Analytics4 min Read

Infiswift uses AI to help meet real-world challenges, largely through Internet of Things (IoT) deployments. They optimize the operation of …
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Case Study4 min Read

According to analysts, “the growth rates of insights-driven businesses makes them an economic tidal wave” – one that will earn $1.8 trillion dollars by 2021. How does a long-established, Global 500 company, listed in the Top 100 global brands , become an insights-driven business? A leading producer of industrial machinery is taking bold steps in this direction, powered by SingleStore. Industrial machinery is a broad and varied business. It includes components that go into planes, trains, and…
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Case Study4 min Read

Tapjoy is an early and enthusiastic customer of SingleStore. They described their move to SingleStore on the Tapjoy engineering blog . This blog post gives some of the high points of Tapjoy’s experience, spelling out why Tapjoy moved – and what they now get from SingleStore. (This blog post is updated from the original version, which appeared several years ago. It includes more details, from several sources, including recent updates to SingleStore.) Tapjoy is a leader in advertising and app…
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Case Study10 min Read

“In our business, you innovate, or you die. We had to find a company that innovates. We found that with SingleStore.” – Sandip “Sandy” Mehra, CEO, Telgoo5 and (v)WeCare Technology Imagine a business that provides customer service-as-a-service to a wide range of clients worldwide. They develop a robust, in-house digital infrastructure to help them serve a range of customer needs. Eventually, the digital infrastructure becomes so capable that they decide to offer it as a product in its own right…
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Case Study6 min Read

Gaming has gone from a niche activity to an entire industry focused on delivering real-time digital experiences. Gameloft, an award-winning developer and publisher of mobile and console games, has used SingleStore to extract actionable insights in real time from more than 100TB of raw data. According to Juniper Research , the gaming industry will touch $132 billion in total revenue by 2021 – well ahead of Hollywood . It is a fiercely competitive business, where every game developer’s dream is…
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Case Study10 min Read

A major oil and gas company works in a volatile market, where IoT data floods in at the rate of gigabytes per second – and where up-to-date financial projections, generated by a .NET application, serve as a major competitive advantage. After considering MongoDB and Oracle Exadata, they replaced two NoSQL databases at the core of their analytics architecture  – MapR and ElasticSearch – with SingleStore. After a fast implementation, they now run financial forecasts multiple times a day, with much…
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HOAP4 min Read

Analyst firm 451 Research has come up with new research that sees a bright future for HOAP – hybrid operational and analytical processing. The report is titled 451 Perspective: A HOAP-ful future for hybrid operational and analytical processing. This new type of processing has received several different names, from different analyst firms and consultancies: HTAP (Gartner) Translytical processing (Forrester) HOAP (451 Research) Operational analytics (common amongst other analyst firms) By…
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Cloud2 min Read

A new Trend Report from DZone highlights the move to cloud databases. The report paints a bright picture for cloud database adoption, with roughly half of developers asserting that all of their organization’s data will be stored in the cloud in three years or fewer. You can get a copy of the report from SingleStore . DZone has issues a new trend report on cloud databases. In the report, leaders in the database space focus on specific use cases, calling out the factors that help you decide what…
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SingleStore Managed Service14 min Read

Solutions Engineer Mihir Bhojani presents a 20-minute technical overview of SingleStore Managed Service . In this webinar recap, we present the key points of the interview, and give you a chance to review them at your leisure. You can also view the SingleStore Managed Service Technical Overview . In this webinar, we’ll cover what exactly SingleStore Managed Service is and how it compares with self-managed SingleStore, which you download yourself, provision, and run in the cloud or on-premises…
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SingleStore Managed Service22 min Read

This webinar concludes our three-part series on cloud data migration. In this session, Domenic Ravita actually breaks down the steps of actually doing the migration, including all the key things you have to do to prepare and guard against problems. Domenic then demonstrates part of the actual data migration process, using SingleStore tools to move data into SingleStore Managed Service. About This Webinar Series This is the third part of a three-part series. First, we had a session on migration…
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Cloud9 min Read

This webinar describes what’s needed to successfully migrate your data to the cloud. What does a good cloud data migration look like? What are the strategic decisions you have to make as to priorities, and what are the challenges you’ll face in carrying out your plans? We will describe a tried and tested approach you can use to get your first wave of applications successfully migrated to the cloud. About This Webinar Series This is the second part of a three-part series . Last week we covered…
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Managed Service11 min Read

This webinar describes the benefits and risks of moving operational databases to the cloud. It’s the first webinar in a three part series focused on migrating operational databases to the cloud. Migrating to cloud based operational data infrastructure unlocks a number of key benefits, but it’s also not without risk or complexity. The first session uncovers the motivations and benefits of moving operational data to the cloud and describe the unique challenges of migrating operational databases to…
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Analytics2 min Read

A recent Dresner report, the Analytical Data Infrastructure Market Study , includes SingleStore for the first time. The report shows SingleStore as the leader among full-service database providers – ahead of Google, Amazon, Microsoft, IBM, SAP, and Oracle. (A few specialty analytics products also rank highly.) The Dresner report is part of their Wisdom of Crowds series, and rates SingleStore as an Overall Leader in both major categories of the report: Customer Experience and Vendor Credibility…
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Performance3 min Read

Capterra describes itself as “the leading online resource for business software buyers,” boasting more than one million verified software reviews across hundreds of software categories. Those one million reviews include many positive takes on SingleStore software, including this comment from a big data manager: “Best Distributed RDBMS Ever!” Capterra is growing fast, with more than five million monthly users , and the number of verified reviews on the site nearly doubling between 2018 and…
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Engineering5 min Read

This is the first part of a two-part blog post; part two is here . The recent release of SingleStore DB 7.0 has fast replication as one of its major features. With this release, SingleStore offers high-throughput, synchronous replication that, in most cases, only slows SingleStore’s very fast performance by about 10%, compared with asynchronous replication. This is achieved in a very high-performing, distributed, relational database. In this talk, available on YouTube , Rodrigo Gomes…
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Engineering17 min Read

This is the second part of a two-part blog post; part one is here . The recent release of SingleStore 7.0 has fast replication as one of its major features. With this release, MemSQL offers high-throughput, synchronous replication that, in most cases, only slows MemSQL’s very fast performance by about 10%, compared with asynchronous replication. This is achieved in a very high-performing, distributed, relational database. In this talk, available on YouTube , Rodrigo Gomes describes the…
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Performance2 min Read

Gartner Peer Insights features technology product reviews from enterprise users, with more than 300,000 reviews covering nearly 6,000 products in more than 330 categories. Upholding their reputation as top industry analysts for enterprise technology, Gartner sees to it that the reviews are, in their words, “rigorously vetted,” with “no vendor bias.” SingleStore has nearly two dozen reviews , with an overall rating of 4.5 stars. Reviews cover  highlighting key points of what the software does…
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Performance2 min Read

As interest in SingleStore increases, we get many questions about how SingleStore works, how to get started with it, and more. Performance reviews website G2.com has a SingleStore Q&A section where potential customers can ask questions. Here are some of the questions we hear most often – with answers – lightly edited, for context and clarity. Q. What is the advantage of SingleStore over other distributed databases? A. Compared to relational databases – those which support SQL – we believe that…
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Performance6 min Read

SingleStore is garnering a lot of positive attention on business solutions review site G2.com (formerly known as G2 Crowd). As Walt P, a data engineer at an enterprise company, puts it: “We have loaded data in volumes that have historically stopped other database technologies in their tracks.” Since our look at the site last July , dozens of new reviews have been posted, citing SingleStore’s speed, high capacity, and SQL compatibility, among other features. However, the most recent review was…
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Engineering4 min Read

Why did the world need SingleStore? In this blog post, updated from a few years ago, early SingleStore Product Manager Carlos Bueno explains why SingleStore works better, for a wide range of purposes, than a NoSQL setup. (Thanks, Carlos!) We’ve updated the blog post with new SingleStore product features, graphics, and relevant links. To wit, you should also see Rick Negrin’s famous blog post on NoSQL and our recent case study on replacing Hadoop with SingleStore . Tell us if this sounds…
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Case Study4 min Read

SME Solutions Group is a SingleStore partner. An SME customer, a utility company, was installing a new meter network, comprising 2 million meters, generating far more data than the old meters. The volume of data coming in, and reporting needs, were set to overwhelm their existing, complex, Hadoop-based solution. The answer: replacing 10 different data processing components with a single SingleStore cluster. The result: outstanding performance, scalability for future requirements, the ability to…
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SingleStore 7.022 min Read

With the SingleStore DB 7. 0 release, SingleStore has added more special-purpose features, making it even easier to manage time series data within our best-of-breed operational database. These new features allow you to structure queries on time series data with far fewer lines of code and with less complexity. With time series features in SingleStore, we make it easier for any SQL user, or any tool that uses SQL, to work with time series data, while making expert users even more productive. In a…
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Case Study7 min Read

Thorn’s child sex trafficking investigations tool, Spotlight , gathers information from escort sites to provide law enforcement with a tool to help find trafficked children, fast. (A Special Agent for the Wisconsin Human Trafficking Task Force describes Spotlight this way: “ It is the greatest tool we have in the fight against human trafficking. “) And using SingleStore is one of the ways they do it. SingleStore is a powerful solution that meets Thorn’s requirements, including SQL support; fast…
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Case Study7 min Read

How does a major technology services company equip itself to compete in the digital age – and provide services so outstanding that they can significantly advance the business prospects of their customers? All while reducing complexity, cutting costs, and tightening SLAs – in some cases, by 10x or more? For one such company, the solution is to deliver real-time, operational analytics with Kafka and SingleStore. In this company, data flowed through several data stores, and from a relational, SQL…
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Analytics3 min Read

SME Solutions Group helps institutions manage risks and improve operations, and they’ve chosen SingleStore as a database partner . Their premier services include data analytics and business intelligence (BI) tools integration, areas where SingleStore adds tremendous value. In this webinar , SME Solutions Group describes how they use SingleStore to solve a wide range of problems, including big data and fast data needs for utilities. How SingleStore Fits SME Mike Czabator, a systems engineer…
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Case Study4 min Read

Medaxion has found a solution to the analytics problems that plague companies across the health care sector and beyond. John Toups, CTO of Medaxion, puts it plainly. “By combining the ease of presentation and abstraction of Looker for analytics, with the technical prowess of SingleStore as the database behind Looker, we now have simply the best analytics in healthcare.” Medaxion has changed the working lives of anesthesiologists, its core customers. These highly skilled professionals must…
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Analytics5 min Read

SSIMWAVE customers – from film producers to network engineers to media business executives – work to some of the highest standards in the world. They demand to work with the best. SSIMWAVE also works at that level, as the company’s 2015 Emmy award for engineering achievement demonstrates. They also ask the same high standards of their technology vendors/partners. For SSIMWAVE’s rather comprehensive analytics needs, only one database makes the grade: SingleStore. SSIMWAVE has unique technology…
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Forums2 min Read

The SingleStore Forums are seeing more and more community contributions – not just timely and incisive questions, but answers from the community, and valuable content contributions as well. We have two new community stars for the summer, and some valuable Q&As flying back and forth. What Makes an Online Community Work? Participation in any online community is mostly optional. People always have a lot of ways they can spend their time, so for an online community to take off, it has to offer a…
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Apache Kafka6 min Read

In this presentation, recorded shortly after SingleStore introduced SingleStore Pipelines, two SingleStore engineers describe SingleStore’s underlying architecture and how it matches up perfectly to Kafka, including in the areas of scalability and exactly-once updates. The discussion includes specific SQL commands used to interface SingleStore to Kafka, unleashing a great deal of processing power from both technologies. In the video , the SingleStore people go on to describe how to try this on…
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Financial Services3 min Read

A new report from RT Insights describes the benefits of real-time transaction processing in banking and financial services and shows how traditional database architectures interfere with real-time data movement. In order to get the benefits of real-time transaction processing, such as improved portfolio management, fast credit card fraud and acceptance checks, and others, banks and other financial services institutions need to use a translytical database, combining the best of transaction and…
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