SingleStore Survey Reveals Growing Adoption of Real-Time Technologies

Survey Results Highlight Need to Move from Batch to Real Time

San Francisco, CA - October 11, 2016 - SingleStore, provider of the fastest database platform for real-time analytics, today announced the results from its inaugural State of Real-Time Survey, featuring responses from 125 IT leaders across Fortune 1000 companies. The study reveals that over 80% of surveyed participants see real-time analytics as an enterprise priority. The mission for companies competing in today’s market is clear: move from batch to real time.

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The survey answers the what, how, and why behind real-time initiatives in today’s leading organizations. Key findings include:

  • Enterprises define real time as having second or sub-second response times
  • Businesses pursue real-time initiatives for two main reasons: to deliver real-time dashboards and to improve customer experience
  • Over two thirds of the companies surveyed are planning and building real-time analytics applications

In addition, 75% of companies surveyed describe real-time initiatives as important, very important, or critical to their organization. These organizations and SingleStore users recognize the importance of integrating real time into the core of the enterprise. Chief Data Platform Architect at Dell Technologies, Darryl Smith, shared at Strata+Hadoop World New York that a great opportunity exists for enterprises to incorporate real time at the operations level for immediate business advantage. Download Darryl’s complete presentation at

Other areas seeing rapid adoption of real-time technologies are Internet of Things (IoT) initiatives, such as smart cities, on-demand transportation, and fitness tracking; and machine learning, which have propelled real time to the forefront of the data management conversation.

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