01/21/2009-07:00This whitepaper outlines the key factors involved in selecting the right remote control software solution that increases productivity and customer satisfaction, as well as enhances the flexibility of the IT organization while reducing risk.
01/14/2009-07:00This white paper details why managers in training and development, learning, HR, and knowledge management are adopting on-demand digital libraries to support their efforts in creating a corporate culture for learning and innovation. Contents: Cultivating a Learning Culture, The Role of the Knowledge Management Professional, Harnessing Web Content: No Easy Task, Rising to the Challenge, About Safari Books Online.
01/14/2009-07:00Effectively meeting the needs of IT professionals is no easy task. It requires responsiveness and a proactive approach to their training and development needs. The payoff for proper selection and delivery of programs for this segment of your workforce is significant - easier recruiting, better retention rates and lower turnover-related costs, and greater productivity for both your IT staff and the non-IT professionals that they enable. DOWNLOAD NOW - To assist you, we at Safari Books Online have developed the 10 tips as material to refresh and augment your ability to deliver real value to your IT workforce.
01/14/2009-07:00On-demand digital libraries support the development of technical knowledge and business acumen. This white paper explores how this 'always on' resource can facilitate technology professionals' ability to increase productivity, pursue professional certifications, improve collaborations and communication. Contents: Finding highly sought after information that?s not available on the free and open Web, and the need for e-reference evangelists.
01/14/2009-07:00How on-demand access to trusted information is used to overcome costly delays and rework in the application development process - through timeliness and accuracy. A white paper for technology managers, highlighting common challenges in application development and troubleshooting and how digital libraries can help development teams to overcome these. The following topics are addressed: Application Development: Challenges and Needs, Keeping Development on Target, The Solution: Digital Libraries, Advantages for Workgroups.
01/14/2009-07:00How online tools and content support a green work environment and how technology professionals are working green every day. Living "green" is a way of life for millions of people around the globe. And, businesses are learning that not only are consumers demanding green products and services, but that there are also benefits associated with adopting green practices in the workplace. Check out this white paper to learn how you can easily and quickly begin implementing green habits at work, including: Green Tips From Tech Professionals, More Way to Work (and Learn) Green With Digital Libraries, Easy Ways to Work Green, Working Green at Safari Books Online.
01/14/2009-07:00The Critical Path to Delivering On Time and Under Budget. Created for project management professionals (PMPs), technology professionals, product managers, and business initiative sponsors. This white paper outlines how to minimize project delays by supplementing best practices and popular project management software with on-demand digital libraries. The following topics are addressed: Information Gaps: The Root Cause of Delays, Filling the Gaps with Digital Libraries, Digital Library User Perspectives, In Their Own Words, Determining Applicability to Projects and Programs.
01/12/2009-07:00VMware solutions help customers safely consolidate these machines onto much less hardware, both through initial consolidation efforts and dynamically as computing requirements change. This white paper explains how innovations in virtualization technology from VMware provide a foundation for a dramatically more efficient and greener IT environment.
01/12/2009-07:00Energy consumption is a critical issue for IT organizations today. VMware virtualization gives you the power to right-size your IT infrastructure through server consolidation and dynamic load balancing across a pool of physical servers. Your IT organization can dramatically increase server utilization and reduce energy costs with VMware solutions.
01/12/2009-07:00The First American Corporation is America's largest provider of business information. Their numerous acquisitions and diverse lines of business meant that First American had multiple data centers dispersed throughout the country. They turned to VMware virtualization technology to consolidate facilities. They standardized on VMware technology and avoided purchasing 700 physical machines.
01/12/2009-07:00This paper provides a technical overview of Amanda Enterprise. It describes design and operations of Amanda Enterprise and how it is unique in its ease of use, flexibility and scalability.
01/12/2009-07:00Description: This document describes how NetApp Snapshot and Zmanda Recovery Manager (ZRM) can be used to do hot backup and point-in-time restore of MySQL databases. Specifically, this report covers the infrastructure required for integrating ZRM with a NetApp storage system and backing up and restoring a MySQL database using ZRM.
01/09/2009-07:00Most data center professionals choose lead-acid batteries as their preferred method of energy storage. However, alternatives to lead-acid batteries are attracting more attention as raw material and energy costs continue to increase and as governments become more vigilant regarding environmental and waste disposal issues. This paper compares several popular classes of batteries, compares batteries to both flywheels and ultracapacitors, and briefly discusses fuel cells.
01/09/2009-07:00High density IT equipment stresses the power density capability of modern data centers. Installation and unmanaged proliferation of this equipment can lead to unexpected problems with power and cooling infrastructure including overheating, overloads and loss of redundancy. The ability to measure and predict power and cooling capability at the rack enclosure level is required to ensure predictable performance and optimize use of the physical infrastructure resource. This paper describes the principles for achieving power and cooling capacity management.
01/09/2009-07:00With voice traffic now running across the data network, the burden of safeguarding voice systems now lies in the hands of the networking team. Read this white paper to learn to secure your voice network now.
01/09/2009-07:00IT departments are automating their data centers, but not as effectively as they would like. Learn how to effectively automate your data center.
01/09/2009-07:00XS International presents this whitepaper on how the virtual I/O capabilities of the Xsigo I/O Director enable a virtualized datacenter running VMware ESX to scale better, ensure security through traffic isolation, and guarantee performance through QoS. Together, these benefits allow a greater percentage of applications to run in virtual machines, further reducing the need for physical servers that consume power and real estate.
01/08/2009-07:00For applications that need to scale to stratospheric levels, the prospect of maintaining 100 percent application availability while simultaneously growing a system to handle an ever-increasing load is very daunting. This paper focuses on one specific approach that can help an organization achieve predictable, scalable performance for their applications? the use of clustered caching to provide applications with significantly higher throughput and lower latency for data operations while retaining the appropriate levels of data quality that the applications require.
01/08/2009-07:00Red Hat open source solutions provide the flexibility and value that the modern CIO needs to transform today's business into tomorrow's successful enterprise. Read what drives companies to migrate to the open source stack.
01/08/2009-07:00When choosing an SOA strategy, corporations must rely on solutions that ensure data availability, reliability, performance, and scalability. They must also avoid ?weak link? vulnerabilities that can sabotage SOA strategies. A data grid infrastructure, built with clustered caching, addresses these concerns. This paper looks at the challenges of selecting an SOA strategy, how an SOA can improve data availability and reliability, and how clustered caching can improve SOA performance and ensure scalability for very large-scale transaction volumes.