Enkitec folks have been beta testing the Oracle Database 12c In-Memory Option over the past months and recently the Oracle guys interviewed Kerry Osborne, Cary Millsap and me to get our opinions. In short, this thing rocks!
We can’t talk much about the technical details before Oracle 188.8.131.52 is officially out in July, but here’s the recorded interview that got published at Oracle website as part of the In-Memory launch today:
Alternatively go to Oracle webpage:
Just scroll down to the Overview section that says: Video: Database Industry Experts Discuss Oracle Database In-Memory (11:10)
I might actually be even more excited about the In-Memory Option than I was excited about Exadata years ago. The In-Memory Option is not just a performance feature, it’s a simplifying feature too. So, now it’s ok to kill your performance problem with hardware, as long as you use it in a smart way :-)
NB! If you want to move to the "New World" - offload your data and workloads to Hadoop, without having to re-write your existing applications - check out Gluent. We are making history! ;-)