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database experts  into an Incident Response Database ? Has the perpetrator been instigating new denial of service attacks? Looking at Cases 1 and 2, we may surmise that if evidence is not presented in person, the FBI is not interested in reviewing it. Case 3 : An Internet dot-org group identified multiple perpetrators of web-site defacement - digital graffiti. They presented this information to the FBI, and never heard anything back. Questions that come to mind are the following: Was the information entered into an Read More

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database experts  Sigma Manages Database Aggregates Syncsort Sigma Manages Database Aggregates M. Reed - July 25, 2000 Event Summary Programmers and administrators of large databases and data warehouses can create, manage and process data aggregates with speed, ease and accuracy with a new software product unveiled by Syncsort Incorporated. Called Sigma, the vendor states that the product combines a high-performance data aggregate engine with an intuitive graphical user interface. By simplifying aggregation Read More

Ask the Experts: So, This ERP Thing… How Does It Work?


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database experts  systems using modern relational database management systems (RDBMS), integrating other applications as a “best of breed” solution is fairly commonplace. The alternative is to explore alternatives in light of the total cost of ownership (TCO) of supporting and maintaining the existing legacy system. In many instances it may make sense to purchase a new solution where all required applications are available as a standard part of the software solution. As an aside, there has never been a better time for Read More

Business Intelligence and Database Management Services


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database experts  Intelligence and Database Management Services Lister''s BI team helps organizations to structure their data and extract actionable information from it. The team is comprised of experts who perform end-to-end deployment of BI solutions over the intranet, the extranet, or the World Wide Web. The BI team has over ten years of experience with various database systems such as Oracle, SQL Server, and DB2, to name a few. Backed by several years of reporting experience, the team has built up expertise in Read More

Ask the Experts: What’s the Difference between ASP and SaaS?


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database experts  resources: servers, application, and database in a so-called multitenant model . So, while an ASP hosts the application environment in its own “building,” a SaaS provider uses the same application environment for all its customers, and they all share the same “building” (see figures 1 and 2).  Figure 1. General ASP service structure   Figure 2. General SaaS provider service structure The Side Effects (Heterogeneous vs Homogeneous) Taking into account this fundamental distinction between an ASP a Read More

Ask the Experts Question: Do Organizations Really Need a Physical Data Warehouse Structure?


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database experts  of Informix Software (the database portion of Informix Corporation, which remained after the spin-off of Informix Business Solutions into Ascential Software ), in a cash transaction valued at $1 billion. IBM feels that the acquisition strengthens their presence in the fast-growing distributed database business, a key strategic priority for IBM. IBM''s distributed database revenues grew 36% year-to-year in the first quarter of 2001. What remains of Informix Corporation will be folded into Ascential Read More

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