The Ins and Outs of In-memory Analytics
Excerpt: The high-performance computing market is expected to reach $220 billion by 2020, according to a study by Market Research Media, and in-memory computing is one of the fastest-growing components of that market. We believe that what has so far been an expensive niche database technology is poised to go mainstream in a big way, just in time to help businesses put to use all the big data that’s piling up. When it comes to business agility, every millisecond will soon matter, if it doesn’t already. And we’re hardly speed demons today. Our InformationWeek 2012 Big Data Survey of 231 business technology pros, all from companies managing a minimum of 10 TB of data, shows the No. 1 area of concern is speed of accessibility. Yet for physical storage, 85% are still using disk.
- 27 July 2012: InformationWeek (tapthe90.com)
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