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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 Best Practices in Release and Deployment Management
sponsored by MicroFocus
WHITE PAPER: Explore DevOps best practices for transforming release and deployment management. Find out how to break down the walls between your IT and development teams, and uncover tips on how to optimize your use of automation, integrate your deployment/delivery toolchain, and more.
Posted: 16 Nov 2017 | Published: 16 Nov 2017

MicroFocus

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 for Oracle Databases
sponsored by Quest
WHITE PAPER: To end long delays in development, QA and delivery, many organizations are implementing DevOps metholodies. Learn how DevOps database tools can help you accelerate software delivery in your Oracle environment.
Posted: 01 Jun 2017 | Published: 30 Dec 2016

Quest

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

Digital Innovation through Agile Integration
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: Learn about agile integration and how it ties into continuous integration/continuous delivery (CI/CD) practices. Plus, find out how you can migrate from traditional ESB and SOA to microservices, APIs, and containers.
Posted: 02 Nov 2017 | Published: 02 Nov 2017

Red Hat

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

Don't Confuse Low-Code with No-Code
sponsored by OutSystems
WHITE PAPER: Explore the differences between low-code vs. no-code, with a particular focus on the users these tools are designed for and what they're designed to help these users do. Learn how to properly outfit your development projects with low-code and no-code tools so you can enable rapid development for cloud and mobile.
Posted: 04 Aug 2017 | Published: 04 Aug 2017

OutSystems

Don't Ignore Software & App QA
sponsored by Global App Testing
WHITE PAPER: Ignoring software QA can have disastrous, long-term effects on the growth of your company. How can your company make QA a priority without breaking the bank? Explore how (and why) ignoring QA results in a loss of efficiency, lower quality applications and websites, and a lack of tester coverage – and why hiring alone does not solve this problem.
Posted: 26 Oct 2017 | Published: 26 Oct 2017

Global App Testing

Embrace DevOps: Your Guide to the DevOps Lifestyle
sponsored by Chef Software
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines the foundations of DevOps as both a cultural and professional movement. Discover how DevOps is compatible with Agile and Lean methodologies, forges connections between people with diverse skills, creates a roadmap to better product development, fosters high-velocity organizations, and more.
Posted: 24 Feb 2017 | Published: 24 Feb 2017

Chef Software

Empowering IT to Transform and Take Advantage of Database Technologies
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Big data and analytics, cloud, and mobile are empowering business users to accomplish more than ever before. But in many organizations, IT is struggling to keep up. Discover how companies can reduce database maintenance spending to allocate more funding toward innovation.
Posted: 27 Mar 2017 | Published: 27 Mar 2017

IBM

Enable Enterprise Collaboration with a File Sharing Plan
sponsored by SkySync
WHITE PAPER: Today's workforce requires a file sharing plan that enables enterprise-wide collaboration, but this could put your data in jeopardy. This white paper examines the top security threats surrounding file sharing and how your organization can lay out a roadmap to navigate these challenges, enabling safe collaboration with hybrid cloud.
Posted: 03 Aug 2017 | Published: 03 Aug 2017

SkySync

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

Driving Business Success with Software Reuse
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explains how Software Reuse and its underlying fundamentals have evolved dramatically. It also discusses the benefits of constructing critical enterprise software applications through reusable parts.
Posted: 30 Jul 2008 | Published: 01 Mar 2008

IBM

Dynamic Business - From Aspiration to Reality
sponsored by Microsoft India
WHITE PAPER: This resource examines how you can make your organization a dynamic business with the right set of innovative and proactive applications and tools.
Posted: 19 Dec 2013 | Published: 19 Mar 2013

Microsoft India

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

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

Enhance performance for enterprise database workloads
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: This white paper 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

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
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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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