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ALSO CALLED: Wide Area Information Servers
DEFINITION: WAIS (Wide Area Information Servers) is an Internet system in which specialized subject databases are created at multiple server locations, kept track of by a directory of servers at one location, and made accessible for searching by users with WAIS client programs. The user of WAIS is provided with or obtains a list of distributed database s. The user enters a search argument for a selected database  … 
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Dynamic Infrastructures for VMware vCloud
sponsored by Fujitsu
WHITE PAPER: Check out this exclusive white paper to discover how a VMware-based infrastructure solution can accelerate cloud infrastructure implementation, while reducing maintenance costs and effort.
Posted: 05 Mar 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

Fujitsu

Eight Ways Better Software Deployment and Management Can Save You Money
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This resource counts down eight critical benefits you can achieve by learning to effectively manage the software deployment lifecycle. Also inside, find key recommendations to help you get started.
Posted: 03 Mar 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Dell, Inc.

Epicor Success Story: EL ES DE Engineering
sponsored by Epicor Software Corporation
WHITE PAPER: EL ES DE engineering needed an integrated system that would provide increased visibility over inventory, time spent on jobs and clarity on purchase order status. Consult this resource to find out how adopting a cloud-based ERP solution gave the company the insight they need.
Posted: 06 Jun 2013 | Published: 06 Jun 2013

Epicor Software Corporation

Extend Performance for Enterprise Database Workloads with Red Hat Enterprise Linux
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper will help you learn how you can create a solid foundation for a purpose-built database deployment that can allow you greater query deployment at lower costs. Read on to learn more.
Posted: 23 Aug 2013 | Published: 23 Aug 2013

Red Hat

Extending Role Security in Analysis Services for SQL Server
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: This step-by-step guide describes a method that allows users to extend role security in Analysis Services for SQL Server.
Posted: 20 Jan 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Global Knowledge

Fast Track Open Source Virtualization
sponsored by HP and Intel
WHITE PAPER: Access this exclusive resource to find out how the combination of HP's converged infrastructure and Red Hat's virtualization software create the perfect platform for consolidating your Linux systems.
Posted: 05 Mar 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

HP and Intel

Fidelity Information Services and IBM Storwize V7000 with IBM System Storage Easy Tier
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This paper describes the benchmark results of a leading server/storage configuration. Obtain detailed information on the unique configuration that was tested as well as the specific architectural components of each.
Posted: 14 Nov 2013 | Published: 31 Mar 2012

IBM

Five Easy Steps to Smarter Systems Imaging
sponsored by Dell and Microsoft
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper takes you through 5 steps for developing a smarter approach to systems imaging that layers a unique set of drivers, updates, applications, configurations and user personality on top of the core configuration images.
Posted: 21 Mar 2014 | Published: 21 Mar 2014

Dell and Microsoft

Future Outlook: Database Trends to Know About
sponsored by Clustrix
WHITE PAPER: This one-page infographic offers a brief overview of the past, present, and future of the database, exploring the current state of database management and the innovations of tomorrow that you need to keep on your radar.
Posted: 19 Mar 2014 | Published: 19 Mar 2014

Clustrix

Future-Proof Your Data Environment
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: In this era of big data, business and IT leaders across all industries are looking for ways to easily and cost-effectively unlock the value of enterprise data. In this white paper, learn about a solution that can help you improve outcomes across all areas of your business while simultaneously optimizing resource utilization and reducing costs.
Posted: 25 Mar 2014 | Published: 25 Mar 2014

IBM

Gaining an Edge in Banking With Business Analytics
sponsored by Information Builders
WHITE PAPER: Sponsored by Information Builders, this Ventana research paper recommends ensuring that users in midsize banks are appropriately empowered by providing them with the right business analytics.
Posted: 03 May 2013 | Published: 03 May 2013

Information Builders

Dynamic Initiators That Give You the Control You Need
sponsored by MVS Solutions
WHITE PAPER: This paper discusses the initiator requirements, and how ThruPut Manager optimizes and automates batch job queuing and initiation.
Posted: 21 Jan 2009 | Published: 21 Jan 2009

MVS Solutions

Editor's Choice: Dell KACE Rocks for Windows 7 Deployment
sponsored by Dell KACE
WHITE PAPER: Many IT pros are eager to get started with their Windows 7 rollouts, but not sure which software to use in the process. This article reviews one OS deployment/client management tool and examines its pros, cons, and key features.
Posted: 08 Aug 2011 | Published: 08 Aug 2011

Dell KACE

Eight Strategies for First Rate Customer Service
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This paper provides eight strategies for creating a relationship with your customers that will keep them coming back.
Posted: 06 Oct 2008 | Published: 03 Oct 2008

Cisco Systems, Inc.

EMC Documentum Enterprise Records Management: The Problem of Enterprise Records Management
sponsored by EMC Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This paper examines how one solution provider, EMC, is helping customers address electronic discovery challenges by helping customers manage their information infrastructure more effectively.
Posted: 13 Mar 2008 | Published: 01 Aug 2007

EMC Corporation

Ensuring Personally Identifiable Information (PII) Security Within U.S. Government Agencies
sponsored by Embarcadero Technologies, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Safeguarding personally identifiable information (PII) and remaining in compliance with government regulations is a difficult challenge made easier with database tools from Embarcadero Technologies.
Posted: 27 Mar 2009 | Published: 27 Mar 2009

Embarcadero Technologies, Inc.

ENTERPRISE APPLICATION ARCHIVING: Unified Protection and Management for Enterprise Application Output
sponsored by EMC Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Today easy management of and access to archives is more than compliance and governance, it is also about improving service, repurposing content, creating new revenue streams, protecting public safety and more.
Posted: 13 Mar 2008 | Published: 12 Mar 2008

EMC Corporation

ENTERPRISE BIG DATA Here to Stay and Requiring Superior Data Access
sponsored by Progress
WHITE PAPER: DataDirect Connect is the industry leader when it comes to high-performance, scalable and reliable data access. Read this white paper now to learn more about DataDirect Connect and its multitude of features.
Posted: 01 Mar 2012 | Published: 01 Mar 2012

Progress

Epicor ICE 2.0: Introducing Next-Generation Business Architecture
sponsored by Epicor Software Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Epicor Internet Component Environment (ICE) 2.0 is a modern business architecture and application framework which utilizes a 100% service-oriented architecture (SOA) and Web 2.0 technologies for a new breed of enterprise solution.
Posted: 21 Nov 2008 | Published: 21 Nov 2008

Epicor Software Corporation

Expanding BI's role by including Predictive Analytics
sponsored by SAP
WHITE PAPER: In today's economic downturn, organizations are looking for ways to improve the way they do business, to keep ahead of the competition, and to grow revenue. With reduced funding for new initiatives, it can be difficult to meet these objectives. Read on to learn how expanding your business intelligence with predictive analysis can help.
Posted: 19 Jun 2009 | Published: 19 Jun 2009

SAP

Faster Application Development via Improved Database Change Management
sponsored by Embarcadero Technologies, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Embarcadero® Change Manager™ puts the power of change tracking, schema comparison, software-generated synchronization scripts, and flexible reporting into the hands of the development team.
Posted: 01 Apr 2009 | Published: 27 Mar 2009

Embarcadero Technologies, Inc.

Five Technologies Simplifying Infrastructure Management
sponsored by Liebert Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This paper describes five infrastructure technologies that are making it easier for growing businesses to introduce new IT systems as needed while maintaining high levels of availability.
Posted: 20 Feb 2008 | Published: 01 Jan 2007

Liebert Corporation

Four Common ERP Implementation Mistakes
sponsored by IFS
WHITE PAPER: Here are four common mistakes an implementation leader and team can make, and suggestions on how to avoid them.
Posted: 12 Jan 2009 | Published: 12 Jan 2009

IFS

Gartner's Magic Quadrant for Security Information and Event Management 2008
sponsored by RSA, The Security Division of EMC
WHITE PAPER: Read this report to learn how to find an optimal SIEM solution that will support the real-time log collection, is scalable, easy to deploy and will be easy to support and maintain.
Posted: 17 Oct 2008 | Published: 16 Oct 2008

RSA, The Security Division of EMC

General Introduction to Microsoft® Exchange Server 2010 Sizing
sponsored by Dell and Microsoft
WHITE PAPER: Review this white paper to explore the latest architectural improvements in Exchange Server 2010 along with the sizing and server role considerations for this upgrade. In addition, learn more about deployment models and example hardware options.
Posted: 11 Apr 2013 | Published: 11 Apr 2013

Dell and Microsoft
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WAIS DEFINITION (continued): …  and the client then accesses all the servers on which the database is distributed. The results provide a description of each text that meets the search requirements. The user can then retrieve the full text.WAIS (pronounced "ways") uses its own Internet protocol , an extension of the Z39.50 standard (Information Retrieval Service Definition and Protocol Specification for Library Applications) of the National Information Standards Organization. Web users can use WAIS by either downloading a WAIS client and a "gateway" to the Web browser or by using Telnet to connect to a public WAIS client.Because … 
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