Tibco CEO walked attendees through the two second advantage that companies like Google, Facebook and Amazon enjoy. These companies are gaining the two second business intelligence advantage by using in-memory information stores rather than traditional relation database management systems (RDMS). As this ZDNet article points out, the speed advantage provides near real-time data and event processing and business intelligence for organizations, including:
Interpol – for passport management
OfficeMax – for inventory management and order fulfillment
PepsiCo – for transportation management and logistics.
How do you feel about two seconds? Does two seconds equal near real-time for you? Does it matter? What is the time (latency) that makes you lose sleep?
Spofire Blogging Team
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