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  • Apache Parquet - Apache Parquet is a column-oriented storage format for Hadoop.
  • Apache Pig - Apache Pig is an open-source technology that offers a high-level mechanism for parallel programming of MapReduce jobs to be executed on Hadoop clusters.
  • Apache Software Foundation (ASF) - The Apache Software Foundation (ASF) is a non-profit, decentralized corporation that oversees development of Apache software.
  • Apache Solr - Apache Solr is an open source search platform built upon a Java library called Lucene.
  • Apache Spark - Apache Spark is an open source parallel processing framework for running large-scale data analytics applications across clustered computers.
  • Apache Storm - Storm is a free and open source (FOSS) distributed real-time computation system developed by the Apache Foundation.
  • Apache ZooKeeper - Apache ZooKeeper is an open source file application program interface (API) that allows distributed processes in large systems to synchronize with each other so that all clients making requests receive consistent data.
  • Apex - Apex is a development platform for building software as a service (SaaS) applications on top of Salesforce.
  • Apex Connector Framework - The Apex Connector Framework is a set of classes and methods in the DataSource namespace for creating a custom adapter for Salesforce Connect.
  • API - An application program interface (API) is code that allows two software programs to communicate with each other.
  • API economy - The API economy refers to the set of business models and practices designed around the use of APIs in today's digital economy.
  • API endpoint - An API endpoint is a point at which an API -- the code that allows two software programs to communicate with each other -- connects with the software program.
  • API gateway - An API gateway is a software pattern that sits in front of an application programming interface (API) or group of microservices, to facilitate requests and delivery of data and services.
  • API key - An API key is a unique identifier used to connect to, or perform, an API call.
  • API lifecycle management - API lifecycle management is a part of API management that supports the design, development and maintenance of APIs, including their transitioning from design and testing to a production environment.
  • API management - API management is the process by which an organization creates, oversees and controls application program interfaces (APIs) in a secure and scalable environment.
  • API management platform - An API management platform is a tool that acts as a proxy for customer requests to protect the back ends of online services from being brought down from too many queries.
  • API proxy - An API proxy is a thin application program interface (API) server that exposes an interface for an existing service or services.
  • API security - API security is an overarching term referring to practices and products that prevent malicious attacks on, or misuse of, application program interfaces (API).
  • API testing - API testing is a type of software testing that analyzes an application program interface (API) to verify it fulfills its expected functionality, security, performance and reliability.
  • API-centric application - An API-centric application is a web service that is built using application programming interfaces (APIs) to exchange data with other applications.
  • Apigee - Apigee, pronounced App-ih-gee, is an API gateway management tool offered by Google to exchange data across cloud services and applications.
  • APIPA - Automatic Private IP Addressing (APIPA) is a feature of Windows-based operating systems (included in Windows 98, ME, 2000, and XP) that enables a computer to automatically assign itself an IP address when there is no Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) server available to perform that function.
  • APK file (Android Package Kit file format) - An APK (Android Package Kit) is the file format for applications used on the Android operating system.
  • APM - Application portfolio management (APM) is a framework for managing enterprise IT software applications and software-based services.
  • apogee - When a satellite follows a non-circular orbit around the earth, the satellite's path is an ellipse with the center of the earth at one focus.
  • app - App is an abbreviated form of the word "application.
  • app monetization - App monetization is how an app developer can make money from a mobile app, which most users expect to be able to access for free.
  • app refactoring (application refactoring) - App refactoring is the restructuring of existing computer code to improve its performance, readability, portability or code adherence without changing the code's intended functions.
  • app store (application store) - An app store (application store) is an online portal through which software programs are made available for procurement and download.
  • app virtualization - App virtualization (application virtualization) is the separation of an installation of an application from the client computer that is accessing it.
  • app virtualization (application virtualization) - App virtualization (application virtualization) is the separation of an installation of an application from the client computer that is accessing it.
  • app wrapping (application wrapping) - App wrapping is the process of applying a management layer to a mobile app without requiring any changes to the underlying application.
  • apparent power - Apparent power is a measure of alternating current (AC) power that is computed by multiplying the root-mean-square (rms) current by the root-mean-square voltage.
  • AppBlast - AppBlast is a VMware initiative that allows users to access their Windows and Mac applications from any device running an HTML 5 browser.
  • AppBlast (Project AppBlast) - AppBlast is a VMware initiative that allows users to access their Windows and Mac applications from any device running an HTML 5 browser.
  • AppBuilder - AppBuilder is an application development tool that takes advantage of reusable HTML5/Java Script to let developers create cross-platform applications that work seamlessly on iOS, Android or Windows Phones.
  • Apple - Apple is a prominent hardware and software company best known for its series of personal computers, the iPod and its innovative marketing strategies for its products.
  • Apple 3D Touch - Apple 3D Touch is a pressure-sensitive feature first included in iPhone 6s and 6s Plus that triggers different actions based on how much force the user puts on the screen.
  • Apple AirDrop - Apple AirDrop is a feature on iOS and OS X devices that allows users to transfer data over the same Wi-Fi network from one Apple device to another.
  • Apple AirPlay - Apple AirPlay is a content streaming and interactive display control feature that is integrated in Mac OS, iOS and Apple TV as well as a number of Apple devices, including AirPlay-enabled speakers.
  • Apple attachment unit interface - An AAUI (Apple attachment unit interface) is the 14- or 15-pin port or connection interface on earlier models of Macintosh computers that allowed it to be connected by a short interface cable (or "transceiver") to an Ethernet cable.
  • Apple Authorized Reseller (AAR) - An Apple Authorized Reseller (AAR) is a business partner that has entered into a contractual relationship with Apple Computer Inc.
  • Apple Authorized Service Provider (Apple AASP) - An Apple Authorized Service Provider (AASP) is a business that provides repair services for Apple products.
  • Apple Bonjour - Apple Bonjour is a group of networking technologies designed to help devices and applications discover each other on the same network.
  • Apple Business Manager - Apple Business Manager (ABM) is an online portal for IT administrators who deploy Mac OS, iOS and tvOS devices in an enterprise or educational setting.
  • Apple CarPlay - Apple CarPlay is an automotive software interface that integrates an end user's iPhone’s operating system (OS) with a car's infotainment display.
  • Apple Configurator - Apple Configurator is a free Mac OS X tool for configuring and deploying iOS devices in the enterprise by using a physical USB connection.
  • Apple Device Enrollment Program (DEP) - The Apple Device Enrollment Program (DEP) is an online service that automates the enrollment and configuration of Apple iOS devices in an organization’s mobile device management software.
  • Apple HomePod - Apple HomePod is the company’s Wi-Fi connected smart speaker that supports multi-room setups.
  • Apple iMessage (Apple instant message) - Apple iMessage (Apple instant message) is an instant messenger service developed by Apple Inc.
  • Apple iOS - Apple iOS is a proprietary mobile operating system that runs on mobile devices such as the iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch.
  • Apple iPad Pro - Apple iPad Pro is the company's large, powerful, high-resolution tablet, aimed at users who require graphics-heavy applications and a PC-like screen and interface.
  • Apple iTunes - Apple iTunes is software that allows computer users to purchase, download and manage music, videos, applications and other media.
  • Apple iWork - Apple iWork is a productivity software suite for computers and mobile devices running Mac OS X and iOS operating systems (OSes).
  • Apple Joint Venture - Apple Joint Venture is an IT support and training service geared toward small and midsized businesses.
  • Apple Live Photos - Apple Live Photos, first available on the iPhone 6s, turn pictures into short videos by capturing movement and sound in the seconds before and after a user takes a photo.
  • Apple Managed Open In - Apple Managed Open In is a security feature released in the Apple iOS 7 mobile operating system that allows IT to configure which applications employees can use to access data.
  • Apple OS X Mavericks - Apple OS X Mavericks is version 10.
  • Apple Passbook - Apple Passbook is a mobile application on an  iPhone or iPod Touch that allows users to store .
  • Apple Pay - Apple Pay is a contactless mobile financial transactions service developed for Apple devices.
  • Apple Push Notification service (APNs) - Apple Push Notification service (APNs) is a cloud service that allows approved third-party apps installed on Apple devices to send push notifications from a remote server to users over a secure connection.
  • Apple Smart Keyboard - Apple's Smart Keyboard is a detachable, full-size, text input device designed for the iPad Pro.
  • Apple Swift - Apple Swift is Apple's programming language for IOS, WatchOS, TVOS, MacOS and Linux.
  • Apple TV (Apple TV 4) - Apple TV is a set-top box that allows end users to stream multimedia content from the Internet over a television.
  • Apple User Enrollment - Apple User Enrollment (UE) is a form of mobile device management (MDM) for Apple products that supports iOS 13 and macOS Catalina.
  • Apple Volume Purchase Program (Apple VPP) - The Apple Volume Purchase Program (VPP) is a service that allows organizations to buy iOS apps for their end users.
  • Apple Watch - Apple Watch is Apple's entry into the smartwatch market.
  • Apple Watch OS (Apple Watch operating system) - The operating system for Apple Watch is designed to take advantage of the wearable nature of the device with features such as Glances that cater to the smaller screen and its location on the user's wrist.
  • applet - An applet (little application) is a small software program that supports a larger application program.
  • appliance - An appliance or "network appliance" is a term used to denote a relatively low-cost PC designed for Internet access and specialized business use, but without the capabilities of a fully-equipped PC.
  • appliance (network appliance) - An appliance or "network appliance" is a term used to denote a relatively low-cost PC designed for Internet access and specialized business use, but without the capabilities of a fully-equipped PC.
  • Applicability Statement 1 - AS1 (Applicability Statement is a specification for Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) communications between businesses using e-mail protocols.
  • applicant tracking system - An applicant tracking system (ATS) is software that manages the recruiting and hiring process, including job postings and job applications.
  • applicant tracking system (ATS) - An applicant tracking system (ATS) is software that manages the recruiting and hiring process, including job postings and job applications.
  • application - An application, also referred to as an application program or application software, is a computer software package that performs a specific function directly for an end user or, in some cases, for another application.
  • application architecture - An application architecture is a structural map of how an organization's software applications are assembled and how those applications interact with each other to meet business or user requirements.
  • application awareness - Application awareness is the capacity of a system to maintain information about connected applications to optimize their operation and that of any subsystems that they run or control.
  • application blacklisting - Application blacklisting, sometimes just referred to as blacklisting, is a network administration practice used to prevent the execution of undesirable programs.
  • application clustering - Application clustering (sometimes called software clustering) is a method of turning multiple computer servers into a cluster (a group of servers that acts like a single system).
  • application clustering (software clustering) - Application clustering (sometimes called software clustering) is a method of turning multiple computer servers into a cluster (a group of servers that acts like a single system).
  • Application Compatibility Toolkit - Application Compatibility Toolkit (ACT) is a set of freely downloadable program utilities and related documents from Microsoft for ensuring compatibility among application programs in Windows operating systems, especially in a large network environment.
  • Application Compatibility Toolkit (ACT) - Application Compatibility Toolkit (ACT) is a set of freely downloadable program utilities and related documents from Microsoft for ensuring compatibility among application programs in Windows operating systems, especially in a large network environment.
  • application containerization (app containerization) - Application containerization is an OS-level virtualization method used to deploy and run distributed applications without launching an entire virtual machine for each app.
  • application delivery controller (ADC) - An application delivery controller (ADC) is a network component that manages and optimizes how client machines connect to web and enterprise application servers.
  • application firewall - An application firewall is an enhanced firewall that limits access by applications to the operating system (OS) of a computer.
  • application integration - Application integration (sometimes called enterprise application integration or EAI) is the process of bringing data or a function from one application program together with that of another application program.
  • application integration (enterprise application integration or EAI) - Application integration (sometimes called enterprise application integration or EAI) is the process of bringing data or a function from one application program together with that of another application program.
  • Application layer - Sitting at Layer 7 -- the very top of the Open Systems Interconnection (OSI) communications model -- the application layer provides services for an application program to ensure that effective communication with another application program on a network is possible.
  • application layering (app layering) - Application layering (app layering) is a technology for delivering virtual applications that run in layers separate from a virtual desktop, but interact with the operating system and other apps as if they are installed natively on the base image.
  • application lifecycle management - Application lifecycle management (ALM) is the integrated system of people, tools and processes that supervise a software application from its initial planning through retirement.
  • application lifecycle management (ALM) - Application lifecycle management (ALM) is an integrated system of people, tools and processes that supervise a software application from its initial planning through retirement.
  • 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 AWS public cloud.
  • application manager (app manager) - An application manager (app manager) is programming for overseeing the installation, patching and updating and perhaps access of software applications.
  • application migration - Application migration is the process of moving an application program from one environment to another.
  • application modernization - Application modernization is the refactoring, re-purposing or consolidation of legacy software programming to align it more closely with current business needs.
  • application monitoring and management (AMM) - Application monitoring and management is the administrative area and associated tools involved with overseeing the operation of business software and ensuring that it functions and performs as expected.
  • Application Performance Index (Apdex) - Application Performance Index, also known as Apdex, is an open standard intended to simplify reports of application performance.
  • application performance monitoring (APM) - Application performance monitoring (APM) is the collection of tools and processes designed to help information technology (IT) professionals ensure that the applications users work with meet performance standards and provide a valuable user experience (UX).
  • application platform - An application platform is a framework of services that applications rely on for standard operations.
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