IBM BLU Acceleration for Cloud for StartUps and Developers v1 (old version

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IBM BLU Acceleration for Cloud for StartUps and Developers v1 (old version

with Luiz Aoqui, Yashavanthi Renukaswamy, Gene Kligerman, Sarada Chellam, Raul F. Chong, Grant Hutchison, Paul Stanley, Neelam Chaudhari

StartUp companies, Developers

Time to complete:
3 hours

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IBM BLU Acceleration for Cloud for StartUps and Developers is focused on the capabilities of IBM BLU Acceleration for Cloud that are mostly applicable to StartUps and Developers. The materials used in this course are free. Participate in the Open Beta to explore this technology.

Course Syllabus

  • Setting up your BLU for Cloud database
  • Moving data to BLU for Cloud database
  • Working with tables and running queries
  • Connecting applications to BLU for Cloud
  • Extending the power of Excel with BLU for Cloud
  • Working with BLU for Cloud as a managed service (BlueMix)
  • Design Analytical Reports and Dashboards
  • Getting help and providing feedback

General Information

  • This course is free.
  • It is self-paced.
  • It can be taken at any time.
  • It can be taken as many times as you wish.
  • Students completing the evaluation form will have immediate access to printing their online certificate of achievement. Your name in the certificate will appear exactly as entered in your profile in


  • None

Recommended skills prior to taking this course