Database Performance Management White Papers

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A Technical Overview of the Oracle SPARC SuperCluster T4-4
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines how the versatile design of the Oracle SPARC SuperCluster T4-4 along with powerful, bundled virtualization capabilities makes it an ideal platform for  consolidating  enterprise servers and workloads and  deploying multi-tiered applications with Web, database, and application components.
Posted: 11 Apr 2012 | Published: 01 Feb 2012

Oracle Corporation

Lower IT Costs with Oracle Database 11g R2
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Download the "Lower IT Costs with Oracle Database 11g Release 2" white paper and discover new options and features that can help you reduce server and storage costs, improve query performance, and ensure availability during database application upgrades. Learn how you can transform your business, budgets, and service levels.
Posted: 10 Apr 2012 | Published: 28 Feb 2011

Oracle Corporation

Using Oracle In-Memory Database Cache to Accelerate the Oracle Database
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper to learn how Oracle In-Memory Database Cache significantly reduces response time, while improving overall application throughput, by bringing data closer to the application, and by processing queries in an in-memory database.
Posted: 12 Mar 2012 | Published: 25 Jul 2009

Oracle Corporation

Best Practices for Implementing a Data Warehouse on Oracle Exadata Database Machine
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: By using the Oracle Exadata Database Machine as a data warehouse platform you have a balanced, high performance hardware configuration. This paper focuses on the other two corner stones, data modeling and data loading, providing a set of best practices and examples for deploying a data warehouse on the Oracle Exadata Database Machine.
Posted: 12 Mar 2012 | Published: 30 Sep 2010

Oracle Corporation

Customers Achieve Extreme Performance at Lowest Cost with Oracle Exadata Database Machine
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This reference contains a sampling of real business results that organizations in a variety of industries have achieved by implementing Oracle Exadata. Learn how you can use Oracle Exadata to reduce IT costs through consolidation, manage more data on multiple compression tiers, improve the performance of all applications and much more.
Posted: 06 Mar 2012 | Published: 18 May 2011

Oracle Corporation

Exalogic & Exadata: The Optimal Platform for ATG
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Download this white paper to learn about the market-leading e-Commerce solution and how improved performance can lead to increased conversion rates and higher revenue.
Posted: 06 Mar 2012 | Published: 06 Jan 2012

Oracle Corporation

Cisco UCS Ecosystem for Oracle: Extend Support to Big Data and Oracle NoSQL Database
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper to gain a detailed understanding of how Cisco and Oracle have collaborated to deliver integrated, enterprise-class NoSQL solutions that offer exceptional agility, availability, scalability and manageability. Learn how it provides the infrastructure for the quick deployment of scalable and effective big-data solutions.
Posted: 28 Feb 2012 | Published: 28 Feb 2012

Cisco Systems, Inc.

Cost/Benefit Case for IBM: Comparing Costs and Capabilities with Oracle Database 11g
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This report compares the costs and compression, automation, workload management, and optimization capabilities of DB2 Advanced Enterprise Server Edition (AESE) versus Oracle Database 11g. It also emphasizes the importance of performance management tooling as a means of lowering total cost of ownership (TCO).
Posted: 21 Feb 2012 | Published: 31 Jan 2012

IBM

An InDetail Report by Bloor Research Sybase IQ 15.4
sponsored by Sybase, an SAP company
WHITE PAPER: This research report details the most recent versions and developments surrounding Sybase IQ and offers key findings for which prospective users should be aware. It also delves into the details of its latest release, version 15.4, including its architecture, query performance, indexes, in-database analytics and more.
Posted: 14 Feb 2012 | Published: 14 Feb 2012

Sybase, an SAP company

Oracle TimesTen In-Memory Database on Oracle Exalogic Elastic Cloud
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper describes configuration considerations, best practices and performance results of TimesTen running on Exalogic.
Posted: 05 Dec 2011 | Published: 05 Dec 2011

Oracle Corporation

Lower your IT Costs with Oracle Database 11g Release 2
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper contains a sampling of real business results that organizations around the world, in a variety of industries, have achieved by upgrading and standardizing on Oracle Database 11g.
Posted: 14 Oct 2011 | Published: 12 Oct 2011

Oracle Corporation

Data Quality Considerations in Master Data Management Structure
sponsored by Pitney Bowes Group 1 Software
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses the challenges, solutions and importance of data management consolidation within an organization.
Posted: 13 Sep 2011 | Published: 13 Sep 2011

Pitney Bowes Group 1 Software

WebSphere Application Server v7 vs. Oracle WebLogic 11g
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This document briefly covers key differences between IBM® WebSphere® Application Server and Oracle WebLogic Server. While both products are of high quality and will perform well even in demanding mission-critical environments, there are still some differences in their efficiency and resulting total cost of ownership.
Posted: 02 Sep 2011 | Published: 02 Sep 2011

IBM

Comparing DBA Productivity: An Oracle/DB2 Task Complexity Analysis
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Comparing DBA Productivity: An Oracle / DB2 Task Complexity Analysis - A must read, this study dives into six  common DBA administration task areas, showing quantitatively that DB2 offers simpler administration  and helps achieve time savings as compared to Oracle Database.
Posted: 30 Aug 2011 | Published: 30 Aug 2011

IBM

Vertica for Structured Finance
sponsored by Vertica Systems
WHITE PAPER: This paper examines the increased business challenges in structured finance, the impact on the underlying enabling technologies, and describes how the use of Vertica’s column store, massively parallel processing (MPP) approach to database management and analytic processing can address some of these challenges.
Posted: 26 Aug 2011 | Published: 26 Aug 2011

Vertica Systems

The Impact of Social Graphing Analysis on the Bottom Line: How Zynga Performs Graph Analysis with the Vertica Analytics Platform
sponsored by Vertica Systems
WHITE PAPER: It may be surprising to find that Zynga is performing some of the most advanced analytics anywhere. With a user base of over 250 million monthly active users, this white paper describes why Zynga uses the Vertica Analytics Platform to improve its business and game features.
Posted: 26 Aug 2011 | Published: 26 Aug 2011

Vertica Systems

The Corporate PC Refresh Project
sponsored by Cibecs
WHITE PAPER: This comprehensive white paper explores the many challenges organizations need to address in order to ensure smooth implementation, coordination and management of their PC refresh initiatives.
Posted: 06 Jul 2011 | Published: 06 Jul 2011

Cibecs

Best Practices for Implementing a Data Warehouse on Oracle Exadata Database Machine
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: By using the Oracle Exadata Database Machine as a data warehouse platform you have a balanced, high performance hardware configuration. This paper focuses on the other two corner stones, data modeling and data loading, providing a set of best practices and examples for deploying a data warehouse on the Oracle Exadata Database Machine.
Posted: 25 Apr 2011 | Published: 30 Nov 2010

Oracle Corporation

ERwin in the Cloud: How Data Modeling Supports Database as a Service (DaaS) Implementations
sponsored by CA ERwin from CA Technologies
WHITE PAPER: Cloud Computing is an emerging market, and there exist an increasing number of companies that are implementing the cloud model, products and services. Read this white paper to find out more about this exciting new technology.
Posted: 20 Apr 2011 | Published: 20 Apr 2011

CA ERwin from CA Technologies

Magic Quadrant for Data Warehouse Database Management Systems (Gartner)
sponsored by Teradata
WHITE PAPER: The data warehouse DBMS market is undergoing a transformation, including many acquisitions, as vendors adapt data warehouses to support the modern business intelligence and analytic workload requirements of users. This document compares 16 vendors, including IBM & Netezza, to help customers find the right one for their needs.
Posted: 11 Apr 2011 | Published: 11 Apr 2011

Teradata

IBM DB2 pureScale: Unlimited Capacity with Continuous Availability
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Designed for organizations that run online transaction processing (OLTP) applications on distributed systems, IBM® DB2® pureScale™ offers clustering technology that helps deliver high availability and exceptional scalability transparent to applications.
Posted: 30 Mar 2011 | Published: 30 Mar 2011

IBM

Optimize Your Oracle Environment with IBM Storage Solutions
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses storage technology trends and why IBM storage systems are the smart choice for Oracle customers. Read to learn more. 
Posted: 24 Mar 2011 | Published: 24 Mar 2011

IBM

IBM DB2 and IBM Power Systems: Transform information into insight and accomodate rising transaction volume - NEW! (Translated) 
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This paper explains how the synergy of DB2 and Power Systems can help businesses simplify deployment of Web applications, achieve cost-effective large-scale processing, construct a large-capacity messaging backbone and consolidate workloads-- all accelerating your time to value
Posted: 18 Mar 2011 | Published: 18 Mar 2011

IBM

IBM Informix Software Product Family: Version 11.7
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Read this paper to take a look at Informix 11.7 and you’ll discover unprecedented advantages. With the introduction of Informix Flexible Grid, it’s easy to perform routine maintenance and upgrades at all your geographic locations from a single site—and you can do it with zero downtime. Read on to learn more about the advantages of Informix 11.7.
Posted: 18 Mar 2011 | Published: 18 Mar 2011

IBM

Transparent Application Scaling with IBM DB2 PureScale
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: With IBM DB2 pureScale transparent application scaling, you can transparently add capacity to your network to handle fluctuations in demand without changing the application. pureScale technology also helps to deliver active-active high availability. Find out how these features work. 
Posted: 15 Mar 2011 | Published: 15 Mar 2011

IBM