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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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Big Data A Big Problem? Where, When & Why To Use NoSQL
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EBOOK: Big data is becoming a big challenge for enterprises. To cope, many organizations have built environments for transactional data with Relational Database Management Systems (RDBMS), but even these can become inundated. In this e-book, learn why and how NoSQL databases help ease this data hurdle.
Posted: 16 Mar 2017 | Published: 16 Mar 2017


Build, Run, and Analyze Native Mobile Apps Easily
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VIDEO: Web, Windows, Java – whatever kind of apps you have, your organization may be looking to implement a streamlined modernization and development strategy for extending these apps to mobile. Watch this brief video to explore how to leverage software containers, APIs, and machine learning in order to build, run, and analyze native mobile apps.
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Building and Modernizing Mobile Apps for Windows 10
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RESOURCE: Explore how to resolve app bottlenecks in adopting or migrating to Windows 10. Discover a development platform that enables you to rapidly transform legacy Windows apps or workflows into mobile apps, build native mobile apps for Microsoft's Universal Windows Platform, and run apps in the cloud or on-premise, across a variety of devices and OS.
Posted: 20 Feb 2017 | Published: 20 Feb 2017

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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

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Beyond the Scrum Team: Delivering "Done" at Scale
sponsored by Tasktop
WEBCAST: Watch this webcast to find out how you can derive more value from your scrum teams. Find out how to identify, anticipate, and mitigate the challenges to scaling agile development. Plus, learn how to incorporate scrum into the full product lifecycle, from development to operations and insight.
Posted: 27 Jul 2016 | Premiered: Jul 26, 2016

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BI Trends and Strategies E-Zine Issue 5
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EZINE: There may be a lot of recent innovations to data technologies but the best approach is to determine whether you can utilize these new tools for your current BI, analytics and data management strategies. This issue of BI Trends + Strategies features advice from industry experts including, Claudia Imhoff, Colin White, and Lyndsay Wise.
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Big data in the cloud: How to reduce data center infrastructure costs
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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

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Big data, big potential: Find analytics success with the right database foundation
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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
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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

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BPM-Led Strategies for App Modernization and Robotic Process Automation
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EGUIDE: In this e-guide, expert consultant Tom Nolle explores how organizations can leverage BPM to modernize legacy apps effectively. Discover how workflows, APIs, and microservices fit into this framework and your modernization implementation. Plus, learn how BPM will support robotic process automation for the evolving world of IoT and mobile.
Posted: 27 Feb 2017 | Published: 22 Feb 2017

HelpSystems

Breaking the Disk Barrier with In-Memory DBMS Technology: Sybase Adds a Big Performance Boost for ASE 15.5
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ANALYST REPORT: This paper discusses the growing need for high-performance database management, without disrupting applications and the operations of the datacenter. It discusses issues of performance versus durability and how an in-memory database strategy can be used to provide better high-speed, high-volume data management without sacrificing data integrity.
Posted: 15 Jun 2010 | Published: 15 Jun 2010

Sybase, an SAP company

Breaking the Disk Barrier: In-Memory Databases
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WEBCAST: In-memory database technology is emerging as a key means of boosting performance in mainstream IT applications. Carl Olofson from IDC discusses how an in-memory database strategy can provide better high speed, high volume data management for your applications. ASE's new In-memory Databases Option is also described. Watch this webcast to learn more.
Posted: 15 Jun 2010 | Premiered: Jun 15, 2010

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Bridge Your Data Management Technology To The Cloud: Product Overview
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DATA SHEET: It's not enough to just manage data volumes anymore – organizations need to combine information and experience to unlock a deeper understanding of customers, processes and strategies. This requires a data management technology that can keep up. Learn about the in-memory technology and high-performance design of IBM DB2.
Posted: 10 May 2017 | Published: 01 Apr 2016

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Bridging to the Cloud: The Right Database Makes the Difference
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WHITE PAPER: Nowadays you can't really avoid working in hybrid environments that mix on-premise with cloud deployments to develop and deliver apps. Find out how implementing the right database platform can increase your flexibility and improve your cloud adoption strategy.
Posted: 11 May 2017 | Published: 31 Oct 2016

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Bringing Sexy Back…to the Database
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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

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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

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Build More, Grow More and Sleep More, with Cloud DBaaS
sponsored by IBM
DATA SHEET: Cloud database as a service (DBaaS) can provide fast provisioning and worry-free data management. Discover the service features of this DBaaS that your enterprise can benefit from, including painless scaling and high availability, 24/7 management, regular updates with virtually no downtime, and more.
Posted: 21 Jun 2016 | Published: 30 Apr 2016

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BuilderMT Increases Customer Satisfaction from 66% to 90% in Less than a Year with Parature
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Posted: 25 Feb 2008 | Published: 01 Jan 2006

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Building a Mobile Strategy: Analyst Report Shows Key Components to Success
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ANALYST REPORT: Access this analyst report to discover how the enterprise appetite for mobilization grows – but progress has been slow.
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Building a Strong Application Security Program
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EGUIDE: What are the first steps to creating a strong app security program, and how do you know you've struck the right balance between static and dynamic testing? These are the types of questions we explore in this e-guide. Find out what role education is playing in building an app security program and get advice for mitigating SAP vulnerabilities.
Posted: 12 Sep 2016 | Published: 09 Sep 2016

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Building and Managing a Performance Center of Excellence
sponsored by Hewlett Packard Enterprise
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Posted: 09 Feb 2010 | Published: 09 Feb 2010

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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

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Business Intelligence on a Budget: Is Software as a Service Business Intelligence right for your organization?
sponsored by Indicee
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Posted: 05 Apr 2010 | Published: 05 Apr 2010

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Business Intelligence that’s always just right
sponsored by IBM
WEBCAST: This webcast addresses the issue with choosing the right platform when it comes to business intelligence
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Business Intelligence—NoSQL… No Problem
sponsored by MongoDB, Inc.
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Posted: 27 Aug 2012 | Published: 01 May 2012

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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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