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Nikita Shamgunov

Nikita Shamgunov

Helping Enterprises Derive Value from Data with Our Series D
Company
We are thrilled to share that we raised $30 million in our Series D. This round of fundraising was led by GV (formerly G
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MemSQL 5 Ships with LLVM-based Code Generation for SQL Queries
Product
We are proud to announce general availability for MemSQL 5 today. A key milestone in this release is a full fledged SQL
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Turn Up the Volume With High-Speed Counters
Engineering, Real-time
Scaling tends to make even simple things, like counting, seem difficult. In the past, businesses used specialized databa
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MemSQL Does Oracle’s Own Demo Ten Times As Fast, Sixty Times Cheaper
Engineering, In Memory Database, Industry, Product, Real-time
In preparation for Open World, I asked some of our engineers to recreate a demo that Oracle has been using over the las
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Announcing MemSQL Start[c]up 2.0
Company, Engineering
MemSQL is excited to announce Start[c]up 2.0 – the second annual programming competition hosted by Codeforces with an
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Unsexy Database Features That Matter: Part 2
Thought Leadership
In the previous post, we talked about how you should focus on how people derive value from your product. Today we will f
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Unsexy Database Features That Matter: Part 1
Thought Leadership
As enterprise customers start to use your product in many different ways, new feature requests will start to flow into t
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Oracle Announces an In-Memory Technology, At an Ungodly Speed…And Cost
Product, Thought Leadership
Oracle OpenWorld started yesterday, and Larry Ellison announced new in-memory options in Oracle 12c. According to PCWeek
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Celebrating the MemSQL start[c]up Finals
Company, Engineering, Updates
This weekend MemSQL challenged some of the world’s best computer programmers in the finals of the inaugural MemSQL
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Nikita Shamgunov
Nikita Shamgunov
Nikita Shamgunov co-founded our company and has served as CTO since inception. Prior to co-founding the company, Nikita worked on core infrastructure systems at Facebook. He served as a senior database engineer at Microsoft SQL Server for more than half a decade. Nikita holds a bachelor’s, master’s and doctorate in computer science, has been awarded several patents and was a world medalist in ACM programming contests.
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