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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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Building a Sound Foundation for DB2 BLU Acceleration

by Michael Kwok DB2 with BLU Acceleration is an innovative columnar technology for creating and running your analytic warehouse. It is easy to implement and is self-optimizing. In addition to column-organized storage, it leverages new technologies such as actionable compression,…

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Use software optimized for the Intel® Xeon® Processor E7 v3 family to accelerate BI and insights from data

By Mike Pearce,  Ph.D. Intel Developer Evangelist for the IDZ Server Community On May 5, 2015, Intel Corporation announced the release of its highly anticipated Intel® Xeon® processor E7 v3 family.  This new processor family is designed to accelerate business…

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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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