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A Database is a collection of records stored in a computer in a systematic way, so that a computer program can consult it to answer questions. For better retrieval and sorting, each record is usually organized as a set of data elements (facts). The items retrieved in answer to queries become information that can be used to make decisions. The computer program used to manage and query a database is known as a database management system (DBMS).
White Paper Published By: Oracle
Published Date: Apr 03, 2012
Read this white paper for an explanation of how business process management melds with complex event processing. The combination nets intelligent business processes that react to changing business conditions in real time.
Businesses expect IT management to demonstrate their contributions to end-user benefits and the bottom line while addressing immediate needs and long-term performance management goals. This white paper presents IT2020, a new performance management paradigm for meeting both of these expectations.
Because business success is tightly fused with technology, IT costs are rising, and this trend is expected to continue. As a result, businesses are demanding that IT be more than a static resource. IT is expected to deliver business results with a measurable contribution to the organization's bottom line.
White Paper Published By: Red Hat, Inc.
Published Date: Jul 10, 2012
Is data changing the way you do business?Is it inventory sitting in your warehouse? The good news is data-driven applications enhance online customer experiences, leading to higher customer satisfaction and retention, and increased purchasing.
Journaling is a powerful feature, one that IBM has continued to develop and improve over the years. Yet, depending upon your business requirements, you probably still need more protection against downtime than journaling alone can provide. This white paper will cover what you need to know about journaling, what it can do and how it supports and cooperates with high availability software.
White Paper Published By: Dell Software
Published Date: Feb 19, 2014
Discover what you need to know to successfully manage your diverse database infrastructures in this new white paper. Topics include:
• Balancing key business metrics
• Understanding a DBAs challenges
• Finding the right tools to monitor and manage the database environment
• ...and much more!
White Paper Published By: SAP
Published Date: Mar 24, 2011
Nearly all companies realize that the way to gain a competitive advantage is to obtain better data, interpret them quickly, and distribute them in easier-to-use formats. However, there are many obstacles to the effective use of data and few companies surmount them all-a fact that results in a lot of unused corporate data. How are companies using information to beat their rivals and create a more level playing field? This report from the Economist Intelligence Unit examines how their practices are evolving and offers examples of data use at some highly successful companies.
White Paper Published By: Cisco Systems
Published Date: Dec 23, 2013
Faced with trends like cloud and the rapid rise of mobile devices, IT needs a new, simpler model of building networks to support and optimize applications. In this Lippis Report, learn how the Cisco ISR Application Experience Router helps you improve application speed, security, and control.
White Paper Published By: Datawatch
Published Date: Mar 21, 2014
Big Data is not a new problem. Companies have always stored large amounts of data—structured like databases, unstructured like documents—in multiple repositories across the enterprise. The most important aspect of big data is not how big it is, or where it should be stored, or how it should be accessed. It’s the efficacy of business intelligence tools to plumb its depths for patterns and trends, to derive insight from it that will give companies competitive advantage in an increasingly challenging business climate. Visualization allows companies to analyze big data in real-time across a variety of sources in order to make better business decisions.
White Paper Published By: IBM
Published Date: Aug 30, 2010
In this white paper we will discuss data breakage and access in more detail, and then briefly consider how IBM Optim works, particularly with respect to System z, though Optim's capabilities are also generally applicable to distributed systems.
This paper explores trends past, current, and future in the mashup space and surveys the types of tools used to build and distribute mashups. The goal is to develop a set of criteria for the reader to use when evaluating mashup platforms for the development of business applications. Where appropriate, analogies to existing technologies and methodologies are employed.
White Paper Published By: Riverbed
Published Date: Jul 17, 2013
Effective IT planning and decision making are dependent upon having a complete asset inventory and an accurate understanding about dependencies available before, during and after IT change activities. Application discovery and dependency mapping (ADDM) solutions automate the process of discovering and mapping transactions and applications to the underlying infrastructure and application interdependencies. Learn how Riverbed Cascade’s built-in application discovery and dependency mapping capabilities can help you shorten project times and mitigate risk.
White Paper Published By: IBM
Published Date: Feb 03, 2015
A recent survey conducted by Slashdot Media asked mobile developers four key questions that look into the most pressing challenges they face today, how their development approach is changing, which mobile platforms are taking the forefront in the coming years, and how they are ensuring that their apps will meet the quality standards that users demand. Here are the results of the survey.
White Paper Published By: Micro Focus
Published Date: Aug 28, 2014
This white paper examines key approaches to application modernization and evolution for certain IBM mainframe applications with long life spans. It discusses the challenges of legacy applications and the available modernization approaches to handle these challenges. The paper also analyzes in some depth specific approaches that keep application logic largely intact or allow it to evolve incrementally and productively.
White Paper Published By: Oracle
Published Date: Feb 24, 2015
Content marketing is driving the way marketing organizations are engaging their audiences. In our consumer-empowered world, it’s become more difficult for marketers to cut through clutter and a lot more challenging to garner loyalty with their audiences. That’s why smart content delivered in context will make you stand out in the crowd. Read the modern marketing essentials guide on Content Marketing now.