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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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Availability and Risk Avoidance for the Software-Defined Data Center
sponsored by Veeam Software
WHITE PAPER: Users demand access to information and applications at any given time from anywhere and any device, without tolerance for downtime or data loss. Access this white paper to learn how to keep your software-defined data center up and running at all times with backup and replication that won't leave you in the dark like legacy tools.
Posted: 01 Jun 2017 | Published: 16 Aug 2016

Veeam Software

Aviva Asia Streamlines System Migration and App Development
sponsored by Red Hat
CASE STUDY: When Aviva Asia Pte. Ltd. acquired Friends Provident International (FPI), it needed to replace FPI's costly proprietary imaging and bond management workflow system. Discover how they created and launched a new app based on Red Hat JBoss middleware within a tight 6 month time frame.
Posted: 06 Nov 2017 | Published: 06 Nov 2017

Red Hat

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

Bank of Ireland Cuts Software Spend for Key Vendors with Snow License Manager 7
sponsored by Snow Software
CASE STUDY: The following case study examines how the bank of Ireland was able to drastically reduce the costs of renewing software licenses; remove unused and duplicated installations, and streamline software procurement with help from Snow. View now and see what the technology they chose can do for your business as well.
Posted: 14 Mar 2016 | Published: 14 Mar 2016

Snow Software

Barclays Stays Ahead of the Competition with Open Source and DevOps
sponsored by Red Hat
VIDEO: Watch this brief video case study to learn how Barclays Bank turned their middleware into a competitive advantage and a key enabler of DevOps development with flexible, open source software.
Posted: 06 Nov 2017 | Premiered: 01 May 2017

Red Hat

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

Best Practices for Microservices
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WEBCAST: This webcast explores the concept of microservices, defining what they are, how to implement them, and how to optimize their value. Uncover microservices best practices and learn from a series of experts how to leverage APIs, enable continuous delivery, optimize automation, implement a hybrid integration platform, and more.
Posted: 02 Mar 2017 | Premiered: Feb 10, 2017

MuleSoft

Best Practices Guide: Transforming Your Oracle DB Technology
sponsored by Cintra
WHITE PAPER: It can be extremely frustrating when your organization can't keep up with the agility of innovative start-ups ... but it could actually be your DB technology that's to blame. Uncover 4 common challenges that stem from non-optimized technology platforms, why these are common issues, and learn how to transform your Oracle technology platform.
Posted: 02 Oct 2017 | Published: 02 Oct 2017

Cintra

Beyond Big Data – The New Information Economy
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
ANALYST REPORT: How information is managed is more important than 'big data', say analysts Clive Longbottom and Rob Bamforth.
Posted: 29 Apr 2013 | Published: 29 Apr 2013

ComputerWeekly.com

Beyond Bug Tracking with JIRA
sponsored by Perforce Software, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Discover how to make JIRA more efficient for larger projects through approaches like using purchased add-ons or integration with a modern project management platform.
Posted: 16 Oct 2017 | Published: 16 Oct 2017

Perforce Software, Inc.

Attachment Spam - The Latest Trend
sponsored by GFI Software
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explains what makes spam such an unbearable problem and how spamming tactics are evolving daily to beat anti-spam software.
Posted: 18 Mar 2008 | Published: 01 Jan 2007

GFI Software

Auto-Snapshot Manager/ VMware® Edition: Automated, Integrated, And Scalable Protection Of Virtual Machines
sponsored by DellEMC and Intel®
PRODUCT LITERATURE: Auto-Snapshot Manager/VMware Edition (ASM/VE) is a unique and innovative data protection feature of the Dell EqualLogic™ PS Series iSCSI SAN that enables fast online backups and quick restores of VMware virtual machines and VMFS file systems.
Posted: 10 Nov 2008 | Published: 10 Nov 2008

DellEMC and Intel®

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.

AWS Lowers Cost Barriers for SAP HANA and Database Migrations to the Cloud
sponsored by UXC Oxygen and Amazon Web Services
EGUIDE: Although SAP deployments are currently dominated by appliances, more companies are tapping the cloud. But is cloud deployment a smart decision for you? Download now to weigh SAP HANA on-premises options against their cloud offerings. Also, discover how AWS' new tools will lower cost barriers for database cloud migrations.
Posted: 28 Oct 2016 | Published: 27 Oct 2016

UXC Oxygen and Amazon Web Services

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

Benefits of NewSQL: Combining Elements of NoSQL and SQL
sponsored by NuoDB Inc
EGUIDE: In this e-guide from the experts at SearchDataManagement.com, learn about the rise of NewSQL database systems – which combine SQL and NoSQL elements – and the key benefits that these database alternatives offer.
Posted: 12 Mar 2014 | Published: 12 Mar 2014

NuoDB Inc

Best BI and Analytics Options for Midmarket Manufacturers
sponsored by SearchManufacturingERP
EBOOK: In the following e-book, learn how to get the same high-potency BI that the largest organizations use and most importantly, learn where and when to use BI without straining your IT staff.
Posted: 24 Oct 2013 | Published: 24 Oct 2013

SearchManufacturingERP

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

Better Software Management and More Secure Computers
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
CASE STUDY: This whitepaper details the systems management solution that Princeton University selected to solve their three major IT problems.
Posted: 18 Jun 2014 | Published: 05 Dec 2013

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

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
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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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