Podcasts

Obliterate the wait with more agile database technologies

May 19, 2014 | 14:55
Databases have been around for decades, but suddenly there’s renewed interest in database technology. Nancy Hensley, director of marketing and strategy for databases and database systems at IBM, joined the show to explain what is happening in the industry to drive this interest. She also described...

Speed of Thought Analytics

August 16, 2013 | 12:24
This episode features two experts with very different perspectives talking about the intersection of big data, analytics and the databases that make it all possible. IBM Champion David Birmingham is a Senior Principal with Brightlight Consulting. He has more than 25 years of experience in very –...

What is BLU Acceleration and Why is it Cool?

July 25, 2013 | 14:41
IBM recently announced DB2 10.5 with BLU Acceleration, which uses a combination of columnar data store, memory optimization and hardware exploitation to improve performance for analytic workloads. Today, we have Phil Downey, worldwide program director for DB2 for Linux, Unix and Windows, joining us...

BNSF Says that DB2 with BLU is the Future

May 15, 2013 | 9:00
On a conference call hosted by IBM Information Management General Manager Bob Picciano, over 1000 participants listened to a Q and A led by IBM Vice President Martin J. Wildberger with Kent Collins, database solutions architect, of BNSF Railway. An early tester of DB2 BLU, Kent calls the BLU...