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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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Shazam: the world’s fastest and simplest in-memory database,

Sam Lightstone on BLU Acceleration

What’s inside the DB2 10.5 “Cancun Release” for BLU Acceleration   Summary of a blog post by Sam Lightstone, IBM Distinguished Engineer and BLU Acceleration Architect As the architect of BLU Acceleration in-memory technology, Sam Lighstone gives us a glimpse…

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