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ALSO CALLED: Computational Grids, Cluster Computing, Grid Control
DEFINITION: Open Grid Services Architecture (OGSA) is a set of standards defining the way in which information is shared among diverse components of large, heterogeneous grid systems. In this context, a grid system is a scalable wide area network (WAN) that supports resource sharing and distribution. OGSA is a trademark of the Open Grid Forum.OGSA definitions and criteria apply to hardware, platforms and software  … 
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Building an Enterprise Analytics Platform:The Beauty of SAS® Grid Computing
sponsored by SAS
WHITE PAPER: This white paper will help you explore grid computing and how your organization can benefit.
Posted: 30 Jul 2013 | Published: 30 Jul 2013

SAS

A Technical Overview of the Oracle Exadata Database Machine and Exadata Storage Server
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Businesses today increasingly need to leverage a unified database platform to enable the deployment and consolidation of all applications onto one common infrastructure. Read on to learn the benefits of incorporating Oracle's Exadata based Database Machine into the IT infrastructure.
Posted: 12 Mar 2012 | Published: 20 Jan 2011

Oracle Corporation

Magic Quadrant for Data Center Outsourcing and Infrastructure Utility Services, North America
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
WHITE PAPER: More and more companies are showing interest in data center outsourcing, but there are a variety of providers to choose from. This white paper compares the outsourcing capabilities and infrastructure utility services of 17 vendors. Find out which providers were considered the challengers, leaders, niche players, and visionaries.
Posted: 02 Sep 2011 | Published: 01 Jul 2011

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

The seven essential elements to achieve highest performance & scalability in information integration
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: In this paper, you're introduced to seven elements that are critical to ensure the highest degree of performance and scalability of your information integration deployment.
Posted: 26 Jul 2011 | Published: 26 Jul 2011

IBM

Oracle Database - The best choice for Siebel Applications
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper covers the business and technology reasons behind customers' continued choice of Oracle Database for their Siebel Applications deployments.
Posted: 08 Jun 2011 | Published: 30 Apr 2010

Oracle Corporation

Oracle Database - The best choice for PeopleSoft Applications
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses the business and technology reasons behind customers' continued choice of Oracle Database for their PeopleSoft application deployments.
Posted: 08 Jun 2011 | Published: 30 Apr 2010

Oracle Corporation

Discovering hidden costs in your data centre – a CFO perspective
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This paper describes how CFOs can help ensure a healthier bottom line by taking proactive steps today.
Posted: 19 May 2011 | Published: 01 Sep 2010

IBM

Enhance Data Center Utilization by 95% with Enterprise Scale Workload Management
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper to learn how organizations primarily adopt workload management software to increase value from their data centers and ease the pain of managing a million jobs simultaneously.
Posted: 13 Apr 2011 | Published: 13 Apr 2011

Oracle Corporation

Oracle Grid Computing
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: The Oracle Grid computing architecture features many powerful techniques that improve energy efficiency and data center productivity. Continue reading to learn more.
Posted: 15 Mar 2011 | Published: 01 Jun 2009

Oracle Corporation

Red Hat Cloud Foundations Reference Architecture: Private IaaS Clouds
sponsored by Red Hat and JBoss
WHITE PAPER: Red Hat's suite of open source software provides a rich infrastructure for cloud providers to build public/private cloud offerings. This Volume 1 guide for deploying the Red Hat infrastructure for a private cloud describes the foundation for building a Red Hat Private cloud.
Posted: 15 Feb 2011 | Published: 10 Feb 2011

Red Hat and JBoss

A Technical Overview of the Oracle Exadata Database Machine and Exadata Storage Server
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Businesses today increasingly need to leverage a unified database platform to enable the deployment and consolidation of all applications onto one common infrastructure. Read on to learn the benefits of incorporating Oracle's Exadata based Database Machine into the IT infrastructure.
Posted: 20 Jan 2011 | Published: 20 Jan 2011

Oracle Corporation

Architectural Strategies for Cloud Computing
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This paper explains how cloud computing is now also evolving in a private variant whereby enterprises set up cloud-like, centralized shared infrastructure with automated capacity adjustment that internal departmental “customers” utilize in a self-service manner. Realization of efficiency, performance, and agility benefits is reinforcing this trend.
Posted: 20 Dec 2010 | Published: 20 Dec 2010

Oracle Corporation

Intel® Cloud Builder Guide: Cloud Design and Deployment on Intel® Platforms: Red Hat* Cloud Foundations
sponsored by Intel
WHITE PAPER: This paper is for cloud service providers, hosts, and enterprise IT organizations who are looking to build their own cloud infrastructure, the decision to use a cloud for the delivery of IT services is best done by starting with the knowledge and experience gained from previous work. Read on to learn more about cloud design and deployment.
Posted: 19 Nov 2010 | Published: 19 Nov 2010

Intel

RightScale Grid: Grid Computing Applications in the Cloud
sponsored by RightScale
WHITE PAPER: Learn about the technologies, workflow and systems architecture of a cloud-based grid computing solution.
Posted: 10 Aug 2010 | Published: 10 Aug 2010

RightScale

Grid Computing in the Cloud: A Business Case
sponsored by RightScale
WHITE PAPER: Learn about the unique advantages and economics of using cloud computing for grid processing.
Posted: 10 Aug 2010 | Published: 10 Aug 2010

RightScale

Performance in the Cloud
sponsored by Compuware Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Companies are eager to take advantage of the benefits of cloud computing but are often weary of the potential business risks that the technology exposes. This paper provides an innovative approach to the application performance and availability challenges inherent in cloud computing. Continue reading to learn more about performance in the cloud.
Posted: 06 Aug 2010 | Published: 06 Aug 2010

Compuware Corporation

Cloud-based Integration and SOA Architecture: The Benefits of a Peer-to-Peer Approach
sponsored by Fiorano Software, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: The move toward cloud computing affects all software application deployment in the future. This paper addresses the software infrastructure requirements for SOA-enabled systems to leverage Cloud Computing for the deployment of the next generation of business applications.
Posted: 21 Jul 2010 | Published: 20 Jul 2010

Fiorano Software, Inc.

Toad for Oracle 10.5
sponsored by Dell Software
WHITE PAPER: Toad for Oracle v10.5 adds new features and enhances many existing ones. These changes are designed to save you time, increase accuracy and give you better visibility of your work environment - whether you’re a developer working in an unfamiliar database or maintaining legacy code, or a DBA trying to manage multiple databases.
Posted: 20 Jul 2010 | Published: 20 Jul 2010

Dell Software

The Building Blocks for Private Cloud: Automation, Virtualization, and Cloud Service Management
sponsored by newScale, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This paper presents the building blocks for private cloud, which include virtualization, automation and cloud service management. Read on to learn more about each building block and how they can be used to create a successful private cloud.
Posted: 03 May 2010 | Published: 03 May 2010

newScale, Inc.

Evaluating and Contracting for Cloud Financials Best Practice Considerations
sponsored by Intacct Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Choosing a cloud computing solution can seem like a daunting task. Where do you start? What questions do you ask? What do you specifically need to look out for? This paper answers these questions and more. Continue reading to learn the best practices for choosing a cloud computing solution.
Posted: 17 Mar 2010 | Published: 17 Mar 2010

Intacct Corporation

What's Inside Internal Storage Clouds?
sponsored by 3PAR
WHITE PAPER: This TechReport gives the lowdown on what constitutes an internal storage cloud. Download to learn how these internal clouds will cut costs and help you manage enterprise data storage more efficiently.
Posted: 25 Jan 2010 | Published: 25 Jan 2010

3PAR

Making the Business Case for Data Centre Consolidation
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Read this paper to see how grid computing is delivering above and beyond the promises of virtualization. You'll also learn how grid computing is especially impactful in database consolidation with results like better availability, scalability, flexibility, lower costs, and better service levels of every kind.
Posted: 13 Jan 2010 | Published: 10 Nov 2009

Oracle Corporation

Virtualization - Aligning IT Supply With Business Demand
sponsored by Arrow ECS HP Group and Intel
WHITE PAPER: Virtualization allows you to dynamically allocate and manage resources in a utility-like way. It helps you break down the rigid IT structures that inhibit business agility. Virtualization also helps you increase utilization of valuable computing resources.
Posted: 05 Oct 2009 | Published: 01 Oct 2005

Arrow ECS HP Group and Intel

VMware Fault Tolerance Recommendations and Considerations on VMware vSphere 4
sponsored by HP, Intel, & VMware
WHITE PAPER: As dependencies on computing increase, ensuring that applications are highly available becomes more critical. This paper gives VMware fault tolerance recommendations and considerations on VMware vSphere 4.
Posted: 10 Aug 2009 | Published: 07 Aug 2009

HP, Intel, & VMware

Migrate Oracle Forms to the Web: Making the Business Case
sponsored by CipherSoft, Inc., A subsidiary of Unify Corp.
WHITE PAPER: There are many reasons organizations are currently migrating their Oracle Forms applications to the Web. This white paper will discuss those issues and review the challenges that can occur during a conversion project. As well, it will discuss the options for migrating Oracle Forms, including moving to Forms 10g and migrating to Java.
Posted: 20 Jul 2009 | Published: 20 Jul 2009

CipherSoft, Inc., A subsidiary of Unify Corp.
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GRID COMPUTING DEFINITION (continued): …  in standards-based grid computing. The OGSA is, in effect, an extension and refinement of the service-oriented architecture (SOA). The OGSA addresses ongoing issues and challenges such as authentication, authorization, policy negotiation and enforcement, administration of service-level agreements, management of virtual organizations and customer data integration. For a Web service to be considered a grid service, it must allow clients to easily discover, update, modify and delete information about the service's state, define how the service evolves and ensure ongoing compatibility with other services. … 
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