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Don’t Accept Data Loss when Upgrading to In-memory Database Performance

Tuesday, May 20, 2014 - 12:00am

Data loss is the enemy of businesses everywhere. Snapshots, replication, active-active architectures, even physical measures such as backup generators are used to ensure data is preserved as it enters and is used or warehoused by the enterprise. Most companies use a database to manage this data and extract intelligence from it; therefore, the database has an important role in preservation of data – durability in database-speak.

 

As data wends its way through ingestion, transactions and analysis, many databases rely on frequent writes to disk to ensure data is durable, even in the event of