Database Engineering Reports

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

Unlock the Power of Microsoft SQL Server 2014
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: This technical resource examines three key new features of SQL Server 2014 that deliver mission-critical performance, faster data insights, and migration of data to the cloud.
Posted: 03 Apr 2014 | Published: 03 Apr 2014

Global Knowledge

White Paper: SuperCluster M6-32: Taking Oracle Engineered Systems to the Next Level
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This guide explores the Oracle SuperCluster M6-32, which offers extremely large memory capacities and improves performance levels for your business.
Posted: 07 Feb 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Oracle Corporation

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

IBM and Oracle TCO: The Lumpy Mattress
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This paper outlines Oracle's approach to overpricing one part of a database solution to compensate for another part, leading to a much higher total cost of ownership (TCO). Read this now to learn more about the evolution of TCO, Oracle's pricing strategy, IBM's pricing strategy and so much more.
Posted: 10 Aug 2012 | Published: 21 Sep 2011

IBM

E-Book: Forging a Scalable Database Strategy: Key Considerations and Expert Advice
sponsored by SearchSAP
EBOOK: Database management is a growing challenge for most businesses today as data volumes continue to increase and business requirements evolve. This e-book provides database professionals with advice on how to examine and improve their database strategies and offer tips on how to ensure their strategies can adapt to accommodate business needs.
Posted: 22 Aug 2012 | Published: 01 Aug 2012

SearchSAP

Cisco UCS: RISC/UNIX Migration for Your Oracle Solutions
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WEBCAST: This webcast discusses Oracle's latest database release and how to successfully integrate Cisco Unified Computing System with your Oracle environment.
Posted: 21 Nov 2011 | Premiered: Nov 21, 2011

Cisco Systems, Inc.

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

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.

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