What's holding back in-memory databases?

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While in-memory database technology offers huge performance improvements over conventional databases, a number of key shortcomings have held back adoption. But that may soon change. Graeme Burton reports

In 2013, SAP co-founder and chairman Hasso Plattner played host at the launch of SAP Hana for ERP. "Thanks to the power of SQL, only one version of the suite will go forward, using not only Hana, but IBM...

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