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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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DevOps and the Bottom Line
sponsored by Chef Software
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to see what Nicole Forsgren, PhD has to say about the developing correlation between IT investment and organizational performance, highlighting the positive influence of cultivating a DevOps culture.
Posted: 02 Nov 2016 | Published: 02 Nov 2016

Chef Software

DevOps Cultural and Technical Values: Leveraging Automation and the Cloud
sponsored by Chef Software
WHITE PAPER: This white paper provides an introduction to the cultural and technical values that are the foundation of DevOps. Discover what pain points you can address faster and more efficiently with this approach, using tools and methods like automation, cloud-based infrastructure, continuous delivery, and more.
Posted: 03 Nov 2016 | Published: 31 May 2015

Chef Software

DevOps, the Cloud, and AWS: Tying it All Together
sponsored by Chef Software
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores how to implement DevOps, using an automation platform in conjunction with AWS cloud resources. Discover how this approach can decrease time to market and reduce costs. Plus, uncover some critical best practices for workflow automation.
Posted: 04 Nov 2016 | Published: 04 Nov 2016

Chef Software

DevOps-Ready IT: Accelerate Software Delivery for Success in the Digital Economy
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: Getting new software applications and updates to market is the key to gaining a competitive advantage in the digital economy. Access this white paper to learn why many organizations are turning to a DevOps approach and how it results in faster, more reliable software delivery, consequent cost savings, and faster time to value.
Posted: 05 Oct 2017 | Published: 30 Sep 2016

VMware

Discover And Quantify The Benefits Of Transforming Your Oracle Technology Platform
sponsored by Cintra
WHITE PAPER: Explore how to re-evaluate and update the platforms that power your Oracle databases and apps in order to increase your agility, flexibility, and scalability.
Posted: 05 Oct 2017 | Published: 31 Dec 2016

Cintra

Discover the Benefits of Agile: The Business Case for a New Way to Work
sponsored by CA Technologies
WHITE PAPER: Explore Agile – what it is and how it differs from other development methodologies – and learn about the different types of Agile approaches, how to scale Agile, tips for getting started with Agile and DevOps, and more.
Posted: 11 Aug 2017 | Published: 11 Aug 2017

CA Technologies

Database Manageability and Productivity Cost Comparison Study: Oracle Database 11g Release 2 vs. Microsoft SQL Server 2008 Release 2
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Review this cost comparison study of Oracle Database 11g R2 and Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 and uncover which technology came out on top. Find out which solution offered a 49% higher time savings, 46% more in complexity savings, and whose time savings amounted to saving $58,800 per year per database administrator.
Posted: 03 Jul 2012 | Published: 25 Jun 2012

Oracle Corporation

Database on Cloud: Fast, Simple, Economical, and Secure
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This data sheet explores databases available on demand as a cloud service. Designed with security in mind, you'll uncover the variety of advantages from leveraging this nontraditional approach to database management.
Posted: 21 Jun 2016 | Published: 30 Sep 2015

IBM

Databases for Modern Apps
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Unstructured data – video, images, audio – is becoming more prevalent, which can be problematic for how apps are developed using traditional databases. Access this white paper and learn how NoSQL solutions can help reduce costs, improve response time, and provide faster access to data.
Posted: 29 Mar 2017 | Published: 29 Mar 2017

IBM

Decision Maker's Cheat Sheet for Today's Hot Databases
sponsored by NuoDB Inc
WHITE PAPER: This quick guide compares the capabilities of three of today's top database management systems – MySQL, MongoDB and NuoDB.
Posted: 03 Mar 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

NuoDB Inc

Defend Against Injection-based Attacks
sponsored by Klocwork
WHITE PAPER: This paper provides a detailed description of injection vulnerabilities, discusses how they present themselves to both end users and software developers, and explains mitigation strategies to help resolve the various types of injection attacks.
Posted: 27 Dec 2013 | Published: 27 Dec 2013

Klocwork

Deliver Better Results Across the Data Management Lifecycle: HP AppSystem for Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Parallel Data Warehouse
sponsored by HP
WHITE PAPER: The following whitepaper outlines the important steps to consider when implementing a diversified data management strategy.
Posted: 18 Oct 2013 | Published: 18 Oct 2013

HP

Deliver the Flexibility, Resilience, and Performance Needed to Support Demanding SAP HANA Workloads
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: By implementing SAP HANA, organizations can realize higher memory bandwidth to help deliver critical applications when they need them. Discover more ways to meet the unique requirements of SAP HANA.
Posted: 24 Feb 2017 | Published: 24 Feb 2017

IBM

Delivering Content That Makes a Difference: Local Control Facilitates Informed Decision-Making by Giving Users Access to Highly Relevant and Timely Information
sponsored by Inmagic, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper describes the key components of effective content management and provides relevant case studies to illustrate how companies have organized and managed content at the local level.
Posted: 25 Feb 2004 | Published: 01 Apr 2003

Inmagic, Inc.

Delivering value with IBM i on IBM PureFlex and Flex System
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This paper describes expert systems that can help reduce management complexity. Read on to explore more and determine how your organizations' needs can best be met with the right systems.
Posted: 07 Nov 2013 | Published: 31 Aug 2013

IBM

Dell PowerVault MD3000 3000 Mailbox Single Copy Cluster Microsoft Exchange 2007 Storage Solution
sponsored by DellEMC and Intel®
WHITE PAPER: This white paper describes a tested and validated storage solution for a 3000 mailbox Exchange 2007 environment with Single Copy Cluster in a high availability clustering mechanism based on the Microsoft Cluster Service shared storage.
Posted: 27 Aug 2008 | Published: 27 Aug 2008

DellEMC and Intel®

Dell Wyse Datacenter for Citrix Reference Architecture
sponsored by Dell
WHITE PAPER: Learn how to deliver virtual desktops via XenDesktop 7.1 on Windows Server Hyper-V 2012 R2 or VMware vSphere 5.
Posted: 25 Nov 2014 | Published: 30 May 2014

Dell

Dell™ PowerVault™ MD3000i 5000 Mailbox Single Copy Cluster Microsoft® Exchange 2007 Storage Solution
sponsored by DellEMC and Intel®
WHITE PAPER: This document provides information on Dell's PowerVault MD3000i Plus MD1000 storage solution for Microsoft Exchange Server 2007, based on Microsoft Exchange Solution Reviewed Program (ESRP) Storage program.
Posted: 27 Aug 2008 | Published: 27 Aug 2008

DellEMC and Intel®

Deploy Real-time Operational Detection and Prevention to Combat Various Threats and Fraud.
sponsored by IBM Software Group
WHITE PAPER: When you understand people and their names in context and in real time, you have an increased capability to preempt threats and fraud. Find out what you can do to help protect your business.
Posted: 13 Mar 2008 | Published: 01 Jan 2007

IBM Software Group

Deploying Microsoft SQL Server 2005 with Microsoft Windows Server 2008 on Dell PowerEdge Servers and Dell Storage
sponsored by DellEMC and Intel®
WHITE PAPER: This white paper provides an architectural overview and configuration guidelines for deploying Microsoft SQL Server 2005 x64 SP2 with Microsoft Windows Server® 2008 x64 Enterprise or Standard Edition on Dell PowerEdge servers with Dell PowerVault.
Posted: 27 Aug 2008 | Published: 27 Aug 2008

DellEMC and Intel®

Deploying the Right Document-Oriented Database for You
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Access a comparison of some of the available deployment options for document-oriented databases. Make the best choice for your current architecture by exploring important considerations like data sovereignty and open source options.
Posted: 01 Jul 2016 | Published: 31 Mar 2015

IBM

Deployment guide: Configuring a highly available Microsoft SQL Server 2012 environment on a Dell PowerEdge VRTX
sponsored by DellEMC and Intel®
WHITE PAPER: This valuable guide will walk IT and business leaders through the process of setting up a highly available Microsoft SQL Server 2012 environment using the shared infrastructure platform Dell PowerEdge VRTX.
Posted: 06 Sep 2013 | Published: 06 Sep 2013

DellEMC and Intel®

Determining the Most Effective Endpont Management
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper details the need for a centralized endpoint management system that helps maximize business performance through quicker software deployment and maintaining compliance.
Posted: 09 Sep 2013 | Published: 31 May 2013

IBM

Disaster Preparedness: Is there a hole in your disaster recovery plan?
sponsored by Iron Mountain
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to learn how software escrow agreements can be a critical tool to help ensure application continuity within your business continuity plan.
Posted: 04 Jan 2012 | Published: 04 Jan 2012

Iron Mountain

Document Management with Office SharePoint Server 2007
sponsored by Microsoft
WHITE PAPER: The Office SharePoint Server 2007 document management solution is uniquely positioned to help your organization succeed with its document management goals. With Sharepoint you can extend document management capabilities to all employees, improving compliance with enterprise standards and delivering value to the business.
Posted: 17 Apr 2009 | Published: 01 Aug 2007

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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