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Make Big Data small with data compression in BLU Acceleration

Amit Patel, Data Warehousing Expert

by Amit Patel, Program Director IBM Data Warehouse Marketing In this post I’d like to discuss the importance of data compression for analytical systems and how BLU Acceleration in-memory technology delivers 10x-20x storage savings to maximize both business value and…

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Why do workloads matter and why DB2 is multi-workload software?

Amit Patel, Data Warehousing Expert

By Amit Patel, IBM Data Warehousing expert  Different workloads have different characteristics. If you think of cars, driving on a race track is very different from driving off-road or driving kids to school. A mid-engine sports car designed for the…

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What’s new for analytics in DB2 10.5 “Cancun Release”

Amit Patel, Data Warehousing Expert

A blog post by Amit Patel, IBM Program Director, Data Warehousing solutions   DB2 10.5 “Cancun Release” is now available. Let’s discuss what’s new in this release and why clients should take advantage of the new and powerful enhancements to…

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Why is BLU Acceleration the next generation of in-memory computing?

Amit Patel, Data Warehousing Expert

Eight features that make BLU Acceleration faster, simpler, more agile A blog post by Amit Patel, IBM Program Director, Data Warehouse solutions marketing In an earlier post, I wrote about why the time has come for in-memory computing.  However, not…

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