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In-memory online transaction processing (OLTP) represents one of the most significant changes in SQL Server 2014. To fully appreciate in-memory OLTP, you must understand what the technology is, what it is meant to do, and how it is comparable to other in-memory technologies that are competitors of Microsoft. This holistic view of the technology will enable you to determine if and when you should use in-memory OLTP.
In this chapter, you learn how to create in-memory OLTP tables, how to create natively compiled stored procedures, how in-memory OLTP is integrated into the traditional SQL Server stack, and how to leverage the Analyze, Report, and Migrate (ARM) tool.
In-memory OLTP is an enterprise-level feature that brings to businesses and users of all sizes performance that was previously only attainable to organizations that could afford to spend several hundreds of thousands of dollars on hardware. It is available in SQL Server 2014 Developer, Evaluation, and Enterprise editions only. To ...