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Hype Cycle for In-Memory Computing, 2014

Published: 29 July 2014

ID: G00264165

Analyst(s): Massimo Pezzini


In-memory computing use is growing rapidly, driven by technology maturation and decreasing cost, digital businesses' avidity for scale and performance, users' desire for deeper and timelier analytics, and vendors' powerful push.

Table Of Contents


  • What You Need to Know
  • The Hype Cycle
  • The Priority Matrix
  • On the Rise
    • IMC-Enabled MDM
    • IMC-Enabled Capabilities for Hadoop
    • Solid-State DIMMs
    • In-Memory Application Servers
    • Cloud Event Processing Services
    • IMC-Enabled Packaged CRM/ERP/CPM Applications
    • IMC-Enabled Hybrid Transaction/Analytical Processing
    • Cloud IMDG Services
    • In-Memory Computing Enabling Systems
    • Web-Scale Transaction Processing
  • At the Peak
    • High-Performance Message Infrastructure
    • IMC-Enabled Packaged SCM Applications
    • In-Memory Computing
    • Operational In-Memory DBMS
    • Spin Transfer Torque Magnetic Random-Access Memory
    • Complex-Event Processing
  • Sliding Into the Trough
    • Hybrid DIMMs
    • Analytical In-Memory DBMS
    • IMC-Enabled Application Infrastructure
    • In-Memory Data Grids
    • Solid-State Arrays
  • Climbing the Slope
    • In-Memory Analytics
    • DDR4 DRAM
  • Entering the Plateau
    • Enterprise Solid-State Drives
  • Appendixes
    • Hype Cycle Phases, Benefit Ratings and Maturity Levels

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