A Revolution Threatens the Relational Database

May 13, 2008

[From Datamation]

SAP is hardly known for its revolutionary fervor, but it’s clear that they’re storming the barricades over in Waldorf and Palo Alto. The revolution is being led by the company’s in-memory database technology, and up against the wall, with the thwack of the guillotine ringing in the background, is the relational database, and its main ally, the data warehouse. Not to mention a certain relational database and applications competitor of SAP, and by that I don’t mean Microsoft.

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