IBM BLU Acceleration

Ready-to-warehouse: It’s time for the thoroughly modern makeover

March 19, 2014
Does your warehouse need a modern makeover? Data warehouse modernization is about more than just offloading data into Hadoop. It’s about using new technologies like in-memory, stream computing, Hadoop and appliances to optimize the warehouse environment, all while building confidence in your data.  Read More

The cloud now has a BLU lining and BLU has a cool hub

February 28, 2014
If you've been following our announcements recently, you're well aware that IBM is moving our big data and analytics portfolio inexorably into the cloud. Read More

SAP users now have access to the acceleration benefits of IBM BLU

December 12, 2013
Transactions make the world go round, and high-performance analytics help the planet to rotate even faster on its axis. Read More

Separating Signal from Noise

October 22, 2013
One of the biggest problems posed by big data is separating the signal from th Read More

Finding Diamonds In Your Data

October 9, 2013
How do you find diamonds in your data? That’s a major focus of most big data and analytics projects. Read More

The Demise of the Coffee Break

September 24, 2013
Last week, I participated in an interesting #ibmblu twitterchat on “Workload Management for Growing Data.”  The timing of this twitterchat was quite ironic for me, as last week was one of those weeks where I constantly felt like I was never on top of anything. Read More

Why Compression is a Must in the Big Data Era

August 29, 2013
Just last week we had a very interesting #ibmblu twitterchat on "Controlling Your Data Footprint."  Many experts participated in this discussion and many great points were made. Read More

Speeding Up Transactions & Analytics with In-Memory Processing

August 27, 2013
Quick: how fast do you need to understand your data? There’s really no good, universal answer. As big data becomes more about using data to actually generate insights and understanding, we’ve begun talking about “speed of thought analytics.” Read More

Controlling Your Data Footprint

August 14, 2013
As your data grows, how’s your data footprint? Have you outgrown the widest shoes you can find? Read More