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C15 - Why the University of Toronto is feeling BLU - Faster, Smaller, and Simpler in Only a Few Hours!

Topic: DB2 for LUW

Subtopic: 2015

It's not every day that a new database technology promises revolutionary performance gains, improved compression, and radically reduced time to value. It's even less often that such aggressive claims can be validated by customers. This talk steps through the complete adoption cycle of BLU Acceleration at the University of Toronto. We start by describing the aggressive "one day" PoC which achieved dramatic performance gains in less than 3 hours, and conclude by outlining the process of taking BLU Acceleration through the QA cycle and into production at the University. If you're considering moving to BLU Acceleration, this talk will show you how we successfully adopted the technology in our environment, and achieved dramatic results!

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