Database Performance Management Reports

Tips on Implementing Database Auditing to Address Security & Compliance Requirements 
sponsored by IBM
BOOK: Implementing Database Security and Auditing (Elsevier Digital Press) is the definitive guide for information security professionals, DBAs and auditors. You can now download Chapter 12, “Auditing Categories”.  In this chapter, you’ll learn which audit logging trails you need to address key security and compliance requirements.
Posted: 03 Dec 2010 | Published: 03 Dec 2010

IBM

Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization For Servers: Overview
sponsored by Red Hat and JBoss
WHITE PAPER: Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization features a unique and revolutionary virtualization technology called KVM (Kernelbased Virtual Machine) that converts the Red Hat Enterprise Linux kernel into a virtualization platform.
Posted: 22 Nov 2010 | Published: 22 Nov 2010

Red Hat and JBoss

Extreme Performance Using Oracle TimesTen In-Memory Database
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: The Oracle TimesTen In-Memory Database is a memory-optimized relational database that delivers very low response time and very high throughput for performance-critical systems. This paper offers a high level description and then dives down to cover the architecture and key capabilities in detail.
Posted: 04 Nov 2010 | Published: 01 Jul 2009

Oracle Corporation

Oracle TimesTen In-Memory Database
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WEBCAST: In this 40 minute webcast, listen to Oracle's Marie-Anne Neimat introduce the Oracle TimesTen In-Memory Database. Learn why people use in-memory database (it's all about low latency) and how this technology can accelerate existing Oracle Database applications as well as new applications.
Posted: 04 Nov 2010 | Premiered: Nov 4, 2010

Oracle Corporation

Exchange Insider E-Zine - Volume 5: When Disaster Strikes in Exchange Server 2010
sponsored by Google
EZINE: Volume 5 of the Exchange Insider e-zine looks at how Exchange Server 2010’s database availability groups can ease an administrator’s backup and disaster recovery stress. Also learn how Forefront Protection 2010 can help defend Exchange 2010 servers from spam and malware attacks, and best practices for email archiving and e-discovery.
Posted: 27 Oct 2010 | Published: 27 Oct 2010

Google

Need Help Migrating to IBM? The IBM Migration Factory Helps Answer Key Questions
sponsored by IBM
BROCHURE: Can your organization safely migrate to an IBM infrastructure? This brochure explains in detail how it can be done easily and efficiently.
Posted: 22 Oct 2010 | Published: 22 Oct 2010

IBM

Using Oracle In-Memory Database Cache to Accelerate the Oracle Database
sponsored by Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
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: 22 Oct 2010 | Published: 28 Jul 2010

Oracle Corporation UK Ltd

VMware vSphere 4: The Most Efficient SQL Server Consolidation Platform
sponsored by VMware and Intel
WHITE PAPER: Learn how to support your SQL Server instances and control your costs and administration requirements.
Posted: 15 Oct 2010 | Published: 14 Oct 2010

VMware and Intel

 Oracle Databases on Vmware: Use Cases
sponsored by VMware, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This guide provides best practice guidelines for deploying Oracle databases on VMware vSphere, including best practice tips for storage, networking and performance.
Posted: 14 Oct 2010 | Published: 14 Oct 2010

VMware, Inc.

Essential Deployment Tips: Oracle Databases on VMware vSphere 4
sponsored by VMware and Intel
TECHNICAL ARTICLE: This paper provides the essential tips necessary to successfully deploy Oracle on VMware virtual infrastructure to enable database administrators (DBAs) to meet their performance and availability goals.
Posted: 14 Oct 2010 | Published: 14 Oct 2010

VMware and Intel

Performance Study on SharePoint Workloads in a SQL Server Environment
sponsored by Dell and Microsoft SQL
WHITE PAPER: This paper focuses on the SQL Server I/O subsystem and the role it plays in a SharePoint environment. The lessons learned in this paper will help IT Managers build more efficient and effective SharePoint environments on an SQL back-end.
Posted: 08 Oct 2010 | Published: 24 Aug 2010

Dell and Microsoft SQL

Oracle GoldenGate on Sun Oracle Database Machine Configuration
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This paper focuses on configuring Oracle GoldenGate to run on Sun Oracle Database Machine. Sun Oracle Database Machine can act as the source database, as the target database, or in some cases as both source and target databases for GoldenGate processing.
Posted: 07 Oct 2010 | Published: 19 Feb 2010

Oracle Corporation

Sun Oracle Exadata Storage Server and Database Machine
sponsored by Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
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: 05 Oct 2010 | Published: 01 Sep 2009

Oracle Corporation UK Ltd

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: 01 Oct 2010 | Published: 25 Jul 2009

Oracle Corporation

How mission-critical database workloads perform when virtualized with Intel® Xeon® processor 7500 series-based servers and VMware® vSphere™
sponsored by VMware and Intel
TEST RESULTS: This white paper documents the performance of mission-critical database workloads running on servers equipped with the Intel Xeon processor 7500 series and VMware vSphere 4.
Posted: 29 Sep 2010 | Published: 01 May 2010

VMware and Intel

Reduce Costs & Increase Oracle® Database OLTP Workload Service Levels
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
WHITE PAPER: The objective of this white paper is to identify the consolidation factor for an Oracle database running Online Transaction Processing (OLTP) workloads on legacy 9th Generation PowerEdge 2950 2U 2 socket to the new 11G PowerEdge R810 2U 4/2 socket servers.
Posted: 09 Sep 2010 | Published: 01 Apr 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

RedBook: Oracle to DB2 Conversion Guide - Compatibility Made Easy
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: New IBM DB2 features make compatibility easy. In this guide, you’ll learn about native support for PL/SQL, new data types, scalar functions, improved concurrency, built-in packages, OCI, SQL*Plus, data movement tools, best practices and more—all designed to improve your ability to run applications on both DB2 and Oracle platforms
Posted: 01 Sep 2010 | Published: 01 Sep 2010

IBM

How mission-critical database workloads perform when virtualized with Intel® Xeon® processor 7500 series-based servers and VMware® vSphere™
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
TEST RESULTS: This white paper documents the performance of mission-critical database workloads running on servers equipped with the Intel Xeon processor 7500 series and VMware vSphere 4.
Posted: 30 Aug 2010 | Published: 01 May 2010

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

Considering Leading Architectures for Specialty Analytic Servers
sponsored by Sybase, an SAP company
WHITE PAPER: Recent reports expose the monumental growth rate of data volumes. With increasing data volumes comes a need for computational power to absorb and analyze all this data in an attempt to gain a competitive edge. This paper attempts to shed some light on the decision process for selecting a specialty analytic server in today's business environments.
Posted: 05 Aug 2010 | Published: 05 Aug 2010

Sybase, an SAP company

Sybase IQ: An Advanced Columnar Data Warehouse Architecture
sponsored by Sybase, an SAP company
WHITE PAPER: A Winter Corporation white paper, this paper examines the architecture and performance of Sybase IQ in view of the requirements of demanding new BI and data warehouse applications. Read this paper to learn more.
Posted: 05 Aug 2010 | Published: 05 Aug 2010

Sybase, an SAP company

What You Need to Know About SQL Server 2008 Community Technology Preview 5
sponsored by Dell and Microsoft SQL
WHITE PAPER: Read this paper for a discussion of the Community Technology Preview (CTP) process, and the CTP5 incarnation specifically. This paper examines mission-critical features, enterprise management features, database data and programmability, and new business intelligence features.
Posted: 12 Jul 2010 | Published: 15 Jan 2008

Dell and Microsoft SQL

Video: Oracle Active Data Guard
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
VIDEO: Watch this brief video for an informative explanation of how Oracle Active Data Guard makes better use of the standby database to complement the functionality of the production database and significantly increase software and hardware return on investment.
Posted: 30 Jun 2010 | Premiered: 30 Jun 2010

Oracle Corporation

Introducing Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2
sponsored by Microsoft
EBOOK: Learn about all of the exciting enhancements and new capabilities engineered into SQL Server 2008 R2 that will have a positive impact on your applications, ranging from improvements in operation to those in management.
Posted: 25 Jun 2010 | Published: 25 Jun 2010

Microsoft

IBM Systems Makeover Analysis for SAP Environments
sponsored by IBM
ANALYST BRIEF: Craft an IT infrastructure that allows you to create and sustain market leadership. This brochure will get you started with the IBM Systems Makeover Analysis for SAP Environments. This analysis will give you in-depth insight into your current application performance and the levels of performance that can be achieved. Get the brochure.
Posted: 17 Jun 2010 | Published: 17 Jun 2010

IBM