Resources
From podcasts to how-to guides, white papers and videos, find what you need below.
How-To Guide

Using Tableau with Kafka: How to Build a Real-Time SQL Dashboard on Streaming Data

Build a real-time Tableau dashboard for operational monitoring and analytics on streaming event data from Kafka.
Podcast

Fast Analytics On Semi-Structured And Structured Data In The Cloud

Venkat Venkataramani and Shruti Bhat explain how Rockset is architected to allow for fast and flexible SQL analytics on your data.
How-To Guide

How We Analyze and Visualize Kubernetes Events in Real Time at Rockset

Learn how we rolled our own tool for analysis and visualization of Kubernetes events, and try the open-source dashboard for yourself.
How-To Guide

Outside Lands, Airbnb Prices, and Rockset’s Geospatial Queries

How to use Rockset's fast geospatial indexes with Airbnb data.
How-To Guide

Using Tableau with DynamoDB: How to Build a Real-Time SQL Dashboard on NoSQL Data

We create an example dashboard in Tableau on data in DynamoDB, using Rockset as the SQL intelligence layer.
How-To Guide

3 cost-cutting tips for Amazon DynamoDB

How to avoid costly mistakes with DynamoDB partition keys, read/write capacity modes, and global secondary indexes.
How-To Guide

Tableau Operational Dashboards and Reporting on DynamoDB

We review several approaches to building operational dashboards and reporting on DynamoDB data, using SQL engines like Redshift and Athena.
How-To Guide

Custom Live Dashboards on DynamoDB

We cover different approaches to live dashboards on DynamoDB, using DynamoDB Streams, Lambda, and ElastiCache.
Video

Tech Talk: ALT architecture for low-latency queries on large datasets

We present how the Aggregator-Leaf-Tailer architecture is used to implement Rockset's low-latency, serverless operational analytics engine.
Podcast

Facebook Data Infrastructure with Dhruba Borthakur

Dhruba joins the show to discuss his time at Facebook building data infrastructure. He takes us through the major projects he worked on.
How-To Guide

Redshift with Rockset: High performance queries for operational analytics

Run high-performance queries on data from Redshift tables by continuously ingesting and indexing Redshift data through a Rockset-Redshift integration.
Video

Data Council SF 19: Architecting a Low-Latency Schemaless SQL Engine

Learn about the challenges when adapting SQL to principles of strong dynamic typing and the idea of full converged indexing.
Podcast

Venkat Venkataramani - Valuing People

Venkat Venkataramani talks with Dave Rael about leadership, humility, contribution, commitment to doing the right things, and valuing people over software and data.
Podcast

Bringing Scalable Real-Time Analytics to the Enterprise

Dhruba Borthakur and Shruti Bhat share how Rockset is bringing operational analytics to the enterprise by simplifying data architecture in the cloud.
How-To Guide

Using Tableau for Live Dashboards on Event Data

Connect a Tableau live dashboard to a real-time event stream of complex JSON in a few easy steps.
Podcast

Up and Coming: Three Startups with Amazing Potential

Venkat Venkataramani discusses how Rockset is innovating in cloud data management to minimize the effort needed to get from data to apps.
Case Study

FULL Uses Rockset with DynamoDB for Live Dashboard to Manage Remote Workforce

FULL Creative uses Rockset to build live dashboards and run complex SQL on contact center call data in DynamoDB.
How-To Guide

Building a Serverless Analytics App to Capture and Query Clickstream Data

We built a web app that collects clickstream data as free-form JSON and runs SQL queries on the live data in a completely serverless fashion.
Video

NorCalDB2019: Powering fast SQL over semi-structured data in Rockset

We discuss and demonstrate some of the key aspects of Rockset: strong dynamic typing, converged indexing, and continuous auto-scaling.
Case Study

Decore Uses Rockset for Search & Analytics on DynamoDB

Decore needed to enable ad hoc queries in their crypto accounting software service, so they turned to Rockset for fast analytics on DynamoDB.
Video

Kafka Meetup: Operational Analytics on Event Streams in Kafka

We demonstrate how to create stateful microservices to analyze event streams using Kafka and Rockset.
How-To Guide

Analytics on DynamoDB: Comparing Athena, Spark and Elastic

We compare options for real-time analytics on DynamoDB in terms of ease of setup, maintenance, query capability, and latency.
Video

Strata 2019: A Data System for Low-Latency Queries for Search and Analytics

Learn how Rockset's converged indexing—combining columnar and search indexes—powers fast search and analytics.
Case Study

Fynd - How Does a Growing E-Commerce Portal Respond to Consumer Behavior in Real Time?

Fynd uses Rockset to perform fast queries on real-time event streams, so they can react to consumer behavior as it happens.
Case Study

The Path to Better Pollution Forecasting Goes Through Nested JSON

Pittsburgh-based developer, Doug Balog, collects and analyzes nested JSON weather data to improve pollution forecasts in his community.
Case Study

Implementing a Sensor Network Simply and Efficiently - An MIT Smart City Project

An MIT team collaborates with a school in Brazil on a smart city project to analyze weather sensor data using Rockset.
How-To Guide

How to Build a Facebook Messenger Chatbot Powered by Fast SQL on CSV

Build a chatbot that provides instant responses, leveraging fast SQL queries on CSV data.
How-To Guide

Using Smart Schema to Accelerate Insights from Nested JSON

Use Rockset's Smart Schema to understand complex, nested JSON and enable immediate queries using SQL on raw data.
How-To Guide

How to Run SQL on PDF Files

Run SQL queries on data from PDF files, and join PDFs with JSON, CSV, XLSX, and other data.
Podcast

RocksDB with Dhruba Borthakur and Igor Canadi

Dhruba and Igor explain the technology behind RocksDB, which backs some of the most demanding applications and databases around.
How-To Guide

Visualize Data in Rockset with Redash

Create visualizations on your Rockset data quickly and easily using native integration with Redash.
How-To Guide

Running Fast SQL on DynamoDB Tables

Run SQL queries on your DynamoDB tables without any ETL and without impacting your production workloads.
How-To Guide

Rockset adds Excel spreadsheet support

Run complex SQL across multiple Excel spreadsheets and join XLSX files with JSON, Parquet or CSV data.
How-To Guide

Real-Time Analytics Using SQL on Streaming Data with Apache Kafka and Rockset

Connect Kafka and Rockset to obtain real-time analytics with ad hoc SQL queries on event streams.
How-To Guide

Building a Serverless Microservice Using Rockset and AWS Lambda

Use SQL to join and query JSON and CSV data, and build a serverless microservice using AWS Lambda.
Podcast

Rockset Data Platform with Venkat Venkataramani

Venkat discusses his journey from scaling data infrastructure at Facebook to transforming how data-driven apps are built at Rockset.
How-To Guide

Building a Live Dashboard on Streaming Data Using Amazon Kinesis and Rockset

Serve real-time analytics on Twitter data, using SQL on streaming data from Amazon Kinesis.
How-To Guide

Running SQL on Nested JSON

Make raw JSON immediately queryable through fast SQL queries, without ETL, data pipelines, or fixed schema.
Podcast

Revolutionizing Big Data Apps

Rockset CEO Venkat Venkataramani talks about building apps without pipelines, and serverless search and analytics with native SQL.
Video

From Useful Data to Useful Applications with Rockset

Rockset CEO Venkat Venkataramani explains how Rockset makes it really simple to build data-driven apps with very fast SQL on raw data.
Video

Speeding Cloud-Native App Development with Rockset

Rockset CTO Dhruba Borthakur speaks with ActualTech about what Rockset does and how it changes the game for enterprises.
Video

CUBEConversation: Venkat Venkataramani, Rockset & Jerry Chen, Greylock

Venkat and Jerry discuss Rockset's vision and the future of cloud and data.
Webinar

Building Live Apps on Raw Data with Rockset

As the first cloud service that runs SQL directly on raw data, Rockset greatly simplifies app development and data science on complex data sets.
White Paper

Rockset Concepts, Design & Architecture

Learn how Rockset's architecture enables highly parallelized execution of complex queries across diverse data sets.