DB2 Tech Talk: Introduction and Technical Tour of DB2 with BLU Acceleration

Presented by

Berni Schiefer (IBM Distinguished Engineer), Rick Swagerman (host)

About this talk

Join Distinguished Engineer and DB2 expert Berni Schiefer and host Rick Swagerman for a technical tour of the all new DB2 10.5 with BLU Acceleration in-memory technology. You will learn about new features such as: •BLU Acceleration, for “Speed of Thought” analytics Designed to handle data-intensive analytics workloads, BLU Acceleration extends the capabilities of traditional in-memory systems by providing in-memory performance even when the data set size exceeds the size of the memory. Learn about RAM data loading capabilities, plus “data skipping”; parallel data analysis; actionable compression for analysis without decompressing data and more. • New DB2 pureScale capabilities that enable online rolling maintenance updates and capacity growth with no planned downtime, plus new integration HADR capabilities to help ensure always available transactions. • SQL and Oracle Database compatibility refinements in DB2 10.5, helping to ensure fast, easy moves to DB2 as well as increased flexibility for DB2 applications. • Enhancements to NoSQL technologies that are now business-ready in DB2 10.5. Although not part of the DB2 10.5 announcement, we will fill you in on other No SQL technology introduction plans as well. • New packaging editions of DB2 that that handle either OLTP or data warehousing needs. • DB2 tools advances that support these new functions. Join us for this Tech Talk to find out about these exciting enhancements and how they can help you deliver the data analytics your organization needs while providing tools to keep your OLTP systems in top shape.

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