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Hype Cycle for In-Memory Computing Technology, 2015

Published: 28 July 2015

ID: G00277192

Analyst(s): Fabrizio Biscotti , Massimo Pezzini


As this year's Hype Cycle clearly indicates, the field of in-memory computing is extremely innovative. Adoption grows favored by decreasing costs, availability of open-source enablers and vendors' push.

Table Of Contents


  • What You Need to Know
  • The Hype Cycle
  • The Priority Matrix
  • Off the Hype Cycle
    • New Technology Profiles
    • Changes to Existing Technology Profiles
  • On the Rise
    • IMC-Enabled Packaged CRM Applications
    • In-Process Hybrid Transaction/Analytical Processing
    • IMC-Enabled MDM
    • IMC for Big Data
    • In-Memory Application Servers
    • IMC-Enabled Packaged ERP/CPM Applications
    • Cloud IMDG Services
    • Point-of-Decision HTAP
    • Cloud Event Processing Services
    • Real-Time Analytics
    • Scale-Up In-Memory Computing Enabling Servers
    • Solid-State DIMMs
  • At the Peak
    • Web-Scale Application Architecture
    • IMC-Enabled Packaged SCP Applications
    • Event Stream Processing
    • Spark
    • In-Memory Computing
    • Operational In-Memory DBMS
    • Spin Transfer Torque Magnetoresistive Random-Access Memory
    • Scale-Out In-Memory Computing Enabling Servers
  • Sliding Into the Trough
    • Analytical In-Memory DBMS
    • Hybrid DIMMs
    • High-Performance Message Infrastructure
    • IMC-Enabled Application Infrastructure
  • Climbing the Slope
    • In-Memory Data Grids
    • Solid-State Arrays
    • Visual Data Discovery
  • Appendixes
    • Hype Cycle Phases, Benefit Ratings and Maturity Levels

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