemSQL Streamliner at Gartner Symposium/ITxpo in Orlando, FL on October 4-8, 2015. Streamliner, available as open source on GitHub, is an integrated Apache Spark solution accelerating the development of innovative applications with real-time data analytics.
MemSQL, the leader in real-time databases for transactions and analytics, today announced Streamliner, an integrated Spark solution to give enterprises immediate access to real-time analytics. With more devices, interconnectivity and user demand, enterprises face an increasing number of data points across varied sources, and need to synthesize that data. By deploying real-time data pipelines with MemSQL and Spark, companies can keep up with this dynamic data flow, bringing each data point into the light of day. Transactional and analytical features in MemSQL enable businesses to build applications meeting each individual user’s needs without sacrificing performance.
MemSQL, the leader in real-time databases for transactions and analytics, today announced that Tradelab, the leading independent programmatic media buyer in France, has selected MemSQL to process and analyze real-time bidding data at scale. Tradelab deployed the MemSQL in-memory database to increase the performance of its programmatic platform, enabling customers to engage audiences segments in real-time. In the highly competitive advertising market, processing and analyzing data in a single database produces fast and accurate bids with more targeted ads.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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...
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...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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.
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.
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.
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 ...
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.
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 ...