Now available: DB2 10.5 with BLU Acceleration
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We’ve been talking about this release for the past few months and the time is now here where the product is available to be purchased. You can begin realizing the amazing benefits of this technology at once.
Rather than tell you what DB2 BLU is, I’m going to tell you what others are saying about it.
Here you’ll find the official announcement information about the product and IBM contact information if you need prices or details for your unique environment.
It’s here! The DB2 10.5 with BLU Acceleration software trial is now available! Test drive game-changing features like BLU Acceleration for “Speed of Thought” analytics. Find out how pureScale enhancements help ensure always available transactions Explore advanced compression technologies. Learn about No SQL enhancements that help you position for the future. Try out autonomic management features and much more.
The free trial download of DB2 10.5 is a fully featured 90-day trial.
This article by Roman Melnyk outlines the key features and enhancements in IBM® DB2® 10.5 for Linux®, UNIX®, and Windows®. To be released in June, this latest version delivers a wide range of new function that directly addresses your business needs in the areas of cost reduction, application performance, productivity, and reliability.
Get a free copy of DB2 Express-C in the latest release. Use this to create apps or to try the features. Free to develop, free to deploy, free to distribute
Product documentation that shows what's changed includes information about changes in existing functionality from Version 10.1.
Watch the recorded webinars to learn more.
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.
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.”
Download this PDF for a brochure that describes the product features of DB2 10.5 .
Learn the 10 reasons to upgrade your database technology for your business to DB2 10.5 from DB2 performance expert, IBM Champion, Dave Beulke.
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A lot is going on in the twitterverse in regards to this release. If you want to take a look for yourself, learn how via this blog entry: Lear