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Enterprise Knowledge Management: The Data Quality Approach
David Loshin
0124558402
January 2001
Paperback
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Book Description
Today, companies capture and store tremendous amounts of information about every aspect of their business: their customers, partners, vendors, markets, and more. But with the rise in the quantity of information has come a corresponding decrease in its quality--a problem businesses recognize and are working feverishly to solve.
Enterprise Knowledge Management: The Data Quality Approach presents an easily adaptable methodology for defining, measuring, and improving data quality. Author David Loshin begins by presenting an economic framework for understanding the value of data quality, then proceeds to outline data quality rules and domain-and mapping-based approaches to consolidating enterprise knowledge. Written for both a managerial and a technical audience, this book will be indispensable to the growing number of...


The Holy Grail of Data Storage Management
Jon William Toigo
0130130559
Aug 1999
Paperback
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Book Review
Based on extensive interviews with industry leaders, The Holy Grail of Data Storage Management provides a concise glimpse of the present state and future direction of enterprise databases. This authoritative and enthusiastically written text can benefit any IT professional working with databases at the department or enterprise level.

Best at displaying the current state of enterprise database implementation, including a diagnosis of the trend toward centrally managed data stores, this book focuses specifically on dedicated database networks (SANs) and Network Attached Storage (NAS) appliances. Additionally, this title is a veritable primer for virtually every database standard (old and new), including SCSI-2, Fibre Channel, new storage options, optical-magneto (including DVD) standards, and even tape backups.

A...



Storage Virtualization: Technologies for Simplifying Data Storage and Management
Tom Clark
0321262514
March 2005
Paperback
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From the Back Cover

"Tom Clark gives us a clear, readable guide to this emerging technology. He explains how it works, what problems it solves, and where it fits in an evolving IT infrastructure."

—Milan Merhar

"Tom Clark gives us a strong overview of contemporary storage technology with storage virtualization as the central theme—a valuable work for all those seeking a broad understanding of storage in an IT infrastructure."

—David Thiel, HP Fellow and Chair of the SNIA Technical Council

"Storage virtualization technology holds immense promise for streamlining data storage operations and making the unmanageable manageable. In this work, Tom Clark provides a comprehensive overview of virtualization concepts and the practical benefits customers can realize. Storage...



Computer Science: An Overview
J. Glenn Brookshear
0321247264
February 2004
Textbook Paperback
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Book Description
Now in its eighth edition, this book continues to provide a comprehensive, accessible, and up-to-date introduction to the dynamic field of computer science using a breadth-first approach. The table of contents and the text itself have been revised and expanded to reflect changes in the field, including the trend toward using Web and Internet Technology, the evolution of Objects, and the important growth in the field of databases. Specifically, chapter three from the previous edition has been expanded into two chapters. Chapter three will now only cover Operating Systems and the new chapter four will focus on Networks and the Internet. Anyone interested in gaining a thorough introduction to Computer Science.

Book Info
A language-independent book providing accurate and...


Data Access and Storage Management for Embedded Programmable Processors
Francky Catthoor
0792376897
Jan 2002
Hardcover
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Book Description
Data Access and Storage Management for Embedded Programmable Processors gives an overview of the state-of-the-art in system-level data access and storage management for embedded programmable processors. The targeted application domain covers complex embedded real-time multi-media and communication applications. Many of these applications are data-dominated in the sense that their cost related aspects, namely power consumption and footprint are heavily influenced (if not dominated) by the data access and storage aspects. The material is mainly based on research at IMEC in this area in the period 1996-2001. In order to deal with the stringent timing requirements and the data dominated characteristics of this domain, we have adopted a target architecture style that is compatible with modern embedded processors, and we...


Oracle Database 10g OCP Certification All-in-One Exam Guide
John Watson
0072257903
September 2005
Hardcover
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Book Description
The Most Authoritative OCA/OCP Exam Guide Available Prepare to pass the OCA and OCP Oracle Database 10g certification exams with help from this Oracle Press guide. With complete coverage of all the material on Exam #1Z0-042 Oracle Database 10g: Administration I and Exam #1Z0-043 Oracle Database 10g: Administration II, this book covers everything you need to know to pass both exams. Inside, you'll find helpful exam tips, hundreds of practice questions, and real-world exercises. This comprehensive guide serves as both a study tool and an on-the-job reference. Get full details on all exam objectives, including how to: Install Oracle Database 10g and create a database Use SQL, SQL*Plus, iSQL*Plus, and PL/SQL Create and manage database user accounts Configure Oracle Networking Manage shared servers Monitor, tune,...


Mastering the SAP Business Information Warehouse
Kevin McDonald
0471219711
August 2002
Hardcover
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Book Description
"This book is insightful and thought-provoking for even the most seasoned SAP BW individual."
-Richard M. Dunning, Chair, American SAP Users Group
Written by the leading experts in the field, this comprehensive guide shows you how to implement the SAP Business Information Warehouse (BW) and create useful applications for business analysis of company-wide data. You'll quickly learn how to design, build, analyze, and administer the data and information in the SAP BW component. The authors present the material in a way that reflects the process an organization goes through during a software implementation. They begin with an introduction to the fundamentals of data warehousing and business intelligence, helping you determine if SAP BW is right for your organization. The book then focuses on the business...


Data Storage Management: A Systems Approach
The Open Group
0138901872
May 1997
Paperback
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Database Systems Concepts
Abraham Silberschatz
0072958863
May 2005
Textbook Hardcover
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Book Description

Database System Concepts, 5/e, is intended for a first course in databases at the junior or senior undergraduate, or first-year graduate, level. In addition to basic material for a first course, the text contains advanced material that can be used for course supplements, or as introductory material for an advanced course.

The authors assume only a familiarity with basic data structures, computer organization, and a high-level programming language such as Java, C, or Pascal. Concepts are presented as intuitive descriptions, and many are based on the running example of a bank enterprise. Important theoretical results are covered, but formal proofs are omitted. In place of proofs, figures and examples are used to suggest why a result is true.

The fundamental concepts and algorithms covered in the...



Mining the Web: Discovering Knowledge from Hypertext Data
Soumen Chakrabarti
1558607544
January 2003
Textbook Hardcover
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Review
"...solid and beneficial to readers interested in Web data mining, especially those interested in the details of algorithmic implementation." - Bernard J. Jansen, Information Processing & Management

"This book, for the first time, makes it possible to offer Web Mining as a real course." -- Professor Jaideep Srivastava, University of Minnesota.

Review
"This book, for the first time, makes it possible to offer Web Mining as a real course." -- Professor Jaideep Srivastava, University of Minnesota.

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Information Management for Health Care Professions
Merida L. Johns
0766825167
January 2002
Textbook Hardcover
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Book Description
Managers of health information will appreciate the real-world focus of Information Management for Health Care Professions, 2E. While covering all the foundational content, it focuses on the manager?s role in utilizing data as an asset and planning and setting procedures for its proper storage, maintenance, usage, and security. Updated chapters explore the latest legislation affecting health data as well as the utilization of data warehousing, web technologies and database management systems in health information practice. Review questions and other pedagogical features make it an ideal review text and professional reference.

Book Info
Brandon/Hill Allied Health List first-purchase selection (#108). Textbook, for students includes review questions, 'reality check'...


Data Protection and Information Lifecycle Management
Tom Petrocelli
0131927574
September 2005
Paperback
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From the Back Cover

The Definitive Guide to Protecting Enterprise Data

Your enterprise data is your most critical asset. If it's compromised, your business can be destroyed. Don't let that happen-leverage today's state-of-the-art strategies, best practices, and technologies and protect your critical information. In Data Protection and Information Lifecycle Management, leading industry consultant Tom Petrocelli presents a systematic, coherent approach to planning and implementing cost-effective data protection.

This book introduces Information Lifecycle Management (ILM), a powerful new strategy for managing enterprise information based on its value over time. The author explains emerging techniques for protecting storage systems and storage networks, and for integrating storage security into your overall...


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