White Paper: In-Memory Database Systems: Myths and Facts
In the past decade, software vendors have emerged to offer in-memory database system (IMDS), which are described as a new type of database management system (DBMS) that accelerates information storing, retrieving and sorting by holding all records in main memory.
This eliminates a major source of processing overhead and delivers significant performance gains.
But is this idea new? For years, DBMSs have employed caching, which keeps frequently...