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Exasol wins In-Memory Solution of the Year 2020 Data Breakthrough Award

15 Apr 2020 | Share

Last week, we announced that our analytics database has been selected as the winner of the “In-Memory Solution of the Year” award in the 2020 Data Breakthrough Awards program. Conducted by Data Breakthrough, an independent market intelligence organization that recognizes outstanding data technology products and companies, this is further recognition of the positive impact our technology is having. So, we wanted to explain to you why we came out on top.

Why did we win?

The award entry asked for examples of how a company and/or its solution stands out in a crowded field of data technologies. So, what makes Exasol break through the noise?


We are consistently ranked 1st for performance and price-performance by the TPC-H benchmark. Our innovative approach to in-memory based on an MPP architecture and the use of intelligent caching algorithms, data compression, and automatic hot data management, continues to put us at the vanguard of in-memory innovation. But that’s not all there is to our success.

Advanced analytics 

We offer a powerful framework to perform advanced analytical tasks on large data volumes directly within the database. That’s why it’s the perfect foundation for next generation analytics based on artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML). Whereas other cloud vendors typically support only one language, we allow you to use the language of your choice.

Reduced TCO

Our in-memory analytics database is always cost-efficient, even in fully utilized systems. And, thanks to our open and flexible integration framework, our technology also helps customers avoid vendor lock-in and reduce costs no matter their deployment choice (cloud, on-premises or hybrid). Because it was designed to be completely tuning-free, our database also significantly reduces maintenance and overhead costs.

This Data Breakthrough award is testament to our fantastic development team, who have worked and continue to work passionately to make sure our in-memory analytics database is the best there is.

James Johnson, Managing Director, Data Breakthrough, said:

Exasol is delivering a ‘breakthrough’ in-memory data analytics platform and we are proud to recognize the Company as a 2020 Data Breakthrough Award winner. The value of data analytics is unquestioned, we are seeing that speed is a critical factor and that really, fast isn’t fast enough when it comes to data analytics. To truly become data-centric and remain competitive, organizations need business insights in near real-time.

The Data Breakthrough Awards is the premier awards program founded to recognize the data technology innovators, leaders and visionaries from around the world in a range of categories, including Data Analytics, Big Data, Business Intelligence, Data Storage and many more. The inaugural Data Breakthrough Award program attracted more than 1,200 nominations from across the globe.

To learn more about our in-memory analytics database and the difference we can make to your business, have a look at our latest insights here.


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