Webinar: Why IBM DB2 Database Software Leaves the Competition in the Dust
October 16, 2014 Leave a comment
We all know that IBM DB2 database software is an industry leader when it comes to performance, scale, and reliability. But how does it compare to the competition, specifically Oracle and SAPHANA?
IBM’s Chris Eaton joined IDUG’s DB2 Tech Talk to give an update on IBM DB2 and show how DB2 goes above and beyond our competitors to provide reliable functionality while saving businesses money.
During the presentation, Chris walked the audience through DB2’s latest release, DB2 10.5 “Cancun Release” and the four innovations that make BLU Acceleration different from our competitors: Next Generation In-Memory, the ability to analyze compressed data, CPU Acceleration, and data skipping.
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About Chris Eaton – Chris is a Worldwide Technical Sales Specialist for DB2 at IBM primarily focused on planning and strategy for DB2 on Linux, UNIX and Windows. Chris has been working with DB2 on the LUW platforms for over 21 years. From customer support to development manager to Externals Architect to Product Manager for DB2, Chris has spent his career listening to customers and working to make DB2 a better product. Chris is also the author of The High Availability Guide for DB2 , DB2 9 New Features, Break Free with DB2 9.7: A Tour of Cost-Slashing New Features and Understanding Big Data Analytics For Enterprise Class Hadoop And Streaming Data. Follow Chris on his blog here.