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Enterprise Application Integration - the Latest Trend in Getting Value from Data
Enterprise Application Integration (EAI) is one of the hot-button issues in IT for the Year 2000. Information Week Research's survey of 300 technology managers

db design tools  ODBC, JDBC, or OLE DB (which are database translation interfaces.) Database Gateway: A product that provides a connection to a database through a proprietary interface. Typically gateways make the database being connected to look like the gateway vendor's database (i.e., Oracle's gateway to IBM DB2 makes DB2 look like an Oracle database). Database gateways translate SQL calls into a standard format known as Format and Protocol (FAP). One of the most popular gateway architectures is IBM's Distributed

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Core PLM for Discrete Industries

The foundation of product lifecycle management (PLM) for the discrete manufacturing industries is product data management (PDM). It covers design and product-related aspects of PLM including management of material specifications, product structures, production processes, design tools, document management, and design collaboration. 

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SAP's Dr. Peter Barth on Client/Server and Database Issues with SAP R/3


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db design tools  table relationships, if the DBA is not entirely clear on the table relationships then SAP tools should be used to restore data unless the entire database is being restored. Question: Does SAP have a relationship with the Object Management Group? Dr. Barth: Yes. We work with the OMG. SAP believes that metadata is very important. We provide customers with the SAP Business Connector to produce XML (Extensible Markup Language) mapping and conversion. We are also working with organizations such as Biztalk. Read More

Enterprise Application Integration - Where Is It Now (And What Is It Now)? Part 1: What Is It Now?


Since January 2000 when TEC last addressed the trends in Enterprise Application, there have been massive changes in the overall direction of Application Integration in general and EAI in particular.

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NetWare for Small Business - NetWhy?


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HR Technology Tools: What You May Be Missing


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Making Big Data Actionable: How Data Visualization and Other Tools Change the Game


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IBM Presents Social Business Tools Future Releases at IBM Connect 2013


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How Software Development Tools Can Improve Spreadsheets


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Do More with Less: Merging Enterprise Applications with Desktop Tools


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