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DEFINITION: A configuration management database (CMDB) is a database that contains all relevant information about the components of the information system used in an organization's IT services and the relationships between those components. A CMDB provides an organized view of data and a means of examining that data from any desired perspective. Within this context, components of an information system are referred  … 
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Configuration Management for Virtual and Cloud Infrastructures
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
WHITE PAPER: The top seven things to consider when managing configuration for virtual and cloud infrastructures.
Posted: 25 Oct 2011 | Published: 19 Jan 2011

ComputerWeekly.com

Buying Guide: Virtualization Management Tools
sponsored by SearchServerVirtualization
EGUIDE: Virtualization management has evolved significantly as products mature and IT shops become more savvy. This expert buying guide explores third-party tools in five key areas of virtualization management. Gain insights on what you should consider, whether you're a first-time purchaser or looking to upgrade.
Posted: 10 Jan 2012 | Published: 10 Jan 2012

SearchServerVirtualization

A Guide to Branching and Merging Patterns
sponsored by AccuRev
WHITE PAPER: In this paper, gain a better understanding of how branching and merging patterns work and how applying them to your projects can have a profound effect on how your development team handles change management and delivers software.
Posted: 06 Jan 2012 | Published: 05 Jan 2012

AccuRev

Three simple steps to better patch security
sponsored by Sophos, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Security experts estimate that 90% of successful attacks against software vulnerabilities could be prevented with an existing patch or configuration setting. Still, many computers in organizations remain unpatched and unprotected. In this whitepaper, uncover three best practices for improving your security and compliance with patch assessment.
Posted: 01 Jan 2012 | Published: 16 Dec 2011

Sophos, Inc.

The top 10 misconceptions about performance and availability monitoring
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines the 10 common misunderstandings about monitoring of today's complex, distributed, and service-oriented applications and offers suggestions for implementing complete business-focused, adaptable monitoring strategies.
Posted: 21 Dec 2011 | Published: 14 Dec 2011

Hewlett-Packard Company

VMware vSphere™ Reference Architecture for Small Medium Business
sponsored by VMware and Dell
WHITE PAPER: Learn about Dell solutions that are optimally configured to run virtualized workloads while providing maximum redundancy, scalability, and manageability. This document covers network architecture, storage configurations, and best practices for configuration and deployment.
Posted: 12 Dec 2011 | Published: 12 Dec 2011

VMware and Dell

Tracking changes to requirements in Agile development
sponsored by IBM
EGUIDE: Agile environments encourage and embrace requirements changes. However, knowing how to effectively manage those changes can be a challenge. This tip guide provides Agile best practices that will ensure requirements are managed effectively through the development cycle.
Posted: 28 Nov 2011 | Published: 07 Nov 2011

IBM

Effective ALM Planning; How to Appoint a New Management Team
sponsored by IBM
EBOOK: Proper application lifecycle management (ALM) planning and the appointment of a change and configuration team can help align business goals with application development goals, explain concepts to management, and improve quality. In this e-book, readers will learn keys to ALM planning and effective ways to introduce ALM to the organization.
Posted: 28 Nov 2011 | Published: 07 Nov 2011

IBM

Change control councils for successful software releases
sponsored by IBM
EGUIDE: Proper application lifecycle management (ALM) planning and the appointment of a change and configuration team can help align business goals with development goals, explain concepts to management, and improve quality throughout the lifecycle. In this e-book, readers will learn best practices for a timely, organized and strong product release.
Posted: 23 Nov 2011 | Published: 07 Nov 2011

IBM

Forecast: Cloudy! Efficient Software Delivery Leveraging Cloud
sponsored by IBM
WEBCAST: This webcast looks at development and test workloads that lend themselves particularly well to leveraging the cloud, such as large scale load testing, and deployment planning and automation, and offers guidance and best practices for organizations interested in cloud-based solutions.
Posted: 11 Nov 2011 | Premiered: Nov 11, 2011

IBM

White Paper: SCM: The "Blocking and Tackling" of IT Security
sponsored by Tripwire, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: In IT security, obvious weaknesses like weak configurations often get overlooked. Yet for hackers, they’re an open door into networks and systems. Learn how security configuration management (SCM), a critical security control, hardens configurations to prevent breaches, and immediately detects and corrects any subsequent changes that weaken them.
Posted: 10 Nov 2011 | Published: 10 Nov 2011

Tripwire, Inc.

Agile ALM Q & A
sponsored by Arrow and HP
EGUIDE: From this interview with Michael Hüttermann, readers will learn how software configuration management (SCM) ties in with application lifecycle management (ALM) tools, what exactly constitutes an agile ALM tool, what automation means in an agile ALM context, and finally, tradeoffs between flexibility and configurability.
Posted: 01 Nov 2011 | Published: 31 Dec 2010

Arrow and HP

SAP Implementation and Operation in Integrated Environments
sponsored by VMware, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Access this detailed technical brief to learn how creating a dynamic infrastructure can advance business performance and reduce operational efforts.
Posted: 31 Oct 2011 | Published: 31 Oct 2011

VMware, Inc.

E-Guide: Exploring Configuration Changes to Reduce Attacks
sponsored by Tripwire, Inc.
EGUIDE: Configuration changes help organizations with limited IT staff and resources not only mitigate against known threats, but also future attacks. This expert e-guide explains why firms continue to struggle with zero-day vulnerabilities and offers advice on how to lock down systems to eliminate threats posed by high-profile attacks.
Posted: 15 Sep 2011 | Published: 15 Sep 2011

Tripwire, Inc.

BDNA Normalize for SCCM: The End of Data. The Start of Information.
sponsored by BDNA
WHITE PAPER: Microsoft's System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM) helps administrators access and effectively control their IT systems and infrastructure. With BDNA Normalize for SCCM, IT professionals use advanced queries, collections and reporting features to automatically transform raw data into practical information without leaving the SCCM environment.
Posted: 24 Aug 2011 | Published: 23 Aug 2011

BDNA

Best Practices for Preparing for SharePoint Migrations
sponsored by Dell Software
WHITE PAPER: Improve the efficiency and manageability of your SharePoint 2010 migration — while reducing the stress on IT! Learn how in this new white paper by Quest Software.
Posted: 16 Aug 2011 | Published: 09 Aug 2011

Dell Software

Taking Enterprise Application Integration Into The Cloud
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Of all the advancements to enterprise computing, the cloud is the latest, coming with an assortment of promises to totally reshape your organization's computing approach. Access this brief and exclusive resource for an overview of cloud computing, specifically software-as-a-service.
Posted: 04 Aug 2011 | Published: 04 Aug 2011

Dell, Inc.

Virtual Systems and Server Resource Management Best Practices
sponsored by IBM
EGUIDE: Although virtualization brings a variety of infrastructure improvements, without key resource management, many of the improvements remain unrealized. Take a look at this e-guide from the editors at SearchSystemsChannel.com for expert advice on making the absolute most out of the virtualized environment.
Posted: 22 Jun 2011 | Published: 22 Jun 2011

IBM

Independent Lab Comparative Review
sponsored by Avaya
PRODUCT REVIEW: MierConsulting engineers conducted an hands-on, comparative review of three leading contact center packages, focusing on these products' multimedia, mixed voice and text-based contacts - capabilities.
Posted: 15 Jun 2011 | Published: 15 Jun 2011

Avaya

Increasing Operational Efficiency: enabling end-to-end change
sponsored by CA Technologies.
ANALYST BRIEF: Development and change within the IT infrastructure can be a very demanding and frustrating task. Access this exclusive resource now to learn the value of an automated and centralized end-to-end change management application.
Posted: 13 Jun 2011 | Published: 01 Sep 2010

CA Technologies.

Oracle Enterprise Manager 11g Configuration Management Pack
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper takes a three-pronged approach to configuration management: simplifying the management of your IT infrastructure; improving the level of service you provide your end users; and enforcing compliance with real-time change detection for files, database objects, users, and processes.
Posted: 07 Jun 2011 | Published: 30 Apr 2010

Oracle Corporation

Network Barometer Report 2011
sponsored by Dimension Data
ANALYST REPORT: This report reviews the networks’ readiness to support business by evaluating the configuration variance from best practices, potential security vulnerabilities and end-of-life status of the included network devices.
Posted: 03 Jun 2011 | Published: 03 Jun 2011

Dimension Data

IBM Rapid Deployment Services - RDS
sponsored by IBM
VIDEO: Watch this video featuring Stephen Barnes, IBM RDS Global Delivery Manager, to find out how RDS can help generate a quicker return on investment.
Posted: 23 May 2011 | Premiered: 24 Apr 2010

IBM

Dispelling Myths & Revealing Truths about Email Management with SharePoint
sponsored by Colligo Networks Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper outlines five things you need to know before developing an email management solution. It also seeks to dispel myths about SharePoint and Exchange.
Posted: 18 May 2011 | Published: 18 May 2011

Colligo Networks Inc.

Dell DX Object Storage Platform - Advanced Storage Node Configuration
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: The Dell DX Object Storage Platform provides configuration of cluster-wide parameters through the web-based management console on the DX Cluster Services Node (CSN). This white paper provides instructions on configuring advanced configurations through the node configuration files.
Posted: 01 May 2011 | Published: 27 Apr 2011

Dell, Inc.
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CONFIGURATION MANAGEMENT DEFINITION (continued): …  to as configuration items (CI). A CI can be any conceivable IT component, including software, hardware, documentation, and personnel, as well as any combination of them. The processes of configuration management seek to specify, control, and track configuration items and any changes made to them in a comprehensive and systematic fashion. The IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL) best practices standards include specifications for configuration management. According to ITIL specifications, the four major tasks of configuration management are: Identification of configuration items to be included in … 
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