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Hype Cycle for In-Memory Computing Technology, 2018

Published: 23 July 2018

ID: G00338549

Analyst(s): Massimo Pezzini , Fabrizio Biscotti


Organizations optimizing or transforming IT for digital business must deliver faster performance, greater scalability and deeper insight, which foster extensive IMC technologies use. We evaluate the maturity and adoption of IMC technologies, IMC-supported architectures and IMC-enabled applications.

Table Of Contents


  • What You Need to Know
  • The Hype Cycle
  • The Priority Matrix
  • Off the Hype Cycle
  • On the Rise
    • IMC Platforms
    • NVMe and NVMe-oF
    • Digital Integration Hub
  • At the Peak
    • Next-Generation Memory
    • IMC-Enabled Hyperscale Application Architecture
    • IMC ERP, FP&A and Fin Close Apps
    • Real-Time Analytics
    • Cloud Event Stream Processing Services
    • Event Stream Processing
    • In-Process HTAP
  • Sliding Into the Trough
    • In-Memory Integrated Stack
    • Point-of-Decision HTAP
    • Spark
    • STT-MRAM
    • Cloud IMDG Services
    • 3D XPoint
    • Scale-Up In-Memory
    • Solid-State DIMMs
    • Hybrid DIMMs
    • Operational In-Memory DBMS
    • Scale-Out In-Memory
  • Climbing the Slope
    • In-Memory Computing
    • Analytical In-Memory DBMS
  • Entering the Plateau
    • In-Memory Data Grids
  • Appendixes
    • Hype Cycle Phases, Benefit Ratings and Maturity Levels

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