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REST

REST (representational state transfer)

Definition | searchMicroservices

REST (REpresentational State Transfer) is a simple stateless architecture that generally runs over HTTP.

RESTful API

Definition | SearchMicroservices

A RESTful application program interface breaks down a transaction to create a series of small modules, each of which addresses an underlying part of ...

data at rest

Definition | SearchStorage

Data at rest is a term that is sometimes used to refer to all data in computer storage while excluding data that is traversing a network or ...

electron rest mass

Definition | WhatIs.com

The electron rest mass, symbolized m e, is the mass of an electron as measured when its speed is zero relative to an observer.

Hypertext Transfer Protocol daemon (HTTPD)

Definition | WhatIs.com

On the Web, each server has an HTTPD or Hypertext Transfer Protocol daemon that waits in attendance for requests to come in from the rest of the Web.

jabber (in networks)

Definition | SearchNetworking

In networks, a jabber is any device that is handling electrical signals improperly, usually with negative results for the rest of the network.

point-of-presence (POP)

Definition | SearchTelecom

On the Internet, a point-of-presence (POP) is an access point from one place to the rest of the Internet.

ElasticSearch

Definition | WhatIs.com

ElasticSearch is an open source, RESTful search engine built on top of Apache Lucene and released under an Apache license.

BEST (Business / Enterprise State Transfer)

Definition | SearchMicroservices

BEST (Business / Enterprise State Transfer) is an architectural approach for exchanging content with a Web site or Web services and is similar to ...

bastion host

Definition | SearchSecurity

On the Internet, a bastion host is the only host computer that a company allows to be addressed directly from the public network and that is designed...

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SearchCompliance

  • internal audit (IA)

    An internal audit (IA) is an organizational initiative to monitor and analyze its own business operations in order to determine ...

  • pure risk (absolute risk)

    Pure risk, also called absolute risk, is a category of threat that is beyond human control and has only one possible outcome if ...

  • risk assessment

    Risk assessment is the identification of hazards that could negatively impact an organization's ability to conduct business.

SearchSecurity

  • principle of least privilege (POLP)

    The principle of least privilege (POLP), an important concept in computer security, is the practice of limiting access rights for...

  • identity management (ID management)

    Identity management (ID management) is the organizational process for identifying, authenticating and authorizing individuals or ...

  • zero-day (computer)

    A zero-day vulnerability, also known as a computer zero day, is a flaw in software, hardware or firmware that is unknown to the ...

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SearchDisasterRecovery

  • business continuity and disaster recovery (BCDR)

    Business continuity and disaster recovery (BCDR) are closely related practices that describe an organization's preparation for ...

  • business continuity plan (BCP)

    A business continuity plan (BCP) is a document that consists of the critical information an organization needs to continue ...

  • call tree

    A call tree -- sometimes referred to as a phone tree -- is a telecommunications chain for notifying specific individuals of an ...

SearchStorage

  • SAS SSD (Serial-Attached SCSI solid-state drive)

    A SAS SSD (Serial-Attached SCSI solid-state drive) is a NAND flash-based storage or caching device designed to fit in the same ...

  • MTTR (mean time to repair)

    MTTR (mean time to repair) is the average time required to fix a failed component or device and return it to production status.

  • OpenStack Swift

    OpenStack Swift, also known as OpenStack Object Storage, is an open source object storage system that is licensed under the ...

SearchSolidStateStorage

  • hybrid hard disk drive (HDD)

    A hybrid hard disk drive is an electromechanical spinning hard disk that contains some amount of NAND Flash memory.

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