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Chapter 5, Problem 15SAT
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An in-memory database (IMDB) is a database management system that stores the entire database in _______.

  1. a. random access memory
  2. b. read-only memory
  3. c. distributed servers
  4. d. virtual memory

Program Description Answer

An in-memory database (IMDB) uses the “Random Access Memory” to store their entire database content.

Hence, the correct answer is option “A”.

Explanation of Solution

IMDB (in-memory database):

  • IMDB uses the Random Access Memory to the store the content of the database.
  • The data is accessed at the rate of up to 100,000 times faster than other secondary storage device.
  • It act as an enabler for the big data analysis and other challenges regarding the data-processing applications.
  • IMDB is now becoming feasible due to the increase in RAM capacities and minimized RAM cost.

Explanation for incorrect options:

Read-only memory:

Read-Only Memory is a non-volatile memory where the data can normally only be read but cannot write on it as well as the information stored in this memory is permanent...

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