Enterprise Applications & Architecture

Introduction to In-Memory Database Systems (Technical Briefings)

Course Overview
Modern organizations gather, catalog and store an estimated 2.5 quintillion bytes of data every day. This Data comes from sources such as, customers, suppliers, sales, marketing efforts and social networks, just to name a few. Fortunately, IT and business professionals now have a new tool in the arsenal to help derive real benefits from the data they collect. In-Memory Database Systems will help manage and analyze information with unprecedented speed and efficiency. In this report Dan Quirk, National Practice Leader at Logicalis US offers expert advice and best practices that will help IT and business professionals to become better informed about this rising technology trend.

Track: Technical Briefing
In-depth information on new technologies, techniques and solution providers

Learning Objectives:

Upon successful completion of this segment, you should be able to:

  • Understand the concept of an In-Memory Database;
  • Recognize the leading vendors of IMDS technologies;
  • Discuss what In-Memory Databases do differently than database management systems that employ disk storage;
  • Identify best practices for IT shops poised to get involved with IMDS.

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Speaker / Author:

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Mr. Quirk joined Logicalis in 2013 as the SAP National Practice Leader. He is responsible for all aspects of the SAP Practice including solution development, sales and solution delivery.
Dan brings over 20 years of experience in the SAP ecosystem to Logicalis. He has been an SAP customer, a solution consultant, and a practice leader. Prior to joining Logicalis, Dan was a Partner at IBM Global Business Services where he was responsible for sales and delivery of SAP solutions to Industrial clients. Prior to that, Dan was the Global Director of Industry Solutions at Dell where he led a team responsible for SAP, Oracle, Microsoft and Cloud solutions for all commercial industries. His team developed and took to market solutions utilizing SAP HANA and Business Intelligence platforms.
Dan has also led sales for SAP Services for Capgemini in the Northeast and also spent 10 years working at SAP in the Professional Services organization holding various leadership positions including Client Services Director and Client Partner.
Dan holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science from Sacred Heart University and resides in Connecticut with his wife and children. He enjoys golf, boating and watching his boys play various sports.

Software & Hardware Requirements:

  • 56k or Greater Internet Connection
  • Adobe Acrobat® Reader for the .pdf files
  • Adobe® Flash® Player 9 or higher
  • Modern DHTML Compatible Browser
  • Ram: 256 MB minimum
  • Sound card with speakers/headphones
  • Windows or Mac OS

Price (USD)

Standard Rate: $29.00
Subscribers: $29.00
Pillsbury U Online: $29.00
Metro State Univ: FREE


Course Code : WIT-1878

Course Level : N/A

Passing Grade : 70%
Format Type : eLearning

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