Analytics6 min Read

In earlier blog posts we described what time series data is and key characteristics of a time series database . In this blog post, which…
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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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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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Artificial Intelligence2 min Read

The AI Data Science Summit 2019 featured a keynote by SingleStore’s CEO, Nikita Shamgunov, where he was hosted by SingleStore partner Twingo . Nikita, a co-founder of SingleStore and the technical lead from the beginning, has shepherded SingleStore’s development toward a world where cloud , AI, and machine learning are leading trends in information technology. Now that these trends are becoming predominant, SingleStore is playing an increasing role, as Nikita discussed in his keynote. What…
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Kafka3 min Read

Using Apache Kafka and SingleStore together makes it much easier to create and deliver intelligent, real-time applications. In a live webinar, which you can view here , SingleStore’s Alec Powell discussed the value that Kafka and SingleStore each bring to the table, shows reference architectures for solving common data management problems, and demonstrates how to implement real-time data pipelines with Kafka and SingleStore. Kafka is an open source messaging queue that works on a publish…
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Apache Kafka5 min Read

A version of this blog post first appeared in the developer-oriented website, The New Stack . It describes how SingleStore works with Apache Kafka to guarantee exactly-once semantics within a data stream. Apache Kafka usage is becoming more and more widespread. As the amount of data that companies deal with explodes, and as demands on data continue to grow, Kafka serves a valuable purpose. This includes its use as a standardized messaging bus due to several key attributes. One of the most…
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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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Pipelines12 min Read

Eric Hanson, Principal Product Manager at SingleStore, is an accomplished data professional with decades of relevant experience. This is an edited transcript of a webinar on time series data that he recently delivered for developer website DZone. Eric provided an architect’s view on how the legacy database limits of the past can be solved with scalable SQL. He shows how challenging workloads like time series and big data analytics are addressed by SingleStore, without sacrificing the familiarity…
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Engineering6 min Read

SingleStore CEO Nikita Shamgunov recently joined host Tobias Macey on the Data Engineering Podcast. Tobias drew out Nikita on SingleStore’s origins, our exciting present, and where we’re going in the future. In this blog post, we’ll try to get you excited about some of the business and engineering topics discussed in the podcast, but we urge you to listen to the full episode . For your interest, here is a full list of the topics – with a few of them highlighted in this blog post: What is…
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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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Announcements2 min Read

With the release of SingleStore DB 6.5, the SingleStore team is announcing our latest innovation in data ingestion: Pipelines to stored procedures. By marrying the speed and exactly once semantics of SingleStore Pipelines with the flexibility and transactional guarantees of stored procedures, we’ve eliminated the need for complex transforms and unlocked the doors to a variety of new, groundbreaking use cases. This blog post will walk you through how to use Pipelines to stored procedures to break…
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Apache Kafka6 min Read

In a recent SingleStore webcast, we discussed how modern enterprises can easily adopt new data management tools to manage data size, growth, and complexity. Then we demonstrated how to use Apache Kafka and SingleStore to build interactive, real-time data pipelines. Data pipelines capture, process, and serve massive amounts of data to millions of users. During the webcast we also shared how to: Build new data pipelines with modern tools Enable data workflows to support machine learning and…
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