An in-memory database (short: IMDB) is a database management tool that uses computer memory (RAM) for storage instead of hard drives, as is usually the case with database management systems. It is therefore mainly used for storing particularly large amounts of data. By using the main memory, higher access speeds are possible, access times are shorter and can also be better planned. An in-memory database belongs to the analytical databases and therefore offers read-only access. Well-known providers of in-memory databases include SAP, Oracle, IBM, Microsoft, Pivotal and Teradata.Why this is interesting for a Chief Digital Officer (CDO)?
Big Data is one of the pillars of the digital revolution. Data is the new oil. That is the reason why it is important to a Chief Digital Officers (CDO).
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