BLU webinars in May
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May is nearly over, but before it ends, take part in these two upcoming free webinars to learn more about DB2 10.5 with BLU Acceleration. Both special guest speakers of these webinars were authors of the chapter excerpt specifically about BLU from an upcoming Flashbook: DB2 10.5 with BLU Acceleration
Breaking News from IBM on DB2 for Linux, UNIX and Windows!
Friday May 24, 11:00 am - 12:00 noon ET
During Episode #111, George Baklarz from IBM will share latest news for IBM DB2 LUW. Of course this news will relate to the features that were recently announced for DB2 10.5, including BLU, pureScale enhancements, JSON preview and SQL.
Deep Dive on BLU Acceleration in DB2 10.5, Super Analytics Super Easy
Thursday, May 30: 12:30 – 2:00 pm ET
BLU Acceleration in DB2 10.5 for Linux, UNIX and Windows delivers results from data-intensive analytic workloads with speed and precision that is termed ʺspeed of thoughtʺ analytics. Join IBM Distinguished Engineer and DB2 expert Sam Lightstone for an in-depth discussion of the all-new BLU Acceleration features in DB2 10.5. In this deep dive, Sam will explain capabilities such as dynamic in-memory analytics, parallel vector processing, enhanced columnar storage techniques, actionable compression, and more.
More about BLU
Read the chapter excerpt specifically about BLU from an upcoming Flashbook. The authors include Paul Zikopoulos, Matthew Huras, George Baklarz, Sam Lightstone, and Aamer Sachedina
Thanks to IBM Champions Jean-Marc Blaise, Iqbal Gorawalla, and Tony Winch who joined Rick Swagerman on a special edition of Tech Talks, called Tech Bits, to share their impressions of the new DB2 10.5 with BLU Acceleration. These are short but very informative and worth the time it takes to listen.
Listen to Berni Schiefer to find out about enhancements to DB2 pureScale that make it even more able to deliver always available transactions. You’ll also learn about updates to SQL, Oracle Database compatibility, business-ready NoSQL technology and additional NoSQL plans.
More are added all the time. Hear directly from customers who spent time using the new technology with their own data and how the technology fared.
Read this article that was published on April 3, 2013 in the IBM Data Magazine (ibmdatamag.com) by Guy Lohman, Sam Lightstone and Berni Schiefer. “Imagine a database technology that gives you 10-20 times faster performance right out of the box, requires dramatically less storage, and nearly eliminates the need for tuning. Too good to be true? Not anymore.”
If you are a developer or DBA and are interested in DB2, take this opportunity to preview emerging technologies that are still in the lab. IBM wants to collaborate with you early in technology conception, prototyping, and iterative development cycles. These technologies may or may not be aligned with announced products. The features or technologies in the download do not represent a commitment or obligation on the part of IBM.
Enjoy the webinars! Learn as much as you can, because when this code is available, you’ll want to start using it in production.