In-memory computing is a style of computing in which the primary data store for applications (the "data store of records") is the central (or main) memory of the computing environment (on single or multiple networked computers) running these applications. As not all in-memory solutions support durability features, IT leaders need to assess the need for additional logging and/or "snapshoting" capabilities as well as non-volatile random-access memory. It is also important to conduct a design review of applications that use in-memory computing — especially database versions — to ensure the architected performance is not compromised by excessive waiting due to latches and locks.
Future IT leaders will need to seek technologies that eliminate silos in order to deliver the right information to the right person within the right application environment at the right time. ... More >>