Sunday, June 02, 2013

SQL Server in-memory "Hekaton"

Hekaton Breaks Through - Microsoft Research:
"Hekaton, its new in-memory technology, developed through a collaborative effort between Microsoft Research and the SQL Server product team. Hekaton is scheduled to ship with the next major release of SQL Server. The announcement’s highlight was a demonstration that showed how SQL Server with Hekaton delivered a 30x performance increase without code changes to existing applications or hardware"

In a way this is Microsoft's answer for Oracle Exadata and SAP Hana database.

@ InfoQ

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