The adoption of in-memory computing continues to accelerate. Mature solutions enable organizations to obtain the database processing speed and scale they require for their digital transformation and omnichannel customer experience initiatives. For example, investment firm Wellington Management used an in-memory computing platform to accelerate and scale its investment book of record (IBOR), the single source of truth for investor positions, exposure, valuations, and performance. All real-time trading transactions, all related account activity, third-party data such as market quotes, and all related back-office activity flow through its IBOR in real time. The IBOR also supports performance analysis, risk assessments, regulatory compliance, and more. In various tests, the new platform performed at least ten times faster than the company’s legacy system built directly on an Oracle relational database.

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