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ALSO CALLED: Adapters (Software), Database Middleware
DEFINITION: In the computer industry, middleware is a general term for any programming that serves to "glue together" or mediate between two separate and often already existing programs. A common application of middleware is to allow programs written for access to a particular database to access other databases. Typically, middleware programs provide messaging services so that different applications can communicate.  … 
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Middleware that Puts Open Source to the Test
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: This paper is intended primarily for senior IT managers responsible for enterprise architecture, application development, and application operations. Managers evaluating middleware solutions will gain a deeper understanding of how JBoss Enterprise Middleware products are developed and why they offer an ideal platform for the development...
Posted: 02 Jun 2009 | Published: 01 Apr 2008

Red Hat

Oracle WebLogic Suite 11g Technical White Paper
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Oracle WebLogic Suite 11g is a significant new release of the core application grid infrastructure foundation underpinning Oracle Fusion Middleware. It has been designed to provide a standards-based, mission-critical platform for organizations that deploy application grid and service-oriented architectures.
Posted: 01 Oct 2009 | Published: 01 Jun 2009

Oracle Corporation

Composite Application Management: Bridging the IT Visibility Gap in Complex Composite Applications
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: As more and more IT shops deploy multitier middleware platforms and frameworks for the delivery of business-critical application services, they are expecting to garner the benefits of the service-oriented architecture (SOA) or composite application development approach: agility, flexibility, productivity, and extensibility.
Posted: 10 Sep 2009 | Published: 19 Nov 2008

Oracle Corporation

Red Hat Continues To Redefine SOA: Simple. Open. Affordable
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: Despite the significant progress made with open standards in the industry, most SOA platforms are delivered with many proprietary, closed extensions that focus on customer lock-in more than automation of the value chain. Red Hat believes there is a better way. We redefine SOA to be simple, open, and affordable.
Posted: 20 Jul 2009 | Published: 30 Oct 2008

Red Hat

From Chaos to Order - Winning the Information Management Game
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This paper explores how businesses can capitalize on a free, easy-to-use, rapid web application tool for the Oracle Database that will help consolidate personal databases, spreadsheets, and other data to create a single point of truth for everyone in the company.
Posted: 04 Jun 2009 | Published: 21 Apr 2009

Oracle Corporation

IT Tipping Point for Mid-sized Companies: Deciding When to Move to Tier 1 ERP
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper will focus on debunking the myth that Tier 1 systems make running the business more difficult, while demonstrating that Tier 1 systems can actually make it easier for growing mid-sized companies to do the things they need to do.
Posted: 04 May 2009 | Published: 04 May 2009

Oracle Corporation

Maximizing IT Value by Using High-End Server Processors
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and IntelĀ®
WHITE PAPER: Intel IT has standardized on Intel® Xeon® processors with a core frequency of 3 GHz for two-socket servers for design computing and enterprise server virtualization.
Posted: 24 Oct 2008 | Published: 23 Oct 2008

Dell, Inc. and IntelĀ®

Information Workplace Platforms: Oracle Vs. Microsoft
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper to learn about Oracle and Microsoft workplace platforms strengths and weaknesses.
Posted: 16 Oct 2008 | Published: 16 Oct 2008

Oracle Corporation

Configuration Audit and Control: 10 Critical Factors to Change and Configuration Management Success
sponsored by Tripwire, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: As businesses have instituted internal, industry, and government mandated regulatory compliance, the need for audit data to prove conformity has also become a necessity. Read this white paper to learn how configuration audit and control provides a single, independent source for enforcing and reporting on a change policy across an organization.
Posted: 14 Oct 2008 | Published: 14 Oct 2008

Tripwire, Inc.

Beyond HA: The Middleware Factor in Rapid Services Deployment in Next-Generation Networks
sponsored by Enea
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines the evolution of adoption commercial-off-the-shelf (COTS) middleware, including the criteria for what makes adoption more viable for the telecommunications industry.
Posted: 15 Sep 2008 | Published: 15 Mar 2008

Enea

Five Myths of Infrastructure Monitoring
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper discuss Five Myths of Infrastructure Monitoring. It explores how end-user monitoring can help improve customer satisfaction.
Posted: 28 Aug 2008 | Published: 27 Aug 2008

Hewlett-Packard Company

IPTV Test and Measurement Best Practices
sponsored by Alcatel-Lucent
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper focuses on providing a pragmatic set of test and measurement guidelines that can be implemented on a live operational IPTV service. The recommendations given in this paper are generally applicable to any IPTV system.
Posted: 20 Aug 2008 | Published: 01 Jan 2007

Alcatel-Lucent

Converged Video Network Security
sponsored by Alcatel-Lucent
WHITE PAPER: Internet Protocol Television (IPTV) has created new opportunities for traditional voice and data carriers, the technology also comes with a high level of risk due to attacks by fraudsters and hackers. Read this paper and learn how to protect yourself.
Posted: 20 Aug 2008 | Published: 01 Apr 2007

Alcatel-Lucent

Virtualization Licensing and Support Lethargy: Curing the Disease That Stalls Virtualization Adoption
sponsored by Burton Group
WHITE PAPER: Today, most applications can efficiently run inside virtual machines (VMs), and application vendors have a responsibility to develop licensing and support policies offering virtualization compatibility without the expense of added management to...
Posted: 18 Jul 2008 | Published: 22 Jan 2008

Burton Group

The New Information Agenda: Do You Have One?
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper defines the information agenda; describes key considerations and best practices in creating and implementing an information agenda.
Posted: 14 May 2008 | Published: 01 Jan 2008

IBM

Extending E-Business Suite Applications with Oracle Fusion Middleware
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper details how to maximize your Oracle E-Business Suite investment by addressing the cost and complexity associated with disparate IT environments with SOA. Learn how to achieve optimal flexibility and speed from your IT infrastructure.
Posted: 17 Mar 2008 | Published: 01 Mar 2007

Oracle Corporation

Extending PeopleSoft Applications with Oracle Fusion Middleware
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses how Oracle Fusion Middleware capabilities provide a comprehensive SOA platform, integrating disparate and heterogeneous systems that exist within the enterprise.
Posted: 17 Mar 2008 | Published: 01 Apr 2007

Oracle Corporation

Extending Oracle Siebel CRM Oracle Fusion Middleware
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper details the benefits associated with Oracle's Siebel CRM and discusses methods for extending business processes and visibility to external customers, suppliers and service providers using Oracle Fusion Middleware today.
Posted: 17 Mar 2008 | Published: 01 Mar 2007

Oracle Corporation

Is Your Enterprise Application on the Road to Nowhere?
sponsored by IFS
WHITE PAPER: After recent software product consolidation, how can you tell which products have a future and which will be phased out or orphaned?
Posted: 04 Feb 2008 | Published: 01 Jan 2006

IFS

Continuous Availability for Enterprise Messaging
sponsored by Progress
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses the problems associated with current fault-tolerant approaches to enterprise messaging solutions and introduces strategies to improve operational availability.
Posted: 02 Mar 2007 | Published: 01 Apr 2004

Progress

Control IT With Configuration Audit and Control
sponsored by Tripwire, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Learn how establishing a change policy that enforces all changes are auditable and authorized, and all unauthorized changes are investigated, can enable IT organizations to reach compliance, security, and availability goals
Posted: 01 Mar 2007 | Published: 01 Feb 2007

Tripwire, Inc.

Process-driven Business Intelligence: Building Smarter Business Processes
sponsored by Information Builders
WHITE PAPER: The concept of BAM revolved around the notion that data could be gathered at critical points and information produced that could give businesses the ability to make better decisions on a near-real-time basis.
Posted: 30 Nov 2006 | Published: 01 Nov 2006

Information Builders

Event Stream Processing and Event Driven Architectures
sponsored by Progress
WHITE PAPER: This white paper describes the motivation for EDA, introduces ESP, and describes how ESP technology fits within the ESB/SOA model.
Posted: 06 Oct 2006 | Published: 01 Oct 2006

Progress

EAI: Rip and Replace or Leave and Leverage? Migrating to a Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
sponsored by IONA Technologies
WHITE PAPER: This paper details how to leave existing enterprise application integration (EAI) components in place and leverage them as part of a migration strategy towards an SOA.
Posted: 11 Sep 2005 | Published: 01 May 2007

IONA Technologies

Service-Oriented Architecture - A New Alternative to Traditional Technology
sponsored by iWay Software, A Division of Information Builders
WHITE PAPER: This paper will examine the basic premises underlying SOAs and describe how universal technology and service adapters, such as those from iWay Software, can help organizations realize the benefits of SOAs.
Posted: 01 Jun 2005 | Published: 01 Jun 2005

iWay Software, A Division of Information Builders
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MIDDLEWARE DEFINITION (continued): … In the computer industry, middleware is a general term for any programming that serves to "glue together" or mediate between two separate and often already existing programs. A common application of middleware is to allow programs written for access to a particular database to access other databases. Typically, middleware programs provide messaging services so that different applications can communicate. The systematic tying together of disparate applications, often through the use of middleware, is known as enterprise application integration (EAI).
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