February 19, 2016 Bobby Johnson
These days when you talk to people in the tech industry, you will get the idea that in-memory computing solves everything. The story is that RAM has become so cheap that you can just stuff all your data in-memory and you won’t have to worry about speed any more. But it is just a myth. Companies that buy into this myth will almost certainly regret that choice in the near future.
Like most myths, there is a kernel of truth in this story. Keeping all data in-memory works brilliantly for some applications, but not all. RAM is cheaper than it …Read more