Next-Generation Databases Seamlessly Support Both Transactions And Analytics
by Noel Yuhanna and Mike Gualtieri, Forrester
Why Read This Report
Blazing-fast performance for both transactions and analytics is the goal of the new and emerging database category that Forrester calls translytical databases. Powered by in-memory technology and a scale-out architecture, this new class of database is designed to support both transactions and analytics without sacrificing transactional integrity, performance, scale, and analytical capacity. Translytical databases can have a hypertransformative effect on enterprise architects’ ability to deliver analytical insights at lightning speed. Oracle, SAP, and VoltDB are among the vendors that offer this technology now.
Separate Systems For Different Workloads Are Affecting Business Growth And Innovation Enterprises have built technology stacks comprising transactional, operational, and analytical systems, making it extremely challenging for enterprise architects to access the right information at the right time to support the new business requirements.
Translytical Delivers A Single Database For Transactions And Analytics Recent advances and innovations around distributed in-memory, data compression, multimodal data format, and tiered storage are enabling a new generation of distributed databases that can support practically any workload in real time.
The Translytical Database Market Is Ramping Up Rapidly With New And Traditional Vendors Big database vendors such as IBM, Microsoft, Oracle, and SAP are expanding existing database platforms to support translytical, while smaller niche vendors such as Aerospike, MemSQL, and VoltDB are focusing on innovative and economical platforms.
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