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Tag Archives: DB2 10.5

pureScale ‘lite’ – just ‘rite’ for many customers!

Published September 11th, 2014 - by

I recently wrote about the new Shadow tables feature in the DB2 10.5 “Cancun Release” and how it is so relevant to customers I have been working with who need to report directly on their transactional DB2 systems (http://bit.ly/shadow_tables).   Another feature in the DB2 10.5 “Cancun Release” that I am equally excited about is to Continue Reading

Shadow tables: A Cure for Reporting Headaches on Transaction Systems!

Published September 4th, 2014 - by

I’m really excited about the DB2 10.5 “Cancun Release”, in particular with the Shadow tables feature. Based on my experiences with customers who have mixed workloads (transaction and analytic) on a transactional system, one of the big performance pain points is when the transaction tables are also used for business intelligence analytics. Reports run on Continue Reading

Less Caffeine, More Compression

Published August 6th, 2013 - by

DB2 10.5 for Linux, Unix and Windows features exciting and ground breaking data management innovation for analytic processing. The addition of IBM’s BLU Acceleration technology makes it easier, cheaper and faster to analyse massive amounts of data.   The seven big ideas of DB2 with BLU Acceleration aim to provide extreme performance, lower operating costs Continue Reading

DB2 10.5 addresses Big Data challenges with BLU Acceleration

Published April 22nd, 2013 - by

The IBM BLU Acceleration technology, announced on April 3, 2013, features new innovations from the IBM Research and Development Labs that address the common Big Data issues of size, development time, and response times. This exciting, ground breaking data management innovation for analytic processing is due to be first available in the new DB2 10.5 Continue Reading