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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

database metadata  data unless the entire database is being restored. Question: Does PeopleSoft have a relationship with the Object Management Group? Is it possible for other tools to work with PeopleSoft metadata information? Mr. Daniels: Since release 7.0, PeopleSoft has been integrated with Select SE (System Engineer) , a CASE tool from which customers can do Entity Relationship Diagrams (ERD's) to reverse engineer the PeopleSoft schema, and also read the metadata information. In PeopleSoft release 8.0, we will enable

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Document Management System (DMS)

Document management systems (DMS) assist with the management, creation, workflow, and storage of documents within different departments. A DMS stores documents in a database and associates important information about the documents, to the documents (known as metadata). Most systems provide workflow engines to design and support document creation, publication, and usage. DMS solutions are often used by insurance and health care industries, government bodies, or other organizations processing high volumes of documents. 

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Now Just Where Did I Put My Search Engine?


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database metadata  is to make the database metadata search as easy and dynamic as a web search, but with the added ability to accommodate the unique problems of database metadata structure. Tools that can help achieve this goal are as important and useful as tools that help abstract the complexities of SQL generation from the end user. Ideally, the final goal of database information retrieval is a dynamic tool (without IT intervention) that completely hides both metadata and SQL from the business users. However, the wide Read More

Access to Critical Business Intelligence: Challenging Data Warehouses?


There is a perception that if business users are given access to enterprise databases and raw query tools, they will create havoc in the system, which is a possibility—unless the business intelligence (BI) product developer understands the potential problem and addresses it as a business-critical factor.

database metadata  or indexed views, these database features, combined with Vanguard's summary-aware metadata feature, can enable users to specify and deploy declarative summarization. Vanguard makes use of this capability to limit the processing impact of user queries and maximize the performance of the solution. By incorporating declarative summarization directly into their database engines, the major database vendors might have removed, in some instances, a primary justification for data warehousing. The database Read More

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


To address questions for a TEC customer, we interviewed Dr. Peter Barth, Technology Marketing Manager for SAP AG in Walldorf, Germany. The conversation covered issues in the areas of client/server architecture and database management used by the SAP R/3 Enterprise Resource Planning suite of products.

database metadata  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. The database does contain a business object repository where all objects are defined. TEC Analysis: It would be useful for Read More

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Smart, Affordable Protection for Your SQL Server


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Oracle8i Release 2 - Ready to Storm the Web


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Informix Holds Fire Sale on Linux Database


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Oracle Further Orchestrates Its SOA Forays Part Two: Strategy


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