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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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CW+: Manage your work more effectively with The Power of Slow
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Deliver Better Oracle Application Performance
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Cloud-Based ERP System for Whole Sale Distribution Companies
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WHITE PAPER: This white paper analyzes NetSuite's key strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats, with particular respect to ERP in the wholesale distribution industry.
Posted: 14 Oct 2011 | Published: 11 Oct 2011

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Cloud-based strategy enables fast delivery, market expansion
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Posted: 12 Jul 2016 | Published: 30 Sep 2014

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Collaborative software delivery: improving software quality with better lifecycle management
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WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper and learn how an IBM Rational solution can help your company build better software faster, using an integrated application lifecycle management (ALM) solution designed to support collaboration across distributed agile development teams.
Posted: 28 Nov 2011 | Published: 28 Nov 2011

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Composite applications - Break the delivery logjam with HP Service Virtualization
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Concurrent Computing for SCA Applications: Achieving Scalability in a Service-oriented Application Environment
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Posted: 21 Jul 2008 | Published: 01 Jan 2007

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Configuration and Change Management for IT Compliance and Risk Management
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WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses key issues surrounding configuration management and compliance, such as the IT department's need to lower costs, increase management flexibility and control, and increase responsiveness to business needs and requirements.
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Configuration Cheat Sheet for the New vSphere Web Client
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WHITE PAPER: Check out this detailed cheat sheet which will guide you as you dive into the new vSphere Web Client, and will help you to perform tasks that are not possible on the Windows-based client.
Posted: 28 Jan 2014 | Published: 28 Jan 2014

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Creating SANLess Microsoft SQL Server Failover Cluster Instances with SIOS DataKeeper Cluster Edition and Fusion-io
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WHITE PAPER: Deploying a failover cluster instance (FCI) architecture for your SQL Server database requires expensive shared storage for data files and backups. This resource introduces an alternative to storage area networks (SANs) that provides the availability benefit of an FCI – without the high price tag.
Posted: 11 Feb 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

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Customer Perspectives on the Benefits of a Collaborative Process to Deliver Software Quality
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Customer Relationship Management - Integration for a Customer Centric View
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WHITE PAPER: This white paper provides a valuable list of factors for executive management, IT decision makers and sales professionals to consider when planning a successful CRM integration project.
Posted: 14 Aug 2008 | Published: 14 Aug 2008

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Customers Achieve Extreme Performance at Lowest Cost with Oracle Exadata Database Machine
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Dashboard Software Buyers Guide
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Data Engine for NoSQL: Get Faster, Get Larger and Get More Scalable
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Data Mart Consolidation
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Data Quality Considerations in Master Data Management Structure
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Data Quality: The Foundation of Operational Effectiveness
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WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses the importance of data quality operations and how to successfully implement a data quality strategy into your organization.
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Database in the Cloud: Discover More About Database as a Service
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Database Manageability and Productivity Cost Comparison Study: Oracle Database 11g Release 2 vs. Microsoft SQL Server 2008 Release 2
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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.
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Database on Cloud: Fast, Simple, Economical, and Secure
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Decision Maker's Cheat Sheet for Today's Hot Databases
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Defend Against Injection-based Attacks
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Deliver Better Results Across the Data Management Lifecycle: HP AppSystem for Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Parallel Data Warehouse
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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

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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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