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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).
Aligning IT and business perspectives requires the ability to create links between configuration information in the CMDB and the business service as experienced by the user. Service Dependency Mapping (SDM) products automate the process of creating and maintaining these links.
To meet the challenges of intense competition and increasing customer demands, companies must tightly align their IT service management with business issues and priorities. This paper outlines the maturity steps involved in the progression towards proactive Business Service Management (BSM) and explains how ASG's metaCMDB helps secure its seamless adoption.
White Paper Published By: DataFlux
Published Date: Jan 07, 2011
This white paper describes a general approach for planning your organization's efforts to improve data quality, providing a data-example-driven perspective of some of the unique challenges of product data quality, as well as discuss and demonstrate three critical steps to improving product data quality.
Case Study Published By: AtTask
Published Date: Feb 04, 2012
In this free case study Forrester Research explains how the melding of task management with social networking is increasing transparency and team member buy-in for projects - dramatically increasing projects delivered on time and within budget.
White Paper Published By: Vertica
Published Date: Dec 01, 2008
Cloud computing is ushering in a new era of analytic data management for business intelligence
(BI) by enabling organizations to analyze terabytes of data faster and more economically than
ever before. The key change: cloud database software is provisioned within minutes, without data
center overhead, and it's licensed on an on-demand basis.
Managing service delivery in todayís complex and dynamic business environments demands new and different approaches from IT. The explosive growth and the rate of change of information has brought particularly daunting challenges for IT that have contributed to incredibly complex underlying infrastructures. To get a true picture of all of the components necessary to support an IT or Business Service, you must access and bring together data that resides in disparate data silos throughout the enterprise.
White Paper Published By: Attivio
Published Date: Aug 20, 2010
Current methods for accessing complex, distributed information delay decisions and, even worse, provide incomplete insight. This paper details the impact of Unified Information Access (UIA) in improving the agility of information-driven business processes by bridging information silos to unite content and data in one index to power solutions and applications that offer more complete insight.
White Paper Published By: Intel Corp.
Published Date: Aug 08, 2012
The report outlines the benefits of using HP StoreOnce with NetBackup's integrated Network Data Management Protocol (NDMP) backup capabilities to enhance administrators' abilities to effectively manage NDMP-enabled NAS server backup and recovery.
Webinar Published By: Delphix
Published Date: Apr 15, 2011
See how Delphix database virtualization shrinks nonproduction database storage requirements by up to 10x, and reduces database provisioning and refresh times from days to minutes with zero impact to production systems.
White Paper Published By: Raritan Inc.
Published Date: Jun 23, 2010
Virtualization presents a tremendous opportunity for IT organizations. Yet deployment involves major process and management complexities.
This white paper outlines best-practice methodologies that help you tackle challenges brought on by virtualization. We also suggest key questions to ask when evaluating a consolidated management solution.
White Paper Published By: HP
Published Date: Oct 09, 2008
Despite its six syllables, 'virtualization' is a straight - forward concept. It can enable your organization to get more value not only from computer and storage hardware but also from the labor required to keep your systems up and running. Virtualization is an approach to pooling and sharing IT resources so the supply of resources—processing power, storage, networking and so on—can flexibly and automatically meet fluctuating business demand. Virtualization can improve the quality of your IT services, enabling more consistency and predictability of operational availability.
Data centers are routinely and unknowingly missing a great portion of their entitlement from virtualization. Beyond virtualization's undisputed IT benefits - from reduced rack footprint to disaster recovery - is the parallel story of a substantial benefit from optimizing the physical infrastructure that supports it.
White Paper Published By: IBM ILOG.
Published Date: Oct 26, 2009
This case study will showcase the challenges of clinical trial data management, but the highlighted techniques are applicable to any business needing smart, dynamic and adaptive Web-based user interfaces.
Live Event Published By: Red Hat
Published Date: Jan 20, 2011
In this session, attendees will explore the new features of Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 performance. John Shakshober (Shak) will share the scalability optimizations for larger SMP systems, > 1TB of memory, new transparent hugepage support, multi-q network performance of 10Gbit and Infiniband, and KVM enhancements that went into Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6. Shak will also share benchmark data from industry standard workloads using common applications such as database servers, Java engines, and various financial applications on the latest Intel and AMD x86_64 hardware.
On-demand Webcast: A report by International Technology Group (ITG) found compelling cost savings and operational benefits achieved by mid-sized businesses that chose IBM Informix database software over Microsoft SQL Server.