Microsoft SQL Server In-Memory OLTP: Overview of Project "Hekaton"

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"Hekaton" is the in-memory OLTP engine for SQL Server, as a part of XVelocity. In this overview session, we discuss the user scenarios and the hardware trends such as decreasing memory cost, many-core processors, and stalling CPU clock rate that prompted the key architectural pillars of memory optimization, no lock/latch concurrency control, and native compilation. We also cover how "Hekaton" is integrated into SQL Server.

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      Very useful information for this real world scenarios and lesson learn. Glad to know the performance enhancement and how easy it is to adopt Hekaton. I can't wait to start using it to solve problems for my customers.

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