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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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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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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Analytics13 min Read

There is a trend in industry which says that modern applications need to be built on top of one or more special-purpose databases. That every application benefits from using the best-of-breed technology for each requirement. And that the plethora of special-purpose options available from certain cloud providers is reasonable to manage. That’s all BUNK. The reality is that navigating the choices, figuring out how to use them effectively, and dealing with the ETL and inevitable data sprawl, is so…
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AWS9 min Read

This blog post shares the second part of our recent webinar, SingleStore Managed Service and SingleStore DB 7.0 Overview . (Part 1 is here .) In this part, Rick delivers a deep dive into SingleStore Managed Service, the new, elastic, on-demand cloud service from SingleStore. He describes the features of SingleStore Managed Service in depth, and delivers a demo. In the last part, Rick describes highlights of the upcoming SingleStore DB 7.0. Managed Service is our fully managed on-demand elastic…
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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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Cloud6 min Read

Intel’s new Optane DC persistent memory adds a new performance option for SingleStore users. After careful analysis, we’ve identified one area in which SingleStore customers and others can solve a potentially urgent problem using Optane today, and we describe that opportunity in this blog post. We also point out other areas where SingleStore customers and others should keep an eye on Optane-related developments for the future. If you need broader information than what’s offered here, there are…
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Apache Kafka3 min Read

SingleStore has been designed and developed as a distributed relational database, bringing the effectiveness of the relational database model into the new world of the cloud, containers, and other software-defined infrastructure – as described in a new report from 451 Research . Today, most of our customers run our software using some combination of the cloud and containers, with many also running it on-premises. Today, we are purveyors of the leading platform-independent NewSQL database…
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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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Case Study9 min Read

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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Amazon Web Services Summit3 min Read

AWS re:Invent, which ended yesterday, had an estimated 50,000-plus people in attendance. Since the first AWS re:Invent 6 years ago, Amazon has gone from an up-and-coming innovator in the IT software space to the 800-pound gorilla dominating enterprise software. Given their outsized role for our customers and partners, we thought we would share news and a few highlights from our time at the show. Unsurprisingly, AWS spent a lot of time discussing the emerging fields of AI and machine learning…
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Amazon Web Services Summit7 min Read

Epigen Technology depends heavily on SingleStore as part of its core toolkit. “Without SingleStore, I can’t do what I do,” says Terry Rice, founder of Epigen. Visit SingleStore at AWS re:Invent booth #1905 in Las Vegas, November 27-30. Epigen Technology uses software to innovate in many fast-changing areas of technology, including cybersecurity, analytics, machine learning, artificial intelligence (AI), and the emerging area of cognitive computing . Now, Epigen has developed a framework for…
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Cloud7 min Read

Experience teaches us that when loading data into a database, in whatever form ― normalized, denormalized, schema-less, hierarchical, key-value, document, etc ― the devil is always in the data load. For enterprise companies in the real-time economy, every second saved means improved efficiency, productivity, and profitability. Thankfully, SingleStore makes your enterprise data fast to load and easy to access. You can spin up a SingleStore cluster in minutes and load data very quickly using…
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Cloud5 min Read

Data growth and diversity has put new pressures on traditional data warehouses, resulting in a slew of new technology evaluations. The data warehouse landscape offers a variety of options, including popular cloud solutions that offer pay-as-you-go pricing in an easy-to-use and scale package. Here are some considerations to help you select the best cloud data warehouse. First, Identify Your Use Case A cloud data warehouse supports numerous use cases for a variety of business needs. Here are some…
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Cloud4 min Read

As companies move to the cloud, the ability to span on-premises and cloud deployments remains a critical enterprise enabler. In this post, we’ll review the basics of a hybrid cloud model for SingleStore deployments to fit conventional and future needs. SingleStore Background SingleStore is a real-time data warehouse optimized for hybrid cloud deployments, and excels at operational use cases. SingleStore users are drawn to the ability to load and persist live data at petabyte scale while…
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Capacity Planning3 min Read

In today’s wave of Enterprise Cloud applications, having trust in a data store behind your software-as-a-service (SaaS) application is a must. Thus, multi-tenancy support is a critical feature for any enterprise-grade database. This blog post will cover the ways to implement multi-tenancy, and best practices for doing so in SingleStore. As customer table sizes grow, you will need to scale out your multi-tenant database across dozens of machines. To support rich analytics about your customers or…
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Cloud2 min Read

Software is eating the world! It’s a data explosion! The Internet is now of Things! Scratch that, even better – it is of Everything! Did Big Data just call out IoT on Twitter? Click here to find out. [ 1 ] I kid the Internet. In all seriousness, what a magical time we live in. Moore’s Law means cheap hardware, then next thing you know, Cloud. Internet ubiquity invites the globe to the party. Feats of software engineering that were impossible for nation-states to pull off a decade ago are de…
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Announcements1 min Read

Good news, everyone! Today we’re releasing SingleStore Community Edition on the Amazon AWS and Microsoft Azure Marketplaces. Many of our customers run SingleStore in the cloud, and often their entire infrastructure. An even larger number try SingleStore first on the cloud before pulling it into their production systems. A great example is VCare, currently using SingleStore deployed on AWS cloud instances to power its online, real-time charging platform. VCare supports Mobile Virtual Network…
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