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Why Smart Memory Beats Big Memory for Big Data Analytics

by   |   June 17, 2013   |   1 Comment

The typical argument for in-memory analytics: decreasing memory costs make it eventually cheap enough to put all data in memory. But the other side of the equation to decreasing memory costs is the increasing size of data. And data volumes are growing faster than memory is getting cheaper, Stephen Brobst of Teradata writes in this opinion article. Read More…

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A Case for In-Memory Data Grids

by   |   May 28, 2013   |   Leave a comment

An in-memory data grid uses intelligent, distributed caching to let applications meet requirements of performance, availability, reliability, and elastic scale. Such a system can be a boon to analytics systems and other applications that require fast access to data, writes Christina Wong of Red Hat in this opinion article.
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Oracle Stresses All-In-One Database Approach

by   |   November 15, 2012   |   Leave a comment

BURLINGTON, Mass.—Oracle believes its newest line of bundled hardware and software packages—the Exadata database and Exalytics in-memory analytical appliance—can cut costs and save time, freeing up budgets and employees to bring in new innovative systems. Exalytics, Oracle claims, saves time Read More…