IBM Big Data and Analytics Ecosystem Exchange webcasts

Formerly called IBM tech talks

With IBM Big Data and Analytics, you can extract insights from your enterprise data and all the big data that is continuously flowing in from various new sources. Our Ecosystem Exchange series of webcasts are intended for current and prospective IBM business partners, ISVs, MSPs, and anybody who is interested to learn about the fascinating world of big data and analytics. Take advantage of this opportunity to learn from IBM experts. Additionally, we welcome your feedback and suggestions on future topics for our analytics experts to cover.

Introduction to Blu acceleration

Born from new advances in data processing from IBM Research, IBM® DB2® with BLU Acceleration is a leap forward in database technology that raises the bar for performance and value. BLU Acceleration uses patented technologies to deliver a unique combination of performance, ease of use and cost-efficiency—with 8 to 25 times faster reporting and analytics, and cases of more than 1,000 times faster answers to queries.

In this talk, we provide an introduction to IBM DB2 with BLU Acceleration, focusing on the technological advancements which allow for these dramatic performance improvements.

The session explores:


Photo of speaker Adam StormAdam Storm is a Senior Technical Staff Member and Master Inventor in the IBM Canada Lab. Over the last 3 years he has provided leadership in many areas of BLU Acceleration including SIMD support, improved cache efficiency, and data change processing. He is currently the Data Change Processing Architect for DB2 with BLU Acceleration.