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Warehouse Management Systems (WMS)

A warehouse management system (WMS) should provide database and user-level tools in order for a company to optimize its storage facilities while at the same time providing user level task direction and activity support. The WMS should enable warehouse operators to optimize pick, put-away, and replenishment functions by employing powerful system logic to select the best locations and sequences. 

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Oracle Announces a Database Fire Sale


On December 16, Oracle Corporation announced lower software and support prices for the Oracle8i database. Specifically, the price of Oracle8i Standard Edition was lowered 40% from $25 per power unit to $15 per power unit, while Oracle8i Enterprise Edition was cut 50% from $200 per power unit to $100 per power unit.

database file  SQL Server , the competing database product from Microsoft Corporation. Oracle is aiming at the midrange to workgroup market with this move, hoping to take market share away from Microsoft. These changes do not affect Oracle''s named-user pricing model according to Ellison, but support pricing has been standardized at 7 percent of the software cost for continuous coverage. In addition, Ellison is hoping that all of Oracle''s sales can be booked via the Internet within the next year, which would serve to red Read More

Why Database-agnostic Enterprise Applications Are on the Way Out


Middleware agnosticism is the wave of the future, and the database platform is becoming part of the application. It has therefore become increasingly important that vendors of enterprise applications offer a wider range of middleware choices to organizations.

database file  be accessed within the database itself rather than by pulling a large, unwieldy file out of the table in which it resides. Apart from enterprise search, database-specific applications can more easily deliver business intelligence (BI) and data-mining functions. BI tools such as online business analytical processing (OLAP) cubes can be built right into the application at the database tier, and this is where this type of functionality should naturally reside—as close to the actual data as possible. Databa Read More

Secure Folder: File or Folder Encryption


Teamwork requires data to be shared, but security must be maintained. Folder encryption is an essential part of corporate security and protecting intellectual property. Secure Folder can provide a secure electronic workstation. Files and folders can be secured for users’ personal use, or configured so they are available for the shared, exclusive use of a selective group. Find out more about a desktop encryption solution.

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PeopleSoft on Client/Server and Database Issues


To address questions for a TEC customer, we interviewed PeopleSoft's Michael Daniels. The conversation covered issues in the areas of client/server architecture and database management as they relate to the PeopleSoft Enterprise Resource Planning suite of products.

database file  of client/server architecture and database management. Question: Is PeopleSoft designed as a fault tolerant environment? Exactly how is this accomplished? Is the failover manual or automatic? Mr. Daniels: PeopleSoft clients use a round robin approach to connect to application servers. The client has a configuration file that contains a number of IP address/port combinations that define the locations of the application servers that the particular client is eligible to connect to. The client picks a serve Read More

How to Protect Your SQL Server Database


SQL Server deployments can be large and complex. However, Auto-Snapshot Manager simplifies data management tasks and offers a comprehensive approach to SQL Server protection by providing both local and remote database protection, allowing for quick data recovery in case of data loss or site failure. Find out more about how Auto-Snapshot Manager can provide you with the safety net you need for effective disaster recovery.

database file  database in-place, recovering the database volume to its state at a certain point in time. This also allows also for rolling log file backups that can provide a more granular restore operation if desired. Restore As New Database '' This method creates a new instance of the original database as a sepa- rate database. It is generally used for data mining, development, and test purposes as well as file-, table-, or object-level recovery of a database to a specific earlier state. With Auto-Snapshot Manager, da Read More

Configuration Guide: Managing Virtual Servers Using a Virtual Machine Manager and a Clustered File System


Virtual data centers must enable increased physical server use and central management of virtual machine infrastructure. A clustered file system, with a virtual machine manager (VMM), can add critical new management and migration capability to current virtual servers. Before installing and configuring VMM, find out the hardware and software required for migration and integration, and helpful “how-to” pointers.

database file  Guide: Managing Virtual Servers Using a Virtual Machine Manager and a Clustered File System Virtual data centers must enable increased physical server use and central management of virtual machine infrastructure. A clustered file system, with a virtual machine manager (VMM), can add critical new management and migration capability to current virtual servers. Before installing and configuring VMM, find out the hardware and software required for migration and integration, and helpful Read More

SAP HANA-One Technology to Watch in 2012 (and Beyond)


Did you know that SAP HANA is much more than a high-speed analytic appliance? TEC principal analyst P.J. Jakovljevic reveals how HANA is a universal database that will enable companies to analyze large volumes of operational and transactional information in real time, from virtually any data source, and that will eventually deliver an entirely new class of applications that will change the way people think, work, plan, and operate.

database file  repository”, i.e., a general-purpose database of the future? For that reason, I initially confused HANA with SAP’s offerings that were touted by Hasso Plattner (SAP’s renowned co-founder and the current chairman of the supervisory board of SAP AG) a few years back. I am talking here about SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Explorer and SAP Business Warehouse (BW) Accelerator (see the related blog post series from 2009 ). Well, now I know that SAP BO Explorer is a tool for creating InfoCubes , and for further Read More

Secure Transfers of Large Files Over the Internet Using YouSendIt


A growing problem with rich multimedia electronic presentations is their increasing file size. Data files, in general, are larger, making it challenging to send them over the Internet. Most e-mail clients have limitations on attachment sizes, thus securely sending a one hundred megabyte PowerPoint presentation with embedded video over e-mail is nearly impossible. YouSendIt, however, offers solutions consisting of a free web service and the YouSendIt Enterprise Server. Both solutions offer comprehensive security options. The YouSendIt Enterprise Server is an enterprise level, complete large file transfer consisting of a dedicated server that can integrate with existing network security infrastructure.

database file  Transfers of Large Files Over the Internet Using YouSendIt Introduction Does the following situation sound familiar to you? You have to send a large PowerPoint presentation document to an overseas customer, and the customer''s e-mail system will not accept large file attachments. Your customers need the file as soon as possible. You try different options, different e-mail clients, sending a CD by post, or even setting up your own FTP server. If security isn''t your biggest concern, setting up the FTP Read More

Managed File Transfer: The Need for a Strategic Approach


A secure and accurate flow of information in your supply chain operations has never been more critical—and complex. Digital transfer of unstructured information is a security risk, for both confidentiality and compliance, and traditional file transfer methods are now falling short. A managed file transfer solution combining hardware, software, and networks can meet your demands for visibility, security, and compliance.

database file  File Transfer: The Need for a Strategic Approach Managed File Transfer: The Need for a Strategic Approach If you receive errors when attempting to view this white paper, please install the latest version of Adobe Reader. Inovis provides a Managed File Transfer (MFT) platform that is backed by our Tier IV Data Center which offers the highest accredited service level in the industry. Source: Inovis Resources Related to Managed File Transfer (MFT) : Managed File Transfer (MFT) (Wikipedia) Managed Read More

New Database Capabilities from Teradata


During the recent Teradata Partners User Group Conference @ Expo, Teradata announced the release of new Teradata Database capabilities with the release of Teradata Data Lab with Smart Loader, Teradata Studio, and Teradata Virtual Machine Edition. Commenting on the new release, Scott Gnau, president at Teradata Labs, said Teradata draws on the intelligence of the best and brightest

database file  Database Capabilities from Teradata During the recent Teradata Partners User Group Conference & Expo , Teradata announced the release of new Teradata Database capabilities with the release of Teradata Data Lab with Smart Loader, Teradata Studio, and Teradata Virtual Machine Edition. Commenting on the new release, Scott Gnau, president at Teradata Labs, said Teradata draws on the intelligence of the best and brightest engineers in its labs located in the U.S. and around the world to provide capabilities Read More

Database Development


Expectations of the business community from the database development domain are high, but slightly unsettled. The customer community worldwide needs to understand that while there are common threads among relational databases, they also nurture important differences. Find out what they are.

database file  business community from the database development domain are high, but slightly unsettled. The customer community worldwide needs to understand that while there are common threads among relational databases, they also nurture important differences. Find out what they are. Read More

SAP HANA: From Database to Platform


At the end of 2009, SAP launched SAP HANA, an in-memory, column-row based database management system with capabilities within both OLTP and OLAP environments. In June of 2012, SAP announced that HANA had become the fastest growing technology in the company’s history. In this report, TEC Senior BI and Data Management Analyst Jorge García gives an overview of the history, functionality, and benefits and challenges of SAP HANA, and explores SAP’s strategy for the product and its place in the in-memory processing product space.

database file  HANA: From Database to Platform At the end of 2009, SAP launched SAP HANA, an in-memory, column-row based database management system with capabilities within both OLTP and OLAP environments. In June of 2012, SAP announced that HANA had become the fastest growing technology in the company’s history. In this report, TEC Senior BI and Data Management Analyst Jorge García gives an overview of the history, functionality, and benefits and challenges of SAP HANA, and explores SAP’s strategy for the Read More

Vectorwise


Vectorwise is a database engine, designed to leverage vector-based processing and on-chip memory.              

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Improving Backup Performance with Defragmentation


As organizational storage allocation requirements multiply, the time required to back up file-based data also continues to increase. While software vendors continue making advancements in technology to speed up the disk fragmentation process, it continues to remain an issue—one that needs to be addressed at the file system level. Defragmenting the hard drive volume prior to performing the backup may be the answer.

database file  Backup Performance with Defragmentation As organizational storage allocation requirements multiply, the time required to back up file-based data also continues to increase. While software vendors continue making advancements in technology to speed up the disk fragmentation process, it continues to remain an issue—one that needs to be addressed at the file system level. Defragmenting the hard drive volume prior to performing the backup may be the answer. Read More

The Future of the File Cabinet: A Guide to Understanding Electronic Document Management Systems


Today, companies are looking to improve work processes, comply with legislation, and increase productivity—and they’re implementing electronic document management systems (EDMS) to help them effectively manage their information. By deploying EDMS—which are capable of capturing, storing, and retrieving records, files, and folders—these companies are achieving unprecedented levels of control, efficiency, and automation.

database file  Future of the File Cabinet: A Guide to Understanding Electronic Document Management Systems Today, companies are looking to improve work processes, comply with legislation, and increase productivity—and they’re implementing electronic document management systems (EDMS) to help them effectively manage their information. By deploying EDMS—which are capable of capturing, storing, and retrieving records, files, and folders—these companies are achieving unprecedented levels of control, efficiency, Read More