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  • White Papers // Jul 2009

    Resilient Actors: A Runtime Partitioning Model for Pervasive Computing Services

    In pervasive computing, software applications vanish into the user's environment spreading their functionality to computers integrated into everyday devices. With the current state-of-the-art software tools, these characteristics put a great burden on programmers who have to enable the applications to dynamically partition across multiple devices, and to adapt such partitioning...

    Provided By Association for Computing Machinery

  • White Papers // Jan 2013

    Towards Fully Automatic Placement of Security Sanitizers and Declassifiers

    A great deal of research on sanitizer placement, sanitizer correctness, checking path validity, and policy inference, has been done in the last five to ten years, involving type systems, static analysis and run-time monitoring and enforcement. However, in pretty much all work thus far, the burden of sanitizer placement has...

    Provided By Association for Computing Machinery

  • White Papers // Oct 2012

    Shield your applications from catastrophe

    Whether they reside on the company's internal servers or are accessible via the web, the applications a business uses to run its operations are complex and changing the nature of IT management. Oracle Enterprise Manager 11g offers one toolset for consolidating application server management. Read more to learn how your...

    Provided By Oracle

  • Webcasts // Oct 2012

    Extreme Performance Data Warehousing

    Today information architecture is much more dynamic that what it was just a few years ago. Data volumes are exploding generating larger and larger databases, storing increasingly varied file types. Businesses are demanding faster response times and are delivering more analytics. In fact businesses continue to invest in BI and...

    Provided By Oracle

  • Podcasts // Oct 2012

    Podcast: Apps to Disk Integration with Oracle Optimized Solutions

    Oracle's Optimized Solutions offer major technical and business benefits for organizations seeking to quickly deploy high performance using proven and certified configurations. Join Marshall Choy, Director of Systems Solutions and Business Planning, and Greg Crider, Senior Director of product marketing for Oracle Servers and Storage Systems, as they discuss how...

    Provided By Oracle

  • White Papers // Apr 2009

    Self-Service That Really Serves

    Company/customer interactions have changed dramatically. Customers are looking for a seamless, accurate online experience that recognises their status and worth, regardless of the channel. Businesses understand the value of self service applications but few have had success with them. Most grapple with how to increase self service adoption levels and...

    Provided By Oracle

  • Webcasts // Oct 2012

    Customer Video Customers Discuss the Benefits of Oracle Exalytics

    Enterprise units have increased demand for relevant and visible data that can be recorded in close-to real time with reduced latency. In this short video you'll hear testimonials from leading CIOs discussing how they've used Exalytics to interact with data that has previously been unavailable; develop reports faster meeting the...

    Provided By Oracle

  • White Papers // Nov 2011

    Oracle Solaris and Oracle SPARC T4 Servers - Engineered Together for Enterprise Cloud Deployments

    Oracle Solaris and the SPARC T4 processor have been engineered together to improve throughput, security, and resiliency throughout the application solution stack. Learn how this combination can maximise return on investment and help organisations manage costs for their existing infrastructures or for new enterprise cloud infrastructure design.

    Provided By Oracle

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    High-Capacity Internet Middleware: Internet Caching System Architectural Overview

    Previous studies measuring the performance of general-purpose operating systems running large-scale Internet server applications, such as proxy caches, have identified design deficiencies that contribute to lower than expected performance and scalability. This paper introduces a high-capacity proxy cache service built upon a specialized operating system designed to efficiently support large-scale...

    Provided By Novell

  • White Papers // Sep 2012

    Deriving value from SOA with data grids

    This white paper demonstrates that a data grid infrastructure, built with clustered cahing, can help you avoid "weak link" vulnerabilities that can sabotage SOA strategies. Discover why the data grid offers improved data access that can create a competitive edge, improve financial performance, and sustain customer loyalty. Download this free...

    Provided By Oracle

  • White Papers // Dec 2012

    Implementing a Middleware Foundation for Cloud

    This free white paper shows that Oracle WebLogic Suite packages many essential middleware capabilities to help organizations implement application grid concepts. Learn about the technical components of the suite to create an infrastructure layer that pools and dynamically provisions the resources on which business applications and SOA run. Download this...

    Provided By Oracle

  • White Papers // Sep 2012

    Architect Guide to Oracle Traffic Director

    Oracle Traffic Director is a fast, reliable, and scalable layer-7 software load balancer that you can deploy as the reliable entry point for all HTTP and HTTPS traffic to application servers and web servers in your network. As the volume of traffic to your network grows, you can easily scale...

    Provided By Oracle

  • White Papers // Sep 2012

    Predictable Performance and Unlimited Scalability with Oracle WebLogic

    Competitive markets, business models, and consumer preferences change quickly, and keeping up requires making changes to existing software or writing entirely new applications. Having a powerful and flexible application server platform can help business leaders meet these challenges. Read this white paper to learn about a strategic application server that...

    Provided By Oracle

  • White Papers // Mar 2009

    Why Upgrade to Novell Open Enterprise Server?

    NetWare is a legendary product and one has relied on it for years to give end-users access to critical network resources with the greatest performance, security and scalability possible. The upgrade path from NetWare is Novell Open Enterprise Server. Based on Linux with nearly unlimited choices in hardware and software,...

    Provided By Novell

  • White Papers // Jun 2009

    SUSE Linux Point of Service IBM JavaPOS Integration in SLEPOS

    This paper describes by way of example the integration of IBM JavaPOS for SLE11 (SUSE Linux Enterprise 11) using an IBM SurePOS 4800-722 cash register system and an IBM4610-T13 POS printer, connected through RS-485 interface. Furthermore it guides how to run and use the JavaPOS test program provided by IBM,...

    Provided By Novell

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    HP StorageWorks Storage Mirroring 2000 User Silver Tier Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 Performance Brief

    There are many configuration details that must be considered when deploying Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 (Exchange). Exchange architectures can incorporate different server, storage and application availability features in order to support different tiered service level requirements. To better understand these hardware and application deployment options, HP has developed a series...

    Provided By Hewlett-Packard (HP)

  • White Papers // Feb 2009

    Real-World Virtualization Testing on the HP ProLiant DL785 G5: A Network and Systems Architecture Consultant's Review of HP's x86 8-Socket Server

    The basis for this paper is to detail the suite of tests run on the HP ProLiant DL785 G5 as a single-entity server and in a virtualized infrastructure, and also to detail some potential virtualized use case scenarios for placing the ProLiant DL785 G5 in production. The virtualization platform focus...

    Provided By Hewlett-Packard (HP)

  • White Papers // May 2009

    JavaEE Application Server Configuration Best Practices for HP-UX and HP Integrity Servers

    This paper provides a summary of configuration best practices to help obtain optimal performance for Java Enterprise Edition (JavaEE or JEE) application servers on HP Integrity servers running HP-UX 11i v3. Some application servers do not maintain state information regarding current users within the application server, thus they are providing...

    Provided By Hewlett-Packard (HP)

  • White Papers // Aug 2009

    Technologies in HP ProLiant G5 c-Class Server Blades

    This technology brief describes the architecture and the implementation of major technologies in HP ProLiant G5 c-Class server blades based on Intel Xeon and AMD Opteron processors. These technologies include processors, memory, connections, power, management, and the latest serial Input/Output (I/O) technologies. It is assumed that the reader is familiar...

    Provided By Hewlett-Packard (HP)

  • White Papers // Feb 2010

    Optimizing the Data Center With Server Application Optimization

    As storage and network administrators continue to deploy more IO intensive tier-1 applications, powerful servers to support these applications, and virtualized environments to consolidate resources, the ability to deliver true end-to-end Quality of Service (QoS) becomes increasingly important within an enterprise-class data center to meet the committed Service Level Agreements...

    Provided By Hewlett-Packard (HP)

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Backup and Recovery Scenarios for Oracle WebLogic Server: 10.3

    The goal of this paper is to provide backup and recovery procedures for Oracle WebLogic Server 10.3 deployments. It discusses the mechanism, frequency, and mode for performing backups. It also provides the recovery steps for protection from the most common failure scenarios. One instance of Oracle WebLogic Server in each...

    Provided By Oracle

  • White Papers // Feb 2009

    Oracle Application Express Overview 3.2

    Oracle Application Express, a feature of Oracle Database 11g, combines rapid web application development with the power of the Oracle Database. Its easy to use browser based application builder enables developers and non-programmers to develop and deploy data driven web applications in very little time. Utilizing Oracle Application Express in...

    Provided By Oracle

  • White Papers // Jun 2009

    Disaster Recovery Guide: Oracle SOA Suite 10g on Oracle WebLogic Server

    The Maximum Availability Architecture (MAA) is a best practices blueprint for achieving high availability and performance using Oracle technologies. This MAA white paper provides practical configuration and deployment techniques for creating disaster recovery topologies using disk replication for the middle tier and Oracle Data Guard for the databases in the...

    Provided By Oracle

  • White Papers // Oct 2011

    Oracle Active Data Guard Oracle Data Guard 11g Release 1

    Information Technology (IT) organizations have long sought a simple solution to improve the performance of mission-critical applications by offloading the overhead of ad hoc queries, reporting, and backups to a synchronized replica of the production database. The unpredictable nature of these long-running operations and the system resources they consume make...

    Provided By Oracle

  • White Papers // Feb 2009

    Oracle WebLogic Portal: Portal Lifecycle Management

    Portals have evolved over the last few years to become the most relevant communication medium for sharing information and conducting transactions with customers, partners, and employees. Until recently, however, the ability to deliver and manage portals has been constrained by a first generation approach that has remained substantially unchanged since...

    Provided By Oracle

  • White Papers // Jul 2009

    WebCenter Suite 11g: Empowering Users to Create an Agile and Intelligent Business

    Oracle WebCenter Suite 11g enables organizations to create flexible and rich portals, applications and Web sites, and places robust customization components and enterprise-ready Web 2.0 capabilities directly into the hands of users to increase productivity and drive business agility and intelligence. At its core, Oracle WebCenter Suite 11g speeds the...

    Provided By Oracle

  • White Papers // Apr 2009

    Developers and Identity Services - Bridging Usability and Transparency With Role Provider Service

    Service-Oriented Security (SOS) aligns with the overall Application-Centric approach of the entire Oracle Fusion Middleware platform - with the goal of providing a comprehensive, standards-based, developer-friendly platform. By leveraging and sharing many of the common Identity Services, SOS allows developers to spend the effort on where it counts the most...

    Provided By Oracle

  • White Papers // Jun 2009

    WebCenter Task Flow Customization

    By taking advantage of the Oracle Metadata Services (MDS) framework, Oracle WebCenter enables one to create rich, customizable applications and tailor them specifically to one organization. One can customize the task flows associated with Oracle WebCenter, such as the WebCenter Web 2.0 Services and WebCenter Spaces task flows. One can...

    Provided By Oracle

  • White Papers // Oct 2008

    SaaS Data Architecture

    The adoption of Software as a Service (SaaS) or On-Demand presents several technical and business challenges for software providers. These challenges include providing service at a low cost, addressing security concerns of customers and meeting service-level agreements. Data architecture for SaaS application can have a profound impact on a provider's...

    Provided By Oracle

  • White Papers // Jun 2009

    Receiving SNMP Traps in Oracle Enterprise Manager

    Oracle Enterprise Manager (OEM) provides top-down application management for Oracle technologies including Oracle packaged applications, Oracle Fusion Middleware, Oracle Database and Oracle VM. However, it is often critical for an administrator to receive alerts from applications that are not managed by OEM. Many of these applications can be configured to...

    Provided By Oracle

  • White Papers // Mar 2009

    Mainframe Rehosting With Oracle Tuxedo: Accelerating Cost Reduction and Application Modernization

    Find out how mainframe rehosting lets IT professionals spend more time and money on development rather than on maintaining aging systems. This free whitepaper explains how you can unlock the value of key business logic for integration and reuse and therefore create a more innovative IT environment.

    Provided By Oracle

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Oracle WebLogic Server 10.3 and Oracle Real Application Clusters (RAC)

    High availability and scalability has always been the focus in different systems enabling the customer scenarios with cost efficient solutions. There are various known issues in a heterogeneous complex environment involving JEE middle tier and the backend database. For example, the application requests may get blocked for a long period...

    Provided By Oracle

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Oracle Fusion Middleware MapViewer 10g (10.1.3.3) Technical Overview

    MapViewer complements the geographic data management capacity of Oracle Database by providing a generic web-based means of delivering and viewing any geospatial data in the database. This creates enormous potential for analyzing and understanding the geographic component(s) of any business, by unlocking the enterprise information in many corporate warehouses and...

    Provided By Oracle

  • Case Studies // Jul 2009

    Ameren Corporation Automates Data Profiling and Aggregation for 2.5 Million Utility Meters

    St. Louis-based Ameren Corporation wanted to aggregate and profile customer-level meter data quickly for accurate consumption analyses and improved responses to changes in demand and deploy a single, integrated system capable of forecasting, profiling, and aggregating meter reads within a short amount of time. The challenge was to provide ability...

    Provided By Oracle

  • Case Studies // Aug 2009

    Oriental Overseas Container Line Cuts Development Cycle by 50%

    OOCL leads the container transportation industry in its use of technology. In 2007, the company was looking for a more efficient and cost-effective way to improve response times in its core container line and logistics applications, and online subsidiary portal services. OOCL implemented a Java-based distributed query cache framework, which...

    Provided By Oracle

  • Case Studies // Aug 2009

    Harris Corporation Cuts Engineering Change Time in Half to Accelerate Time to Market

    Harris Corporation is an international information technology company focused on providing assured communications - anytime and anywhere. Harris found that it already learned a lot of lessons about its supply chain downstream - for example, from which vendors it should purchase supplies, which parts it should use, and how its...

    Provided By Oracle

  • Case Studies // Sep 2009

    Burgmann Industries GmbH & Co. KG Cuts Processing Times by 50% With Performance Management Solution

    Burgmann Industries GmbH & Co. KG wanted to minimize the time and staff resource costs associated with replacing the company's legacy product and improve the company's ability to manage key accounts by classifying basic data elements for 50,000 clients worldwide. The challenge was to enable centralized evaluation of master data...

    Provided By Oracle

  • Case Studies // May 2009

    AutoSelection (GR) Improves Operational Efficiencies With Customer Relationship Management Solution

    AutoSelection (GR) wanted to replace paper-based customer records and isolated e-mail histories with a comprehensive Customer Relationship Management (CRM) system that integrates with the company's mobile workforce tools and deploy a subscription-based software solution to avoid maintenance overhead and costly software license updates. The challenge was to introduce customer tracking,...

    Provided By Oracle

  • Case Studies // May 2009

    U-Media Communications Cuts Time to Market 30% by Improving Product Lifecycle Management

    U-Media Communications wanted to automate the design-to-production process to ensure manufacturing workflows are not interrupted when staff leave the company or are absent from the office and ensure product item numbers are attached to each order and eliminate the need for manual intervention when product item numbers are duplicated? The...

    Provided By Oracle

  • Case Studies // May 2009

    Mindspeed Improves Engineering Efficiency by 10% With Integrated Product Management

    Mindspeed Technologies wanted to manage the entire lifecycle of products efficiently to resolve cycle time issues, reduce error rates, and decrease production delays - all of which previously led to higher operational costs and consolidate five overlapping data systems and 12 Lotus Notes product systems that were difficult and costly...

    Provided By Oracle