Digital Natives, Leading the Digital Revolution

The public dialog is rich in references to “digital natives” and “digital immigrants.” In my family we have a couple of digitally native teenagers and – as a digital immigrant – I am constantly trying to improve from “tourist digital” to true digital fluency. But businesses, and indeed whole industries, are arrayed along a similar [...]


3 Ways Online Gaming Scores with In-Memory Computing (and a cute video)

With annual revenues in online gaming approaching $100 billion, competition is heating up and it’s getting harder to hook players into a game. Today’s players demand real-time responsiveness, more immersive graphics, and ever-more-exciting interactions with fellow gamers. That poses a dual challenge for game makers, who must pack larger and larger volumes of data — [...]


3 Reasons Media Companies ♥ In-Memory Computing

This may be the Year of the Snake, but thanks to huge interest in Big Data in the media, advertising, and entertainment industries, 2013 is shaping up to be Hollywood’s Year of In-Memory Computing. In particular, media organizations are moving terabytes of data into ultra-fast machine memory to overcome three key Big Data challenges: 1. [...]