This glossary contains definitions related to developing, deploying or selling applications and services on the Amazon Web Services (AWS) platform. Some definitions explain the meaning of words used in the deployment of private and hybrid clouds. Other definitions are related to the software tools and strategies that IT departments use when partnering with Amazon and using AWS as a primary or secondary IT infrastructure.
AWS Organizations is a cloud service that applies and manages access policies across Amazon Web Services accounts.
Amazon EFS (Elastic File System)
Amazon EFS (Elastic File System) is a cloud-based file storage service for applications and workloads that run in the Amazon Web Services (AWS) public cloud.
AWS Import/Export is a program that enables an IT team to move large amounts of data into and out of the Amazon Web Services public cloud with portable storage devices.
This glossary contains terms related to Google software products and cloud services, including Google Docs, Chrome and the Android operating system.
Google Cloud Storage
Google Cloud Storage is an enterprise public cloud storage platform that can house large unstructured data sets.
Google Free Zone
Google Free Zone was an initiative created by Google that would allow Google members in certain parts of the world to access Gmail and other Google services for free.
Google Stackdriver is a tool that provides application and virtual machine monitoring services for Google Cloud Platform and Amazon Web Services.
This glossary contains terms related to Microsoft software for operating systems, e-mail, collaboration, backup and recovery, server hardware, storage management, infrastructure security and server virtualization.
Microsoft Windows Assessment and Deployment Kit (Windows ADK)
The Microsoft Windows Assessment and Deployment Kit is a set of tools IT professionals can combine to prepare, assess and launch image-based Windows deployments.
perpetual software license
A perpetual software license is a type of software license that authorizes an individual to use a program indefinitely.
Microsoft Powershell Core
Microsoft PowerShell Core is the open-source version of the Microsoft PowerShell automation and configuration management tool built on the .NET Core that runs on Windows, Linux and macOS systems.
This glossary contains terms related to open source software and its administration and management.
Xen is the open source hypervisor included in the Linux kernel and, as such, it is available in all Linux distributions.
Apache Spark is an open source parallel processing framework for running large-scale data analytics applications across clustered computers. It can handle both batch and real-time analytics and data processing workloads.
SUSE Manager is an open source infrastructure management tool for Linux systems.
This glossary contains terms related to Oracle software and cloud services.
Oracle is one of the largest vendors in the enterprise IT market and the shorthand name of its flagship product, a relational database management system (RDBMS) that's formally called Oracle Database.
SAP Leonardo is a collection of software and services that organizations can use to develop digital transformation applications.
Oracle Commerce Platform
Oracle Commerce Platform is omnichannel technology that integrates customer data into a 360-degree customer view. Find out more in this definition.
Salesforce Solution Architect
A Salesforce Solution Architect is someone who has been certified for demonstrating the capabilities to build and design solutions across Salesforce platforms.
customer journey map
A customer journey map is a diagram or several diagrams that depict the stages customers go through when interacting with a company, from buying products online to accessing customer service on the phone to airing grievances on social media.
Salesforce DX is a Salesforce product in the App cloud that allows users to develop and manage Salesforce apps throughout the entire platform in a more direct and efficient way.
This glossary contains terms related to the SAP R/3 system and SAP cloud services. It also contains terms related to SAP software for finance and asset management, cost accounting, production and operations management, as well as business software for vertical industries that require applications to manage such things as supply chain, manufacturing workflows and personnel.
SAP HANA is an in-memory database and application development platform for processing high volumes of data in real time.
SAP Single Sign On
SAP Single Sign On is a security product from SAP that allows users to have secure access to SAP and non-SAP applications with a single password.
SAP Production Planning
SAP Production Planning is a component of the SAP ERP system known as ERP Central Component (ECC) that helps businesses plan the manufacturing, sale, and distribution of goods.
This glossary contains definitions related to VMware virtualization technologies. Some definitions explain the meaning of words used in VMware product and service documentation. Other definitions are related to the strategies that network engineers use when implementing server virtualization, virtual server consolidation and virtual desktop centralization.
VMware Workstation Pro
VMware Workstation Pro is a 64-bit hosted hypervisor intended to implement virtualization on Microsoft Windows and Linux endpoint computers, such as desktop systems.
VMware vSAN (formerly Virtual SAN)
VMware vSAN (VMware Virtual SAN) is a storage feature integrated in the vSphere 5.5 and above kernel that pools disk space from multiple ESXi hosts.
VMware vRealize Suite
VMware vRealize Suite, formerly called vCenter Operations Management Suite, is a software platform designed to help IT administrators build and manage heterogeneous, hybrid clouds.