NEWS RELEASES

MemSQL Raises $30 Million in Series D Round

May 15th, 2018
MemSQL, the scalable database for insight-driven enterprises, today announced it closed its Series D financing, raising $30 million. This latest round was driven by new investors GV (formerly Google Ventures) and Glynn Capital, as well as existing investors, including Accel, Caffeinated Capital, Data Collective, and IA Ventures. To date, the total amount of funding for MemSQL is $110 million.

(v)WeCare Selects MemSQL for Real-Time Customer Billing and Rating

April 24th, 2018
MemSQL, the database for real-time applications, today announced that (v)WeCare, a provider of mobile payment technology, uses MemSQL to handle near real-time customer payment transactions.

MemSQL Establishes a New Baseline for Database Speed

March 7th, 2018
MemSQL, the database for real-time applications, today announced at the Strata Data Conference that it can scan over a trillion rows per second using standard hardware, making it one of the fastest databases on the market.

MemSQL Finished a Record Fiscal Year with Strongest Q4

March 1st, 2018
MemSQL, the database for real-time applications, today announced a solid finish to its fiscal year as a result of having a record quarter.

MemSQL Positioned in the Challengers Quadrant of the 2018 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Data Management Solutions for Analytics

February 14th, 2018
MemSQL, provider of the fastest real-time data warehouse, today announced that it has been positioned by Gartner, Inc. as a Challenger in the 2018 Magic Quadrant for Data Management Solutions for Analytics.

Survey Finds Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence are Top Business Priorities

February 7th, 2018
MemSQL, provider of the fastest real-time data warehouse, today announced the results of a survey commissioned with O’Reilly Media on the adoption of artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) in the workplace. According to the survey of over 1,600 respondents, 61 percent, regardless of company size, indicated ML and AI as their companies’ most significant data initiative for next year, when asked to pick from several options likely to be important concerns in today’s climate. With big data and business analytics initiatives coming in at a close second (58 percent).

MemSQL Achieves AWS Big Data Competency Status

January 31st, 2018
MemSQL, provider of the fastest real-time data warehouse, today announced that it has achieved Amazon Web Services (AWS) Big Data Competency status. This designation recognizes that MemSQL has demonstrated success helping customers evaluate and use the tools, techniques, and technologies of working with data productively, at any scale successfully achieving their big data goals on AWS.

Infiswift Manages Real-Time and Historical Data for IoT Systems with MemSQL

January 16th, 2018
MemSQL, provider of the fastest real-time data warehouse, today announced that infiswift, an Internet of Things (IoT) platform and solution provider, has deployed MemSQL to achieve high throughput and real-time insights on IoT data for its customers.

MemSQL Adds Industry Veterans to its Roster

December 19th, 2017
MemSQL, provider of the fastest real-time data warehouse, today announced the addition of several new members to its Board of Directors and Advisory Board. Mohit Aron from Cohesity, Chris McClain from DocuSign, and Quentin Clark from Dropbox will join the MemSQL Advisory Board, while Suresh Vasudevan from Nimble Storage will join the Board of Directors.

MemSQL Makes Real-Time Image Recognition a Reality

November 28th, 2017
MemSQL, provider of the fastest real-time data warehouse, today announced it is presenting on the impact of using technology for real-time image recognition at AWS re:Invent 2017 in Las Vegas. MemSQL will present with Intel to highlight two customers, Thorn and Nyris, using the latest MemSQL features for image searching and matching.

Blueshift Selects MemSQL for Real-Time Analytics

October 30th, 2017
MemSQL, provider of the fastest real-time data warehouse, today announced that Blueshift, one of the fastest growing integrated business planning solution providers globally, has deployed MemSQL for real-time analytics on its ONE Solution. The ONE Solution helps fast moving consumer goods (FMCG) companies merge demand forecasts with profit and loss forecasts for up-to-date information and decision making.

MemSQL Takes Machine Learning Models Real-Time

September 26th, 2017
MemSQL, provider of the fastest real-time data warehouse, today showcased at the Strata Data Conference how it is closing the machine learning (ML) gap between data science and operational applications. In the release of MemSQL 6, the company added new extensibility features to enable ML, massive performance improvements for analytical queries, and a broader set of online operations.

Curriculum Associates to Present on Real-Time Feedback Loops for Education

September 26th, 2017
MemSQL, provider of the fastest real-time data warehouse, in conjunction with Curriculum Associates, today announced an end-user presentation on real-time feedback loops for educators and students at Strata Data Conference in New York City. Curriculum Associates, a leading K-12 educational technology company, provides innovative learning software leveraging MemSQL to service nearly 5 million students and 300,000 educators nationwide. David Mellor, vice president and chief architect at Curriculum Associates, will discuss how the company is building a real-time data pipeline to improve educational outcomes and empowering teachers to provide more immediate, meaningful feedback to students.

MemSQL Releases New Book on Data Warehousing and Artificial Intelligence

August 31st, 2017
MemSQL, provider of the fastest real-time data warehouse, today announced the release of an O'Reilly Media, Inc. book titled, Data Warehousing in the Age of Artificial Intelligence. The book covers how modern data warehouses are supporting machine learning (ML) and artificial intelligence (AI).

MemSQL Extends Public Sector Support with AWS GovCloud

August 11th, 2017
MemSQL, provider of the fastest real-time data warehouse, today announced its among the first approved partners in the Amazon Web Services GovCloud Marketplace. Civilian agencies can now use MemSQL from the AWS GovCloud isolated region and be adherent with government specific regulatory and compliance requirements.

MemSQL and Cisco Collaborate to Improve Big Data Analytics

July 27th, 2017
MemSQL, provider of the fastest real-time data warehouse, announced its availability on Cisco UCS Integrated Infrastructure for Big Data and Analytics. The two companies are collaborating to deliver a simplified intelligent data infrastructure with high performance and scalability to meet growing real-time business demands.

MemSQL Offers First Real-Time Data Warehouse Managed Service

June 14th, 2017
MemSQL, provider of the fastest real-time data warehouse, today announced the general availability of MemSQL Cloud. With this release, MemSQL now allows customers to use the managed service on either Amazon Web Services or Microsoft Azure with a unified architecture for transactional, analytical, and streaming data warehouse workloads.

MemSQL Showcases Machine Learning Image Recognition for Apache Spark

June 5th, 2017
MemSQL, provider of the fastest real-time data warehouse, will host a kiosk and run a session on real-time image recognition using machine learning on June 7, at Spark Summit 2017. Led by Nikita Shamgunov, CTO of MemSQL, the session will delve into image recognition techniques available with Apache Spark, and how to put those techniques into production.

New MemSQL Release Extends Security and Amazon S3 Ingest Capabilities

April 13th, 2017
MemSQL, provider of the fastest database platform for real-time analytics, today announced an updated MemSQL release that includes an advanced security option with extended enterprise security features. The update also includes new high performance ingest capabilities for Amazon S3 cloud storage with exactly-once semantics.

MemSQL Introduces New Real-Time Machine Learning Approach at Strata + Hadoop World San Jose

March 13th, 2017
MemSQL, provider of the fastest database platform for real-time analytics, today announced that is it working with Thorn (www.wearethorn.org) to provide a new approach to machine learning and real-time image recognition. Thorn is a non-profit organization focused on driving technology innovation to combat child sexual exploitation. By making use of new functionality in MemSQL, Thorn is able to perform face comparison on-demand without the need for building a custom solution.

Uber to Present on Real­-Time Analytics at Strata + Hadoop World 2017 San Jose

March 13th, 2017
MemSQL, provider of the fastest database platform for real-time analytics, today announced an end-user presentation, "Real-time Analytics at Uber Scale", at Strata+Hadoop World in San Jose. James Burkhart, technical lead on real-time data infrastructure at Uber, will present a tutorial session covering the critical decisions and lessons learned building an architecture for its Apollo Project that supports millions of analytical queries daily in real time.

Macy's to Present on Real-Time Retail Analytics at Strata + Hadoop World 2017 San Jose

March 13th, 2017
MemSQL, provider of the fastest database platform for real-time analytics, today announced an end-user presentation on real-time dashboards at Strata+Hadoop World in San Jose. Macy's Chandan Joarder, principal engineer, and Raj Sriram, Engineering Manager, Digital Data Engineering, will provide a tutorial on building real-time dashboards and how real-time is directly impacting the retail industry.

Tapjoy to Present on Real-Time Analytics for Mobile Advertising at Strata + Hadoop World San Jose 2017

March 13th, 2017
MemSQL, provider of the fastest database platform for real-time analytics, today announced an end-user presentation on real-time analytics at Strata+Hadoop World in San Jose. Robin Li, Director of Data Engineering at Tapjoy, and Yohan Chin, VP of Data Science at Tapjoy, will speak on how to build a real-time analytics engine with a Lambda architecture for mobile advertising.

Gartner Positions MemSQL in the Challenger Quadrant for the 2017 Magic Quadrant for Data Management Solutions for Analytics

February 23rd, 2017
MemSQL, provider of the fastest database platform for real-time analytics, today announced that it has been positioned by Gartner, Inc. as a Challenger in the 2017 Magic Quadrant for Data Management Solutions for Analytics. To view the complete report, visit

Kollective Selects MemSQL for Real-Time Insights to Live Corporate Videos

February 15th, 2017
MemSQL, provider of the fastest database platform for real-time analytics, today announced that Kollective, a leading software-defined content delivery network company, has deployed MemSQL for real-time insights for live corporate videos. Kollective enables some of the largest, most successful, global companies to power their Enterprise Live and On-Demand video delivery, serving millions of users worldwide.

New MemSQL Spark 2 Connector Operationalizes Powerful Advanced Analytics

February 1st, 2017
MemSQL, provider of the fastest database platform for real-time analytics, today announced the release of the MemSQL Spark 2 Connector with support for both Apache Spark 2.0 and 2.1. MemSQL will showcase this new connector at

MemSQL to Present Webcast on Building the Ideal Stack for Machine Learning

January 11th, 2017
MemSQL, provider of the fastest database platform for real-time analytics, is hosting an O'Reilly webcast titled, "Building the Ideal Stack for Machine Learning" on Thursday, January 19 at 10 AM PT. The webcast will showcase the business benefits of combining real-time data with advanced analytics approaches like machine learning and deep learning. Attendees will learn tools and techniques for integrating machine learning models across industries and organizations. In addition, MemSQL Principal Product Manager Steven Camiña, will walk through critical technologies needed in your technology ecosystem, including Python, Apache Kafka, Apache Spark, and a real-time database. To join the Webcast, please register here

Manage Deploys MemSQL for Real-Time Analytics

December 7th, 2016
MemSQL, provider of the fastest database platform for real-time analytics, today announced that Manage, the leader in programmatic mobile marketing and advertising, has deployed MemSQL to power real-time analytics. Manage helps enterprises like Uber, Wish, and Amazon manage global mobile marketing campaigns by buying real-time programmatic inventory to drive the most engaging users to mobile applications.

MemSQL Unveils Managed Cloud Service at AWS re:Invent

November 29th, 2016
MemSQL, provider of the fastest database platform for real-time analytics, today announced MemSQL Cloud, a fully managed service featuring a unified architecture for transactional, analytical, and streaming workloads. The pre-release version of the service is available for sign up today, with additional features to be rolled out in 2017.

MemSQL Hires Founding Engineer of Amazon Redshift to Lead Cloud Innovation

November 29th, 2016
MemSQL, provider of the fastest database platform for real-time analytics, today announced that Derek Tan, Amazon Redshift founding engineer, has joined MemSQL as Director of Engineering for the cloud strategy and development team. MemSQL also announced today in a separate release the unveiling of MemSQL Cloud, a managed service offering, at AWS re:invent.

MemSQL to Showcase Native Integration with Tableau 10 for Faster Analytics at Tableau Conference 2016

November 7th, 2016
MemSQL, provider of the fastest database platform for real-time analytics, today announced that it will exhibit at Tableau Conference 2016 from November 7-11 in Austin, Texas. Combining MemSQL, known for its in-memory, relational capabilities, and Tableau, a global leader in visual analytics, gives users the power to capture and analyze data faster than ever.

MemSQL and 451 Research Reveal Predictions for In-Memory Computing 2017

October 31st, 2016
MemSQL, provider of the fastest database platform for real-time analytics, will present a webcast with 451 Research titled, "In-Memory Computing Market Predictions for 2017" on Thursday, November 10th, 2016 at 10:00am PT. Featuring 451 Research Analyst, Jason Stamper, and MemSQL CMO, Gary Orenstein, the webcast will highlight top in-memory computing predictions for 2017, a cornerstone for advancing enterprise data and analytics practices. 451 Research estimates that the data management and analytics market will reach $132 billion in 2020, with in-memory databases accounting for a high percentage of that growth.

MemSQL Survey Reveals Growing Adoption of Real-Time Technologies

October 11th, 2016
MemSQL, provider of the fastest database platform for real-time analytics, today announced the results from its inaugural State of Real-Time Survey, featuring responses from 125 IT leaders across Fortune 1000 companies. The study reveals that over 80% of surveyed participants see real-time analytics as an enterprise priority. The mission for companies competing in today's market is clear: move from batch to real time.

New MemSQL 5.5 Release Powers Native Real-Time Streaming Capabilities

September 26th, 2016
MemSQL, provider of the fastest database platform for real-time analytics, today announced the release of MemSQL 5.5, featuring MemSQL Pipelines for native data ingest from external sources such as Apache Kafka. MemSQL Pipelines introduces the SQL syntax CREATE PIPELINE, so users can easily construct real-time data streaming pipelines via the command line, and provide enterprise users immediate visibility to live data.

MemSQL Unveils Roadmap for Ongoing Integration with Apache Spark

September 26th, 2016
MemSQL, provider of the fastest database platform for real-time analytics, today announced that it is extending the MemSQL Streamliner solution, and in particular the MemSQL Spark Connector, to support Spark 2.x. These new capabilities will be showcased at Spark Summit in Boston, Massachusetts on February 7-9, 2017.

MemSQL Users Share Path to Real-Time Analytics At Strata+Hadoop New York

September 21st, 2016
MemSQL, provider of the fastest database platform for real-time analytics, today announced an end user presentation on advanced analytics at Strata+Hadoop World in New York City on September 27-29. Darryl Smith, Chief Data Platform Architect and Distinguished Engineer at Dell Technologies, will speak during a Wednesday tutorial session, sharing best practices for selecting and evaluating real-time technologies.

MemSQL To Showcase Powerful Real-Time Applications for Geospatial, IoT, and Supply Chain Operations At Oracle OpenWorld

September 19th, 2016
MemSQL, provider of the fastest database platform for real-time analytics, today announced that it will exhibit at Oracle OpenWorld 2016 from September 18-22 at the Moscone Center in San Francisco. The conference offers attendees five full days of keynotes from industry leaders, access to database innovation, and insight on drivers accelerating the data industry.

MemSQL Launches New Book on Predictive Analytics and Machine Learning

September 7th, 2016
MemSQL, provider of the fastest database platform for real-time analytics, today announced the release of an O'Reilly Media, Inc. book titled, The Path to Predictive Analytics and Machine Learning. The publication dives deep into the theory behind machine learning as well as outlines critical steps for successfully deploying scalable, production-ready applications powered by predictive analytics.

Akamai Selects MemSQL to Optimize Data Integration and Analytics

September 6th, 2016
MemSQL, provider of the fastest database platform for real-time analytics, today announced that Akamai, the global leader in Content Delivery Network (CDN) services, has deployed MemSQL to provide teams across its organization with instant access to mission-critical business data for real-time analysis. Akamai enables businesses to optimize online consumer, enterprise, and entertainment experiences for any device, anywhere.

MemSQL to Showcase Predictive Analytics for Global Supply Chain Management

August 9th, 2016
MemSQL, provider of the fastest database platform for real-time analytics, today announced that it is exhibiting and presenting at the Gartner Catalyst Conference beginning Monday, August 15 in San Diego, California. Ankur Goyal, Vice President of Engineering at MemSQL, will showcase how in today's real-time world, enterprises like Kellogg and Macy's can leverage predictive analytics to improve supply chain operations and drive revenue.

MemSQL to Showcase Real-Time Geospatial Intelligence at Department of Defense Intelligence Information Systems Worldwide Conference

July 27th, 2016
MemSQL, provider of the fastest database platform for real-time analytics, today announced that it will be exhibiting at the Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) 2016 Department of Defense Intelligence Information Systems (DoDIIS) Worldwide Conference from August 1-3 in Atlanta, Georgia.

MemSQL Scores the Highest for the Operational Data Warehouse Use Case in Gartner's Critical Capabilities Report

July 21st, 2016
MemSQL, provider of the fastest database platform for real-time analytics, has been given the highest score by Gartner in the operational data warehouse Use Case in the "Critical Capabilities for Data Warehouse and Data Management Solutions for Analytics"[1]. This research combines survey data based on the experience of existing clients with an evaluation of vendor capabilities. It will help data and analytics leaders to select the right technology to develop their information infrastructure in support of diverse and evolving analytical needs.. MemSQL received the highest score among nineteen vendors for the operational data warehouse Use Case.

MemSQL Listed in AWS Marketplace for the U.S. Intelligence Community

June 20th, 2016
MemSQL, provider of the database platform for real-time analytics, today announced being among the first group of technology vendors to be listed in Amazon Web Services (AWS) Marketplace for the U.S. Intelligence Community (IC). AWS Marketplace for the U.S. IC is designed exclusively for the 17 intelligence agencies to evaluate, purchase, and deploy in minutes via 1-Click® a broad array of common software infrastructure, developer tools, and business software products, with the categories of products and vendors growing over time. MemSQL is a high-performance, in-memory database that combines the horizontal scalability of distributed systems with the familiarity of SQL.

MemSQL Brings Enterprise Security to Real-Time Analytics

June 15th, 2016
MemSQL, provider of the fastest database platform for real-time analytics, today introduced new enterprise security capabilities to further the adoption of solutions requiring both speed and advanced security. With this additional functionality, enterprises can streamline the security and administration of MemSQL, resulting in wider adoption and maximum protection in performance environments. Specifically MemSQL is introducing Role-Based Access Control (RBAC) for its distributed database platform. RBAC provides enterprises a flexible way to set security measures by user role and group-all while maintaining maximum performance.

MemSQL Spotlights Digital Transformation with Complimentary Gartner Research

June 8th, 2016
MemSQL, provider of the fastest database platform for real-time analytics, today announced the availability of a new research perspective titled, "Digital Transformation is Driving New Data and Analytics Trends". The detailed perspective features complimentary research from Gartner, including a report titled, "100 Data and Analytics Predictions Through 2020", as well as the Gartner Database Magic Quadrant and the Gartner Data Warehouse Magic Quadrant. There are several critical factors shaping today's business landscape, such as widespread adoption of mobile technology and an increase in data volumes from sensors and applications. This perspective explores these catalysts as they relate to real-time data processing and analytics.

MemSQL to Present Real-Time Energy Innovation Via Predictive Analytics at Spark Summit

June 1st, 2016
MemSQL, provider of the fastest database platform for real-time analytics, today announced that it is exhibiting and presenting at Spark Summit 2016 on Wednesday, June 8 at the Hilton Union Square in San Francisco. Nikita Shamgunov, CTO and co-founder of MemSQL, will present a live application predicting the real-time health of global wind turbines. This Internet of Things (IoT) showcase explores how energy companies can integrate new data pipelines and how this innovation applies across other applications like smart cities, connected cars, and digital healthcare.

MemSQL to Present on Real-Time Geospatial Intelligence at Scale at GEOINT Symposium

May 12th, 2016
MemSQL, provider of the fastest database platform for real-time analytics, today announced that it is exhibiting and presenting at GEOINT Symposium 2016 on Sunday, May 15 in Orlando, Florida. Mike Kilrain, president of MemSQL USG, will showcase the latest approaches for analyzing real-time and historical data with an in-memory, distributed database complete with geospatial analytics. He will also highlight the latest enterprise grade features available in MemSQL 5, customer use cases, and showcase applications that combine real-time insights along with machine learning algorithms.

MemSQL Showcases Real-Time Data Pipelines at Kafka Summit

April 26th, 2016
MemSQL, provider of the fastest database platform for real-time analytics, is showcasing its work with real-time data pipelines at the Kafka Summit today in San Francisco. As real-time workloads gain prominence at companies competing in the digital economy, MemSQL provides multiple ways to persist recent and historical data from Kafka, and through its use of SQL, enables real-time analytics for enterprises.

MemSQL Raises $36m in Series C Round

April 21st, 2016
MemSQL, provider of the fastest database platform for real-time analytics, today announced it has closed its series C financing raising $36 million. The oversubscribed round includes new investors REV and Caffeinated Capital, as well as all existing investors Accel Partners, Khosla Ventures, Data Collective, IA Ventures, and First Round Capital. This latest MemSQL funding round brings the total amount raised to $85 million, accelerating the company's mission to help the world's largest companies meet new data processing demands so they can adapt and learn in real-time.

New MemSQL 5 Release Achieves Breakthrough Analytics Performance

March 30th, 2016
MemSQL, the leader in real-time databases for transactions and analytics, today announced the release of MemSQL 5, delivering breakthrough performance on database, data warehouse, and streaming workloads. MemSQL 5 removes data latency barriers across queries, enabling real-time analytics so businesses can anticipate problems before they occur and adapt to changes as they happen. In the race to the digital enterprise, companies must move as fast as the world changes. MemSQL 5 makes that possible.

MemSQL Demonstrates Power of Streaming Data Pipelines Across Industries at Gartner Business Intelligence and Analytics Summit

March 9th, 2016
MemSQL, the leader in real-time databases for transactions and analytics, today announced it will demonstrate how to build streaming data pipelines at the Gartner Business Intelligence and Analytics Summit (Booth 108) March 14 - 16, 2016 in Grapevine, Texas. Real-time data pipelines comprised of Apache Kafka, Apache Spark, and an operational database enable companies to excel, speeding and personalizing every application.

Gartner Positions MemSQL in the Visionaries Quadrant of the 2016 Magic Quadrant for Data Warehouse and Management Solutions for Analytics

February 26th, 2016
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 "Data Warehouse and Management Solutions for Analytics."

MemSQL Demonstrates Untapped Power of the Industrial Internet of Things With Real-Time Analytics

February 16th, 2016
MemSQL, the leader in real-time databases for transactions and analytics, will unveil PowerStream, a brand new application using the Industrial Internet of Things to fuel real-time analytics, at Spark Summit East. PowerStream uses a real-life dataset of approximately 20,000 wind farms and 200,000 individual wind turbines equipped with sensors generating over a million transactions per second. PowerStream ingests that data and provides actionable insights in real time, giving users a glimpse of how the future of sustainability can be fully realized by adapting data to drive innovation.

MemSQL Introduces dbbench for Active Database Benchmarking

January 21st, 2016
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 Enhances Real-Time Data Pipelines for Spark and Python in New Release

December 16th, 2015
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.

Former NetApp, Sun Microsystems, HP Executive Mark Weber Joins MemSQL Advisory Board

November 12th, 2015
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.

Coinalytics Taps MemSQL to Speed Actionable Insights From Blockchain Technologies

November 10th, 2015
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

October 22nd, 2015
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":

Gartner Positions MemSQL in the Visionaries Quadrant of the Magic Quadrant for Operational Database Management Systems

October 13th, 2015
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 and 451 Research to Present on the Data Management of Things

October 8th, 2015
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:

Teespring Powers Social Commerce Platform Insights with In-Memory Database from MemSQL

October 8th, 2015
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 to Showcase Building Real-Time Data Pipelines at Gartner Symposium/ITxpo

October 1st, 2015
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 Launches Streamliner Giving Customers Immediate Access to Real-Time Analytics

September 24th, 2015
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.

Tradelab Powers Real-Time Bidding with In-Memory Database from MemSQL

September 17th, 2015
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

August 13th, 2015
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 Showcases Real-Time Data Pipelines and Applications at the Gartner Catalyst Conference

August 6th, 2015
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 Community Edition Now Available on Popular Cloud Marketplaces

August 4th, 2015
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 Named a Strong Performer Among In-Memory Database Platforms by Independent Research Firm

August 3rd, 2015
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 Wave

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

July 31st, 2015
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.

Report: CIOs and the Ongoing Data Persistence Struggle

July 15th, 2015
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 Launches the "Database Speed Test" Through New Release of MemSQL Ops

June 30th, 2015
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.

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

June 29th, 2015
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 Presents the Smart and Connected City of the Future at Spark Summit West

June 15th, 2015
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 Launches Community Edition: World's Fastest In-Memory Database Now Available to All

May 20th, 2015
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

May 20th, 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 Accelerates Growth as Market Expands to Real-Time Data

April 22nd, 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 to Showcase Real-Time Geospatial Data for Mobile, Transportation and Logistics

March 30th, 2015
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

March 17th, 2015
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 Brings Geospatial Analysis to In-Memory, Distributed Databases

March 17th, 2015
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 and Pinterest Showcase Operationalizing Spark at Strata + Hadoop World 2015

February 18th, 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.

MemSQL Introduces Seamless Spark Connectivity for Enterprise Deployments

February 9th, 2015
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 Names Database Visionary Jerry Held as Executive Chairman

January 14th, 2015
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

January 8th, 2015
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 Introduces Direct Ingest from Amazon S3 and HDFS with MemSQL Loader

December 30th, 2014
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 Welcomes Gary Orenstein as Chief Marketing Officer

December 18th, 2014
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 Expands Advisory Board With Web and Organizational Scaling Expert Chris Fry

December 11th, 2014
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 Makes Real-Time Performance on Hadoop a Reality

October 16th, 2014
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 Secures Investment from IQT to Deliver Real-Time Big Data Analytics

September 24th, 2014
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's New Tiered Database Platform Now Available for Download

September 24th, 2014
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 and GoGrid Partner to Offer Real-Time Analytics in the Cloud

June 17th, 2014
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 Named a "Cool Vendor in In-Memory Computing, 2014" by Gartner

May 19th, 2014
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 Maximizes Performance of the World's Fastest In-Memory SQL Database With MemSQL Ops 2.0

April 28th, 2014
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 Eliminates ETL and Delivers Real-Time Advantage to Ad Tech Leader CPXi

March 20th, 2014
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 Announces New Tiered Database Platform for Combined Real-Time and Historical Data Analysis

February 6th, 2014
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...

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

January 22nd, 2014
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

September 18th, 2013
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...

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

August 20th, 2013
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.

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

June 19th, 2013
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.

MemSQL Launches Partner Program to Meet Growing Demand

June 18th, 2013
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 Named One of the Most Important Companies in Data

June 4th, 2013
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 Unveils World's Most Scalable Real-time Analytics Platform for Big Data

April 23rd, 2013
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 Named 2013 Computerworld Honors Laureate

April 11th, 2013
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...