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SAP certifies Oracle’s Database In-Memory

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Oracle’s Database In-Memory has been certified by SAP for use with SAP solutions based on the SAP NetWeaver 7.x technology platform.
Customers can use SAP applications together with Oracle Database In-Memory to perform realtime data analytics together with real-time transaction processing on their existing applications, by adding SAP tables into the in-memory column store.

Earlier this year, SAP certified Oracle Database 12c, Oracle Exadata Database Machine X5-2, and Oracle Exalogic Elastic Cloud X5-2 for use with SAP solutions.

Oracle Database In-Memory was released by Oracle a year ago. In its first year, sales have been nearly triple that of all new Oracle Database 11g options combined during their first year. Customers are delighted by the ease of adoption and potential performance gains delivered by Oracle Database In-Memory.

“Oracle Database is the number one database among SAP customers around the globe, and SAP’s certification of Oracle Database In-Memory, coupled with our extended reseller and support agreements, is indicative of its importance,” says Andy Mendelsohn, executive vice-president: database server technologies at Oracle.

“Customers can be assured that their SAP applications running on Oracle Database and Oracle Engineered Systems are fully supported. Oracle Database In-Memory provides mutual customers with an enterprise-grade, in-memory solution from Oracle.”

“The fact that SAP certified Oracle Database 12c in March 2015 and Oracle Database In-Memory just three months later is a testament to the compatibility of Oracle Database In-Memory with existing applications,” says Carl Olofson, research vice-president: application development and deployment at IDC. “This is a big win for customers who will now have a choice of using the latest technology from Oracle with existing SAP applications.”

Oracle Database In-Memory implements a dual-format architecture that delivers fast analytics together with high-performance OLTP. It processes data at a rate of billions of rows per second and allows analytics to run directly in OLTP databases.