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ALSO CALLED: Computational Grids, Cluster Computing, Grid Control
DEFINITION: Open Grid Services Architecture (OGSA) is a set of standards defining the way in which information is shared among diverse components of large, heterogeneous grid systems. In this context, a grid system is a scalable wide area network (WAN) that supports resource sharing and distribution. OGSA is a trademark of the Open Grid Forum.OGSA definitions and criteria apply to hardware, platforms and software  … 

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A Technical Overview of the Oracle Exadata Database Machine and Exadata Storage Server
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Businesses today increasingly need to leverage a unified database platform to enable the deployment and consolidation of all applications onto one common infrastructure. Read on to learn the benefits of incorporating Oracle's Exadata based Database Machine into the IT infrastructure.
Posted: 12 Mar 2012 | Published: 20 Jan 2011

Oracle Corporation

Magic Quadrant for Data Center Outsourcing and Infrastructure Utility Services, North America
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
WHITE PAPER: More and more companies are showing interest in data center outsourcing, but there are a variety of providers to choose from. This white paper compares the outsourcing capabilities and infrastructure utility services of 17 vendors. Find out which providers were considered the challengers, leaders, niche players, and visionaries.
Posted: 02 Sep 2011 | Published: 01 Jul 2011

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

Oracle Database - The best choice for Siebel Applications
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper covers the business and technology reasons behind customers' continued choice of Oracle Database for their Siebel Applications deployments.
Posted: 08 Jun 2011 | Published: 30 Apr 2010

Oracle Corporation

Oracle Database - The best choice for PeopleSoft Applications
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses the business and technology reasons behind customers' continued choice of Oracle Database for their PeopleSoft application deployments.
Posted: 08 Jun 2011 | Published: 30 Apr 2010

Oracle Corporation

Discovering hidden costs in your data centre – a CFO perspective
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This paper describes how CFOs can help ensure a healthier bottom line by taking proactive steps today.
Posted: 19 May 2011 | Published: 01 Sep 2010

IBM

Enhance Data Center Utilization by 95% with Enterprise Scale Workload Management
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper to learn how organizations primarily adopt workload management software to increase value from their data centers and ease the pain of managing a million jobs simultaneously.
Posted: 13 Apr 2011 | Published: 13 Apr 2011

Oracle Corporation

Red Hat Cloud Foundations Reference Architecture: Private IaaS Clouds
sponsored by Red Hat and JBoss
WHITE PAPER: Red Hat's suite of open source software provides a rich infrastructure for cloud providers to build public/private cloud offerings. This Volume 1 guide for deploying the Red Hat infrastructure for a private cloud describes the foundation for building a Red Hat Private cloud.
Posted: 15 Feb 2011 | Published: 10 Feb 2011

Red Hat and JBoss

A Technical Overview of the Oracle Exadata Database Machine and Exadata Storage Server
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Businesses today increasingly need to leverage a unified database platform to enable the deployment and consolidation of all applications onto one common infrastructure. Read on to learn the benefits of incorporating Oracle's Exadata based Database Machine into the IT infrastructure.
Posted: 20 Jan 2011 | Published: 20 Jan 2011

Oracle Corporation

Performance in the Cloud
sponsored by Compuware Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Companies are eager to take advantage of the benefits of cloud computing but are often weary of the potential business risks that the technology exposes. This paper provides an innovative approach to the application performance and availability challenges inherent in cloud computing. Continue reading to learn more about performance in the cloud.
Posted: 06 Aug 2010 | Published: 06 Aug 2010

Compuware Corporation

Toad for Oracle 10.5
sponsored by Dell Software
WHITE PAPER: Toad for Oracle v10.5 adds new features and enhances many existing ones. These changes are designed to save you time, increase accuracy and give you better visibility of your work environment - whether you’re a developer working in an unfamiliar database or maintaining legacy code, or a DBA trying to manage multiple databases.
Posted: 20 Jul 2010 | Published: 20 Jul 2010

Dell Software

Evaluating and Contracting for Cloud Financials Best Practice Considerations
sponsored by Intacct Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Choosing a cloud computing solution can seem like a daunting task. Where do you start? What questions do you ask? What do you specifically need to look out for? This paper answers these questions and more. Continue reading to learn the best practices for choosing a cloud computing solution.
Posted: 17 Mar 2010 | Published: 17 Mar 2010

Intacct Corporation

Virtualization - Aligning IT Supply With Business Demand
sponsored by Arrow ECS HP Group and Intel
WHITE PAPER: Virtualization allows you to dynamically allocate and manage resources in a utility-like way. It helps you break down the rigid IT structures that inhibit business agility. Virtualization also helps you increase utilization of valuable computing resources.
Posted: 05 Oct 2009 | Published: 01 Oct 2005

Arrow ECS HP Group and Intel

VMware Fault Tolerance Recommendations and Considerations on VMware vSphere 4
sponsored by HP, Intel, & VMware
WHITE PAPER: As dependencies on computing increase, ensuring that applications are highly available becomes more critical. This paper gives VMware fault tolerance recommendations and considerations on VMware vSphere 4.
Posted: 10 Aug 2009 | Published: 07 Aug 2009

HP, Intel, & VMware

11 Questions Every CIO Should Ask Their IT Manager
sponsored by Red Hat and JBoss
WHITE PAPER: What is your IT really costing you? Could you be doing more with the technology you have? Could you reduce costs and provide better service to your organization? Read Red Hat's suggestions on "11 Questions Every CIO Should Ask Their IT Manager", and how Red Hat open source solutions can help.
Posted: 19 Jun 2009 | Published: 10 Jun 2009

Red Hat and JBoss

Oracle Real Application Clusters in Oracle VM Environments
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explains how to run sophisticated or highly-available applications in virtualized environments by creating a software-based virtualization infrastructure that offers high availability and grid readiness.
Posted: 17 Dec 2008 | Published: 17 Dec 2008

Oracle Corporation

Oracle VM and NetApp Storage-Best Practices Guide
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper reviews a virtualization strategy that leverages grid technology to dynamically share resources like servers, storage, and networking. This combination helps reduce power and space requirements.
Posted: 17 Dec 2008 | Published: 17 Dec 2008

Oracle Corporation

Protecting Virtual Machines: The "Best Of VMworld" Approach
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores a completely new approach to availability for virtual machines-an approach recognized with the Best of VMworld 2007 - New Technology award.
Posted: 09 Sep 2008 | Published: 08 Sep 2008

Citrix

Enterprise Information Integration - Deployment Best Practices for Low Cost Implementation
sponsored by IBM Software Group
WHITE PAPER: The IBM Information Server platform is a revolutionary new software platform that helps organizations derive more value from the complex, heterogeneous information spread across their systems.
Posted: 13 Mar 2008 | Published: 01 Aug 2007

IBM Software Group

Oracle Database 11g High Availability
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: In this paper, we will review the common causes of application downtime and discuss how technologies available in the Oracle Database can help avoid costly downtime and enable rapid recovery from unavoidable failures.
Posted: 15 Oct 2007 | Published: 01 Oct 2007

Oracle Corporation

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.

Monitoring Dell 9G Servers in Oracle GRID
sponsored by DellEMC and Intel®
WHITE PAPER: Best practices on the installation and configuration of Oracle Enterprise Manager and Dell OpenManage, including detailed instructions on how to monitor and manage alerts coming from the servers.
Posted: 09 Mar 2007 | Published: 01 Jan 2007

DellEMC and Intel®

Managing Applications with Oracle Enterprise Manager 10g
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses how to address the challenges of managing mission-critical applications. Read this white paper to learn about benefits of adopting an application management solution like Oracle Enterprise Manager.
Posted: 07 Mar 2007 | Published: 01 Oct 2006

Oracle Corporation

The Scalability Revolution: From Dead End to Open Road
sponsored by GigaSpaces Technologies Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Learn how applications can improve performance and achieve linear scalability by switching from a tier-based model to space-based architecture (SBA).
Posted: 06 Mar 2007 | Published: 01 Feb 2007

GigaSpaces Technologies Inc.
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