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Two Common Questions About SQL

Nikita Shamgunov, CTO of MemSQL via Quora Why are we still writing SQL? There are several reasons: 1. SQL is a standard and standards are very hard to change. Especially when they work and data is incredibly “sticky”. 2. SQL is declarative: compare a SQL statement producing a report with a Java or even Python program. Then show it to a none-engineer. 3. SQL is very forgiving – something ppl usually

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MemSQL with Nikita Shamgunov

http://traffic.libsyn.com/sedaily/memsql_nikita_2.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadMemSQL is a high-performance, in-memory database that combines the horizontal scalability of distributed systems with the familiarity of SQL. Nikita Shamgunov is co-founder and CTO of MemSQL. Questions What types of data does a user want to keep on disk versus on an in-memory database? How does MemSQL compare to MySQL? How do MemSQL users leverage Apache Spark? How does a user onboard with

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