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  • White Papers // May 2012

    Predicting Execution Bottlenecks in Map-Reduce Clusters

    Extremely slow, or straggler, tasks are a major performance bottleneck in map-reduce systems. Hadoop infrastructure makes an effort to both avoid them (through minimizing remote data accesses) and handle them in the runtime (through speculative execution). However, the mechanisms in place neither guarantee the avoidance of performance hotspots in task...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2011

    Ibis: A Provenance Manager for MultiLayer Systems

    End-to-end data processing environments are often comprised of several independently-developed (sub-)systems, e.g. for engineering, organizational or historical reasons. Unfortunately this situation harms usability. For one thing, systems created independently tend to have disparate capabilities in terms of what metadata is retained and how it can be queried. If something goes...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    6 Reasons To Make A Lateral Career Move

    If you are not moving up, then why move? When moving up is not an option, a strategic sideways move can put you in a more advantageous position. Whether you move to another employer or to another department within the same company, this paper provides 6 reasons why a lateral...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Surprising Career Paths To Fortune And Fulfillment

    Have you ever wondered if it's possible to find a job that's both lucrative and rewarding? Many people assume they must choose between money and fulfillment, but today's industries offer countless opportunities to find satisfying work that pays the bills. This paper explains about four careers which offer both financial...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Build A Career In One Of Today's Fastest-Growing Industries

    Despite the recent economic downturn, there are dozens of industries projected to grow quickly over the next decade. From healthcare to teaching, these industries are expected to generate millions of new jobs through 2018. Regardless of your current job or level of education, online degree programs can help you transition...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    5 Careers To Get Passionate About

    When you're passionate about your job, going to work is a pleasure instead of a chore. As the saying goes, when you do what you love, you'll never "Work" a day in your life! This paper explains about five careers you can get passionate about. They're worlds away from the...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Will A Career Change Work For You?: 4 Tips For Finding Out

    If you're looking for work and aren't having much luck in your current field, it's tempting to decide now is the time for a career change. But although it's always good to be flexible, it's also important to be realistic. There's a bigger pool of more highly qualified people who...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Top Certifications To Enhance Your Career: Targeted Training And Good Salaries In Less Than Two Years

    Looking for a career change, but not sure you're ready to spend years in school? No matter what you're looking for in your job future, certifications can bring big changes. These certifications are concentrated career-advancers that can give you the targeted training you need to prove your knowledge to hiring...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Top 5 Surprisingly Stable Careers

    Between bank bailouts and auto plant shutdowns, the struggle to land that new job can look more like navigating a minefield. A career training course in a surprisingly sought-after field could be your answer to the stressful job hunt. Wouldn't it be nice to find a recession-proof career that you...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Two Years To A Healthier Career

    In the midst of the current economic malaise, there is one industry that's managed to stay in good shape. In health care, salaries have stayed stable, hiring is strong, and the prognosis for future growth is promising. Still, you may think a career in health care is beyond your reach....

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  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    How To Switch Careers In A Recession

    Changing careers in a downturn isn't easy. Career-changers compete for job openings with more experienced workers in their new chosen field. But for those with determination, a concrete game plan, and a willingness to do what it takes, the down economy can present opportunities to get into a new industry....

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  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    The Top 6 Low-Stress Jobs For Career Satisfaction

    You already know job stress is bad - but do you know just how bad? According to a report, one quarter of workers viewed their job as the most intense stressor in their lives. Over 40 percent of workers felt their jobs were extremely stressful, while 26 percent of workers...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Training Secrets For Easy Career Switches

    Has your job gone stagnant in a flat economy? Perhaps you've reached the earning ceiling in your profession or you've specialized in a career that offers little flexibility. Today's employers have gotten more demanding of their workers, expecting everyone to handle greater duties than those for which they were originally...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Advice For Taking Your Career To The Next Level

    In uncertain times, it can seem like the best course of action is to put your head down and ride out the storm. But resting on your laurels can be dangerous. Now can be a good time to distinguish yourself as a leader in your firm. As companies plan for...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    6 Steps To Career Longevity

    It is possible to have a long, productive and fulfilling career, or careers, even when changing industries and technologies and the caprices of the marketplace threaten to make us obsolete. This paper shows six important ways to keep from going the way of the buggy-whip maker. As the saying goes,...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    How To Change Careers Part 1: Is A Career Change Right For You?

    Are you considering a career change? If so, you're not alone. The average person makes more than three career changes during their working life. Why change careers? It's not enough to keep busy. [People] want to have meaning in their lives and they want work to give them that meaning....

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  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    How To Change Careers Part 2: Coping With A Career Change

    Changing careers is stressful. But you can cope with - and overcome - the challenges. First, you need to understand the most common obstacles that career changers face. Then you can begin planning how you'll combat them and persevere. People whom you don't know well are the most helpful during...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    How To Prepare For A Career Switch

    When most people undertake a job search, they seek a position that is fairly similar to their last job. Sure, they may get a title change or some new responsibilities, but they basically stay on the same career track. Accountants look for accounting jobs, teachers look for teaching jobs and...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Myth Or Reality: The Recession-Proof Career

    Although there's no such thing as a recession-proof career, some jobs may offer more job security than others. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates that by 2016, three out of 10 jobs in this country will be in education and in health care. If teaching or working in a...

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  • White Papers // May 2009

    A Strategic Review of Existing Mobile Agent-Based Intrusion Detection Systems

    Intrusion Detection Systems (IDS) is defined as a component that analyses system and user operations in computer and network systems in search of activities considered undesirable from security perspectives. Applying Mobile Agent (MA) to intrusion detection design is a recent development and it is aimed at effective intrusion detection in...

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  • White Papers // Apr 2009

    The Interview That'll Bag A Job

    In today's ultracompetitive job market, even getting an interview is a feat. Yet recruiters and hiring managers say many unemployed candidates blow the opportunity by appearing desperate or bitter about their situations - often without realizing it. At an interview, you want to stand out for the right reasons. To...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2008

    Worst-Case Scenario Survival Tactics For Job Seekers

    No matter how much you prepare, destiny still occasionally throws you a wild card. Your car breaks down ... you get splashed by a bus ... your alarm fails to go off ... you're going to miss your job interview! Take a deep breath. Collect your thoughts. You're about to...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2008

    Phone Interviews: Tips To Get Called Back

    Some people think phone interviews are easier than in-person ones. Often, those people are wrong. In person, it's easy to tell if an interviewer is tuning you out if you notice them staring off into space or sending messages on their BlackBerry. On the phone, you (and the interviewer) are...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2008

    Two Words To Boost Your Career: Thank You

    Beginning with the "Thank you" for your first job interview and ending with the "Thank you" for your retirement party, your career can benefit enormously from simple notes of gratitude written along the way. Frequent, well-written thank-you notes can foster professional success in unimaginable ways, and they are especially important...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2008

    Making The Move From Temp To Perm

    Your job search is lasting longer than you expected. You need to start earning an income. What can you do? Try temporary work. Not only is temping a great way to earn some extra money, a temp job may also lead to a permanent job further down the road. But...

    Provided By Yahoo

  • White Papers // Jun 2004

    Music Industry Seeks Digital Radio Copying Limits

    Digital radio broadcasts that bring CD-quality sound to the airwaves could lead to unfettered song copying if protections are not put in place, a recording-industry trade group warned on Friday. Without copy protections, music fans could cherry-pick songs off the air and redistribute them over the Internet, further deepening the...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    6 Reasons To Make A Lateral Career Move

    If you are not moving up, then why move? When moving up is not an option, a strategic sideways move can put you in a more advantageous position. Whether you move to another employer or to another department within the same company, this paper provides 6 reasons why a lateral...

    Provided By Yahoo

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Surprising Career Paths To Fortune And Fulfillment

    Have you ever wondered if it's possible to find a job that's both lucrative and rewarding? Many people assume they must choose between money and fulfillment, but today's industries offer countless opportunities to find satisfying work that pays the bills. This paper explains about four careers which offer both financial...

    Provided By Yahoo

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Build A Career In One Of Today's Fastest-Growing Industries

    Despite the recent economic downturn, there are dozens of industries projected to grow quickly over the next decade. From healthcare to teaching, these industries are expected to generate millions of new jobs through 2018. Regardless of your current job or level of education, online degree programs can help you transition...

    Provided By Yahoo

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    5 Careers To Get Passionate About

    When you're passionate about your job, going to work is a pleasure instead of a chore. As the saying goes, when you do what you love, you'll never "Work" a day in your life! This paper explains about five careers you can get passionate about. They're worlds away from the...

    Provided By Yahoo

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Will A Career Change Work For You?: 4 Tips For Finding Out

    If you're looking for work and aren't having much luck in your current field, it's tempting to decide now is the time for a career change. But although it's always good to be flexible, it's also important to be realistic. There's a bigger pool of more highly qualified people who...

    Provided By Yahoo

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Top Certifications To Enhance Your Career: Targeted Training And Good Salaries In Less Than Two Years

    Looking for a career change, but not sure you're ready to spend years in school? No matter what you're looking for in your job future, certifications can bring big changes. These certifications are concentrated career-advancers that can give you the targeted training you need to prove your knowledge to hiring...

    Provided By Yahoo

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Top 5 Surprisingly Stable Careers

    Between bank bailouts and auto plant shutdowns, the struggle to land that new job can look more like navigating a minefield. A career training course in a surprisingly sought-after field could be your answer to the stressful job hunt. Wouldn't it be nice to find a recession-proof career that you...

    Provided By Yahoo

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Two Years To A Healthier Career

    In the midst of the current economic malaise, there is one industry that's managed to stay in good shape. In health care, salaries have stayed stable, hiring is strong, and the prognosis for future growth is promising. Still, you may think a career in health care is beyond your reach....

    Provided By Yahoo

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    How To Switch Careers In A Recession

    Changing careers in a downturn isn't easy. Career-changers compete for job openings with more experienced workers in their new chosen field. But for those with determination, a concrete game plan, and a willingness to do what it takes, the down economy can present opportunities to get into a new industry....

    Provided By Yahoo

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    The Top 6 Low-Stress Jobs For Career Satisfaction

    You already know job stress is bad - but do you know just how bad? According to a report, one quarter of workers viewed their job as the most intense stressor in their lives. Over 40 percent of workers felt their jobs were extremely stressful, while 26 percent of workers...

    Provided By Yahoo

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Training Secrets For Easy Career Switches

    Has your job gone stagnant in a flat economy? Perhaps you've reached the earning ceiling in your profession or you've specialized in a career that offers little flexibility. Today's employers have gotten more demanding of their workers, expecting everyone to handle greater duties than those for which they were originally...

    Provided By Yahoo

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Advice For Taking Your Career To The Next Level

    In uncertain times, it can seem like the best course of action is to put your head down and ride out the storm. But resting on your laurels can be dangerous. Now can be a good time to distinguish yourself as a leader in your firm. As companies plan for...

    Provided By Yahoo

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    6 Steps To Career Longevity

    It is possible to have a long, productive and fulfilling career, or careers, even when changing industries and technologies and the caprices of the marketplace threaten to make us obsolete. This paper shows six important ways to keep from going the way of the buggy-whip maker. As the saying goes,...

    Provided By Yahoo

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    How To Change Careers Part 1: Is A Career Change Right For You?

    Are you considering a career change? If so, you're not alone. The average person makes more than three career changes during their working life. Why change careers? It's not enough to keep busy. [People] want to have meaning in their lives and they want work to give them that meaning....

    Provided By Yahoo

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    How To Change Careers Part 2: Coping With A Career Change

    Changing careers is stressful. But you can cope with - and overcome - the challenges. First, you need to understand the most common obstacles that career changers face. Then you can begin planning how you'll combat them and persevere. People whom you don't know well are the most helpful during...

    Provided By Yahoo

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    How To Prepare For A Career Switch

    When most people undertake a job search, they seek a position that is fairly similar to their last job. Sure, they may get a title change or some new responsibilities, but they basically stay on the same career track. Accountants look for accounting jobs, teachers look for teaching jobs and...

    Provided By Yahoo

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Myth Or Reality: The Recession-Proof Career

    Although there's no such thing as a recession-proof career, some jobs may offer more job security than others. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates that by 2016, three out of 10 jobs in this country will be in education and in health care. If teaching or working in a...

    Provided By Yahoo

  • White Papers // Jun 2004

    Music Industry Seeks Digital Radio Copying Limits

    Digital radio broadcasts that bring CD-quality sound to the airwaves could lead to unfettered song copying if protections are not put in place, a recording-industry trade group warned on Friday. Without copy protections, music fans could cherry-pick songs off the air and redistribute them over the Internet, further deepening the...

    Provided By Yahoo

  • White Papers // Jan 2008

    Worst-Case Scenario Survival Tactics For Job Seekers

    No matter how much you prepare, destiny still occasionally throws you a wild card. Your car breaks down ... you get splashed by a bus ... your alarm fails to go off ... you're going to miss your job interview! Take a deep breath. Collect your thoughts. You're about to...

    Provided By Yahoo

  • White Papers // Jan 2008

    Phone Interviews: Tips To Get Called Back

    Some people think phone interviews are easier than in-person ones. Often, those people are wrong. In person, it's easy to tell if an interviewer is tuning you out if you notice them staring off into space or sending messages on their BlackBerry. On the phone, you (and the interviewer) are...

    Provided By Yahoo

  • White Papers // Jan 2008

    Two Words To Boost Your Career: Thank You

    Beginning with the "Thank you" for your first job interview and ending with the "Thank you" for your retirement party, your career can benefit enormously from simple notes of gratitude written along the way. Frequent, well-written thank-you notes can foster professional success in unimaginable ways, and they are especially important...

    Provided By Yahoo

  • White Papers // Jan 2008

    Making The Move From Temp To Perm

    Your job search is lasting longer than you expected. You need to start earning an income. What can you do? Try temporary work. Not only is temping a great way to earn some extra money, a temp job may also lead to a permanent job further down the road. But...

    Provided By Yahoo

  • White Papers // Apr 2009

    The Interview That'll Bag A Job

    In today's ultracompetitive job market, even getting an interview is a feat. Yet recruiters and hiring managers say many unemployed candidates blow the opportunity by appearing desperate or bitter about their situations - often without realizing it. At an interview, you want to stand out for the right reasons. To...

    Provided By Yahoo

  • White Papers // May 2009

    A Strategic Review of Existing Mobile Agent-Based Intrusion Detection Systems

    Intrusion Detection Systems (IDS) is defined as a component that analyses system and user operations in computer and network systems in search of activities considered undesirable from security perspectives. Applying Mobile Agent (MA) to intrusion detection design is a recent development and it is aimed at effective intrusion detection in...

    Provided By Yahoo

  • White Papers // Jan 2011

    Ibis: A Provenance Manager for MultiLayer Systems

    End-to-end data processing environments are often comprised of several independently-developed (sub-)systems, e.g. for engineering, organizational or historical reasons. Unfortunately this situation harms usability. For one thing, systems created independently tend to have disparate capabilities in terms of what metadata is retained and how it can be queried. If something goes...

    Provided By Yahoo

  • White Papers // May 2012

    Predicting Execution Bottlenecks in Map-Reduce Clusters

    Extremely slow, or straggler, tasks are a major performance bottleneck in map-reduce systems. Hadoop infrastructure makes an effort to both avoid them (through minimizing remote data accesses) and handle them in the runtime (through speculative execution). However, the mechanisms in place neither guarantee the avoidance of performance hotspots in task...

    Provided By Yahoo