MemSQL Competitors and Alternatives

The top MemSQL competitors are
  • CockroachDB
  • MySQL
  • SQL Server
  • SQream Technologies SQream DB
  • Vertica
  • Cassandra
  • MariaDB
Read reviews of MemSQL competitors and alternatives
SQL Server Logo
Real User
Chief of Engineering at a comms service provider with 11-50 employees
Feb 04 2018

What do you think of SQL Server?

Primary Use Case: We use it to capture long distance calls for billing as a quoting database to redirect phone calls based on customer caller line id. • Valuable Features: Ease of use. • Room for Improvement: Only one CPU core can be used Can’t move a database between servers easily Can’t use triggers The free version is cumbersome to use and maintain. But $5000 for a licence is more expense than the benefit I would get from a licensed version. • Use of Solution: One to three years. • Stability Issues: No stability issues. • Scalability Issues: We are capturing 1 million calls per month. The free version can’t scale this much data. • Customer Service and Technical Support: Never used. Google is sufficient. • Previous Solutions: Postgre has a...
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Dan Mahoney
Real User
Member of Technical Staff at a tech company with 501-1,000 employees
Jul 13 2017

What do you think of MySQL?

Valuable Features: Simple syntax and simple administration are the most valuable features. • Improvements to My Organization: It allows us to maintain very large tables without jumping through the hoops that are required by the commercial products such as Oracle. • Room for Improvement: Multi-master replication could be a bit more reliable. • Use of Solution: Counting the earlier versions, we are using this solution for over ten years. • Stability Issues: Compared to the other database solutions, there were no stability issues as such. • Scalability Issues: Sharding is relatively straightforward. • Customer Service and Technical Support: We run the Community version, so technical support doesn't apply. • Previous Solutions: We tried Oracle for a...
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Micro Focus
Real User
Software and Data Architect at a software R&D company with 1,001-5,000 employees
Oct 30 2016

What is most valuable?

The compute and processing engine returns the queries fast and let us use our analysis resources in a better utilization. The concurrency got... more»

How has it helped my organization?

We built an internal dashboard using the MicroStrategyto increase visibility to our management and our employees. Also, we built tool to expose... more»

What needs improvement?

* Loading times for “real time” sources - for example, loading from Spark creates a load on the DB at high scale * Connectors to other sources... more»

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

Vertica is pretty expensive, take into account the servers and network costs before committing.

What other advice do I have?

Don't plan a production usage on high-scale straight on Vertica, use caching or other buffers between the users and the DB. Get yourself... more»

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