Database Design Reports

DB2 E-Book: Proven strategies for uncovering cost savings with IBM DB2
sponsored by IBM
EBOOK: This informative e-book describes proven strategies for lowering the costs associated with database administration, database development, database systems, and data storage. This e-book also discusses the new breakthrough features that make it easier than ever for you to move to DB2.
Posted: 17 Mar 2011 | Published: 17 Mar 2011

IBM

HP Pelzer Group SAP/DB2 Video
sponsored by IBM
VIDEO: HP Pelzer discusses the benefits of DB2 Optimized for SAP.
Posted: 17 Mar 2011 | Premiered: 17 Mar 2011

IBM

The Total Economic Impact™ Of IBM Informix Database Server
sponsored by IBM
ANALYST REPORT: This report uses a comprehensive methodology to bring third-party, objective ROI analysis to organizations considering the use of Informix. The conclusion? IBM Informix delivers high performance and cost efficiency, including administration efficiency, reduced downtime, improved server utilization, and reduced support costs. 
Posted: 17 Mar 2011 | Published: 17 Mar 2011

IBM

NZ Bus Develops Applications 60% Faster, Improves Database Performance by up to 35%
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Read this case study and discover how NZ Bus, through local Oracle Certified Partner Database Integrated Solutions, became the first organization in New Zealand and one of the first in Asia-Pacific to deploy Oracle Database 11g Release 2.
Posted: 16 Mar 2011 | Published: 16 Mar 2011

Oracle Corporation

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

Comparing DBA Productivity An Oracle / DB2 Task Complexity Analysis
sponsored by IBM
ANALYST REPORT: 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: 15 Mar 2011 | Published: 15 Mar 2011

IBM

Top Five Reasons to Choose Toad® Over SQL Developer
sponsored by Dell Software
WHITE PAPER: Can you actually save more money using Toad® rather than SQL Developer - a free product? The answer is “yes!” In this surprising Quest technical brief, learn how Toad’s revolutionary new features save you time and money while dramatically increasing your productivity. Read the technical brief today.
Posted: 08 Feb 2011 | Published: 08 Feb 2011

Dell Software

Data Center Transformation: New Directions for IT
sponsored by Hitachi Vantara
PRESENTATION TRANSCRIPT: To meet dynamic business services needs, IT must change the model of its data centers by incorporating flexible and agile infrastructure and processes that support the cost-effective and timely delivery of services.
Posted: 28 Jan 2011 | Published: 28 Jan 2011

Hitachi Vantara

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

Oracle Systems Strategy with John Fowler Webcast
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WEBCAST: This webcast features how Oracle systems are optimized to run Oracle software, with systems built on open standards that work with your existing infrastructure to deliver the next-generation datacenter with greater efficiency and improved overall business operations.
Posted: 20 Dec 2010 | Premiered: Dec 20, 2010

Oracle Corporation

Distributed Caching: Why It Matters For Predictable Scalability on the Web, and Where It’s Proving Its Value
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This paper explains why it’s imperative for any Web-based organization to learn about the distributed caching technology and Oracle Coherence Data Grid technology to combat the increasing demand on the database.
Posted: 20 Dec 2010 | Published: 20 Dec 2010

Oracle Corporation

Partitioning with Oracle Database 11g Release 2
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper to learn about the latest partitioning techniques, enhanced scalability, and extended manageability capabilities available in Oracle Database 11g Release 2.
Posted: 20 Dec 2010 | Published: 20 Dec 2009

Oracle Corporation

IBM DB2 E-Kit for Database Professionals: Extending Skills is Fast and Easy 
sponsored by IBM
SOFTWARE DOWNLOAD: The move to IBM DB2 software is surprisingly easy due to new SQL compatibility features. And this e-kit makes it fast, because it's packed with technical resources, demos, DB2 software downloads and more. Begin taking advantage of the DB2 product's administration, performance and cost benefits today through this e-kit.
Posted: 18 Dec 2010 | Premiered: 18 Dec 2010

IBM

Enabling Applications from Oracle to DB2 the Easy Way
sponsored by IBM
WEBCAST: New compatibility features in IBM DB2 make the move from Oracle to DB2 easier than ever before. Hear from customers and IBM experts about their porting  experiences.
Posted: 18 Dec 2010 | Premiered: Dec 18, 2010

IBM

Oracle Exadata Storage Server X2-2
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Learn about the intelligent software in the Oracle Exadata Storage Server that accelerates database query processing by offloading database query processing to the storage layer.
Posted: 16 Dec 2010 | Published: 16 Dec 2010

Oracle Corporation

Improving Data Quality Through Data Modeling
sponsored by CA ERwin from CA Technologies
WEBCAST: Explore with William McKnight the factors involved and how organizations should go about valuing data quality through modeling and taking the right steps to remediate data quality defects throughout the enterprise.
Posted: 20 Oct 2010 | Premiered: Jul 22, 2010

CA ERwin from CA Technologies

E-Guide: Scalability Strategies - Managing Growing Oracle Databases
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
EGUIDE: Read this e-guide and learn more about key considerations, best practices and strategies for managing Oracle database growth. Get expert advice for scaling Oracle databases using clustering or other approaches.
Posted: 15 Oct 2010 | Published: 14 Oct 2010

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

DB2 9.7: Online schema change-- Minimize planned outages when making changes to your database objects
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Learn about the new enhancements to DB2 9.7 that enable you to make online changes to the database schema while objects remain fully accessible during modification.
Posted: 01 Sep 2010 | Published: 01 Sep 2010

IBM

Object Persistence and Agile Software Development
sponsored by Versant Corp.
WHITE PAPER: Agile Software Development is one of the most effective methodologies to develop application software. This paper examines and compares RDBMS with several object persistence methods within the context of Agile Software Development by quantifying the impact of these methods on the velocity and success of an agile application development project.
Posted: 03 Mar 2010 | Published: 01 Dec 2009

Versant Corp.

Reduce CPU Usage with 'SMART' SQL
sponsored by BMC Software, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This paper discusses how and why to design SQL that will reduce the number of times calls are made to DB2. We'll look at how to write SMART applications rather than writing applications that act like generic I/O modules to DB2, properly tune SMART SQL, and how to exploit SQL and application features in DB2 on z/OS version 8 and 9.
Posted: 30 Nov 2009 | Published: 30 Nov 2009

BMC Software, Inc.

Sun Oracle Database Machine
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
DATA SHEET: This data sheet highlights the features and facts for the Sun Oracle Database Machine, the world's fastest for any type of database workload, and the only database machine that runs transaction processing applications.
Posted: 19 Oct 2009 | Published: 09 Sep 2009

Oracle Corporation

Full Demo: IBM Cognos 8 Business Intelligence
sponsored by IBM
PRODUCT OVERVIEW: Complete capabilities in one product, on a single architecture. See key features for both business and IT users, including Framework Manager, the Administration Console, and integration with Microsoft Excel.
Posted: 06 Oct 2009 | Published: 06 Oct 2009

IBM

A Technical Overview of the Sun Oracle Exadata Storage Server and Database Machine
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines how the Sun Oracle Exadata Storage Server allows companies to accelerate database performance, handle change and growth in scalable and incremental steps, and deliver mission-critical data availability and protection.
Posted: 25 Sep 2009 | Published: 25 Sep 2009

Oracle Corporation

Partitioning with Oracle Database 11g Release 2
sponsored by Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper to learn about the latest partitioning techniques, enhanced scalability, and extended manageability capabilities available in Oracle Database 11g Release 2.
Posted: 25 Sep 2009 | Published: 25 Sep 2009

Oracle Corporation UK Ltd

CareerBuilder Puts the Network Into Networking
sponsored by CDW Corporation
CASE STUDY: Read this case study and see how CareerBuilder turned to CDW to redefine a technology solution that could sustain the company's growth, and give them a competitive advantage to propel their fast-growing job network and keep their clients happy.
Posted: 08 Sep 2009 | Published: 01 Sep 2009

CDW Corporation