Data-Storage-1Today, IT markets are extremely competitive when it comes to optimizing big data and analytics workloads as they have become the key to success. Auditing requirements have caused data storage to grow exponentially and businesses become overwhelmed by the volume of data to analyze. Understanding the challenges associated with these workloads, Sirius and IBM are working together to offer new innovative solutions to meet these needs — IBM DB2 with BLU Acceleration run on POWER8 will meet your requirements.

Specifically designed for very long-running and demanding OLAP queries, BLU Acceleration provides phenomenal runtime performance for DB2 queries. BLU Acceleration can provide 8x – 25x faster reporting and analytics on average, and some queries may run as much as 1,000x faster! The new DB2 with BLU Acceleration deeply integrates the latest technological advances to deliver breakthrough performance and cost-performance.

Just a few of the features and benefits of DB2 10.5 with BLU Acceleration include:

  • Runs on existing infrastructures to increase your return on investment
  • Optimizes system configuration for cost and service levels
  • Integrates seamlessly with IBM Power Systems servers
  • Is built for OLTP and OLAP workloads
  • Supports high availability and disaster recovery without loss of data

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If you’re interested in DB2 BLU on Power, or would like to learn more about how Sirius can address your needs, contact us.