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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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Posted: 26 Feb 2014 | Published: 28 Feb 2013

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Industry-Leading Duo Provides Innovative Cloud Performance and Reliability
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WHITE PAPER: Explore this game-changing resource to uncover the key features of a private cloud solution duo, which can provide your users with secure, available-access to your business-critical knowledge – and make virtualized business intelligence a reality for your organization.
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Info-Tech Quality Management and Test Champion Report
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WHITE PAPER: Today, applications are becoming more and more popular and widespread across on-premise, Web, mobile and cloud domains. As a result, software testing suites have to answer to the demand for enhanced support and usability in dispersed domains. Read this white paper to learn more about how to conduct and scale testing with new developments.
Posted: 18 Apr 2013 | Published: 18 Apr 2013

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IT Convergence Made Easy
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WHITE PAPER: Check out this exclusive resource to find out how you can make IT convergence easy with a little help from HP.
Posted: 20 Feb 2014 | Published: 31 Jan 2014

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IBM Rational Team Concert Evaluation Guide
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WHITE PAPER: Explore the comprehensive features and functions that the Rational Team Concert tool offers, including integrated work item tracking, source control, continuous builds, agile planning and reporting, and more.
Posted: 27 Oct 2010 | Published: 27 Oct 2010

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IDC link software appliances ease cloud application deployment
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Posted: 13 Jun 2012 | Published: 01 Jan 2012

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IDC Vendor Spotlight - The Case for Unifying Information Access
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WHITE PAPER: This paper examines the features and capabilities of newer search and information unification technologies and explains why they are so important to the businesses that need to mine the myriad of information stored throughout their organization. It also examines Attivio’s next-generation information access platform, the AIE.
Posted: 24 Mar 2010 | Published: 24 Mar 2010

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IDC White Paper: Diskless PCs: The Evolution of Enterprise PCs
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Posted: 23 Jan 2008 | Published: 01 Jun 2007

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Improve Data Center Efficiency with Enterprise Linux Servers
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Posted: 19 Jun 2012 | Published: 01 Mar 2012

SUSE

Improving Database Performance by using LSI Nytro XD Application Acceleration Solution with a Storage Area Network (SAN)
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WHITE PAPER: See how the Nytro product family from LSI provides financial services organizations with flash-based application acceleration to deliver real-time analytics to meet competitive, customer and compliance demands.
Posted: 12 Jun 2013 | Published: 30 Mar 2012

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Improving Results for Legal Custody of Information - August 2008
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WHITE PAPER: According to the IT Policy Compliance Group's research report, spending on legal data custody for legal settlements, legal expenses, & costs in IT to find, produce, protect, and preserve information is between 75 and 94 percent lower for firms with the best practices. This report documents which practices are reducing costs and improving results.
Posted: 09 Mar 2009 | Published: 09 Mar 2009

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Improving Software Security by Identifying and Securing Path Linking Attack Surfaces to Attack Targets
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Posted: 19 Apr 2012 | Published: 19 Apr 2012

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In the Cloud, Big Data's a Big Deal
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WHITE PAPER: How can cloud computing help companies in the new world of big data? This expert handbook looks at some possible answers to this question.
Posted: 14 Oct 2013 | Published: 14 Oct 2013

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Increasing Data Center Density While Driving down Power and Cooling Costs
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WHITE PAPER: This paper discusses various technologies that can help IT managers plan and implement a more comprehensive and effective strategy for expanding data center capabilities while reducing power consumption.
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Information Management with Oracle Database 11g Release 2
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WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, learn how to improve your information management, increasing the ability to manage, secure, query, and administer information with high levels of performance. Uncover how Oracle Database 11g Release 2 includes a wide range of capabilities to allow for this intelligent management and analysis.
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Oracle Corporation UK Ltd

Information Security Magazine Online July/August Issue – Demystifying APT: Get the facts about this targeted threat activity
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Posted: 21 Jul 2010 | Published: 21 Jul 2010

Information Security Magazine

Integrated Change and Release Management: A Defect Resolution Use-case Scenario
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Integrated Solutions for Defect and Project Tracking
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WHITE PAPER: This paper describes the unique approach and conceptual model that has made DevTrack a clear leader in today's competitive defect tracking market.
Posted: 05 Jun 2008 | Published: 05 Jun 2008

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Introduction to Apache Cassandra
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Is Time to Market King?
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WHITE PAPER: The common thread of successful software development is enabling collaboration in context - making the process transparent so stakeholders remain informed and empowered to contribute. Once this thread is established, technology can be implemented that provides the glue for stakeholders to collaborate and meet their time to market or goals.
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IT Consolidation with VMware and Dell EqualLogic iSCSI SANs
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Posted: 14 May 2009 | Published: 14 May 2009

Dell and VMware

IT Risk Management: Guide to Software Risk Assessments and Audits
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WHITE PAPER: Risk is a function of the likelihood that a potential vulnerability will be exploited, and the resulting impact of that exploitation. In IT systems, risk can be introduced from the internet, servers, networks, malicious insiders, and even lapses in physical security. This whitepaper provides IT risk management best practices.
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Posted: 01 Mar 2008 | Published: 01 Feb 2008

Atomikos

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Posted: 16 Jul 2008 | Published: 01 Jul 2008

BakBone
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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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