(TimesTen|TT) (In-Memory Database|IMDB)
Table of Contents
1 - About
Oracle TimesTen In-Memory Database (TimesTen) is a memory-optimized relational database.
IMDB = In-Memory Database
For existing application with data residing on the Oracle Database, TimesTen is deployed as an in-memory cache database with automatic data synchronization between TimesTen and the Oracle Database.
2 - Articles Related
3 - Component
4 - Architecture
Deployed in the application tier as a database and transaction management system, TimesTen operates on databases that fit entirely in physical memory (RAM).
TimesTen can be embedded within the applications to further improve performance of database operations by eliminating inter-process communication and network overheads.
The architectural components include:
- shared libraries,
- memory-resident data structures,
- and administrative programs.
4.1 - Connection
The application can connect to the IMDB Cache or TimesTen database by direct link and by client/server connections.
4.2 - Agent
4.3 - Data Structure
The IMDB data Structure resides entirely in main memory at run time. It is maintained in shared memory segments in the operating system and contains all user data, indexes, system catalogs, log buffers, lock tables and temp space.