Wave Report

The Forrester Wave™: In-Memory Databases, Q1 2017

In-Memory Databases Are Driving Next-Generation Workloads And Use Cases

February 28th, 2017
With contributors:
Gene Leganza , Shreyas Warrier , Emily Miller


In-memory database initiatives are fast on the rise as organizations focus on rolling out real-time analytics and extreme transactions to support growing business demands. In-memory offers enterprise architects a platform that supports low-latency access with optimized storage and retrieval by leveraging memory, SSD, and flash. Forrester identified the 13 most significant companies in the category — Aerospike, Couchbase, DataStax, IBM, MemSQL, Microsoft, Oracle, Red Hat, Redis Labs, SAP, Starcounter, Teradata, and VoltDB —and researched, analyzed, and scored them against 24 criteria.

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