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ALSO CALLED: Data Stores, Very Large Databases, Database Programs, Back-end Databases, Database Software
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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Choose the Right Embedded Data Store: Why WebFOCUS Hyperstage Is Better for Big Data Analytics
sponsored by Information Builders
WHITE PAPER: This white paper demonstrates how Hyperstage can respond quickly to database requests and effectively scale to support large volumes of data. It also compares Hyperstage to OLAP and in-memory analytics solutions, and explains what makes Hyperstage superior.
Posted: 30 Apr 2013 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

Information Builders

Integrated Systems and Streamlined Practices Propel New, Responsive IT Organizations
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: View this white paper to learn more about the significant IT transformation that firms are deploying. It explores the meaning behind simplified computing platforms and integrated systems. Find out about the benefits like speed, flexibility and savings by reading this paper now.
Posted: 05 Apr 2013 | Published: 05 Apr 2013

IBM

CW Special Report on Oracle
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
WHITE PAPER: This special report, updated for 2012, gives an independent view of the challenges facing Oracle, its financial performance, the services it offers, its place in the IT market and its future strategy.
Posted: 01 Feb 2013 | Published: 01 Feb 2012

ComputerWeekly.com

Businesses are ready for a new approach to IT
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Integrated systems are based on "patterns of expertise," which can dramatically improve the responsiveness of the business. This paper details two types of integrated systems - platform and infrastructure - the benefits of each, such as agility, efficiency, simplicity and control, and so much more.
Posted: 19 Jul 2012 | Published: 18 Apr 2012

IBM

Best Practices for Oracle License Management
sponsored by Flexera Software
WHITE PAPER: Your business may be spending more in Oracle licensing costs than it is gaining. Learn how to deliver maximum value from your database investments, check out this white paper to learn more best practices for Oracle license management.
Posted: 17 Jul 2012 | Published: 17 Jul 2012

Flexera Software

Customers Standardize on Oracle Database 11g (Reference Booklet)
sponsored by ORACLE APAC
WHITE PAPER: Read this comprehensive customer reference booklet today to explore the case studies of over 90 different companies around the world who have achieved business benefits by upgrading and standardizing on Oracle Database 11g. Learn how they have seen cost reductions, increased security, improved performance, and more.
Posted: 25 Apr 2013 | Published: 31 Jul 2011

ORACLE APAC

How Apollo Group Evaluated MongoDB
sponsored by MongoDB, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: In moving to a cloud platform, Apollo Group needed to replace their legacy system with a more scalable, fitting technology. Read this case study and see how Apollo Group evaluated one of their options - Mongo DB, a NoSQL document-oriented database, and decide if this strategy could work for your business.
Posted: 18 Apr 2013 | Published: 18 Apr 2013

MongoDB, Inc.

Mongo DB Operations Best Practices
sponsored by MongoDB, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Access this informative white paper to learn the ins and outs of Mongo DB, an open-source document-based database, and discover best practices for setup, configuration, scaling, data backup, and more.
Posted: 16 Apr 2013 | Published: 28 Feb 2013

MongoDB, Inc.

Denodo Platform 5.0
sponsored by Denodo Technologies
WHITE PAPER: Today's information landscape includes a variety of data sources and unlike forms of data inundating your business every second. Turn to this resource to learn about how data virtualization can make disparate data sources appear as if they are in one place, so that you can easily access your information and make better, faster business decisions.
Posted: 12 Apr 2013 | Published: 31 Mar 2013

Denodo Technologies

Oracle Database: The Database of Choice for Deploying SAP Solutions
sponsored by Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
WHITE PAPER: With the myriad of available database options, choosing the one that best supports your business-critical applications can be challenging – but it doesn't have to be. This exclusive resource examines three top database offerings -- Oracle, DB2, and SQL Server -- to determine which is best suited for SAP users.
Posted: 21 Dec 2012 | Published: 27 Sep 2011

Oracle Corporation UK Ltd

Business Intelligence—NoSQL… No Problem
sponsored by MongoDB, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Find out how NoSQL databases can help your company meet the growing amounts of data in a manageable and usable fashion for BI. This paper gives an in-depth example at how MongoDB provides NoSQL benefits, as well as leveraging data in real-time, the benefits of document-oriented data, and examples of how users have implemented this to their BI.
Posted: 27 Aug 2012 | Published: 01 May 2012

MongoDB, Inc.

MongoDB on Red Hat Enterprise Linux
sponsored by MongoDB, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Check out this paper and discover how to deploy MongoDB onto Red Hat Enterprise 6.2. In addition to a step-by-step process for deployment, you'll also learn how to take advantage of features of the underlying system, several deployment scenarios for high performance database read and writes, and gain an in-depth look at MongoDB.
Posted: 27 Aug 2012 | Published: 01 May 2012

MongoDB, Inc.

IBM and Oracle TCO: The Lumpy Mattress
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This paper outlines Oracle's approach to overpricing one part of a database solution to compensate for another part, leading to a much higher total cost of ownership (TCO). Read this now to learn more about the evolution of TCO, Oracle's pricing strategy, IBM's pricing strategy and so much more.
Posted: 10 Aug 2012 | Published: 21 Sep 2011

IBM

Sybase IQ "Quick Start Guide"
sponsored by Sybase, an SAP company
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper to learn the advantages of column-based databases, and see if it's right for your organization. Some of the key findings include how column-based databases perform faster and require less maintenance, while also performing better with analytic applications.
Posted: 09 Aug 2012 | Published: 09 Aug 2012

Sybase, an SAP company

Maximizing Your Investment in Oracle Application Software: The Case for Migrating to Oracle Database 11g
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This IDC report helps you make a case for upgrading to Oracle Database 11g and vouches for its smooth and seamless implementation. Read more inside to learn about the improved new features and how your organization could significantly benefit from them.
Posted: 17 Jul 2012 | Published: 14 Nov 2011

Oracle Corporation

The IBM DB2 Analytics Accelerator for z/OS, V2.1
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: The survival of a business is directly related to how quickly they can make strategic decisions. This white paper explores an analytics accelerator that expedites complex queries, allowing you to respond quickly to changing conditions.
Posted: 09 Jul 2012 | Published: 01 Oct 2011

IBM

Thinking strategically about mobility and enterprise data
sponsored by AppSense
WHITE PAPER: IT professionals face new governance challenges as a result of the transformation of enterprise computing. The demand for mobile productivity is constantly growing, and IT leaders need to find solutions for mobility without sacrificing efficiency or governance.
Posted: 09 Jul 2012 | Published: 09 Jul 2012

AppSense

Oracle WebLogic Server and Highly Available Oracle Databases: Oracle Integrated Maximum Availability Solutions
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper describes an integrated architecture that can help you maintain high application availability in the event of a database failure. Obtain an in-depth overview of this technology and tips for successful implementation here.
Posted: 06 Jul 2012 | Published: 05 Jul 2012

Oracle Corporation

Case Study: Oracle Advanced Compression Helps Global Fortune 500 Company Meet Storage Savings Initiative
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Review this informative analysis of Oracle Database 11g Advanced Compression. Find out how Oracle technology enabled one Fortune 500 company to save on storage costs, improve overall performance, reduce the size of disk consumption by 50% for structured data and 98% for unstructured data, and much more.
Posted: 03 Jul 2012 | Published: 25 Jun 2012

Oracle Corporation

Case Study: BT Operate Boosts Service Levels and Lowers Management Costs by Standardizing on Oracle Database 11g for Consolidation onto a Private Cloud
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Review this case study and learn how Oracle Database 11g enabled British Telecommunications (BT) to alleviate its database infrastructure management challenges. Find out how leveraging Oracle helped BT reduce their server sprawl, deploy databases faster, and operate with 20% fewer DBAs.
Posted: 03 Jul 2012 | Published: 24 Jun 2012

Oracle Corporation

THE PETABYTE CHALLENGE: 2011 IOUG DATABASE GROWTH SURVEY
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This paper details the results of a survey conducted by Unisphere Research among members of the Independent Oracle Users Group (IOUG) and reveals that nearly one out of 10 respondents cited that the total amount of online data they are managing tops a petabyte. Read on to discover data growth trends and patterns popping up in organizations today.
Posted: 03 Jul 2012 | Published: 24 Jun 2012

Oracle Corporation

Oracle Data Mining 11g Release 2 Competing on In-Database Analytics
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This paper offers an overview of Oracle Data Mining, detailing how you can build predictive models to better target customers, develop detailed customer profiles and detect and prevent fraud. Read on and learn how this data mining tool eliminates data extraction and movement, delivers the lowest TCO compared to traditional vendors and more.
Posted: 03 Jul 2012 | Published: 24 Jun 2012

Oracle Corporation

A New Dimension to Data Warehousing: 2011 IOUG Data Warehousing Survey
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: A recent IOUG survey discovered that while most organizations have a well-established data warehouse, acceptance within their companies is still limited. Inside this exclusive study, learn how companies can start taking more advantage of their data warehousing systems to successfully manage the growing amounts of “big data".
Posted: 29 Jun 2012 | Published: 07 Sep 2011

Oracle Corporation

Migrate your Legacy IBM Database Environment to the latest Oracle Technologies
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Even the most effective servers will eventually have to be replaced once they reach the end of their lifecycles. This white paper explores key factors to consider when evaluating new servers for your business and offers exclusive advice for executing a seamless Linux migration.
Posted: 27 Jun 2012 | Published: 25 Jun 2012

Oracle Corporation

Mitigate Slow MySQL Queries and Accelerate Overall Query Performance to Gain New Competitive Platform Capabilities
sponsored by Akiban
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper to learn about a new relational database from Akiban, a unified document and relational architecture that accelerates MySQL applications to ensure consistent and compelling performance for end users with no change to code, architecture or infrastructure.
Posted: 30 May 2012 | Published: 30 May 2012

Akiban
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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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