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White paper: An alternative to in-memory databases, key-value stores


Johannesburg, 01 Oct 2019
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Whitepaper

Businesses often use in-memory databases or key-value stores (caching layers) when applications require extremely high performance. 

However, in-memory databases incur a high total cost of ownership and have hard scalability limits, incurring reliability problems and restart delays when memory limits are exceeded. 

In-memory key-value stores share these limitations and introduce architectural complexity and network latency as well.

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