From Altibase to VoltDB, and covering options from IBM, Microsoft, Oracle, and SAP, we wrap up leading in-memory databases and add-on options. When you need speed, here are 10 tools to choose.
Altibase offers two in-memory options Product description: Altibase HDB is a hybrid database offering an in-memory tier, plus disk-based storage, blending the benefits of RAM speed and disk economy. Altibase XDB is the “extreme” in-memory pure-play database, said by the vendor to handle up to 1.5 million transactions per second. Notable customers: Korea Telecom, Hewlett Packard, Samsung Company status: Private; founded 1991
Comment:Altibase is a 20-plus-year-old Korean company that is among the pioneers of in-memory technology. Altibase is best known in the Asian market, but it’s gaining customers in North America through offices in Fort Lee, N.J., and Palo Alto, Calif. The vendor’s hybrid HDB supports transactional and analytic decisions with an ability to blend hot data in RAM and cooler, historical data on disk. The purely in-memory XDB extreme database is aimed at ultra-high-throughput applications seen in telecom, financial, manufacturing, and Internet-of-things applications.