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How In-Memory Computing Technologies Enable Digital Business

Published: 31 July 2014

ID: G00268442

Analyst(s): Massimo Pezzini , Donald Feinberg , W. Roy Schulte , Keith Guttridge , Roxane Edjlali


Conventional technologies cannot cost-effectively support digital business requirements for speed, low latency, Web-scale and real-time insights. In-memory computing technologies can help application architects address these formidable challenges, but their adoption requires overcoming some hurdles.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Adopt IMDGs to Enable Low-Latency, Dynamically Scalable and Highly Available Back-End Applications Serving the Digital Channels
  • Use IMDBMS for Web-Scale Transaction Systems, for Real-Time Analytics and for Hybrid Applications Mixing Transaction and Analytical Processing
  • Leverage High-Performance Messaging Infrastructure to Deliver the Highly Concurrent, High-Performance Connectivity Requirements of the Digital Business
  • Adopt CEP Technologies to Detect Anomalies, Inject Sense-and-Respond Behavior and Trigger Problem Resolution Processes and Capitalize on Opportunities

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