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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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A Modern Approach To The Data Deluge
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Posted: 24 Jun 2014 | Published: 24 Jun 2014

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A Simple, Elegant, and Powerful Metadata Model
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A Structured Design Approach to Business Process Automation & Custom Software Development
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About to Buy: Mobile Device Management Software
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Accelerating Product Innovation Through Agile Development and Continuous Engineering
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Accelerating Product Innovation Through Agile Development and Continuous Engineering
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Achieving Mission-Critical Application Performance with Your Database
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Address the Challenges of Managing Software Assets with a Global Software Recognition Database
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Agile Development: Why Requirements Matter
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A Guide to Accelerating Business Value for Microsoft Environments
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A Guide to Branching and Merging Patterns
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A Guide to Easing Your Big Data and Hadoop Management
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A Practical Guide to Choosing the Right Agile Tools
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A Project Manager's Survival Guide to Going Agile
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A Whole Team Approach to Quality
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Adobe Flash Builder 4
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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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