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).
White Paper Published By: Attivio
Published Date: Aug 20, 2010
With the explosion of unstructured content, the data warehouse is under siege. In this paper, Dr. Barry Devlin discusses data and content as two ends of a continuum, and explores the depth of integration required for meaningful business value.
White Paper Published By: Vertica
Published Date: Aug 15, 2010
If you are responsible for BI (Business Intelligence) in your organization, there are three questions you should ask yourself:
- Are there applications in my organization for combining operational processes with analytical insight that we can't deploy because of performance and capacity constraints with our existing BI environment?
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.