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Quick Guide to Compression for Db2 Column-Organized Tables

IBM Db2 with BLU Acceleration is commonly used in warehouse environments to facilitate industry-leading analytical processing of data. This technology is composed of many valuable pieces, but two that we regularly highlight are extreme compression and advanced query performance. While both...

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Reducing Storage Costs in DB2 for LUW

Mark Gillis and Iqbal Goralwalla, Triton Consulting According to a recent Gartner report, data growth is the biggest data center hardware infrastructure challenge for large enterprises. As such, reducing storage-related costs remains a top priority for these organizations. Over the past...

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reTHINK migration - Part I of II

Very funny animated video on the tale of two villagers who want to break free from the baron\\'s taxes and flee to the wonderful town of DB2, over on the other side of migration mountain. Visit to learn more.

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reTHINK Migration Part II of II

Conclusion of a two part series that tells the story of two villagers who break free from the baron\\'s taxes in the Town of Orrible and flee to the wonderful town of DB2 where they flourish. Visit to learn how hundreds of Oracle database customers have moved to DB2 and lowered...

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Scott Davis wins the DB2 Compression Challenge

Few words from Scott Davis, Senior DB2 DBA at Blue Cross Blue Shield and winner of the IDUG's Deep Compression Challenge '07. ... DB2 Viper Deep Compression Challenge Scott Davis Blue Crosss Shield IDUG database

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Dissecting DB2 with Julian Stuhler

Principal Consultant at Triton, Julian Stuhler addresses DB2's ease of use, compression capabilities, TCO, etc.. ... db2 compression ease idug stuhler triton use video viper luw IDUG TCO

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Compression in DB2 9 - Or How to Squish My Data!

Most people take it for granted that compressing your data is a good thing. But - did you know that it can help you in many other ways? This session will explore the data compression feature in DB2, from the implementation to its usage. In addition, this session will help you estimate the...