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Status Will not implement
Categories InterSystems IRIS
Created by Yone Moreno
Created on Aug 1, 2023

Advanced real-time data processing optimization for InterSystems IRIS

In this Idea-A-Thon, I propose to develop innovative technology that enables advanced optimization of real-time data processing for InterSystems IRIS. The central idea is to implement a new hardware acceleration module based on FPGA (Field-Programmable Gate Array) that will work in conjunction with the InterSystems IRIS engine. The FPGA module will be specifically designed for high-performance, processing-intensive tasks, significantly improving the speed and efficiency of data processing in InterSystems IRIS-based solutions.

The FPGA module will connect via a high-speed PCIe interface, enabling ultra-fast, low-latency communication with the server where InterSystems IRIS is installed. The FPGA module will use highly parallel algorithms and parallel processing techniques to speed up key operations such as database transaction processing, data indexing, and real-time data analysis.

In addition, to guarantee the security and reliability of the data, the FPGA module will have a redundancy and recovery mechanism against possible failures, which will ensure the continuity of the service and prevent data loss in case of system errors.

By implementing this solution, a significant reduction in the consumption of hardware resources required for processing will be achieved, resulting in lower environmental impact and a reduction in the carbon footprint of solutions based on InterSystems IRIS. In addition, by improving the speed and efficiency of data processing, application response time will be accelerated and the work days required to develop, test and deploy solutions based on InterSystems IRIS will be reduced.

In summary, this idea seeks to optimize the execution of solutions based on InterSystems IRIS, providing faster performance and greater efficiency, while reducing resource consumption and carbon footprint. The addition of an FPGA acceleration module will allow the full potential of InterSystems IRIS to be fully exploited, ensuring that the platform remains a leader in terms of speed, security and environmental sustainability.

It is important to note that this idea does not describe the existing functionality of InterSystems products or services, but instead proposes a technological innovation that complements and enhances the existing platform. Also, this idea meets the requirements of being a new idea, written in English and with a detailed explanation of how it fits into the theme of the Idea-A-Thon.

    Mar 12, 2024

    Thank you for submitting the idea. Based on information from our experts the status of your idea was changed to "Will not implement". Please look for details in the comments on the idea. Good luck!