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Delivering Digital Business Value Using Practical Hybrid Transactional/Analytical Processing

Published: 27 April 2017

ID: G00314780

Analyst(s): Roxane Edjlali , Adam Ronthal


The convergence of information infrastructure for operational and analytics data management is enabling new use cases that demand real-time analytics, but data and analytics leaders struggle to understand how emerging technology and architectures enable digital business. We discuss three use cases.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Point-of-Decision HTAP Is Far More Easily Attainable With Less Disruption to Core Business Applications
    • Case Study: In-Memory DBMS Reduces Analytic Latency for Lufthansa Technik
  • Personalized User Experience in Digital Business Requires Real-Time Analysis of Streaming Data, Enabled Through In-Memory Capabilities at the DBMS Level, Combined With Historical Analysis
    • Case Study: Peak Games Combines Multiple DBMS Technologies for Real-Time Analytics
  • Rip-and-Replace DBMS Approaches That Leverage In-Memory-Enabled HTAP Can Demonstrate Transformational Benefits
    • Case Study: Financial Firm Enables Near-Real-Time Capabilities to Reduce Risk

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