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Cybercrime damages in 2021 are expected to reach $6 trillion , with organizations of all sizes and industries exploring ways to protect th…
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The exchange is at the heart of our economic system. From the Rialto in Venice (fourteenth century), the Grand Bazaar in Turkey (seventeenth century), the Amsterdam Bourse in Holland (seventeenth century) and the New York Stock Exchange (twentieth century), markets have purposely been built to be a place for buyers and sellers of goods and services to meet and transact. In this blog post, we explain how we built an exchange, with SingleStore at the core. After the invention of computers, and…
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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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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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“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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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This case study was originally presented as part of a webinar session by Mike Boyarski, Sr. Director of Product Marketing at SingleStore. It’s been updated to include additional information and references. In the webinar, which you can view here , and access the slides here , Mike describes the challenges facing financial services institutions which have decades’ worth of accumulated technology solutions – and which need to evolve their infrastructure immediately to meet today’s needs. In this…
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Analytics4 min Read

This case study was presented as part of a webinar session by Rick Negrin, VP of Product Management at SingleStore. In the webinar, which you can view here , and access the slides here , Rick demonstrates how a major financial services company replaced Oracle Exadata with SingleStore to power portfolio analytics, with greatly increased responsiveness for users and the ability to easily incorporate machine learning models into their applications. In this case study, we’ll emphasize the bank’s…
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Wealth management is an intensely competitive offering for banks and other financial services institutions. It requires high concurrency – the ability to serve many users, fast – low latency, and the ability to access vast amounts of current and historical data in real time. Institutions have used in-memory databases and streaming data to try to meet the demand. In this webinar, SingleStore’s Sourabh Mehta shows how SingleStore improves the wealth management experience for users and gives…
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Analytics6 min Read

Real-time analytics is necessary to enable real-time decision making and to deliver enhanced customer experiences ( download real-time whitepaper ). Building a real-time application starts with connecting the pieces of your data pipeline. To make fast and informed decisions, organizations need to rapidly ingest application data, transform it into a digestible format, store it, and make it easily accessible. All at sub-second speed. In this video, we show how an earlier version of SingleStore was…
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Analytics4 min Read

Uber is driven by analytics. The fastest-growing company ever, by some accounts, Uber uses up-to-date information to entice customers, direct drivers, and run their business on a database that provides answers with sub-second response times. In this presentation, James Burkhart of Uber explains how SingleStore has helped solve critical latency issues for the company at a critical point in its growth. We encourage you to review the key points listed here, then view the presentation from Strata…
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Analytics3 min Read

A new wave of digital transformation is in progress, and this new wave is powered by the exponential growth in the volume and complexity of data. To make data valuable it must be collected, stored, analyzed, and operationalized so as to drive value. Forrester has conducted a Total Economic Impact (TEI) analysis showing the savings and opportunities made possible for organizations moving to SingleStore. In order to put savings and benefits into context, Forrester conducted case studies with…
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One of SingleStore’s strengths is speeding up analytics, often replacing NoSQL databases to provide faster performance. Kurtosys, a market-leading, digital experience platform for the financial services industry, uses SingleStore exclusively, gaining far faster performance and easier management across transactions and analytics. Kurtosys is a leader in the digital experience category, with the first truly SaaS platform for the financial services industry. In pursuing its goals, Kurtosys became…
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Analytics2 min Read

A SingleStore customer previously ran their business on two databases: the Amazon Web Services Relational Database Service ( AWS RDS ) for transactions and Druid.io for analytics, with a total bill which reached over $93,000 a month. They moved both functions to SingleStore, and their savings have been dramatic – about two-thirds of the total cost. The customer’s new monthly cost is about $31,000, for a savings of $62,000 a month, or 66%. In addition, the customer gains increased performance…
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Analytics8 min Read

Risk management is a critical task throughout the world of finance (and increasingly in other disciplines as well). It is a significant area of investment for IT teams across banks, investors, insurers, and other financial institutions. SingleStore has proven to be very well suited to support risk management and decisioning applications and analytics, as well as related areas such as fraud detection and wealth management . In this case study we’ll show how one major financial services…
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Analytics11 min Read

In this case study, we describe how SingleStore powers wealth management dashboards – one of the most demanding financial services applications. SingleStore’s scalability and support for fast, SQL-based analytics, with high concurrency, mean that it’s well-suited to serve as the database behind these highly interactive tools. Dashboards have become a hugely popular technique for monitoring and interacting with a range of disparate data. Like the dashboard in a car or an airplane, an effective…
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Analytics3 min Read

In this webinar, SingleStore Product Marketing Manager Mike Boyarski describes the growth in popularity of time series data and talks about the best options for a time series database, including a live Q&A. You can view the webinar and download the slides here . Here at SingleStore, we’ve had a lot of interest in our blog posts on time series data and choosing a time series database , as well as our O’Reilly time series ebook download . Additionally, we have a webinar on architecture for…
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diwo ® is a new, AI-powered platform that promises to help business users answer real-life challenges, acting as its “cognitive decision-making superpower.” diwo – which stands for “data in, wisdom out” – uses SingleStore to power a significant part of its functionality. diwo was developed to reveal hidden business opportunities and empower users to act on them in a timely manner. The software can run in an AI-powered conversational mode, rather than through a programming or scripting language…
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GoGuardian  is an Education Technology company that specializes in moderating student web activities by using machine learning to facilitate a better learning environment. We combine dynamic data inputs to calibrate student engagement and help educators draw conclusions about their class sessions. This means that there are a large number of events happening from more than 5 million students every single day. As one can imagine, handling all of these events is quite a challenge. This is a…
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Apache Kafka7 min Read

A Fortune 50 company tried traditional SQL databases, then Hadoop, to manage financial updates company-wide. They finally found a successful solution by augmenting Hadoop with SingleStore. Many companies today are straining to meet the needs for faster ad hoc analytics, dashboards, reporting, and support for modern applications that depend on fast access to the latest data – in particular, financial data. Facing competitive and customer pressures, IT organizations must respond to a rapid…
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Everything at monday.com starts and ends with data. We’re driven to succeed, and to do that, we must measure everything with precision and accuracy. That’s why we built our own business intelligence (BI) solution from scratch:  our beloved BigBrain . It tracks every single KPI we have here at monday.com and in the spirit of transparency, we make these numbers readily accessible to everyone on our team. Our BigBrain team—currently 4 engineers and counting ( we’re hiring! )—just wrapped up a big…
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Insite360 is a complete solution for fuel management and environmental services. It’s used in gas stations and by other suppliers, distributors, and buyers of petroleum products and other energy commodities. Insite360 is delivered as software as a service (SaaS) and is the market leader worldwide. Insite360 customers see increased operational efficiency through the automation of relevant processes and continuous monitoring. They are able to cut costs, increase revenues, and reduce risk by using…
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Deriving insights from your data is a competitive advantage that can no longer be ignored. But many companies are finding it difficult to make the most of their data, because traditional data technology wasn’t built with such huge scale in mind. A traditional SQL-based database could handle almost any workload, but the workload had to fit on a single machine. If you needed to scale – to support real-time analytics, for instance – you had to buy into NoSQL solutions – a multitude of specialized…
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