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2/14/2014
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MicroStrategy Launches In-Memory Analysis Engine

MicroStrategy Prime brings in-memory analysis platform, co-developed by Facebook, to the cloud.

Facebook CIO Tim Campos details the company's 3,500-core, 30-terabyte in-memory analysis deployment based on MicroStrategy Prime.
Facebook CIO Tim Campos details the company's 3,500-core, 30-terabyte in-memory analysis deployment based on MicroStrategy Prime.

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D. Henschen
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2/14/2014 | 1:37:54 PM
What's the competition?
I'm glad MicroStrategy is being clear and restrained about its claims about this technology. It's not really competition to database platforms like SAP Hana, Oracle, Teradata, etc. A closer competitor would be, say, Oracle Exalytics and BusinessObjects Explorer running on SAP Hana. That's my interpretation, but let's see if MicroStrategy or its competitors chime in.
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6/20/2014 | 9:44:03 PM
MicroStrategy Not A Search Engine
I agree with the post above. Many of the articles about MicroStrategy's product describe it too broadly. Not only is it not like SAP Hana, but also, it is not a search capability. The only in-memory search engine is SRCH2 (http://srch2.com).

 
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