Top MemSQL Posts

18 Favorite Posts and Articles from MemSQL

Alex Hudzilin
Alex Hudzilin

The data industry has so many topics to dive into. At MemSQL, we do our best to provide coverage across a range of subjects. To make it a bit easier to find a few of our recent and historical hits, we have curated a short list of articles by topic. Enjoy!


SQL is the lingua franca of data processing. Understand why MemSQL has stayed true to this dominant approach.

Hidden Cost of NoSQL | Network World Article | Jan 2016
Why MemSQL Placed a Bet on SQL | MemSQL Blog | Oct 2015


The future is fast, and memory-optimized architectures will get us there.

Why In-memory Is the Future of Computing | DataInformed Article | March 2016
Four Reasons Behind the Popularity and Adoption of In-Memory Computing | MemSQL Blog | July 2016

Lambda Architecture

The ability to capture, process, and serve data in real time is critical for modern workloads. Lambda is one approach and we help break down the details.

Rethinking Lambda Architecture for Real-Time Analytics | MemSQL Blog | Dec 2015
Lambda Architecture Isn’t | MemSQL Blog | Dec 2015
Lambda Architecture Simplified | MemSQL Whitepaper | Jan 2016

Historical Perspective

Data processing: where the old is new again. Get our take on where the industry has been and is headed.

Cache is a new RAM | MemSQL Blog | Nov 2015

Big Data

Big Data deserves big discussion. Understand a real-time approach to tackling data challenges.

5 Big Data Trends | MemSQL Blog | Sep 2015
Closing the Batch Gap | Feb 2015
Shaping Big Data Through Constraints Analysis | InfoQ Article | May 2015

Database Specific

Databases are the foundation of modern computing. We cover the basics.

Characteristics of a Modern Database | MemSQL Blog | Dec 2015
Database Speed Test | MemSQL Blog | Jun 2015
Turn Up the Volume With High-Speed Counters | MemSQL Technical Blog | Mar 2015

MemSQL Ecosystem Fit

Data processing solutions go far beyond a single product. Understand how MemSQL fits into a larger ecosystem.

Filling the Gap Between HANA and Hadoop | MemSQL Blog | Apr 2015
Using Oracle and MemSQL Together | MemSQL Blog | Dec 2015


In a world where every data point has a place, geospatial analytics can deliver another avenue for insight.

Always-on Geospatial Analytics | MemSQL Blog and Whitepaper | March 2016
Real-Time Geospatial Intelligence with Supercar | MemSQL Blog | March 2015

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