Database Performance Management

Database Performance Management Reports
Top Five Reasons Why Customers Deploy Microsoft SQL Server on EMC Unified Storage
sponsored by EMC Computer Systems (UK) Ltd.
PRODUCT OVERVIEW: What if there was a complete storage solution that could help DBAs stop worrying about day-to-day disk performance and database protection? Learn how EMC Unified Storage can accomplish this task, making it a popular choice among customers deploying Microsoft SQL Server.
Posted: 11 Feb 2011 | Published: 11 Feb 2011

EMC Computer Systems (UK) Ltd.

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

IBM and Intel Drive Enterprise-Class Transaction Processing
sponsored by IBM and Intel
WHITE PAPER: This paper explains how Intel and IBM have been working for years to create systems that change the economics of x86 computing. One of the results of that collaboration is a platform for clustered, distributed systems that delivers unprecedented flexibility and scalability.
Posted: 23 Dec 2010 | Published: 23 Dec 2010

IBM and Intel

Oracle Database Optimization for MSC SimManager using Oracle's Sun Flash
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This paper will provide best practice configuration guidelines for using latest storage and server technology (Oracle's Sun FlashFire technology storage devices along with Oracle's Sun servers) to optimize such simulation management solutions.
Posted: 21 Dec 2010 | Published: 21 Dec 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

Oracle Database 11g Release 2 High Availability
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper to learn about how Oracle Database 11g Release 2 protects your business from all common causes of unplanned downtime and planned downtime, including human error.
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

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