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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).
Generally, CMDBs populated by discovery tools alone simply aren't usable. They fail because they contain massive amounts of irrelevant information. You avoid this pitfall by correctly populating your CMDB in four simple steps.
White Paper Published By: Unitrends
Published Date: Jun 15, 2010
In this document we're first going to explore the use of the insurance metaphor in terms of its most fundamental element: the broad consequences of data loss. We'll also discuss industry and regulatory consequences of data loss.
White Paper Published By: HP
Published Date: Aug 21, 2009
Read this guide to learn how HP works closely with organizations throughout the entire consolidation process which results in reduced costs, improved database administration, enhanced service levels to end users, and improved communication/collaboration.
Read this IDC white paper to understand the various approaches to solving today's backup and recovery challenges leveraging deduplication. The paper discusses how to dramatically improve IT economics by optimizing network bandwidth, backup windows, and storage footprint requirements in distributed and datacenter locations alike.
Webinar Published By: BMC ESM
Published Date: Jul 17, 2009
Join us as we talk with Atwell Williams, Solutions Architect for the Office of the CTO at BMC Software. Get insights into where to start when building and managing a CMDB and find out how to define what "done" looks like. Learn whether a bottom-up or a top-down approach will work best for you, hear important tips for training your team, and get some great practical advice from one of BMC's experts.
White Paper Published By: PC Mall
Published Date: Mar 03, 2012
As processor, memory, and disk technology have improved, HP ProLiant G7 servers have become ideal platforms for consolidating applications with virtual machines. Find out about HP 3G SATA hot plug solid state disks!
White Paper Published By: Limelight IT
Published Date: Jul 31, 2012
In this report you will learn how today's WCM platforms are fusing the best marketing automation practices with content management, allowing marketers to leverage content in new and innovative ways. Discover 10 of the top capabilities you should be considering for your website.
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: 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.