By combining organizational and technical solutions, companies hope to create a streamlined, Web-enabled organization running on integrated information and powered by super information engines along the fast track to 21st century success. Will it work?
When major pharmaceutical manufacturer Pfizer Inc. was looking for a way to deliver relevant, up-to-date sales and marketing information to its sales managers and representatives, it chose VIT's SeeChain for its portal and supply chain performance management applications.
Fast-food giant Wendy's International Inc. implements Innovation Data Processing's FDR/UPSTREAM, enabling the company to further utilize existing automation tasks through established backup and recovery procedures.
Heralded as the “Holy Grail of IT,” cross-platform information sharing actually has more to do with the security, integration and transaction of the data and less to do with simply providing users with common access.
By giving “wheels” to conventional middleware, mobile agents have created a new class of intelligent, self-directed agents able to remotely execute processors at the data source and feed information to users. Even better, they manage to do it while reducing network overhead.
In a data sharing environment, where multiple DB2 subsystems read and update tables in shared mode, database recovery becomes more complex behind the scenes. Discover the major components involved in database recovery changes made in DB2 to support database recovery and some performance issues related to tecovery.
As companies grow and their employee bases increase, database administrators struggle with DB2 security issues and ways to enhance their systems by time and cost-saving processes.
Employer's Reinsurance has deployed Cisco Database Connection and StarQuest's StarSQL Enterprise Edition data access middleware to connect thousands of Windows NT desktops located throughout the world via TCP/IP to its centralized IBM DB2 databases.
Bell Atlantic Mobile automates its backup and recovery process, managing REORGS for DBAs.
This article will examine the background of "mirroring," and the design challenges that accompanied the development of this remote copy solution.
With the constant demand for enhanced access to ever greater volumes of information at affordable costs, vendors seek to develop new cluster-oriented products to change the face of enterprise computing. Virtual Interface architecture, a distributed messaging specification and supporting architecture, professes the highest speeds with the lowest latency interconnectivity between cluster components.
Don’t get ready to say “bon voyage!” to batch just yet. For many large companies, the big problem remains of how to deal with a decreasing “batch window,” while the MIPS dedicated to batch is increasing at an alarming rate and leading to batch overrun.