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Fast reporting and analytics with BLU Acceleration: a key reason to move up to DB2 10.5

by Vivien Page  Ok, so you’re using IBM DB2 on a distributed platform – whether it is on Linux, UNIX or Windows.  Sure, it’s not the latest release, but it’s working and there are constantly new updates available for you…

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Use BLU Acceleration to speed up analytics on z Systems on Linux

By Michael Kwok and Peter Kokosielis  DB2 with BLU Acceleration is a native column-oriented analytic engine capable of high compression rates and high-speed processing on compressed data. Simply put, when it comes to analytics and reporting it’s fast, easy to use…

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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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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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