BLU Acceleration is an IBM technology designed to help enterprises tackle big data, enabling users to have faster access to key information. The BLU Acceleration software extends the capabilities of traditional in-memory systems by providing in-memory performance even when data sets exceed the size of the memory. According to IBM, during testing, some queries in a typical analytics workload were more than 1,000 times faster when using the combined innovations of BLU Acceleration.
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