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In-Memory Database

Computers generally retrieve data from disk drives as they process transactions or perform queries. But, that can be too slow when IT systems are working with big data.

In-memory database systems utilize a computer's main memory to store frequently used data, greatly reducing processing times. In-memory database products include SAP HANA and the Oracle Times Ten In-Memory Database.


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