Database Performance Management Reports

ORC International Database Manageability and Productivity Cost Comparison Study: Oracle Database 11g Release 2 vs. IBM DB2 Enterprise 9.7
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
ANALYST REPORT: Conducted by the research firm ORC International, this study found that performing common database management tasks for Oracle Database 11g R2 took less time and fewer resources than performing the same tasks for DB2 Enterprise 9.7. Although funded by Oracle, the study was independently conducted by ORC.
Posted: 06 Sep 2011 | Published: 06 Sep 2011

Oracle Corporation

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

Data warehousing technology trends
sponsored by HP Inc
EBOOK: An eBook that helps selects the right data warehouse platform for your organization and  furthers understanding in-database analytics technology.
Posted: 01 Sep 2011 | Published: 31 Aug 2011

HP Inc

IBM DB2 Webcast Series for Oracle Professionals
sponsored by IBM
WEBCAST: Due to PL/SQL and a range of other compatibilty features, Oracle applications are much more easily enabled for DB2.  Use this short webcast to get level-set on terms.  Part of a series, this short webcast replay is an overview of DB2 terms and terminology for those most familiar with the Oracle environment.
Posted: 30 Aug 2011 | Premiered: Aug 30, 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

IBM Migration Toolkit for DB2
sponsored by IBM
SOFTWARE DOWNLOAD: IBM Migration Toolkit for DB2 - The IBM Migration Toolkit is an easy-to-use tool that allows you to migrate your data from a wide variety of source databases to either DB2 or Informix, regardless of platform. This website has many resources to get you started including a demo, articles and toolkit downloads.
Posted: 30 Aug 2011 | Premiered: 30 Aug 2011

IBM

IBM DB2 9.7: Run Oracle applications on DB2 9.7 for Linux, UNIX, and Windows
sponsored by IBM
RESOURCE CENTER: Leverage the IBM DB2 product’s out-of-the-box support for SQL and PL/SQL to enable many Oracle applications to execute against DB2 software virtually unchanged. Get an overview of its PL/SQL compatibility features. Whether you want to switch to DB2 or extend your DBMS vendor support, now is your time.
Posted: 30 Aug 2011 | Published: 30 Aug 2011

IBM

IBM DB2 Workshop for Oracle Professionals - online version
sponsored by IBM
RESOURCE CENTER: Extend your skills to DB2 anytime - This new online workshop leverages existngPL/SQL and other database experience to DB2 in a way that is fast and easy.  Now with an online learning option, you can extend your professional skills an hour at the time as it fits with your schedule.
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

Computer Weekly - 23 August 2011: Download this week's issue of the UK's leading technology publication, with our analysis of the latest news and IT trends
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
EZINE: In this week's Computer Weekly, Oxfam's CIO talks about how IT supports a global aid operation; we ask if £530m government funding will be enough to roll-out superfast broadband; we examine the security issues around moving to IPv6; plus our analysis of the week’s biggest news stories in IT. Download the latest issue now.
Posted: 22 Aug 2011 | Published: 23 Aug 2011

ComputerWeekly.com

Oracle Exadata: World’s Fastest Database Machine
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WEBCAST: Juan Loaiza, Senior Vice President, Systems Technology, and other members of the Oracle Exadata development team describe the unique features that make Oracle Exadata the World’s Fastest Database Machine.
Posted: 11 Aug 2011 | Premiered: Aug 11, 2011

Oracle Corporation

E-Guide: Improving Oracle Database Performance
sponsored by SAVVIS
EGUIDE: Read this E-guide to learn how to move mission-critical Oracle application to virtualized environments with little disruption or pain.
Posted: 05 Aug 2011 | Published: 05 Aug 2011

SAVVIS

SQL Server Insider: Tips for the SQL server Pro Volume 6
sponsored by Dell and Microsoft SQL
EZINE: SQL Server Insider set out to explore the new trends, including basic suggestions and a virtualization checklist by Gartner analyst, Chris Wolf.
Posted: 25 Jul 2011 | Published: 22 Jul 2011

Dell and Microsoft SQL

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

IBM Scale Out Network Attached Storage
sponsored by IBM
MICROSITE: The demand to manage and store massive amounts of file data continues to challenge data centers. IBM Scale Out Network Attached Storage (SONAS) is designed to embrace cloud storage in the petabyte age.
Posted: 11 May 2011 | Published: 11 May 2011

IBM

E-Guide: Archiving Best Practices: The Dos and Don'ts of Using Backups and Data Archives
sponsored by DellEMC and Intel®
EGUIDE: Download this SearchStorage.com e-guide to learn key considerations for developing a successful long-term data retention strategy.
Posted: 11 May 2011 | Published: 11 May 2011

DellEMC and Intel®

Virtualizing Oracle with EMC and VMware
sponsored by EMC Corporation & VMware, Inc.
VIDEO: This session provides best practice and solution guidelines to successfully architect and deploy Oracle databases on the EMC and VMware platform.
Posted: 10 May 2011 | Premiered: 10 May 2011

EMC Corporation & VMware, Inc.

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

Oracle to Teradata Migration Case Studies: Realizing value and improving capabilities
sponsored by Teradata
CASE STUDY: This paper profiles four of the more than 200 Oracle customers who have migrated to a Teradata solution. The companies profiled in this paper have achieved performance improvements, additional business benefits that justify the migration cost, and successful integration of the Teradata Database with the Oracle OLTP environment.
Posted: 11 Apr 2011 | Published: 11 Apr 2011

Teradata

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

Building a Scalable Cloud
sponsored by Red Hat and Dell Inc.
CASE STUDY: Salesforce.com is the leader in enterprise cloud computing services, enabling organizations to manage every part of the customer relationship without having to maintain expensive, in-house applications. Read this case study to learn how Saleforce.com made room for new service and customer growth with Dell's PowerEdge servers.
Posted: 07 Apr 2011 | Published: 06 Jun 2011

Red Hat and Dell Inc.

DB2 SQL Compatbility demo
sponsored by IBM
VIDEO: This will demonstrate how the DB2 9.7 SQL Compatibility feature makes it easy to migrate from Oracle to DB2. 
Posted: 31 Mar 2011 | Premiered: 31 Mar 2011

IBM

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