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March 8, 2018

MemSQL Establishes a New Baseline for Database Speed

SAN FRANCISCO, March 8, 2018 — MemSQL, a database for real-time applications, has announced at the Strata Data Conference that it can scan over a trillion rows per second using standard hardware, making it one of the fastest databases on the market.

According to 451 Research, the combined data platforms and analytics market will be worth more than $146 billion by 20221. In order to harness the most business value from the data behind this growth, companies need a way to capture and analyze every bit they collect. To maximize data value, companies building intelligent applications need a database capable of handling transactions and analytics in slivers of a second.

“Today, scanning a trillion rows per second is most relevant for larger data sets,” said Nikita Shamgunov, CEO and co-founder of MemSQL. “However, the industry is evolving rapidly, and we’ve built a database to support the applications that will make the biggest impact on your business. If your database is the bottleneck for your workloads, then you need MemSQL.”

Achievements of this magnitude push the technology industry forward, and it takes collaboration with industry partners. MemSQL leveraged the new Intel Xeon Platinum 8180 processors – part of the Intel Xeon Scalable platform – to scan 115.6 billion rows of synthetically-generated trade data in an average response time of 0.0991 seconds. That equates to a scan rate of 1.1 trillion rows per second*.

“Intel is proud of our collaboration with software partners, such as MemSQL, to drive breakthrough innovations,” said Jennifer Huffstetler, Vice President and General Manager of Datacenter Product Marketing, Intel Corporation. “The database speed MemSQL accomplished using deep software optimizations for the Intel Xeon Scalable platform will help customers capture more real-time actionable insights from their data.”

Connect with MemSQL at Strata Data Conference in San Jose
March 6-8, stop by MemSQL booth #1015 for live demonstrations or attend one of the following talks:

Building the Foundation of a Latency-Free Life
Nikita Shamgunov, CEO and Co-founder, MemSQL
Wednesday, March 7, at 9:55am PT
Location: Grand Ballroom 220

Thinking Faster is Thinking Better: Why 1 Trillion Rows Per Second is the Future of Analytics
Eric Hanson, Principal Product Manager, MemSQL
Wednesday, March 7, at 11:00am PT
Location: Booth 1015

Analytics in Real Time, the [Grey’s] Anatomy of Event Streaming 
Adam Ahringer, Manager, Software Data Engineering, Disney
Wednesday, March 7, from 11:50am – 12:30pm PT
Location: Room 230B

About MemSQL

MemSQL envisions a world of adaptable databases and flexible data workloads – your data anywhere in real time. Today, global enterprises use MemSQL as an intelligent database to cost-effectively ingest data and produce industry-leading time to insight. MemSQL works as a managed service, on any cloud or on-premises. Visit or follow us @memsql.

1 451 Research, Total Data: Data Platforms & Analytics, February 2018

Source: MemSQL

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