Top 10 Strategic Technology Trends: In-Memory Computing


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The foundation for in-memory computing is emerging from the converging evolution of memory technology, system architectures and enabling infrastructure software. Relentless price drop, technology maturation and integration are driving mainstream adoption despite notable technical challenges.

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  • Analysis
    • Impact: The Relentless Price Declines of Memory and the Recent Advent of SSD Technology Has Enabled IMC to Become More Affordable and Impactful for IT Organizations
    • Impact: IT Organizations Can Cost-Justify the Use of Flash Memory Implemented as a Discretely Addressed Form of Computer Memory to Improve the Performance of Applications and System Software in Many More Cases Than With Other Flash Approaches
      • Flash as SSD
      • Flash as Disk Cache
      • Flash as a New Memory Layer
    • Impact: Enterprises That Do Not Consider Adopting In-Memory Application Infrastructure Technologies Risk Being Out-Innovated by Competitors That Are Early-Mainstream Users of These Capabilities
  • Recommended Reading
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