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ALSO CALLED: Data Base Administration, DBA
DEFINITION: IT function that includes responsibility for developing and maintaining the organization's data dictionary, designing and monitoring the performance of databases, and enforcing standards for database use and security.
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Optimize SAP NetWeaver BW Systems with Nearline Storage: Efficient Information Lifecycle Management to Maximize Performance and Lower Costs
sponsored by Dolphin
WHITE PAPER: Rising data and query volumes take a toll on data warehouse hardware, software and administration. To maintain service levels, IT must perform constant tweaking or commit more of the IT budget to adding more storage. Read this paper to find out how SAP NetWeaver BW optimizes for both cost and performance, while reducing the administrative load.
Posted: 11 Mar 2010 | Published: 10 Mar 2010

Dolphin

Beyond PostgreSQL: A Look Inside Postgres Plus Advanced Server
sponsored by EnterpriseDB Corporation
WHITE PAPER: EnterpriseDB's Postgres Plus Advanced Server builds on the rock-solid PostgreSQL foundation to deliver significant value-added features not available in the community edition.
Posted: 02 Mar 2010 | Published: 02 Mar 2010

EnterpriseDB Corporation

Which Postgres is Right for Me?
sponsored by EnterpriseDB Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Discover the differences between PostgreSQL, Postgres Plus Standard Server and Postgres Plus Advanced Server and optimize your choice of open source database. You'll learn enough about the different capabilities, modules, and uses for each product to make the best Postgres choice for your organization.
Posted: 02 Mar 2010 | Published: 02 Mar 2010

EnterpriseDB Corporation

Top Ten Essentials for Privileged Account Management
sponsored by FoxT
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, discover how you can effectively and efficiently control privileged accounts using the latest in adaptive access controls management. You will also learn about how to leverage the latest in Role-Based Access Controls.
Posted: 01 Feb 2010 | Published: 01 Feb 2010

FoxT

Oracle Real Application Clusters One Node: Better Virtualization for Databases
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This informative white paper explains how the new Oracle Real Application Clusters (RAC) One Node offers enhanced high availability for single-instance databases, protecting from both planned and unplanned downtime.
Posted: 13 Jan 2010 | Published: 17 Dec 2009

Oracle Corporation

Deploying Oracle® Real Application Clusters on Sun Storage 7000 Unified Storage System
sponsored by Sun Microsystems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This quick start guide shows how to configure the Sun Storage 7000 Unified Storage System and hosts on the Solaris™ Operating System for Oracle RAC infrastructure deployment.
Posted: 16 Nov 2009 | Published: 25 May 2009

Sun Microsystems, Inc.

Increase Application Performance Up To 5X With Adaptec MaxIQ™ SSD Cache Performance Solution
sponsored by Adaptec, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Today’s data centers and cloud computing environments require increased I/O performance to support large-scale applications such as databases, web servers, e-commerce applications, file servers, and email. This whitepaper focuses on the performance benefits of using the Adaptec MaxIQ™ SSD Cache Performance Solution.
Posted: 02 Nov 2009 | Published: 28 Oct 2009

Adaptec, Inc.

The Total Economic Impact Of DMExpress
sponsored by Syncsort
WHITE PAPER: The purpose of this study is to provide readers with a framework to evaluate the potential financial impact of DMExpress on their organizations. Forrester’s aim is to clearly show all calculations and assumptions used in the analysis.
Posted: 28 Oct 2009 | Published: 25 Aug 2008

Syncsort

The Systems Management Buyer’s Guide: Five Keys to Low Total Cost of Ownership for Midsized Businesses
sponsored by Hitachi Data Systems
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines the five key characteristics of software that can meet these challenges successfully, and specifically considers the capability of Hitachi IT Operations Analyzer software to meet these challenges.
Posted: 05 Oct 2009 | Published: 01 Sep 2009

Hitachi Data Systems

Breaking the Scalability Barrier with Infinite Cache
sponsored by EnterpriseDB Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Infinite Cache™ from EnterpriseDB revolutionizes distributed cache management on commodity blade server hardware by substantially increasing the amount of memory available to hold data including entire databases with outstanding performance.
Posted: 23 Sep 2009 | Published: 22 Sep 2009

EnterpriseDB Corporation

White Paper: Proven Strategies for Archiving Complex Relational Data
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Database growth, long-term data retention regulations and storage requirements increase operational costs. Yet, archiving complex relational data poses many challenges. Optim Data Growth Solution provides proven technology and comprehensive capabilities that make archiving complex relational data practical and desirable.
Posted: 04 Sep 2009 | Published: 01 Dec 2008

IBM

Sybase Analytic Appliance on IBM Power Systems
sponsored by Sybase, an SAP company
WHITE PAPER: The Sybase Analytic Appliance is revolutionizing the data warehouse appliance market by integrating the leading column-based analytic software with hardware from the industry's number one provider of UNIX systems. Read this paper for more.
Posted: 06 Aug 2009 | Published: 07 Jul 2009

Sybase, an SAP company

Gaining the Performance Edge Using a Column-Oriented Database Management System
sponsored by Sybase, an SAP company
WHITE PAPER: This paper explores the data explosion phenomenon and why column-oriented database systems are able to provide the boost that is needed to gain the performance edge. The paper contrasts row-oriented systems with column-oriented systems, and then elaborates on the benefits of the columnar approach.
Posted: 06 Aug 2009 | Published: 01 Jul 2009

Sybase, an SAP company

CIO Guide: The Strategic Value of MySQL
sponsored by Sun Microsystems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines a model whereby CIOs can reduce their database costs significantly by adopting a heterogeneous database architecture and implement MySQL for a large part of their business critical and operational applications.
Posted: 05 Aug 2009 | Published: 01 Mar 2009

Sun Microsystems, Inc.

Integrating Data in the Information System, an Open Source Approach
sponsored by Talend
WHITE PAPER: This White Paper describes a number of real-life applications and databases interoperability scenarios and explains how an Open Source approach helps in solving interoperability challenges. Read this paper to learn more about successfully connecting new technology deployments with existing infrastructure.
Posted: 28 Jul 2009 | Published: 28 Jul 2009

Talend

PostgreSQL vs. MySQL - A Comparison of Enterprise Stability
sponsored by EnterpriseDB Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Many IT professionals generally recognize that PostgreSQL is better suited for enterprise database responsibilities than MySQL. In this paper you'll find an in-depth feature & performance comparison between the two.
Posted: 23 Jun 2009 | Published: 01 Jun 2009

EnterpriseDB Corporation

Proven strategies for archiving complex relational data
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explains how the IBM Optim Data Growth Solution provides proven technology and comprehensive capabilities that make archiving complex relational data both practical and desirable.
Posted: 08 Jun 2009 | Published: 30 Dec 2008

IBM

Performance Optimization: Extending the IT Infrastructure
sponsored by Embarcadero Technologies, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Performance optimization is a key ingredient in the struggle to stretch an invested IT dollar to its absolute limit. Read this whitepaper to learn about the 3-step 'prevent, find, fix' approach to handling performance optimization problems at any stage of the development lifecycle.
Posted: 29 May 2009 | Published: 29 May 2009

Embarcadero Technologies, Inc.

Migrating SQL 2000 to SQL 2008- a Dell Deployment Guide
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This Deployment Guide reviews the approach that Dell and Principled Technologies recommend for a tested and validated migration of SQL Server 2000 databases to SQL Server 2008 on the Dell PowerEdge R900 server and Microsoft Windows Server 2008 Enterprise.
Posted: 27 Apr 2009 | Published: 27 Apr 2009

Dell, Inc.

BMC Database Administration Solution for DB2 z/OS
sponsored by BMC Software, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: BMC provides a set of tools and utilities that are designed to automate the complex processes involved in updating and managing DB2 environments with the aim of being easy to use, and fast and effective in their execution.
Posted: 18 Apr 2009 | Published: 17 Apr 2009

BMC Software, Inc.

Best Practices for Provisioning Databases for Test and Development
sponsored by Informatica
WHITE PAPER: Best practices and new technologies available for provisioning databases for test and development environments are outlined in this white paper. Using this as a guide, organizations can save time and resources, meet regulatory compliance standards, and streamline database provisioning processes for test and development environments.
Posted: 01 Apr 2009 | Published: 16 Jan 2009

Informatica

The Oracle Database Administrator of Tomorrow: The Impact of New Technologies
sponsored by Dell Software
WHITE PAPER: As new technologies become more widely adopted, your role as a database administrator (DBA) will change. This paper outlines the common challenges you face, the critical tasks you perform, and examines the trends will impact your role as a DBA.
Posted: 23 Jun 2008 | Published: 23 Jun 2008

Dell Software

Using Master Data in Business Intelligence
sponsored by SAP America, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Improve planning, building, and deploying a master data management (MDM) environment. Consider an evolutionary – rather than revolutionary – approach to MDM, and examine how to use MDM with business intelligence applications and an underlying data warehousing environment to improve decision making.
Posted: 18 Jun 2008 | Published: 01 Mar 2007

SAP America, Inc.

Closing the Data Privacy Gap: Protecting Sensitive Data in Non-Production Environments
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This White Paper explains why protecting sensitive information and ensuring privacy have become high priorities.
Posted: 14 Mar 2008 | Published: 01 Aug 2007

IBM

Governance, Risk, and Compliance Management: Realizing the Value Of Cross-Enterprise Solutions
sponsored by SAP America, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This paper explains SAP’s vision for a cross-enterprise GRC solution and the benefits it can provide, defines key terms, and discusses what to look for when evaluating GRC software options.
Posted: 01 Feb 2008 | Published: 01 Jan 2007

SAP America, Inc.
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