He introduces the basics behind the software, including general data availability and very large database
maintenance, what everyone should know about security, including managed code, end-point security and securing the server, enterprise data management, including replication enhancements and operations management tools, features for database development, business intelligence, including the software's reporting capabilities, and a full chapter on code.
"One of the biggest problems plaguing today's very large database
environments is the issue of space management.
XIOtech Corporation, Eden Prairie, Minn., a wholly owned subsidiary of Seagate Technology and a networked storage pioneer, along with PolyServe and Oracle have partnered to create a proof of concept for a Very Large DataBase
(VLDB) running Oracle9i RAC on a Linux/Intel cluster.
Very large databases
can make it harder for DBAs to balance between the need to back up and the need for day-to-day performance.
One of these new technologies is data mining, a term based on the idea that very large databases
are "mountains" of information that can be "mined" for "nuggets" of great value if the right technology is applied.
Sun Microsystems, Inc., Santa Clara, creator of Java software technology, rocketed past NCR/Teradata, IBM and HP as the infrastructure platform for the top two data warehouse implementations in the Number of Rows category, according to the Top Ten Program results from Winter Corporation, a leading consulting service to major corporations, top universities and governments worldwide to help them increase the value of their investments in very large databases
(VLDBs), technology and products.