In late 2016, Microsoft announced the general availability of Azure SQL Database In-Memory technologies. In-Memory processing is only available in Azure Premium database tiers and provides performance improvements for On-line Analytical Processing (OLTP), Clustered Columnstore Indexes and Non-clustered Columnstore Indexes for Hybrid Transactional and Analytical Processing (HTAP) scenarios.
SQL Server 2016 is removing a lot of the limitations on memory-optimized tables including the inability to work with the large documents favored by NoSQL style designs.
Memory Optimized Tables promise significant performance gains, but tend to be difficult to work with. SQL Server 2016 reduces much of the pain by offering ALTER TABLE support.
New for SQL Server 2016 is the ability to place a Columnstore Index on an In-Memory Table.
Latest version of MemSQL, in-memory database with support for transactions and analytics, includes a new Community Edition for free use by organizations. MemSQL 4, released last week, also supports integration with Apache Spark, Hadoop Distributed File System (HDFS), and Amazon S3.
Pinterest, the company behind the visual bookmarking tool that helps you discover and save creative ideas, is using real-time data analytics for data-driven decision making purposes. It’s experimenting with MemSQL and Spark technologies for real-time user engagement across the globe.
At an event hosted at the New York Stock Exchange, SAP launched its flagship Business Suite, SAP S/4HANA, which includes a new user interface, mobile capabilities and HANA in-memory analytics.
MapR Technologies, provider of the Apache Hadoop distribution, has open sourced their MapR-DB NoSQL database for unlimited production use. MapR-DB is a Wide Column NoSQL database with native integration to Hadoop and support for strong consistency and ACID transactions.
GridGain's In-Memory Data Fabric entered Apache Incubator last October under the name of Apache Ignite. The company donated its flagship in-memory computing platform to the Apache Software Foundation with the intention of attracting external developers and growing a viable community around its core technology.
Hazelcast announce their new 3.3.1 release, with JCache support, preview their technology roadmap and discuss their run for the JCP Executive Committee.
Oracle Database 12c Release 1 (184.108.40.206) is now available and includes the much anticipated “In-memory” feature, along with several other improvements.
Aerospike has open sourced their NoSQL database under the AGPL 3.0 license. This license requires that any improvements to the source code to be submitted back to the trunk. The source code of the Aerospike server and related tools is available on GitHub.
Hazelcast, an open source in-memory data grid solution introduces a MapReduce API for its offering.
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