White Paper

In-Memory Database vs In-Memory Data Grid

White Paper

A Business Level Perspective on In-Memory Computing

In-Memory Databases (IMDB) and In-Memory Data Grids (IMDG) are two technologies that address real-time computing and big data needs without having to start over with an entirely new set of IT systems. While they may sound similar, the differences are significant and understanding your options will help you make better decisions.

Your business operates in an environment with constantly evolving technology. For business and IT leaders, it can be overwhelming to keep up with new developments and determine what is critical to implement immediately, and what technologies can or should wait. In-memory processing technologies are becoming pervasive and have a direct and indirect effect on how a business operates. Hazelcast has created this whitepaper to discusses these technologies and the respective implications.

This Whitepaper features:

  • Differences between an in-memory database (e.g., Aerospike, Redis) and a in-memory data grid (e.g., Hazelcast IMDG, Coherence)
  • Business use cases for real-time data processing