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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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Avoiding Unpleasant ERP Surprises
sponsored by IFS
WHITE PAPER: Prepare your organization for a successful ERP implementation and find out about the consequences of ERP gone wrong.
Posted: 06 Aug 2014 | Published: 06 Aug 2014

IFS

Best Practice Guide: Information Lifecycle Management
sponsored by Cintra/Oracle
WHITE PAPER: This resource explains how to conquer the challenge of data deluge through an Information Lifecycle Management (ILM) plan and examines how combining your ILM strategy with tiered storage architecture can unleash better customer experiences, cost savings, and greater business agility.
Posted: 26 Jan 2016 | Published: 26 Jan 2015

Cintra/Oracle

Best Practices for Integrating Business Process Management
sponsored by MuleSoft
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores how to implement integrated business process management (BPM) by using an API-led strategy. Uncover best practices for BPM design and learn how to overcome common BPM challenges, create API-led connectivity through a hybrid integration platform, and more.
Posted: 01 Mar 2017 | Published: 01 Mar 2017

MuleSoft

Bringing A New Approach to Scale-Out RDBMS For An Internet-Connected World
sponsored by Clustrix
WHITE PAPER: Use this white paper to learn how ClustrixDB (a horizontally designed SQL database) can help improve your DB performance by bringing your queries to the data instead of brining your data to the queries. Discover how you can easily scale-out your database by adding extra nodes and improve your analytics speeds with parallel processing.
Posted: 28 Oct 2016 | Published: 23 Oct 2015

Clustrix

Building a REST Infrastructure for Database Access
sponsored by CA Technologies
WHITE PAPER: Explore ways a REST architecture can support API integration across systems as mobile and web- and mobile-based services proliferate.
Posted: 15 Mar 2017 | Published: 15 Mar 2017

CA Technologies

Building Mission Critical Mobile Apps Faster
sponsored by AppGyver
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores how to implement low-code rapid mobile app development (RMAD) to create all of the mobile apps you need to empower workers handling mobile devices every day. Discover how a visual app development platform enables LOB users to help mobilize your organization for an increasingly digital and fast paced world.
Posted: 17 Mar 2017 | Published: 17 Mar 2017

AppGyver

Business Management Software ROI Improvement Guide
sponsored by Sage Software
WHITE PAPER: Aligning technology with your business goals is one of the smartest ways to optimize any software investment (especially when it comes to the cloud). Access this ROI improvement guide to learn how to maximize your business management software solutions to drive great agility and SaaS cost savings.
Posted: 28 Nov 2016 | Published: 28 Nov 2016

Sage Software

Automating System i Message and Resource Management
sponsored by Help/Systems
WHITE PAPER: Automated, centralized message control and resource monitoring can help you manage your System i more easily and with fewer staff. This white paper describes some of the tasks you’ll face, some tips to help you get started, and the benefits of automating your system management with Robot/CONSOLE.
Posted: 25 May 2010 | Published: 25 May 2010

Help/Systems

Automating Your Code Review: Moving to a SaaS Model for Application Security
sponsored by Veracode, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Today’s application has become the enterprise’s ‘‘new perimeter’’. With better network‐level security technology hardening the network perimeter, malicious attackers are now focusing their efforts to strike at the least defended points ‐ the application. Read on to learn about automating code review for greater application security.
Posted: 07 Jun 2010 | Published: 10 Feb 2009

Veracode, Inc.

Balancing Risk and Complexity with Quality Management
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper shows you how a combined IBM and Wind River quality management solution can help you deliver higher-quality products to the marketplace faster.
Posted: 21 Mar 2011 | Published: 21 Mar 2011

IBM

Ballarat Grammar Secures BYOD with HP Sentinel SDN
sponsored by Hewlett Packard Enterprise
WHITE PAPER: In this case study, explore a software-defined networking option that simplifies network monitoring for performance issues and enables a secure IT environment for users.
Posted: 20 Sep 2013 | Published: 31 Aug 2013

Hewlett Packard Enterprise

Becoming More Energy Efficient
sponsored by IBM Software Group
WHITE PAPER: Watch this short video to learn what defines a true green data center. This initial Business First investigation report will help answer these questions -- what is a green data center and why do I need one?
Posted: 15 Feb 2008 | Published: 14 Feb 2008

IBM Software Group

Best Practices for Migrating/Upgrading Oracle Database Using Oracle GoldenGate 11g
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses the procedures for upgrading your Oracle database,— particularly focusing on using Oracle’s real-time data integration software, Oracle GoldenGate— along with the results of such upgrades.
Posted: 08 Dec 2011 | Published: 08 Dec 2011

Oracle Corporation

Best Practices in Contract Management: How to Shrink Your Sales Cycle through Smart Contract Management
sponsored by SpringCM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses the seven best practices in contract management. It's time for you to think about how to manage your contracts more effectively, close more deals, and get more cash. Learn how in this paper.
Posted: 16 Apr 2008 | Published: 11 Oct 2010

SpringCM

Better Decisions, No More Bottlenecks: 5 Metrics for Cross-Lifecycle Software Testing
sponsored by Tasktop
WHITE PAPER: This paper explores how leveraging data from disparate systems will give software testing teams the unique opportunity to become the hub of organizational quality. Uncover 5 best practices that will help expose critical issues, enable Agile development, create a more holistic view of the software development lifecycle, and more.
Posted: 08 Nov 2016 | Published: 08 Nov 2016

Tasktop

Beyond PostgreSQL: A Look Inside Postgres Plus Advanced Server
sponsored by EnterpriseDB Corporation
WHITE PAPER: EnterpriseDB's Postgres Plus Advanced Server builds on the rock-solid PostgreSQL foundation to deliver significant value-added features not available in the community edition.
Posted: 02 Mar 2010 | Published: 02 Mar 2010

EnterpriseDB Corporation

Big data in the cloud: How to reduce data center infrastructure costs
sponsored by SearchCloudComputing.com
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

SearchCloudComputing.com

Big data, big potential: Find analytics success with the right database foundation
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: In this resource, learn how the right database foundation can help your organization facilitate real-time analytics and capitalize on the full potential of big data.
Posted: 10 Dec 2013 | Published: 31 May 2013

IBM

BMC Database Administration Solution for DB2 z/OS
sponsored by BMC Software, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: BMC provides a set of tools and utilities that are designed to automate the complex processes involved in updating and managing DB2 environments with the aim of being easy to use, and fast and effective in their execution.
Posted: 18 Apr 2009 | Published: 17 Apr 2009

BMC Software, Inc.

Bringing Sexy Back…to the Database
sponsored by Datical
WHITE PAPER: 75% of companies expect to perform some sort of manual intervention during application deployment - does this have to be the case? This insightful resource introduces a database change management platform that simplifies and automates database deployment and configuration for your most critical business applications, with low risk and uncertainty.
Posted: 16 Jul 2013 | Published: 16 Jul 2013

Datical

Bringing the Power of Web 2.0 to the Enterprise
sponsored by OpenText Corporation
WHITE PAPER: The key to Enterprise 2.0 is to bring the worlds of ECM and Web 2.0 together, so that companies can gain the best of both.
Posted: 14 May 2008 | Published: 09 May 2008

OpenText Corporation

Building and Managing a Performance Center of Excellence
sponsored by Hewlett Packard Enterprise
WHITE PAPER: This white paper contains advice on improving application performance. It also gives 10 tips for building and managing a performance center of excellence.
Posted: 09 Feb 2010 | Published: 09 Feb 2010

Hewlett Packard Enterprise

Business Intelligence for the Business of IT
sponsored by Hewlett Packard Enterprise
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper to learn more about how to improve your IT investments for better business.
Posted: 20 Feb 2012 | Published: 20 Feb 2012

Hewlett Packard Enterprise

Business Intelligence on a Budget: Is Software as a Service Business Intelligence right for your organization?
sponsored by Indicee
WHITE PAPER: With no upfront cost and minimal effort required for set up, SaaS BI solutions are ideal for small to mid-sized businesses, for addressing specific business needs or when few IT resources are available. SaaS BI solutions quickly provide access to critical reporting and analysis without the time needed for a full-blown on-premise BI implementation.
Posted: 05 Apr 2010 | Published: 05 Apr 2010

Indicee

Business Intelligence—NoSQL… No Problem
sponsored by MongoDB, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Find out how NoSQL databases can help your company meet the growing amounts of data in a manageable and usable fashion for BI. This paper gives an in-depth example at how MongoDB provides NoSQL benefits, as well as leveraging data in real-time, the benefits of document-oriented data, and examples of how users have implemented this to their BI.
Posted: 27 Aug 2012 | Published: 01 May 2012

MongoDB, Inc.
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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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