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RAM is the new disk…

By John | June 19, 2008

This is a great article  that discusses a lot of the relevant “New Development”  issues an architect needs to consider when creating a new application.  The article includes discussions on Hadoop vs. RDBMS,  Seek rates for SSD vs.  Hard Drives,  and  RDBMS Clustering vs.  In-Memory Data Grid (IMDG).  Here is a quote from the article…

Whether or not you need to change the way you think about your applications and hardware ultimately depends on what you are trying to do with them. The consensus seems to be that the times are changing when it comes to how developers are solving performance and scalability these days.

Here is the link…

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