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DEFINITION: A database of record (DBOR) is a repository for centralized storage of information about objects or people. This type of database is commonly maintained by businesses to store information about subscribers, clients or customers, facilitating optimal service-oriented management (SOM). Examples of DBOR applications include use by: Internet search engines or Web sites to track user behavior for targeted  … 
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A Guide to Taking Control of Your Data
sponsored by Hosting.com
WHITE PAPER: How can you cost-effectively boost scripting and programming language skills in those who run your database, all while avoiding costly data loss? Learn how to provide DBAs with the tools and skills they need so they can protect data on-premise or in the cloud, analyze data directly with the SQL Server database, and more.
Posted: 16 Jun 2017 | Published: 16 Jun 2017

Hosting.com

Why It May Be More Cost Effective To Use Only The DBA Services You Need, Only When You Need Them
sponsored by Hosting.com
WHITE PAPER: In the past decade, technology and business trends have conspired to minimize the role of DBAs, creating some unintended consequences. In this paper, uncover why it may now be more cost-effective to use only the DBA services you need, rather than a full-time DBA.
Posted: 16 Jun 2017 | Published: 16 Jun 2017

Hosting.com

Database Consolidation: Methods, Strategies and Tools
sponsored by Hosting.com
WHITE PAPER: Cutting costs is always a priority. One way this can be achieved is via database consolidation. But what do you need to know before launching into a DB consolidation project? Inside, learn about the consolidation strategy, high availability and disaster recovery, and more.
Posted: 16 Jun 2017 | Published: 16 Jun 2017

Hosting.com

5 Steps to Success with SAP HANA
sponsored by Atos
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores how best to use SAP HANA within your organization, optimize its business value, and understand the key drivers for its success. Uncover 5 steps to leverage SAP HANA as a business advantage and learn about 5 foundational keys to SAP HANA success.
Posted: 15 Jun 2017 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Atos

Using Remote Database Administration to Overcome DBA Challenges
sponsored by Hosting.com
WHITE PAPER: In today's digital world, all information resides in databases. The ability to manage this information can be the difference between the life and death of your business. Uncover the pros and cons of hiring an internal DBA or outsourcing DBA efforts remotely.
Posted: 14 Jun 2017 | Published: 14 Jun 2017

Hosting.com

Change & Upgrade Databases – Without Degrading the User Experience
sponsored by Quest
WHITE PAPER: Many factors can affect a DB, including: Platform changes, system configuration, hardware upgrades, and more. Simply making changes and risking a poor user experience shouldn't be an option. Learn how DBAs can use Quest® Benchmark Factory to ensure that changes to DBs won't degrade the user experience.
Posted: 13 Jun 2017 | Published: 13 Jun 2017

Quest

Reducing Costs in Your Oracle Database Environment
sponsored by HPE and Intel® Corporate
WHITE PAPER: As data volumes rise, your Oracle database costs rise in unison...but they don't have to. This white paper answers several key questions about your Oracle database to help you optimize your ROI.
Posted: 13 Jun 2017 | Published: 31 Aug 2016

HPE and Intel® Corporate

Improve Performance and TCO with SQL Server and the Right Compute
sponsored by HPE and Intel® Corporate
WHITE PAPER: Recent technologies have emerged to strain databases, forcing expansion in both size and number. Access this white paper for best practices to improve database performance and TCO with SQL server and the right compute.
Posted: 12 Jun 2017 | Published: 31 Aug 2016

HPE and Intel® Corporate

Creating More Consistent Performance for Java and Apache Cassandra
sponsored by Azul Systems, Inc
WHITE PAPER: Thanks to response time outliers, frequent Java garbage collections, and out of memory errors, deploying Java-based apps and databases like Apache Cassandra can be expensive and time-consuming. Learn how to improve Java performance, even for workloads that require large memory, high transaction rates, low latency, and consistent response times.
Posted: 12 Jun 2017 | Published: 12 Jun 2017

Azul Systems, Inc

The Essential Playbook for Optimized SQL Server Management
sponsored by Quest
WHITE PAPER: There are unique challenges when it comes to traditional DB management processes. While stressful, solving these challenges can be rewarding. Learn how to overcome DB panic in your SQL Server environment in 3 simple steps.
Posted: 02 Jun 2017 | Published: 02 Jun 2017

Quest

DevOps for Oracle Databases
sponsored by Quest
WHITE PAPER: To end long delays in development, QA and delivery, many organizations are implementing DevOps metholodies. Learn how DevOps database tools can help you accelerate software delivery in your Oracle environment.
Posted: 01 Jun 2017 | Published: 30 Dec 2016

Quest

10 Tips for Optimizing SQL Server Performance
sponsored by Quest
WHITE PAPER: This paper describes 10 important SQL Server optimization tips that will be useful in the trenches, allowing you to turn data into actionable information.
Posted: 31 May 2017 | Published: 31 May 2017

Quest

Enabling Agile Database Development with Toad
sponsored by Quest
WHITE PAPER: This white paper includes walk-throughs, implementation guidelines and links to videos that will show you how to use Toad Development Suite for Oracle. Learn how to automate your database development processes.
Posted: 31 May 2017 | Published: 31 May 2017

Quest

Gain Greater Visibility, Faster DBs with The Right Tools
sponsored by Quest
WHITE PAPER: Your database team needs smarter tools and faster databases to ensure high service levels, focus on business initiatives and gain better visibility. Learn about how the Performance Investigator feature in Foglight for Oracle can extend your workflows with analytics to help you focus on what matters for your DB.
Posted: 25 May 2017 | Published: 25 May 2017

Quest

Six Reasons to Upgrade Your Database
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to uncover 6 reasons to change your database, including opinions from industry analysts and real-world companies.
Posted: 12 May 2017 | Published: 12 May 2017

IBM

Bridging to the Cloud: The Right Database Makes the Difference
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Nowadays you can't really avoid working in hybrid environments that mix on-premise with cloud deployments to develop and deliver apps. Find out how implementing the right database platform can increase your flexibility and improve your cloud adoption strategy.
Posted: 11 May 2017 | Published: 31 Oct 2016

IBM

Technology Brief: Balance DB Performance With Price Efficiency
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: The business world is changing. New technologies like big data, analytics, cloud, and mobile are empowering business users to accomplish more. But these new technologies require investments, which can be pricey. Reducing your DB cost can help. Learn how IBM Power Systems and EnterpriseDB can help you with performance and price efficiency.
Posted: 25 Apr 2017 | Published: 25 Apr 2017

IBM

Technology Overview: How To Manage Big Data From Today's Applications
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: The explosive growth of social applications, big data, mobile access and cloud computing is changing the way applications are developed. As a result, unstructured data is becoming more prevalent, which can be problematic for traditional DBs. Learn about using Mongo DB and IBM Power Systems to manage application data.
Posted: 25 Apr 2017 | Published: 25 Apr 2017

IBM

How Transactional Analytics is Enabling Digital Payments Transformation
sponsored by Aerospike
WHITE PAPER: Learn how transactional analytics can help you keep up with the rapid changes wrought on eCommerce by technologies like mobile payment apps and non-banking payment service providers (FinTech). Discover how to leverage a database with a hybrid memory architecture and machine learning to transform digital payments.
Posted: 20 Apr 2017 | Published: 20 Apr 2017


Analyze High-Velocity, High-Volume Data from the Internet of Things
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores how to build an IoT foundation to connect, manage, and control big data from sensors and smart devices with SAP. Find out how to deliver a new level of data-driven intelligence by rapidly enabling high-performance, high-speed analytics for IoT innovation.
Posted: 12 Apr 2017 | Published: 30 Sep 2016

Cisco Systems, Inc.

SAP HANA & Virtualization: How To Encourage Full Production Support
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: SAP landscapes are often deployed using virtualized application servers. Recently, many are encouraged to migrate to SAP's database platform of the future: SAP HANA. But HANA has limitations of its own. Learn about how you can encourage full production support by deploying Cisco, a platform for SAP landscapes.
Posted: 11 Apr 2017 | Published: 01 Jan 2017

Cisco Systems, Inc.

It's Time To Get Agile: Accelerating Database DevOps
sponsored by Quest
WHITE PAPER: While most software developers now consider agile to be mainstream, database developers often have to rely on manual techniques instead. Learn how to adopt agile and DevOps for DB development.
Posted: 11 Apr 2017 | Published: 11 Apr 2017

Quest

Make Data Manageable by Leveraging Managed Database Services
sponsored by Data Intensity
WHITE PAPER: If your DBA team is stretched thin trying to juggle daily performance issues, you may want to consider adding the expertise and bandwidth of a managed services provider (MSP). Discover how to leverage database managed services that support a variety of technologies from Oracle to SQL Server to enhance performance and unburden your DBAs.
Posted: 06 Apr 2017 | Published: 31 Dec 2016

Data Intensity

Tune Oracle Database Performance without Spending a Fortune
sponsored by Quest
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores an alternative strategy for powerful monitoring, diagnostics, and workload analysis without the pitfalls of legacy tools or the expenses of Oracle Diagnostics and Tuning packs. Discover how to ensure and maintain peak Oracle performance and boost the value of your databases, all while slashing your workload.
Posted: 04 Apr 2017 | Published: 04 Apr 2017

Quest

Oracle Database Appliance Evolves as an Enterprise Private Cloud Building Block
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: In this report, tech research group Wikibon explores trends in Oracle's appliance strategy and how it fits in with private cloud. Learn how Oracle is providing automation orchestration and ability to deploy self-service, enabling virtualization of server and storage, and more.
Posted: 04 Apr 2017 | Published: 05 Jan 2016

Oracle Corporation
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DATABASES DEFINITION (continued): …  promotions. Manufacturers to keep track of supplies and product information. Wholesale and retail vendors to keep track of inventory. Hospitals and clinics to manage patient information. Retail stores to keep track of customer shopping habits.Advantages of using a DBOR to centralize customer data include: Tailoring services to individual users or subscribers. Targeting special promotions to customers most likely to respond. Optimizing customer services and technical support. Personalizing the customer-vendor relationship.In addition to customer-service applications, a DBOR can be used … 

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