Oracle and IBM databases: Disk-based vs In-memory databases 
Thursday, December 17, 2009 at 3:43AM
Pawel Plaszczak in RDBMS, data-grid, database, ibm, in-memory, oracle

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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