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Hype Cycle for In-Memory Computing Technology, 2013

Published: 29 July 2013

ID: G00252926

Analyst(s): Massimo Pezzini


In-memory computing technologies are moving fast toward becoming mainstream, driven by rapid hardware evolution, maturing software, cloud deployment models, the proliferation of innovative use cases and software packages embedding these technologies.

Table Of Contents
  • What You Need to Know
  • The Hype Cycle
  • The Priority Matrix
  • On the Rise
    • Cloud IMDG Services
    • Cloud Event Processing Services
    • In-Memory Application Servers
    • In-Memory Computing and Packaged Business Applications
    • In-Memory Computing Enabling Systems
    • IMC-Enabled Hybrid Transaction/Analytical Processing
    • In-Memory Operational DBMS
    • High-Performance Message Infrastructure
  • At the Peak
    • Servers Using Flash Memory as Additional Memory Type
    • Spin Transfer Torque Magnetic Random-Access Memory
    • Complex-Event Processing
    • Analytical In-Memory DBMS
  • Sliding Into the Trough
    • Nonvolatile DIMMs
    • IMC-Enabled Application Infrastructure
    • Solid-State Appliances
    • In-Memory Data Grids
    • In-Memory Analytics
  • Climbing the Slope
    • DDR4 DRAM
    • Enterprise-Grade Solid-State Drives
  • Appendixes
    • Hype Cycle Phases, Benefit Ratings and Maturity Levels

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