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DEFINITION: A coprocessor is a special set of circuits in a microprocessor chip that is designed to manipulate numbers or perform some other specialized function more quickly than the basic microprocessor circuits could perform the same task. A coprocessor offloads specialized processing operations, thereby reducing the burden on the basic microprocessor circuitry and allowing it to work at optimum speed. In  … 
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Maximizing Oracle Database Performance and Minimizing Licensing Costs in Virtualized Environments
sponsored by Embarcadero Technologies, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: If you missed this September 2010 webcast on Oracle Database Performance and Licensing Dynamics in Virtualized Environments, here's your chance to catch up on the discussion. This white paper highlights the webcast, including an extensive Q&A and tips for maximizing Oracle Database performance and minimizing licensing costs.
Posted: 12 May 2011 | Published: 12 May 2011

Embarcadero Technologies, Inc.

Memory Performance Optimization for the IBM System x3850 X5 x3690 X5 and BladeCenter HX5 Platforms Using Intel Xeon 7500 and 6500 Series Processors
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines the architecture and performance of the Intel Xeon processor 7500 and 6500 Series. The analysis covers latency to main memory, memory bandwidth and application performance, and addresses performance issues related to memory speed and population of memory.
Posted: 20 Jan 2011 | Published: 20 Jan 2011

IBM

Memory Provisioning Recommendations for Vmware Infrastructure 3
sponsored by Kingston Technology Company, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: In order to successfully base server consolidation on VMware Infrastructure 3, it is important to have appropriately sized physical memory. Learn how to determine the right amount of memory for a VI3 deployment and the consequences of sub-optim...
Posted: 19 Oct 2007 | Published: 19 Oct 2007

Kingston Technology Company, Inc.

Metalogix Content Migration and Upgrade for Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010
sponsored by Metalogix
WHITE PAPER: This paper discusses both Microsoft's out-of-box migration approaches and Metalogix's SharePoint Site Migration Manager 2010. It describes common migration scenarios, and how those scenarios can be addressed using the different migration approaches.
Posted: 28 Apr 2010 | Published: 28 Apr 2010

Metalogix

Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Solutions for OLTP Applications on Dell PowerEdge VRTX
sponsored by Dell India
WHITE PAPER: Explore this exclusive white paper to find out about Dell's first shared IT infrastructure solution that's specifically designed for remote and small office environments.
Posted: 17 Feb 2014 | Published: 30 Jun 2013

Dell India

Mobilizing Applications Lotus Domino Databases
sponsored by BlackBerry
WHITE PAPER: The ability to access and update Lotus Domino applications can be a simple and effective way to improve efficiency. Read this paper and learn how easy it can be to create BlackBerry applications that integrate with your Lotus Domino applications.
Posted: 18 Aug 2008 | Published: 18 Aug 2008

BlackBerry

Multi-core Processors - The Next Evolution in Computing
sponsored by AMD
WHITE PAPER: Multi-core processors offer performance and productivity benefits beyond the capabilities of today's single-core processors.
Posted: 04 Nov 2008 | Published: 22 Aug 2008

AMD

NAC: Bridging the Network Security Gap
sponsored by Sophos, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: IT managers are aware of threats to their networks, and have spent heavily on solutions to protect the corporate environment. This paper examines technology and initiatives designed to capitalize on existing investments and prevent any gaps in security.
Posted: 18 Feb 2008 | Published: 01 Apr 2007

Sophos, Inc.

NetBackup Disk Based Data Protection Options
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This paper explains the disk options and their capabilities as well as the other new features in NetBackup 6.5 that make up the Enterprise Disk Foundation, also it provides guidance in choosing the appropriate disk options for your environment.
Posted: 03 Jun 2008 | Published: 01 Oct 2007

Symantec Corporation

Novell and Microsoft: Building Bridges
sponsored by Novell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Novell and Microsoft are bridging the worlds of proprietary and open source technology, and have built this bridge based on a foundation of mutual respect for intellectual property.
Posted: 26 Feb 2007 | Published: 26 Feb 2007

Novell, Inc.

Optimizing Facility Operation in High Density Data Center Environments
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: This paper describes issues of high processor and server density within existing data center infrastructures. It identifies methods to optimize the effectiveness of power and cooling resources in facilities that are deploying high-density equipment...
Posted: 11 Jun 2008 | Published: 01 Aug 2007

Hewlett-Packard Company

Optimizing the Private Cloud with Intel® and Microsoft*
sponsored by Intel and Microsoft
WHITE PAPER: The Intel® Xeon® processor family provides a reliable, available, and serviceable infrastructure which works seamlessly with Windows Server 2008 R2. By leveraging the power of Intel technology, businesses can enhance their private cloud infrastructure to help IT administrators and end-users receive an efficient, secure, and simplified experience.
Posted: 16 May 2011 | Published: 29 Mar 2011

Intel and Microsoft

Oracle Database 11g: Real Application Testing & Manageability Overview
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper to learn how the new Real Application Testing capabilities in the Oracle Database 11g allows database administrators to adapt to changes easily, lower their testing costs and reduce hardware and software investments.
Posted: 14 Oct 2008 | Published: 14 Oct 2008

Oracle Corporation

Oracle Enterprise Manager 12C
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Companies must adapt their management practices to provide proper control over resources in the cloud. This white paper showcases a management tool designed with these types of environments in mind and discusses its key features and benefits.
Posted: 05 Jul 2012 | Published: 01 Sep 2011

Oracle Corporation

Oracle Exalogic Elastic Cloud: A Brief Introduction
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: A steady pattern of innovation, expansion, and acquisition can quickly result in a sprawling infrastructure that is difficult to manage. This white paper explores tools and practices that have emerged to address this issue and recommends actions you can take to lay the foundation for the cloud.
Posted: 12 Oct 2011 | Published: 01 Mar 2011

Oracle Corporation

Oracle Exalogic Elastic Cloud: System Overview
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper to learn about Oracle Exalogic Elastic Cloud, an Engineered System consisting of software, firmware, and hardware designed to meet the highest standards of reliability, serviceability and performance.
Posted: 09 Apr 2012 | Published: 15 Sep 2011

Oracle Corporation

Oracle RAC Performance Quadruples on HP Cluster with Dolphin Express
sponsored by Dolphin Interconnect Solutions
WHITE PAPER: This paper discusses the advantages of using SuperSockets with Dolphin Express to build scalable, high performance and highly cost-effective Oracle RAC clusters with industry standard servers and Dolphin components.
Posted: 19 Aug 2008 | Published: 19 Aug 2008

Dolphin Interconnect Solutions

Oracle Solaris Operating System: Optimized for Sun x86 Systems in the Enterprise
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This document is intended as a technical guide for developers and system administrators that want to understand the precise details of how Oracle® Solaris and Oracle’s Sun x86 systems using Intel® Xeon® processor 5600 and 7500 series can improve your enterprise application solution environment.
Posted: 15 Mar 2011 | Published: 01 Jul 2010

Oracle Corporation

Oracle TimesTen In-Memory Database on Oracle Exalogic Elastic Cloud
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper outlines a memory-optimized relational database that provides detailed visibility into the performance of your critical applications. Learn more about this platform and its key features and installation steps here.
Posted: 06 Jul 2012 | Published: 01 Jun 2011

Oracle Corporation

Oracle Unbreakable Linux: An Overview
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper reviews support programs that address common problems on three Linux architectures: x86, x86-64, and Linux Itanium. Learn how to execute bug fixes and lower the risk of applying patches.
Posted: 17 Dec 2008 | Published: 17 Dec 2008

Oracle Corporation

Oracle Unbreakable Linux: True Enterprise-Quality Linux Support
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper for tips on selecting the best support approach for your IT shop's Linux platform. You'll learn about various options and the essential components of a successful support system.
Posted: 17 Dec 2008 | Published: 17 Dec 2008

Oracle Corporation

Oracle x86 Rack Servers Optimized for Rapid Deployments and Operational Efficiency
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper reveals key factors to consider when selecting a server and explains why more and more organizations are relying on x86 platforms. Access key findings from your peers concerning their spending on servers, power and cooling expenses, and more.
Posted: 07 Oct 2011 | Published: 01 Feb 2011

Oracle Corporation

Oracle's Sun Fire X4170 M2 and Sun Fire X4270 M2 Server Architecture
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Oracle introduces the new Sun Fire X4170 M2, the most versatile IT infrastructure building block server and the Sun Fire X4270 M2 server, the ideal server for clustered database and virtualized workloads.
Posted: 16 Mar 2011 | Published: 01 Jul 2010

Oracle Corporation

Oracle's Sun Fire X4470 Server Architecture: Virtualization Platform for Mission-Critical Applications
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: To support the execution of multiple workloads without starving applications of vital compute resources, a virtualization platform needs to offer high compute performance, a large memory footprint, and superior I/O expansion capabilities. Read on to learn how Oracle’s Sun Fire X4470 server is an ideal mission-critical virtualization platform.
Posted: 16 Mar 2011 | Published: 01 Apr 2010

Oracle Corporation

PACs for Industrial Control, the Future of Control
sponsored by National Instruments
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores the origins of the Programmable Automation Controllers (PAC), how PACs differ from Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) and PCs, and the future direction of industrial control with PACs.
Posted: 16 Sep 2008 | Published: 16 Sep 2008

National Instruments
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COPROCESSORS DEFINITION (continued): …  the early years of personal computing, the coprocessor was physically separate from the main microprocessor. Starting with the Intel Pentium and Motorola 68000 series, the coprocessor, also known as a math coprocessor, numeric coprocessor, or floating-point unit (FPU), became a physical part of the microprocessor chip. Some coprocessors are still available as separate chips or circuit cards. These are designed for specific applications such as high-end graphics, broadband signal processing, and encryption/decryption. Coprocessors of this type make it possible to customize the various models in … 
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