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Gartner Data and Analytics Summit kicks off next week in Grapevine, TX where SingleStore CTO Nikita Shamgunov will showcase the power of r…
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This post originally appeared on the Myntra Engineering Blog . Learn how Myntra gained real-time insights on rapidly growing data using their new processing and reporting framework. Background I got an opportunity to work extensively with big data and analytics in Myntra. Data Driven Intelligence is one of the core values at Myntra, so crunching and processing data and reporting meaningful insights for the company is of utmost importance. Every day, millions of users visit Myntra on our app or…
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Last week we announced the release of the SingleStore Spark 2 Connector with support for both Apache Spark 2.0 and 2.1. At Spark Summit Boston East 2017  next week we will showcase our new connector that operationalizes powerful advanced analytics. February 7-9 John B. Hynes Convention Center 900 Boylston Street, Boston, MA 02115 https://spark-summit.org/east-2017/ SingleStore CTO and Co-founder, Nikita Shamgunov and product manager, Steven Camiña will also deliver the following talks at the…
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We love hosting meetups at SingleStore headquarters. Meetups give us a hands-on way to share what we have been working on, connect with the community, and get in-person feedback from people like you. Last year we hosted meetups spanning topics from building real-time data pipelines to powering geospatial dashboards. We wanted to share a few highlights from our most memorable meetups in 2016. SingleStore Meetups 2016: Year in Review January 21, 2016 – Building Real-Time Digital Insight at Macys…
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Case Study1 min Read

About Teespring Teespring is revolutionizing retail, giving entrepreneurs the opportunity to build and grow their brands via its ecommerce platform. Teespring makes it easy for anyone to create and sell high-quality products people love, with no cost or risk. Since 2012, Teespring has shipped more than fifteen million products around the world. Understanding Real-Time Buyer Activity Teespring was growing its community at a rapid pace. To further this growth, they wanted to connect vendors with…
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At Reversim Summit 2016 , AppsFlyer, a SaaS mobile marketing analytics and attribution platform based out of Israel, presented their SingleStore use case. Yulia Trakhtenberg, Data Team leader at AppsFlyer, shared her team’s story and spoke about why the SingleStore in-memory scalable database provided the best solution for their problems. Problem AppsFlyer aggregates some 8 billion daily events in real time and their solution could not handle this amount of data using their current solution…
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Oracle OpenWorld 2016 kicks off on September 18th in San Francisco with ten tracks, including a Data Center track highlighting innovation in databases including SingleStore and Oracle. We built SingleStore to be a flexible ecosystem technology, as exemplified by several features. First, we offer users flexible deployments – whether it’s hybrid cloud, on-premises, VMs, or containers. Second, our connector tools are open source, such as SingleStore Spark Connector  and  Streamliner , which lets…
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The 2016 Gartner Catalyst Conference kicks off on August 15-18 in San Diego and will feature over 150 sessions for technical professionals. The conference offers eight in-depth tracks on topics including data centers, data and analytics, security, software, mobility, cloud, digital workplaces, and the Internet of Things. Book an in-person SingleStore demo at Gartner Catalyst ⇒ singlestore.com This year, Gartner has chosen the following theme to guide the experience at Catalyst: Architecting…
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Engineering5 min Read

The terms  rowstore  and  columnstore  have become household names for database users. The general consensus is that rowstores are superior for  online transaction processing (OLTP)  workloads and columnstores are superior for  online analytical processing (OLAP)  workloads. This is close but not quite right — we’ll dig into why in this article and provide a more fundamental way to reason about when to use each type of storage. Background One of the nice things about SQL-based databases is the…
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SingleStore is headed to Gartner Business Intelligence and Analytics Summit next week. We’ll be focusing on real-time analytics with our own VP of Engineering kicking off a live demo on day one of the show. For the following days, we’ll be tracking the hot topics in real-time analytics, the new Magic Quadrant for Data Warehouses , IoT, Spark, Relational Databases, In-Memory Computing, and Machine Learning There are dozens of phenomenal sessions at Gartner BI. Our favorites are listed below…
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It has been six months since we began hosting meetups regularly at SingleStore. Our office is located in the heart of SoMa , two blocks from the Caltrain station. At the new San Francisco epicenter of tech startups, we want to meet our neighbors and see what other cool technologies are out there! What better way than over cold brews, local pizza and deep tech talks. In honor of the first official meetup of 2016, we decided to take a look back at the meetups of 2015, and share highlights from…
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In-Memory1 min Read

Tradelab, a programmatic marketing platform company based in France, uses SingleStore to process and analyze real-time bidding data for hundreds of customers. Challenge: NoSQL Data Latency The Tradelab real-time ad serving platform requires a heavy mixed read/write workload, and the NoSQL database they had in place was introducing unnecessary data latency into the ad-bidding process. The company began searching for a replacement – a true real-time data management solution with two key criteria…
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In Memory Database1 min Read

Our CTO and co-founder Nikita Shamgunov recently sat down with Software Engineering Daily . In the interview, Nikita focused on the ideal use cases for an in-memory database, compared to a disk-based store, and clarified how SingleStore compares to MySQL. In this post, we will dig deeper into how we define the ‘in-memory database’ and summarize its benefits. What is SingleStore? SingleStore is a high-performance in-memory database that combines the horizontal scalability of distributed systems…
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SQL3 min Read

We are thrilled to have Carlos Bueno, Product Manager at SingleStore and an expert in performance tuning, as the leader of many of our training efforts. Prior to working at SingleStore, Carlos held critical engineering roles at Facebook, Yahoo, and several startups. He is the author of “Lauren Ipsum”, a popular children’s novel that introduces kids to computer science, as well as “Mature Optimization”, Facebook’s manual on performance measurement and optimization. We sat down with Carlos to talk…
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Industry2 min Read

Data is often considered to be the foundation of many global businesses. Data fuels daily operations, from customer transactions to analytics, from operations to communications. So we decided to answer the question: what’s hot and what’s not in working with data today? HOT: Letting your database be a database Databases were constructed to store data. However, sometimes applications are used to store data itself, a result of legacy database limitations. Storing data in an application makes it…
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Case Study2 min Read

There’s no doubt about it. Apache Spark is well on its way to becoming a ubiquitous technology. Over the past year, we’ve created resources to help our users understand the real-world use cases for Spark as well as showcase how our technologies compliment one another. Now, we’ve organized and consolidated those materials into this very post. Videos Pinterest Measures Real-Time User Engagement with Spark Demo of real-time data pipeline processing and analyzing re-pins across the United States…
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We look forward to ad:tech San Francisco next week, May 20-21, and hope to see you there. Visit us at booth #1442 for games and giveaways, and learn how SingleStore can help you boost conversions through overlap ad targeting. We will be showcasing our latest demo with Pinterest that features building real-time data pipelines with Kafka, Spark, and SingleStore. We also will be demonstrating our new real-time geospatial intelligence capabilities though our Supercar demo. Meet with us at ad:tech…
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hadoop1 min Read

While SingleStore and Hadoop are both data stores, they fill different roles in the data processing and analytics stack. The Hadoop Distributed File System (HDFS) enables businesses to store large volumes of immutable data, but by design, it is used almost exclusively for batch processing. Moreover, newer execution frameworks, that are faster and storage agonistic, are challenging MapReduce as businesses’ batch processing interface of choice. Lambda Architecture A number of SingleStore customers…
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Lesia Myroshnichenko

Lesia Myroshnichenko

Product Marketing Specialist