This glossary contains terms related to developing, deploying or selling applications and services on the AWS platform.
Amazon Glacier is a low-cost cloud storage service for data with longer retrieval times offered by Amazon Web Services (AWS).
Amazon SWF (Simple WorkFlow Service)
Amazon SWF (Simple Workflow Service) is an Amazon Web Services tool that helps developers coordinate, track and audit multi-step, multi-machine application jobs.
application load balancer
The Application Load Balancer is a feature of Elastic Load Balancing that allows a developer to configure and route incoming end-user traffic to applications based in the Amazon Web Services (AWS) public cloud.
This glossary contains terms related to Google software products and cloud services, including Google Docs, Chrome and the Android operating system.
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.
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 Office Delve
Microsoft Delve is a discovery and collaboration tool within Office 365 that uses machine learning to help users work more efficiently.
Microsoft Network Device Enrollment Service (NDES)
Microsoft Network Device Enrollment Service (NDES) is a security feature in Windows Server 2008 R2 and later Windows Server operating versions. NDES provides and manages certificates used to authenticate traffic and implement secure network communication with devices that might not otherwise possess valid domain credentials.
Active Directory functional levels
Active Directory functional levels are controls that specify which advanced Active Directory domain features can be used in an enterprise domain. The enterprise domain is usually comprised of domain controllers that run on different versions of the Windows Server operating system.
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 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.
This glossary contains terms related to Oracle software and cloud services.
Oracle 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 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 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.
A sales funnel, also called a purchase funnel, is the visual representation of the customer journey, depicting the sales process from awareness to action.
Viral marketing is any marketing technique that induces websites or users to pass on a marketing message to other sites or users, creating a potentially exponential growth in the message's visibility and effect.
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.
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 Project System (PS)
SAP Project System is a module in the SAP ERP system that enables tightly controlled project management from planning to completion.
SAP S/4HANA Finance
SAP S/4HANA Finance is a financial application in the SAP S/4HANA ERP platform.
SAP SE, a global software company, is one of the largest vendors of ERP and other enterprise applications. The company is headquartered in Walldorf, Germany.
This glossary contains terms related to VMware virtualization technologies for server consolidation, disaster recovery, lab and test, desktop centralization or other production usage.
VMware AirWatch is an enterprise mobility software provider based in Atlanta. AirWatch, a division of virtualization vendor VMware, provides technologies that help IT administrators deploy, secure and manage mobile devices, applications and data, as well as Windows 10 and Apple Mac computers.
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.