CL450G – Implementation and Use of DB2 BLU Acceleration

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This course covers the implementation of DB2 BLU Acceleration and column-organized table support, for a new or existing DB2 database. Students will learn to describe how the column dictionaries used for DB2 BLU Acceleration are built and utilized to provide extreme compression for column-organized tables. Students will get practical experience in the planning and utilization of the DB2 BLU Acceleration functions, using DB2 LUW commands, utilities and SQL statements, and by performing a lab exercise using DB2 Advanced Enterprise Edition 10.5 installed on a Linux platform.

Course Length: 1 day(s)

Course Price: $800 CAD

Available Course Formats:

  • In-class
  • Instructor Led Online
  • Self-Paced Virtual Classroom

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Course: CL450G – Implementation and Use of DB2 BLU Acceleration


This is an intermediate course for DB2 LUW experienced database administrators who support DB2 for UNIX, Windows, and Linux databases, and want to learn more about the DB2 BLU acceleration capabilities in DB2 10.5.


  • CL213G - DB2 for LUW: Basic Administration for AIX or equivalent experience
  •  CL485G - DB2 for Linux, UNIX, and Windows Quickstart for Experienced Relational DBAs or equivalent experience


Instructor Led In Classroom

Newcomp can directly deliver  IBM Business Analytics courses for Business Intelligence, Performance Management, and IBM Advanced Analytics through the use of in-class training facilities. Currently,  in-class courses are offered in Markham, Ottawa, Vancouver, Halifax, and Edmonton. Please note that classes can be added to new areas based on demand.

Instructor Led Online

Students receive the same quality as an in-class course, with a live instructor and the ability to participate in hands-on labs through real-life examples ILOs help cut costs by reducing time and travel as they can be taken from home or the office and require only the use of a computer, high-speed wired internet and a headset.

Self Paced

Students can receive the same high-quality training, with the same courseware at their own speed and schedule with SPVC.  Individuals with busy schedules can complete a course over a 30-day timeframe at a lower price than in-class or ILO courses. Please note that there is no live interaction with an instructor in this format.