IBM DB2 - The Ultimate Database for Cloud, Analytics & Mobile
Today, IBM announced a brand new product, the DB2 Analytics Accelerator on Cloud Version 1.1 and a new version of the DB2 Analytics Accelerator, Version 6.1.
The DB2 Analytics Accelerator on Cloud is designed to help rapidly analyze enterprise data in the cloud. It delivers a fast and simple deployment model to help speed time to value for cloud-based analytics initiatives. DB2 Analytics Accelerator on Cloud addresses organizations’ top-of mind cloud-based strategy concerns, security, agility/flexibility and speed to implementation.
DB2 Analytics Accelerator for z/OS Version 6.1 opens a new dimension for Accelerator deployment. It expands support beyond the appliance model to also include a cloud-based option, thus introducing the ability to route applicable queries to IBM DB2 Analytics Accelerator for z/OS on Cloud Version 1.1.
DB2 Analytics Accelerator for z/OS Version 6.1 delivers a solid foundation for those z Systems clients who are on a journey toward a hybrid cloud implementation. It allows them to continue taking full advantage of their on-premise DB2 Analytics Accelerator deployments with the option to expand to a hybrid cloud model. Thus opening the ability to turn DB2 for z/OS into a hybrid cloud database management system, capable of handling both transactional and analytical workloads and to scale them independently.
Beyond support of the new cloud-based option, the Accelerator Version 6.1 also expands the capabilities for on-premise deployment to deliver more robust predictive analytics and expanded query acceleration.
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