Analytics6 min Read

Everyone remembers their first experience in a Tesla. Mine was in Las Vegas with a good friend and CIO. I was in town for a tech conference…
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Data Strategy6 min Read

On this National Cut your Energy Costs Day, it’s a good time to think about our carbon footprints at home and at work as data professionals. Since the first home was electrified in Manhattan in the 1880s, our home electricity usage has grown dramatically. According to Energy.gov, residential homes now account for 22% of all electricity consumption in the U.S. Roughly 63% of this electricity is still generated by nonrenewable fossil fuel sources in the U.S. according to the Energy Information…
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real-time4 min Read

Business is about serving the needs of customers. But customer expectations are changing quickly, and most organizations are not truly aware of how fast that’s happening. Most businesses are moving in slow motion relative to their customers. That means they miss out on opportunities to make decisions about and act on the moments that matter. In the past, lag time was accepted. Nielsen called people on the phone to understand their TV viewing habits. Broadcast TV networks set advertising rates…
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Case Study9 min Read

Cybercrime damages in 2021 are expected to reach $6 trillion , with organizations of all sizes and industries exploring ways to protect themselves better. Potential security vulnerabilities come in many forms, from cross site scripting to improper privilege management. Over 17,000 new security vulnerabilities were discovered in 2020 alone. IT security teams are responsible for securing infrastructure that’s continually increasing in complexity, so it’s challenging to respond quickly to newly…
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Announcement4 min Read

Today is an important milestone for our company. We have rebranded the company to reflect that we offer much more than an in-memory database. We also have an expanded vision to share. SingleStore, formerly MemSQL, provides one platform to actualize all of your enterprise’s data. “What’s in a name?” The MemSQL name has stood for unrivaled speed, scale, and simplicity for operational data since its founding in 2011. It is a well-recognized name among the data architect and performance engineer…
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Resources2 min Read

The Database of Now delivers operational insights and advantages by providing the current state of the business. It is a modern, efficient approach to cloud data management which broadens, accelerates, and simplifies access to all the relevant in-the-moment and historical data while unifying data access styles and patterns. Digital transformation projects have accelerated to meet the increased demand for digital products and services providing answers and solutions with immediacy. With the…
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Resources5 min Read

HTAP, or hybrid transaction/analytics processing, combines transactions, such as updating a database, with analytics, such as finding likely sales prospects. An HTAP database supports both workloads in one database, providing speed and simplicity. And today, “cloud-native HTAP” is a thing; users want an HTAP database that they can mix and match smoothly with Kafka, Spark, and other technologies in the cloud. Use cases include fraud prevention, recommendation engines for e-commerce, smart power…
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SingleStore 7.11 min Read

With the SingleStore DB 7.1 release , we’re continuing our journey to a simpler data platform, offering speed, scalability, and SQL – accessible to everyone, and easy to use. The release is available today as downloadable software and at the core of SingleStore Managed Service , our elastic managed service in the cloud. Simplicity There is a trend, especially in the cloud, to add a new, specialized data management technology for each separate type of workload. Part of our solution to this…
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Case Study7 min Read

True Digital Group is using SingleStore to power a contact tracing app, preventing the spread of COVID-19 in Thailand. (See our joint press release .) The app uses React and Web Workers in the frontend, with SingleStore Pipelines and time series functions processing fast ingestion of events, and geospatial functions used to plot data on the map in real-time. The first functional version of the app was built in two weeks. Our Global Lockdown Preventing the spread of the COVID-19 disease has…
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