As from December the 3rd, 2013, SAP now fully supports IBM DB2 10.5 with BLU Acceleration, allowing customers buying or upgrading to IBM DB2 10.5 to get the full value of the BLU innovation in their SAP environment.
The release Tech notes and support packs (available on OSS) enable clients running SAP on IBM DB2 database to leverage BLU Acceleration to bring speed of thought analytic to the SAP Applications (including SAP BW)
Knorr Bremse saw 50x performance improvement in SAP BW queries and 80+ percent compression for all SAP fact tables,
Fossil took queries from existing SAP application and experienced 50 percent improvements on one of the most time consuming queries,
Coca Cola Bottling in the US realized 10-25x reduction in storage and significant reduction on server utilization which enabled them to defer hardware upgrades.
More client testimonials are available in the media library under DB2 10.5 BLU Acceleration Client and Business Partners external quotes. The list of clients are growing for those leveraging the simplicity and cost-saving advantages for both transactional and analytic workloads with DB2 BLU Acceleration to drive business benefits that impact the bottom line. We can now extend that more aggressively with clients running SAP.