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ALSO CALLED: Compact Disks - Read Only Memory
DEFINITION: CD-ROM (Compact Disc, read-only-memory) is an adaptation of the CD that is designed to store computer data in the form of text and graphics, as well as hi-fi stereo sound. The original data format standard was defined by Philips and Sony in the 1983 Yellow Book. Other standards are used in conjunction with it to define directory and file structures, including ISO 9660, HFS (Hierarchal File System,  … 
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Ensuring the Best Outcome for Your SQL Server 2014 Upgrade
sponsored by SolarWinds, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Uncover a checklist of everything you need for a smooth transition to the new SQL Server 2014.
Posted: 29 Sep 2014 | Published: 29 Sep 2014

SolarWinds, Inc.

Enterprise Solution Design for SAP HANA
sponsored by HP & Intel®
WHITE PAPER: In this resource, explore the three principles of great enterprise design—stability, scalability, and agility—and learn how to apply them to your SAP landscape with a focus on SAP HANA. Read on for best practices and key design considerations for implementing your SAP HANA enterprise-level solution.
Posted: 25 Sep 2013 | Published: 28 Feb 2013

HP & Intel®

Examining a Modular, Dense, and Power-Efficient Computing Platform
sponsored by CISCO & INTEL®
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores the capabilities of a modular, dense, and power-efficient computing platform for cloud-scale applications. Read on to learn how this solution is targeted at applications that perform optimally across many smaller computing elements, such as cloud-scale computing, high-performance computing, data analytics, and more.
Posted: 07 Oct 2014 | Published: 30 Sep 2014

CISCO & INTEL®

Examining Today's Hybrid Storage Marketplace
sponsored by Oracle and Intel®
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores the benefits and capabilities of a new set of storage appliances from Oracle. These appliances are designed with a flash-first hybrid architecture that is an ideal strategic fit for high streaming environments such as database backups. It can also be well-integrated into high=performance Oracle database environments.
Posted: 12 Jun 2014 | Published: 30 Aug 2013

Oracle and Intel®

Explore the Era of Hybrid Clouds and Built the Right Infrastructure
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This resource talks about the benefits of dynamic hybrid cloud deployments as well as a suite of solutions that contain a complete set of hardware, software, and hosted offerings to meet the needs of the modern enterprise.
Posted: 10 Jul 2014 | Published: 10 Jul 2014

IBM

Failover Strategies on the Cisco UCS B Series Chassis
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses how Cisco's popular and powerful Unified Computing Solution is driven by the flexibility and agility of the hardware failover options and Service Profiles.
Posted: 29 Sep 2014 | Published: 29 Sep 2014

Global Knowledge

Fast and Furious: Big Data Analytics Meets Hadoop
sponsored by SAS
WHITE PAPER: Learn about the key features of Hadoop technology that make it ideal for fast-growing streams of data from sensors, social media and more.
Posted: 26 Sep 2014 | Published: 26 Sep 2014

SAS

EMC Unisphere for VNXe: Next-Generation Storage Management: A Detailed Review
sponsored by EMC
WHITE PAPER: This white paper introduces EMC Unisphere  for VNXe, a web-based management environment for creating storage resources; configuring and scheduling protection for stored data; and managing and monitoring other storage operations on VNXe platforms.
Posted: 23 Jun 2011 | Published: 23 Jun 2011

EMC

EMC VNXe Series
sponsored by EMC Computer Systems (UK) Ltd.
WHITE PAPER: The EMC VNXe series redefines networked storage for the small business to small enterprise user, delivering an unequaled combination of features, simplicity, and efficiency. This paper takes an in-depth look at the EMC VNXe series hardware and base software solutions.
Posted: 12 Feb 2011 | Published: 12 Feb 2011

EMC Computer Systems (UK) Ltd.

EMC VSPEX End User Computing Solutions With VMware vSphere and VMware View
sponsored by OnX USA LLC
WHITE PAPER: This short white paper explores a storage infrastructure that eliminates the planning and configuration burdens that are associated with adopting an end-user computing solution.
Posted: 31 Jul 2013 | Published: 29 Jun 2012

OnX USA LLC

EMC VSPEX Proven Infrastructure for Microsoft Sharepoint 2013
sponsored by EMC & Arrow
WHITE PAPER: This white paper follows the evolution of SharePoint and explore the latest features and reference architecture that support collaboration, document and records management, search and retrieval, and other essential tasks in environments that house massive quantities of unstructured information.
Posted: 02 Aug 2013 | Published: 02 Aug 2013

EMC & Arrow

EMC VSPEX Server Virtualization Solutions For Small and Medium Business
sponsored by OnX USA LLC
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses a pre-validated and modular architecture and its key capabilities that enable complete virtualization.
Posted: 31 Jul 2013 | Published: 29 Feb 2012

OnX USA LLC

EMC's VNX Family: A Unifying Force in Storage
sponsored by EMC
WHITE PAPER: EMC has just announced two new unified storage platforms. EMC states that these two products build on the simplicity and efficiency focus it is already driving by adding affordability and power – overall its new products are “optimized for virtualized IT.” This paper will review the validity and relevance of these assertions against market needs.
Posted: 01 Mar 2011 | Published: 24 Feb 2011

EMC

EMC's VNX Family: A Unifying Force in Storage
sponsored by EMC
WHITE PAPER: EMC has just announced two new unified storage platforms. EMC states that these two products build on the simplicity and efficiency focus it is already driving by adding affordability and power – overall its new products are “optimized for virtualized IT.” This paper will review the validity and relevance of these assertions against market needs.
Posted: 10 Mar 2011 | Published: 10 Mar 2011

EMC

Enterprise Backup and Recovery Methodologies for Oracle
sponsored by Datalink Corp
WHITE PAPER: This paper provides an introductory overview of some of the enterprise backup options available for Oracle data.
Posted: 19 Jun 2008 | Published: 01 Feb 2007

Datalink Corp

Enterprise-Ready Scale-Out with Data ONTAP 8 Cluster-Mode
sponsored by NetApp
WHITE PAPER: This paper introduces an emerging unified scale-out solution purpose-built to provide an adaptable, always-on storage infrastructure for virtualized environments. Read on to learn what this approach to scale-out could mean for your company and its data.
Posted: 06 Sep 2012 | Published: 06 Sep 2012

NetApp

ESG Analyst Report: “Changing the Way You Purchase Storage”
sponsored by NetApp
WHITE PAPER: This ESG white paper discusses the key criteria you need to consider before making your next IT investment and why it’s time to modernize your approach to storage.
Posted: 03 Sep 2010 | Published: 25 Aug 2010

NetApp

ExaGrid Systems Named Champion in Disk Backup Vendor Landscape by Info-Tech Research Group
sponsored by ExaGrid Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: As a Disk Backup Champion, ExaGrid received the highest rating from Info-Tech Research Group for its exceptional product architecture and overall vendor score highlighting the company’s ‘exemplary’ strategy and strong viability, reach and channel. Read on to learn more.
Posted: 07 Feb 2012 | Published: 07 Feb 2012

ExaGrid Systems, Inc.

Examining IBM Innovation at Both Ends of the Storage Spectrum- Part 1: Tape
sponsored by The 451 Group
WHITE PAPER: Find proof that tape isn't dead by checking out this research conducted by The 451 Group, a leading global analyst and data company. This October, 2012 white paper contains the findings of The 451 Group's recent visit to IBM's research facility in Zurich and presents 451 Research's opinion of IBM's innovations and activities in the tape space.
Posted: 02 Nov 2012 | Published: 08 Oct 2012

The 451 Group

Exchange 2010 on Dell: Two Architecture Models for Improving User Productivity on a More Cost-Efficient Infrastructure
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
WHITE PAPER: Dell's approach to Exchange 2010 offers many potential benefits for organizations running enterprise class messaging systems. Microsoft introduced new features in Exchange 2010 that can enhance productivity as well as take advantage of Dell's innovative hardware portfolio to provide a more cost-effective infrastructure for enterprise messaging.
Posted: 29 Dec 2009 | Published: 29 Dec 2009

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

Extending Your Data Center Affordably – Empowering the Remote or Branch Office with Simplicity
sponsored by Dell India
WHITE PAPER: Check out this game-changing white paper to find out how the Dell VRTX can fuel your remote offices and eliminate common challenges, at a price you can afford.
Posted: 24 Feb 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Dell India

Find a storage solution built around your goals
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Check out this in-depth guide to find out the various features and benefits of each storage system IBM offers – so you can decide which storage solution will fit best into your business environment.
Posted: 14 Apr 2014 | Published: 30 Nov 2013

IBM

First the Tick, Now the Tock: Next Generation Intel Microarchitecture - Nehalem
sponsored by Intel Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Read this paper and get a look at how the next generation microarchitecture's dynamically scalable and design-scalable features directly contribute to power efficiency and performance.
Posted: 03 Apr 2009 | Published: 02 Apr 2009

Intel Corporation

Five Keys to Scalability and Disk-Based Backup Systems
sponsored by ExaGrid Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: In selecting a disk-based backup solution, it's critical to consider the scalability of each prospective solution to ensure that it will meet the needs of your organization now and into the future. This paper outlines the five key questions you should ask when evaluating the scalability of any disk-based backup solution.
Posted: 07 Feb 2012 | Published: 07 Feb 2012

ExaGrid Systems, Inc.

Flash at the Price of Disk
sponsored by Dell and VMware
WHITE PAPER: This quick, 1-page resource delivers a flash solution to your economic qualms as it matches up with the price of disk. Read about 3 things to ask, read, share, and say to get an insider's perspective about this storage innovation.
Posted: 12 Feb 2014 | Published: 12 Feb 2014

Dell and VMware
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CD-ROM DEFINITION (continued): …  for Macintosh computers), and Hybrid HFS-ISO. Format of the CD-ROM is the same as for audio CDs: a standard CD is 120 mm (4.75 inches) in diameter and 1.2 mm (0.05 inches) thick and is composed of a polycarbonate plastic substrate (underlayer - this is the main body of the disc), one or more thin reflective metal (usually aluminum) layers, and a lacquer coating.The Yellow Book specifications were so general that there was some fear in the industry that multiple incompatible and proprietary formats would be created. In order to prevent such an occurrence, representatives from industry leaders … 
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