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2014-09-25 04:23:00

EXASolution, running on Dell server, performs first ever 100TB in-memory TPC-H benchmark, smashing the record and heralding a new generation of analytic applications SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- EXASOL AG, www.exasol.com, the provider of EXASolution, the world's most powerful engine for analytics and data warehousing, today announces that it has broken yet more records for the Transaction Processing Performance Council's Industry standard TPC-H benchmark across 100TB...

2014-09-09 16:22:05

Up 70,000 Barrels Per Day from July on Libyan, Angolan Output Increases LONDON, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Platts - Oil production from the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) climbed 70,000 barrels per day (b/d) to 30.2 million b/d in August from 30.13 million b/d in July as Libyan output surged despite the downward spiral of political chaos in the country, a Platts survey of OPEC and oil industry officials and analysts showed Tuesday. The OPEC total in...

2014-09-09 08:28:56

LONDON, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Global energy and commodity price reporting agency Argus welcomes today's report from the International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO) on implementation of the principles for price reporting agencies (the IOSCO PRA Principles). IOSCO concludes: "during the first year of implementation the four PRAs have made good progress with regard to the PRA Principles." The report also confirms that "IOSCO does not believe that further...

2014-09-05 20:20:38

CHAPEL HILL, N.C., Sept. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Across the global healthcare landscape, the medical affairs function is essential to meeting current challenges in clinical development, and market education. But in India and other emerging markets, companies tend to concentrate primarily on sales and commercial development, and give lower importance to medical affairs. However, as the Indian and other emerging markets develop, the medical affairs function is expected to increase in...

2014-08-15 20:21:29

CHAPEL HILL, N.C., Aug. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Managing all the aspects of successfully launching a new oncology product is a daunting endeavor that often falls to the Global Strategic Marketing (GSM) function. As the oncology market continues to be a rapid growth area for the biopharmaceutical industry, leaders must continually assess their budgets, investment strategies, staffing, structure and scope of services. According to recent research Global Strategic Marketing organizations are...

2014-08-14 16:30:09

The CIO-led TBM Council Endorsed Cost Model Allows IT Leaders to Automate Processes like Peer Benchmarking, and the Aggregation and Allocation of Public Cloud Billing Data BELLEVUE, Wash., Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Apptio®, the leading provider of cloud-based Technology Business Management (TBM) software, today announced the public availability of the industry's first standard operating model for managing the business of IT and its next major SaaS release....

2014-08-08 08:22:10

Up 190,000 Barrels Per Day from June on Saudi and Libyan Output Increases LONDON, Aug. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Platts - Oil production from the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) climbed back above 30 million barrels per day (b/d) in July for the first time since February on the back of output boosts from Libya and Saudi Arabia, according to the latest Platts survey of OPEC and oil industry officials and analysts. July production from the 12-member oil...

2014-08-06 04:20:56

TSX, NYSE MKT: BXE CALGARY, Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Bellatrix Exploration Ltd. ("Bellatrix" or the "Company") (TSX, NYSE MKT: BXE) announces its financial and operating results for the three and six months ended June 30, 2014. Forward-Looking Statements This press release, including the report to shareholders, contains forward-looking statements. Please refer to our cautionary language on forward-looking statements and the other matters set forth at the beginning of...

2014-07-23 12:24:58

ST. LOUIS and KANSAS CITY, Mo., July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Soybean Association (ASA) and FarmLink are teaming up to help farmers close the $11 billion gap between what they harvested in 2013 and what they could harvest annually. The two organizations are launching a first-of-its-kind partnership called "Operation Benchmark" that gives producers the opportunity to benefit from FarmLink's unique benchmarking capability and at the same time supports ASA and state...

2014-07-08 16:22:17

LONDON, July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Global energy and commodity news and price reporting agency Argus welcomes today's decision by UK gas and power markets regulator Ofgem to support the voluntary extension to gas and electricity benchmarks of the principles for oil price reporting devised by international regulators group Iosco in 2012. Argus' commitment to best practice in commodity price reporting is shown by its continuing compliance with Iosco's PRA principles across all its...


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caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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