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Oracle and IBM databases: Disk-based vs In-memory databases 

Current disk based RDBMS can run out of steam when processing large data. Can these problems be solved by migrating from a disk based RDBMS to an IMDB? Any limitations? To find out, I tested one of each from the two leading vendors who together hold 70% of the market share - Oracle's 11g and TimesTen 11g, and IBM's DB2 v9.5 and solidDB 6.3.

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Was hoping for more information on this as well as vs. bumping up DB instance memory allocation to employ the "RDBMS"'s cache.

December 17, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterXailor

Thank you for your interest on this subject. We are working on a similar workshop on IBM System p and Oracle 11gR2 and it's in our list and objectiv for Summer 2010. But if you need support or specific information relative to this subject for a customer's project don't hesitate to come back to us via the blog.


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February 17, 2010 | Registered CommenterMatt John

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