Data Management

Oceans of data are generated every day by businesses and enterprises, and all of it must be prioritized, analyzed, and safeguarded with the right architecture, tools, polices, and procedures. TechRepublic provides the resources you need.

  • White Papers // Feb 2014

    Real-world Identity and Access Management (IAM) for Unix-based Systems

    Explore the most common identity and access management (IAM) challenges facing Unix-based organizations, and learn about some easily implemented practices and technologies that can help you increase security, achieve compliance and improve operational efficiency. Read the white paper to learn how to: Use an Active Directory (AD) bridge solution...

    Sponsored By Dell Software

  • White Papers // Aug 2014

    Achieving High Oracle Performance

    DBAs cannot afford to rely on reactive measures anymore. They need advanced performance management tools that will enable them to catch emerging issues before they can affect end users. Discover how advanced database management can help DBAs protect the system by preventing problems from developing at all. Download the white...

    Sponsored By Dell Software

  • White Papers // Aug 2014

    Resolving the Database Performance Blame Game

    When an application slows down, can you immediately tell which component is underperforming? If not, you need to see how Dell Foglight for Databases shows the operational and performance health of each component all on a single pane of glass. Download the white paper to see how you can end...

    Sponsored By Dell Software

  • White Papers // Aug 2014

    Maintaining Oracle Database Performance in a Perfect Storm

    The cloud, big data and mobility are three of the most disruptive technologies Oracle DBAs face today. Are you prepared for the perfect storm of increased application complexity and dynamism, as well as explosive growth in database size and data velocity? Download the white paper and discover how Foglight for...

    Sponsored By Dell Software

  • White Papers // Sep 2013

    Anti-Evasion: Why It's a Critical Component of Intrusion Prevention Systems

    As the number and severity of cyber-crimes continues to grow, it’s important to understand the steps cyber-criminals take to attack your network, the types of malware they use, and the tools you need to stop them.

    Sponsored By Dell Software

  • White Papers // May 2013

    The Keys to the Kingdom: Limiting Active Directory Administrators

    Many organizations have come to rely heavily on the information stored directly within Active Directory (AD) with other applications using AD for authentication. However, the manual processes used to update Active Directory (AD) can leave organizations vulnerable, and lead to missing, inaccurate or inconsistent information. Learn how the technical considerations...

    Sponsored By Dell Software

  • White Papers // Aug 2014

    Quick Guide SSL VPN Technical Primer

    Use this primer to quickly find answers to many common questions about SSL VPNs, and understand the many advantages of this technology for secure mobile access.

    Sponsored By Dell Software

  • White Papers // Aug 2013

    The Promises and Pitfalls of BYOD

    Find out how to let employees use personal smartphones, tablets and laptops for work purposes while protecting your network from malware, data theft and unauthorized access.

    Sponsored By Dell Software

  • White Papers // Aug 2014

    Access Control is Easy: Use Active Directory Groups and Manage Them Well

    Good access control results from avoiding the use of local groups, whether it’ Windows file servers, in Microsoft SQL Server, SharePoint or elsewhere, and instead, assigning permissions to Active Directory (AD) groups. Until you manage the bulk of entitlements through AD, you are unable to understand, much less control access....

    Sponsored By Dell Software

  • White Papers // Aug 2014

    12 Essential Tasks of Active Directory Domain Services

    Discover the 12 major tasks of Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) administration and management, and how delegation can be an excellent way for administrators to reduce the their workload and streamline management of their AD DS infrastructures. Read the white paper and learn how the implementation of proper...

    Sponsored By Dell Software

  • Webcasts // Aug 2014

    Consolidating Active Directory Domains and Forests

    Consolidating domains and forests is a big job. But, it’s worth it. View this webcast to learn how to merge or eliminate domains and forests without compromising security—quickly and safely. Led by Windows security expert, Randy Franklin Smith, you’ll learn about common consolidation issues and ways to manage your streamlined...

    Sponsored By Dell Software

  • White Papers // Aug 2014

    The Migrate-Manage-Govern Strategy to Active Directory Transformation

    Active Directory (AD) environments today have become extremely complex and increasingly cumbersome to manage. This can lead to security and compliance challenges that impede the adoption of useful new technologies. Learn how the migration strategy outlined in this white paper can help you transform AD from an administrative burden into...

    Sponsored By Dell Software

  • White Papers // Aug 2014

    A New Set of Network Security Challenges

    This new IDG survey reveals optimism about the ability of next-generation firewalls to help IT balance productivity and security. With both productivity and security becoming increasingly crucial, IT faces conflicting mandates from the business.

    Sponsored By Dell Software

  • White Papers // Feb 2014

    IDC APJ ROI Case Study

    Backup and recovery is a critical component of enterprise data management. However, many enterprises are finding that the processes and technologies that they have implemented have not kept pace with the demands of the business, not least of which are the increased demands by the business around data access. Information...

    Sponsored By EMC

  • White Papers // Feb 2014

    APJ IDC CIO Infographic

    APJ businesses face tremendous pressure to reduce capital expenses, maximise existing investments and improve utilisation and efficiency. Overarching management services to add value and the oversight the business needs. View this infographic to find out how.

    Sponsored By EMC

  • Case Studies // Aug 2014

    Mobile Risk Study 2013 - Forbes list of Global 2000

    The Mobile Risk Study 2013 presents the major findings of HP Security Research’s comprehensive dive into today’s cyber vulnerability and mobile threat landscape. It provides information you need to effectively plan your cyber security strategy and deploy your defenses. Download this report to know the report findings of more than...

    Sponsored By HP

  • White Papers // Sep 2014

    Video: HP 5400R Switch Series

    Watch this three minute video about the key features and benefits of the HP 5400R zl2 Switch Series. HP is the sponsor of this material. By submitting your information you agree to be contacted by HP on topics of interest. Before deciding please review HP’s privacy statement.

    Sponsored By Hewlett-Packard (HP)

  • White Papers // Sep 2014

    Blog: Infonetics Research on How HP is Best Positioned to Take on Cisco

    Infonetics Research’s report titled “Data Center and Campus Ethernet Switch Vendor Leadership: North American Enterprise Survey” provides insight on IT decision makers opinions about switch vendors, factors considered during product evaluation, and deployment plans. The results of the survey showed HP making a strong showing in enterprises that are evaluating...

    Sponsored By Hewlett-Packard (HP)

  • White Papers // Sep 2014

    University of Namur Updates Network with Fast, Reliable Infrastructure

    Read what the network manager at the University of Namur has to say about HP’s infrastructure. HP is the sponsor of this material. By submitting your information you agree to be contacted by HP on topics of interest. Before deciding please review HP’s privacy statement.

    Sponsored By Hewlett-Packard (HP)

  • White Papers // Sep 2014

    The Berliner Volksbank Increases its Network Flexibility

    A case study on HP’s partnership with Berliner Volksbank, one of the largest cooperative banks in Germany, and how HP Networking provides them everything they need for their WAN and LAN solutions. HP is the sponsor of this material. By submitting your information you agree to be contacted by...

    Sponsored By Hewlett-Packard (HP)

  • White Papers // Sep 2014

    HP Networking Portfolio: Delivering ROI and Value from Edge to Core

    IDC is observing a once-in-a-generation shift in computing and technology that we refer to as the rise of the “3rd Platform.” The 1st Platform was the rise of computing in general. The 2nd Platform was ushered in by the PC and client/server paradigm, enabling greater personalization of computing and networked...

    Sponsored By Hewlett-Packard (HP)

  • White Papers // Sep 2014

    15 Minute Guide to Smarter Backups

    Backup and recovery has become an essential element of data protection. Information is useless if customers, employees or business partners can't access it when needed. Ability and integrity of information, or the lack of it, can directly impact revenues and profits and company reputations.

    Sponsored By EMC

  • White Papers // Jul 2014

    The Real SaaS Manifesto to Benefit Your Business

    Business software delivery models have evolved tremendously over the last decade, from on-premise implementations to off-site hosting to Software-as-a- Service (SaaS). Unfortunately, due to the proliferation and incorrect use of the term, SaaS has often been misunderstood by both software vendors and business people. The purpose of this document is...

    Sponsored By Workday

  • White Papers // Jul 2014

    Workday Integration Cloud Connect Datasheet

    Companies need to integrate multiple third-party systems and applications to satisfy key business functions and processes. This document outlines the key benefits of Workday Integration Cloud Connect and the portfolio of integration products. Download this report to understand how Workday Cloud Connect provides pre-built connections to third-party applications and services....

    Sponsored By Workday

  • White Papers // Jul 2014

    Pinpoint Security Risks with 100% Better Insights

    Security breaches can happen anywhere in an organization, and having the ability to analyze any form of data can give you the edge against fraud, theft, and infiltration by pinpointing abnormal behavior patterns. Understanding your security vulnerabilities requires rapid, deep analytics against business data, machine data, and unstructured human information....

    Sponsored By HP US

  • White Papers // Jul 2014

    See the Big Picture in Big Data - Create 100% Better Products

    Knowing how customers use the products and services you provide helps you improve what you offer, which helps you retain more customers, and attract new ones. This vital knowledge requires the analysis of traditional business data, machine data, and human information. HP is the sponsor of this material. By...

    Sponsored By HP US

  • Videos // Sep 2014

    Video: Getting your Network Infrastructure Ready for SDN .

    Cloud services, Big Data and changing traffic patterns are driving the need for a new network architecture. This short video will explain how you can get your network infrastructure ready for Software-Defined Networking (SDN).

    Sponsored By Brocade

  • White Papers // Sep 2014

    Raise Quality Together for Better Software Delivery

    Complexity in software delivery cycles, due to a fast pace of change and new delivery models, presents many challenges -- especially for software testing teams. In this white paper, get advice for requirements validation and testing, and how to adapt to Agile development requirements with automated testing.

    Sponsored By Micro Focus

  • White Papers // Sep 2014

    Load Testing: The Key to Keeping Business Applications Running

    In this white paper, get an in-depth look at the importance of load testing for dealing with the challenges of peak application loads, learn when it's best to test during the development cycle, and how to achieve optimal performance with load testing.

    Sponsored By Micro Focus

  • White Papers // Sep 2014

    Delivering Successful Software: The Importance of Precision, Validation, and Control

    Complexity is threatening to derail the software supply chain. The frantic pace of change, driven by mobile, cloud and the rise of the consumer, is forcing organizations into more fragmented ways of working. In this whitepaper, learn how to embrace the flexible processes required for modern software delivery, while underpinning...

    Sponsored By Micro Focus

  • White Papers // Sep 2014

    Drowning in a Sea of Downtime - Infographic

    With your reputation, ROI, and revenue on the line, you can't afford downtime. You need a way to safeguard your applications and websites, ensuring top performance 100% of the time. Check out this infographic for more shocking stats about downtime, and discover a performance management technology that helps you on...

    Sponsored By Micro Focus

  • White Papers // May 2014

    Research: The Workplace of the Future

    The future of work is here and it’s different than the past. It’s distributed. It’s mobile. It’s real-time and multimedia. The up and coming generation of workers grew up with connectivity, mobility and video. Everywhere you look, technology and IT are at the center of changing the future of work....

    Sponsored By Polycom, Inc.

  • Research // May 2014

    Lopez Research: Transforming Workflows with Video

    Every company, regardless of size, is becoming a technology company. Line of business managers and the executive team recognize that a strong technology foundation is critical for a company’s success. IT and business alignment must become more than an ideal or a vision. Likewise, IT must proactively offer new services...

    Sponsored By Polycom, Inc.

  • White Papers // Sep 2014

    Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Mobility Management Suites

    The mobile device management market has evolved into the enterprise mobility management suites market. EMM is growing quickly, and the vendor landscape has changed significantly, which will impact IT leaders' choices.

    Sponsored By MobileIron

  • White Papers // Sep 2014

    Flash Storage Designed for the Most Exacting Requirements - Yours

    Flash is transforming the industry. Yes Flash is fast, but harnessing the power of Flash requires architecture and software. With a purpose built scale-out architecture and unique in memory data services as well as a consistent performance at scale, XtremIO is unmatched in the All-Flash array market. Flash can also...

    Sponsored By EMC

  • White Papers // Aug 2014

    Announcing the New Intel Parallel Studio XE 2015

    Intel Parallel Studio XE 2015 is an advanced, comprehensive tool suite that simplifies debugging and tuning, and speeds development. Available in C, C ++, and FORTRAN. Speed time to market: Composer Edition: Includes industry-leading compilers and libraries that are optimized for creating fast parallel code. Professional Edition: Everything in...

    Sponsored By Intel Software

  • eBooks // Sep 2014

    Hadoop Buyer's Guide

    Increasing numbers of enterprises are turning to Hadoop as an indispensable component for the mission-critical applications that drive their core business operations. Hadoop is no longer considered a “science project" or something to be casually spun off to a “skunk works” team. This newfound prominence means that the responsibility of...

    Sponsored By MapR

  • White Papers // Sep 2014

    CITO Research: Optimized Data Engineering - A Crucial Challenge for the Internet of Everything Era

    From its inception, MapR has been a leader in architectural innovations to make Hadoop easier to use and more dependable. These innovations range from self-healing of critical services, point-in-time data-recovery snapshots and frequent enhancements that help prevent outages. MapR also overcomes the limit on the number of files that can...

    Sponsored By MapR

  • White Papers // Sep 2014

    The Forrester Wave™: Big Data Hadoop Solutions 2014

    Hadoop is today’s sizzling-hot data management platform because it: 1) offers lower-cost storage than traditional systems, 2) has open source innovation, 3) can scale nicely, as its distributed file system makes it suitable for storing and processing big data, and 4) has opened firms’ eyes again to the power and...

    Sponsored By MapR

  • eBooks // Sep 2014

    The Executives Guide to Big Data & Apache Hadoop

    An introduction to Big Data, describing what it consists of and what’s driving its remarkable momentum. I also explain how distributed, parallel processing methodologies – brought to life in technologies such as Hadoop and its thriving ecosystem – can help harvest knowledge from the enormous volumes of raw data –...

    Sponsored By MapR