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Business Software

These glossaries contain terms related to the development, implementation and management of enterprise business software.

Amazon Cloud Services

This glossary contains terms related to developing, deploying or selling applications and services on the AWS platform.

  • Amazon Elastic MapReduce (Amazon EMR)

    Amazon Elastic MapReduce (EMR) is an Amazon Web Services (AWS) tool for big data processing and analysis.

  • AWS Marketplace

    The AWS Marketplace is an online store managed by Amazon Web Services that allows a company to buy and sell software for deployment and development on the AWS platform.

  • Amazon DynamoDB

    Amazon DynamoDB is a fully managed NoSQL database service offered by AWS, designed to provide low latency and high performance for applications.

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Google - Android

This glossary contains terms related to Google software products and cloud services, including Google Docs, Chrome and the Android operating system.

  • Google Stackdriver

    Google Stackdriver is a tool that provides application and virtual machine monitoring services for Google Cloud Platform and Amazon Web Services.

  • Google+ (Google Plus)

    Google+ (pronounced Google plus) is Google's social networking platform.

  • Google Play services

    The Google Play services app runs in the background on Android devices and gives apps access to core functionalities such as authentication services; it should not be disabled.

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Microsoft - Windows

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 Group Policy administrative template

    A Microsoft Group Policy administrative template is a file that supports the implementation of Microsoft Windows Group Policy and centralized user and machine management in Active Directory environments.

  • Microsoft Windows PowerShell Integrated Scripting Environment (ISE)

    The Microsoft Windows PowerShell Integrated Scripting Environment (ISE) is a coding tool that lets users write, test and debug PowerShell scripts.

  • Microsoft Flow

    Microsoft Flow is a cloud-based software tool that allows employees to create and automate workflows across multiple applications and services without the need for developer help.

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Open Source

This glossary contains terms related to open source software and its administration and management.

  • Puppet (Puppet Labs)

    Puppet is an open source systems management tool for centralizing and automating configuration management. Administrators can encode the configuration of a service as a policy, which Puppet then monitors and enforces.

  • Linux operating system

    Linux is a Unix-like, open source and community-developed operating system for computers, servers, mainframes, mobile devices and embedded devices.

  • Hadoop

    Hadoop is a free, Java-based programming framework that supports the processing of large data sets in a distributed computing environment. It is part of the Apache project sponsored by the Apache Software Foundation.

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Oracle

This glossary contains terms related to Oracle software and cloud services.

  • 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.

  • Oracle Corp.

    Oracle Corp. is one of the largest vendors in the enterprise IT market, offering a wide variety of software and hardware technologies for use in corporate applications.

  • Oracle E-Business Suite

    Oracle E-Business Suite is a set of applications for managing business operations, including customer relationship management, enterprise resource planning and supply chain management processes.

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Salesforce

  • Salesforce.com

    Salesforce.com is a cloud computing and social enterprise software-as-a-service (SaaS) provider based in San Francisco. It was founded in March 1999, in part by former Oracle executive Marc Benioff.

  • Salesforce Trailhead

    Trailhead is a series of online tutorials that coach beginner and intermediate developers who need to learn how to code for the Salesforce platform.

  • predictive analytics

    Predictive analytics is a form of advanced analytics that uses both new and historical data to forecast future activity, behavior and trends. It involves the creation of predictive models that place a numerical value, or score, on the likelihood of a particular event happening.

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SAP

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 Beyond CRM

    SAP Beyond CRM connects a customer's interactions and data, regardless of where transactions take place.

  • SAP SQL Anywhere

    SAP SQL Anywhere is an embedded RDBMS that makes it possible to develop applications that integrate IoT data with business data and can run outside of traditional data centers.

  • SAP Digital CRM

    SAP Digital CRM is a simplified, mobile-first CRM application designed for individuals and small teams to manage sales, customer service and marketing campaign automation.

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VMware

This glossary contains terms related to VMware virtualization technologies for server consolidation, disaster recovery, lab and test, desktop centralization or other production usage.

  • VMware vCloud Air Hybrid Cloud Manager

    VMware vCloud Air Hybrid Cloud Manager uses a network extension to allow users to manage both on and off-premises from a single interface.

  • Microsoft Azure VM Scale Sets

    A Microsoft Azure VM Scale Set is a group of individual virtual machines (VMs) within the Microsoft Azure public cloud that IT administrators can configure and manage as a single unit. They are best suited for large-scale computing services, such as big data processing.

  • VMware vRealize Automation (VMware vCloud Automation Center, vCAC)

    VMware vRealize Automation, formerly called vCloud Automation Center, is a software product for unified cloud management. vRealize Automation provides administrators with the ability to provision and configure storage, network and compute resources across multiple private and hybrid cloud platforms.

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