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Hype Cycle for In-Memory Computing Technology, 2017

Published: 17 July 2017

ID: G00314902

Analyst(s): Fabrizio Biscotti , Massimo Pezzini


The digitalization of business generates an inexhaustible demand for faster performance, greater scalability and deeper real-time insight, which is boosting innovation around IMC technologies. Here, we evaluate the maturity and industry adoption of IMC technologies and IMC-enabled solutions.

Table Of Contents


  • What You Need to Know
  • The Hype Cycle
  • The Priority Matrix
  • Off the Hype Cycle
  • On the Rise
    • Shared Accelerated Storage
    • Next-Generation Memory
    • In-Process HTAP
  • At the Peak
    • Real-Time Analytics
    • Cloud Event Stream Processing Services
    • IMC-Enabled Hyperscale Application Architecture
    • Event Stream Processing
    • IMC-Enabled Packaged ERP and F/SCPM Applications
    • In-Memory Integrated Stack
    • Point-of-Decision HTAP
  • Sliding Into the Trough
    • Cloud IMDG Services (imdgPaaS)
    • STT-MRAM
    • Spark
    • 3D XPoint
    • Scale-Up In-Memory
    • Operational In-Memory DBMS
    • Solid-State DIMMs
    • Hybrid DIMMs
    • In-Memory Computing
  • Climbing the Slope
    • Analytical In-Memory DBMS
    • IMC-Enabled Application Infrastructure
    • In-Memory Data Grids
  • Entering the Plateau
    • Solid-State Arrays
  • Appendixes
    • Hype Cycle Phases, Benefit Ratings and Maturity Levels

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