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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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Enterprise Software Security Strategies Pulse Report (SSA)
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: This survey report by Gatepoint Research explores the extent to which IT organizations employ application security testing and remediation solutions.
Posted: 18 Nov 2014 | Published: 31 Oct 2014

Hewlett-Packard Company

Examining a Next-Level Software-Defined Data Center Management Platform
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Limited and Intel ┬«
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines the software-defined data center (SDDC) and its ability to maximize infrastructure and scale services as needed while making them more effective and efficient. Read on to learn more.
Posted: 05 Nov 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Hewlett-Packard Limited and Intel ®

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

Foglight Solutions for Cross-Platform Database Performance Management
sponsored by Dell Software
WHITE PAPER: Achieving consistent service levels for cross-platform database environments is next to impossible using each platform's native tools. Foglight database monitoring software simplifies database monitoring and management, enabling you to consolidate and standardize database performance across multiple platforms. Download the white paper to learn how.
Posted: 11 Nov 2013 | Published: 11 Nov 2013

Dell Software

From Audit Compliance to App Stores, Accelerate your Move to Software Asset Management
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive whitepaper will help you prepare for a software audit now and in the future.
Posted: 25 Jul 2014 | Published: 09 May 2013

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

Get the Facts on Software-Defined Networking
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This paper provides an overview of Dell's point of view on software-defined networking and Open Networking, offering guidance on how to prepare an optimal technology strategy with the business, technical and operational benefits of these powerful emerging paradigms.
Posted: 10 Sep 2014 | Published: 10 Sep 2014

Dell, Inc.

How can SMBs meet the Virtualization Challenge?
sponsored by EMC
WHITE PAPER: Access this infographic to find out how SMBs can ensure that their virtual storage investments support their business goals and budgets.
Posted: 05 Nov 2014 | Published: 05 Nov 2014

EMC

How Data Center Infrastructure Management Software Improves Planning and Cuts Operational Costs
sponsored by Schneider Electric
WHITE PAPER: By utilizing new, proper management software tools, you enable and maximize data center professionals control over energy costs and can allocate IT assets more effectively for the business.
Posted: 07 Nov 2014 | Published: 01 Nov 2011

Schneider Electric

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
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

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

Get Personal: Capitalize on Your Subscriber Data with a Unified User Profile
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: This IDC white paper discusses the role of user profile management in the telecom industry. Service providers' (SPs) efforts to manage, capitalize on, and provision user information across multiple databases are critical to fuel applications-led services.
Posted: 19 Nov 2008 | Published: 19 Nov 2008

Hewlett-Packard Company

Go for the Green - Realize Both Cash and Environmental Savings across the Enterprise
sponsored by Metastorm
WHITE PAPER: Implementing a common technology platform for business process management and enterprise modeling - such as Metastorm Enterprise™ - will allow you to "go green" in more ways than one.
Posted: 20 May 2008 | Published: 01 May 2008

Metastorm

Going Parallel with LabVIEW Delivers Throughput Gains
sponsored by National Instruments
WHITE PAPER: In this whitepaper learn how by combining technologies with NI Lab VIEW parallel programming software and NI TestStand test management software, test engineers can create high-performance test systems.
Posted: 16 Sep 2008 | Published: 16 Sep 2008

National Instruments

Gone in 30 Days: Exchange, Retention, and Regulatory Compliance
sponsored by Sherpa Software
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, we will discuss how to discover, manage, and archive information within your Exchange enterprise to successfully limit your legal exposure and protect your corporate information.
Posted: 10 Sep 2009 | Published: 10 Sep 2009

Sherpa Software

GPS Receiver Testing
sponsored by National Instruments
WHITE PAPER: Today, the power of software enables you to create GPS waveforms that accurately emulate the real word signal. In addition, advances in instrument bus technology enable record and playback of live GPS signals with PXI instrumentation.
Posted: 21 Jul 2008 | Published: 01 Jan 2006

National Instruments

Has DevOps Missed the Boat?
sponsored by Datical
WHITE PAPER: As applications become more complex, and faster releases are expected, the chance that errors will occur is high - especially during database updates. In this resource, discover a software that simplifies database deployment and configuration for business-critical apps, as well as forecasts the impact of database changes before they're made.
Posted: 18 Jul 2013 | Published: 18 Jul 2013

Datical

Hitachi Dynamic Provisioning Software at United Airlines
sponsored by Hitachi Data Systems
WHITE PAPER: This paper describes virtualization capabilities of the new Hitachi Universal Storage Platform™ V with Hitachi Dynamic Provisioning software which improve storage utilization to new levels...
Posted: 11 Aug 2008 | Published: 01 Mar 2008

Hitachi Data Systems

How Pink OTC Markets Cuts Reporting Time and Operating Costs with a Market Data Warehouse Built on Vertica and Syncsort
sponsored by Vertica Systems
WHITE PAPER: Learn how Pink OTC Market Inc., the third largest U.S. equity trading marketing place,  built a highly available and reliable (no downtime in a year of production use) data warehouse using Vertica's Analytic DBMS that cost-effectively stores billions of records and scales easily by simply adding CPUs without incurring additional licensing fees.
Posted: 16 Jul 2010 | Published: 16 Jul 2010

Vertica Systems

How TCO Benefits Make Cloud Computing a No-Brainer for Many SMBs and Mid-Market Enterprises (2013)
sponsored by NetSuite
WHITE PAPER: This resource analyzes the economic benefits of cloud computing in the ERP and CRM space, and details how embracing the cloud can be a competitive differentiator for SMBs.
Posted: 14 Feb 2014 | Published: 28 Feb 2013

NetSuite
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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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