Get your company's research in the hands of targeted business professionals.
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).
This whitepaper: Describes a 4-stage virtualization maturity lifecycle experienced by many organizations and discusses in detail (using sample project plans) the tasks and capabilities required to succeed at each stage of the maturity lifecycle.
White Paper Published By: SAP
Published Date: Jun 27, 2009
Read this white paper by Don Tapscott and explore the criteria best-in-class retailers use for selecting business intelligence solutions. Companies that effectively harness the vast quantities of information that IT systems generate - both within the corporation and outside its walls - are poised to gain competitive advantage.
White Paper Published By: Objectivity
Published Date: Aug 21, 2009
There is often a great deal of confusion in determining whether an object database management system (ODBMS) is right for you. Most of this confusion can be resolved by focusing on your application's requirements. In those situations where the application requires the very clear advantages of an ODBMS, choosing which ODBMS becomes a continuation of the exercise of analyzing those application requirements.
White Paper Published By: IBM
Published Date: Sep 22, 2011
Companies need capabilities for identifying data assets and relationships, assessing data growth and implementing tiered storage strategies-capabilities that information governance can provide. It is important to classify enterprise data, understand data relationships and define service levels. Database archiving has proven effective in managing continued application data growth especially when it is combined with data discovery.
White Paper Published By: Vertica
Published Date: Feb 01, 2010
How the Vertica Analytic Database is powering the new wave of commercial software, SaaS and appliance-based applications and creating new value and competitive differentiation for solution developers and their customers.
Siemon, a global leader in network cabling solutions and data center physical layer infrastructure, offers this new 66-page E-Book focused on guiding data center professionals and service providers through key infrastructure challenges.
White Paper Published By: SAP
Published Date: Mar 24, 2011
As you prepare to embark on an ERP implementation or to upgrade an existing system, you have a lot to juggle and plan. You know the horror stories of "go-lives" going bad but you aren't sure how to avoid the pitfalls. This white paper discusses at length how Utopia's formal data migration methodology reduces the risks of large systems deployments by using a tried-and-tested framework for the entire migration process, from source data analysis through post-go-live support.
White Paper Published By: NetIQ
Published Date: Jan 13, 2011
This white paper describes how to close this "compliance gap," emphasizing the complementary relationship between SIEM and database activity monitoring technologies, which, taken together, provide a comprehensive view for organizations and auditors to keep data more secure while continuing to address compliance requirements.
White Paper Published By: IBM
Published Date: Aug 30, 2010
Vendors in this market have been challenged in their attempts to gain market visibility and awareness for their products and for the benefits they can provide compared with just throwing more hardware at the problem.
White Paper Published By: Datalink
Published Date: Jul 27, 2012
Running IT as a service (ITaaS) is not necessarily a new concept. But, the era of cloud computing now places a whole new spin on ITaaS. In this white paper, you'll learn why there is so much buzz around cloud services and the role IT should play in this new cloud-based era. You'll also learn a useful model to help transform your company's IT data center into a private cloud that can ultimately manage and oversee the delivery of both internal and external cloud services to the business.
White Paper Published By: InMage
Published Date: Feb 18, 2009
During challenging economic times, companies are increasingly questioning every budget dollar they spend. Furthermore, companies are reviewing their core vendor relationships to assess which partnerships have lived up to their expectations vs. which have overpromised and under delivered.
Enterprise search has been a service in one form or another on the Microsoft intranet for more than a decade. With the release of Microsoft® Office SharePoint® Portal Server 2003, the landscape for enterprise search at Microsoft began to change. This became the foundation for the current solution, the Enterprise Search feature provided in Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007. Read more about the enhancements of this feature in this technical white paper.
White Paper Published By: SunGard
Published Date: Aug 13, 2012
Most organizations today understand that a disaster recovery (DR) plan is essential to their continued survival should a natural disaster occur. But implementing a DR plan entails substantial time, effort and cost - not to mention significant investment in developing new areas of technical expertise within the organization. As a result, many organizations are turning to disaster recovery service providers (DRSPs) to offload their disaster recovery operations.
White Paper Published By: Unitrends
Published Date: Mar 30, 2010
Clouds are all the rage right now. And the truth is that cloud-based computing can be a tremendous value. Cloud-based computing is not just an opportunity for a bunch of venture capitalists hanging out at Sand Hill Road, it's a wonderful chance for small and medium businesses to take a step toward aligning their information technology spend to increase their focus on revenue-generating opportunities.