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ALSO CALLED: Distributed Networking, Distributed Processing
DEFINITION: Parallel Virtual Machine (PVM) is a program that enables distributed computing among networked computers on different platforms, so that they can perform as a single, large unit for computer-intensive applications. The software can be run on most Unix-based or Windows systems. According to the official Web site, PVM is the de facto standard, world-wide, for distributed computing. PVM source code  … 
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Preparing for the Next Generation of Data Integration
sponsored by Informatica
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explains why rapid data integration is vital to competitive advantage, examines why data integration projects are so time consuming, and suggests an approach that streamlines projects to make them as much as five times faster.
Posted: 26 Mar 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Informatica

Extended Enterprise Poses Identity and Access Management Challenges
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
EGUIDE: Inside this SearchSecurity.com e-guide, we explore the disconnect between traditional IAM and the distributed, mobile enterprise to uncover the top three IAM challenges organizations are experiencing today.
Posted: 26 Jul 2013 | Published: 26 Jul 2013

SearchSecurity.com

Application Integration in Distributed Retail Environments
sponsored by MuleSoft
WHITE PAPER: This informative guide describes how current data-center-focused technologies are ill-suited for distributed retail environments, and explains how building a network of integrated applications can overcome these limitations. Uncover key characteristics of such a system by reading on now.
Posted: 19 Feb 2013 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

MuleSoft

Lower Costs While Minimizing Risk with Mainframe Migration
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Replacing or redeveloping customized mainframe applications isn't the only way to take advantage of an open, distributed framework. Read this paper to discover how re-hosting provides a low risk, high value alternative way to maintain mission-critical functionality while achieving the IT cost and complexity reductions of a modern environment.
Posted: 18 Sep 2012 | Published: 18 Sep 2012

Dell, Inc.

Webinar: Selecting the Right SCM Tool
sponsored by WANdisco
WEBCAST: Most SCM tools are not well-suited to support the industry trend towards WAN-based, globally distributed enterprise software development. This report and webinar will explore the reasons why these tools often struggle in a WAN environment and the key technologies for implementing solutions.
Posted: 23 Jun 2014 | Premiered: Jun 12, 2013

WANdisco

Evaluation and Download of IBM Platform Symphony Developer Edition
sponsored by IBM
SOFTWARE DOWNLOAD: You can if you download a free trial of IBM Platform Symphony Developer Edition, software that enables rapid development and test of distributed applications by emulating a production grid -- eliminating the need for a physical grid.
Posted: 23 May 2014 | Premiered: 23 May 2014

IBM

The 7 Biggest Mistakes You Can Make in Web Conferences
sponsored by Citrix Online Go To Meeting
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, unveil the top 7 biggest things to avoid when conducting web conferences so that you can efficiently and effectively lead meetings even when online.
Posted: 30 Dec 2013 | Published: 30 Dec 2013

Citrix Online Go To Meeting

Solving the Scalability Problem with Big Data
sponsored by WANdisco
EGUIDE: A centralized computing strategy can keep your organization from realizing the value of big data. In this expert e-guide, learn how embracing a more distributed architecture can solve traditional scalability problems and lead to big data success. Also inside, discover the value of NoSQL options.
Posted: 03 Sep 2013 | Published: 03 Sep 2013

WANdisco

Demystifying the scale up vs. scale out debate for data warehousing
sponsored by SAP America, Inc.
EGUIDE: In this expert guide, IT analyst Tony Iams, SVP, Ideas International, delves deeper into the scale up vs. scale out debate. Learn about the growing popularity of scaling out options, such as massively parallel processing (MPP) and distributed computing approaches.
Posted: 11 Dec 2012 | Published: 11 Dec 2012

SAP America, Inc.

Hardest Problems in Data Management
sponsored by VMware, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Read this paper to learn how to enable a fast, scalable, fault-tolerant distributed foundation for data management that runs dynamically across the many-machine, many-core, memory-based computing topologies that today's organizations are assembling from existing IT resources and pay-as-you-go clouds.
Posted: 10 Feb 2012 | Published: 10 Feb 2012

VMware, Inc.

MicroScope - January 2012: A special issue examining the opportunities that virtualisation offers the channel
sponsored by MicroScope
EZINE: Virtualisation has been one of those technologies that the channel has been encouraged to get to grips with for the past few years. Starting with the server the technology has expanded to the desktop and an entire vendor community has grown providing management tools.
Posted: 13 Jan 2012 | Published: 16 Jan 2012

MicroScope

Top 5 Challenges for Hadoop MapReduce in the Enterprise
sponsored by Platform Computing Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper describes challenges organizations face when using MapReduce, and the means by which Platform MapReduce can address them.
Posted: 16 Aug 2011 | Published: 16 Aug 2011

Platform Computing Corporation

Back to the Future: The New IT Infrastructure Opportunity
sponsored by Avocent
WHITE PAPER: Access this exclusive resources to discover new technology and solutions to address security and operating expense (OPEX) issues related to distributed computing such as thin client, fast client, diskless workstations, SaaS, and VDI.
Posted: 08 Jun 2011 | Published: 08 Jun 2011

Avocent

Be as Agile as you can be
sponsored by IBM
WEBCAST: Join Elizabeth Woodward, IBM Agile Practice Expert, as she discusses how software development leaders and agile teams can identify the impact of choices in organizing their team structure to optimize a distributed Agile methodology. 
Posted: 04 Apr 2011 | Premiered: Apr 4, 2011

IBM

Chasing the Mobile Desktop: How to Tame your Distributed Desktop Environment
sponsored by Wanova, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper surveys existing and emerging approaches to desktop management in the enterprise, covering both traditional systems management methods, as well as newer desktop virtualization technologies. We will discuss their advantages and shortcomings of each approach.
Posted: 02 Sep 2010 | Published: 02 Sep 2010

Wanova, Inc.

Accelerate Your Data Processing in the Cloud with Amazon Web Services and RightScale
sponsored by RightScale
WEBCAST: In this Webinar, we show you how to improve your processing of real time financial analytics with RightScale and AWS. We show a live demonstration of how a hedge fund would run a scalable grid application environment that is automated, resilient to errors, and auditable.
Posted: 06 Apr 2010 | Premiered: Mar 17, 2010, 12:00 EDT (16:00 GMT)

RightScale

Best Practices for Virtualizing Distributed Environments: Enterprise-Class Virtualization for Remote Office and Branch Office Infrastructures
sponsored by VM6 Software
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper provides the 4 best practices that IT leaders of ROBO organizations need to consider when virtualizing their businesses, providing ROI tips and establishing a roadmap for reducing the Total Cost of Ownership for virtualizing the distributed ROBO environment.
Posted: 27 Oct 2009 | Published: 27 Oct 2009

VM6 Software

Server Monitoring: Centralize and Win
sponsored by TNT Software, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: One of the main limitations of native tools in a Windows OS is that it stores all of the event & performance logs information locally in each individual system. For an environment with multiple systems, this makes problem analysis much more challenging. This paper will discuss the importance of effective, centralized management solutions.
Posted: 13 Aug 2009 | Published: 12 Aug 2009

TNT Software, Inc.

Open Source in the Next Computing Wave
sponsored by Red Hat and JBoss
WHITE PAPER: The current economic climate is forcing more systematic thinking about costs in general, including those associated with overall complexity and the security and resiliency of large distributed infrastructures. These trends intersect in powerful ways; a new wave of computing is gathering momentum as a result. And open source is playing a major role.
Posted: 18 Jun 2009 | Published: 09 Jan 2009

Red Hat and JBoss

Governing a Distributed SOA
sponsored by IONA Technologies
WHITE PAPER: This white paper highlights a registry/repository which allows organizations to create a dynamic environment that actively monitors, governs, and enforces SOA governance across all distributed endpoints.
Posted: 25 Oct 2007 | Published: 01 Sep 2007

IONA Technologies

Load Balancing Basics
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper to discover a powerful and comprehensive load balancing solution.
Posted: 18 Oct 2007 | Published: 01 Oct 2007

Citrix

The SOA Competitive Landscape Redefined: A Manager's Guide to SOA Platforms
sponsored by Fiorano Software, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper describes an approach to evaluating an SOA platform, that is aimed at creating a system based upon a service-oriented application composition and a peer-to-peer distributed infrastructure architecture.
Posted: 13 Jun 2007 | Published: 01 Jun 2007

Fiorano Software, Inc.

Scaling Enterprise SOA Deployments: Benefits of a Service-Grid Architecture Powering Next-Generation SOA Deployments
sponsored by Fiorano Software, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper reviews modern enterprise service grids and how their brokered peer-to-peer architecture offer ease of use for a wide array of distributed computing projects including the SOA market.
Posted: 13 Jun 2007 | Published: 01 Jun 2007

Fiorano Software, Inc.

Streamline and Speed the Delivery of High-quality Software Applications
sponsored by IBM Software Group
WHITE PAPER: This white paper details the importance of collaborative management of software development and testing processes in order to achieve an integrated view of distributed development while meeting internal and external compliance requirements.
Posted: 21 Nov 2006 | Published: 01 Oct 2006

IBM Software Group

Logitech Implements Akamai EdgeComputingSM for Java to Extend Marketing-Driven, Promotional Contest
sponsored by Akamai Technologies
CASE STUDY: EdgeComputing for Java is a new deployment model for enterprise Java Web applications in which the customer selects components of the applications to run on the Akamai network, taking advantage of the global reach.
Posted: 08 Jun 2004 | Published: 01 Mar 2003

Akamai Technologies
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DISTRIBUTED COMPUTING DEFINITION (continued): …  is freely available. PVM was created at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory in 1989 and was rewritten in 1991 at the University of Tennessee. Newer versions developed since that time offer improved portability and fault tolerance. The PVM package has become popular for teaching computer science and programming students how distributed computing and parallel processing work. The software has been used extensively to solve problems in science, medicine, technology and engineering that have proven too complex for individual computers. PVM also enables a level of computational accuracy beyond the ability … 
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