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.
Amazon Translate is a cloud service for changing large amounts of text written in one language to another language. Amazon Translate supports 25 languages, with the official documentation detailing which languages can be paired up for translation.
Amazon Quantum Ledger Database (QLDB) is a non-relational database as a service (DBaaS) designed for AWS customers who want to maintain a verifiable history of data changes in an application they own.
AWS Cost Explorer
AWS Cost Explorer is a tool provided by Amazon Web Services (AWS) that allows users to visualize their AWS usage and bills by service.
This glossary contains terms related to Google software products and cloud services, including Google Docs, Chrome and the Android operating system.
Google Firebase is a Google-backed application development software that enables developers to develop iOS, Android and Web apps.
Android 9 Pie
Android 9 Pie is the most recent version of Google’s mobile operating system.
man-in-the-disk (MITD) attack
Man-in-the-disk (MITD) is an attack vector that allows an intruder to intercept and potentially alter data as it moves between Android external storage and an installed app.
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.
Windows Defender Advanced Threat Protection (ATP)
Windows Defender Advanced Threat Protection (ATP) is a Microsoft security solution that is designed to help enterprise-class organizations detect and respond to security threats.
Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM) is a Windows product that enables administrators to manage the deployment and security of devices and applications across an enterprise.
Clean architecture is a software design philosophy that separates the elements of the design into ringed levels.
This glossary contains terms related to open source software and its administration and management.
Hadoop is an open source distributed processing framework that manages data processing and storage for big data applications running in clustered systems.
Product Qualified Lead (PQL)
A product qualified lead (PQL) is an individual and business who has experienced value from using a product as a result of a free trial, use of a limited feature model, or other type of actual experience with the product.
Sales Development Representative (SDR)
A sales development representative (SDR) is an individual who focuses on prospecting, moving, and qualifying leads through the sales pipeline and then delivers those leads to individuals who are responsible for closing sales.
This glossary contains terms related to Oracle software and cloud services.
SAP Leonardo is an umbrella brand for SAP’s collection of software and services that organizations can use to develop digital transformation projects.
Oracle Cloud is the database company’s public cloud service offering. Oracle has positioned and tailored its cloud services as the best option to run Oracle databases.
Oracle NoSQL Database
The Oracle NoSQL Database is a nonrelational, horizontally scalable key-value database, with multiple higher-level data abstractions that support data management as binary key-value pairs, JSON objects, and SQL-like tables.
In customer relationship management (CRM), customer lifecycle is a term used to describe the progression of steps a customer goes through when considering, purchasing, using and maintaining loyalty to a product or service.
marketing-qualified lead (MQL)
A marketing-qualified lead (MQL) is a website visitor whose engagement levels indicate that he is likely to become a customer.
Customer segmentation is the practice of dividing a customer base into groups of individuals that are similar in specific ways relevant to marketing, such as age, gender, interests and spending habits.
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 Business One
SAP Business One is an ERP software platform specifically intended for small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs).
ABAP (Advanced Business Application Programming)
ABAP (Advanced Business Application Programming) is the primary programming language supported on the SAP NetWeaver ABAP application server platform and applications that run on it, such as SAP ERP (formerly R/3), S/4HANA and CRM.
SAP Analytics Cloud
SAP Analytics Cloud (or SAP Cloud for Analytics) is a software as a service (SaaS) business intelligence (BI) platform designed by SAP. Analytics Cloud is made specifically with the intent of providing all analytics capabilities to all users in one product.
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 DRS (Distributed Resource Scheduler)
VMware DRS (Distributed Resource Scheduler) is a utility that balances computing workloads with available resources in a virtualized environment. The utility is part of a virtualization suite called VMware Infrastructure 3.
A dedicated cloud is a single-tenant cloud infrastructure, which essentially acts as an isolated, single-tenant public cloud.
Storage vMotion is a component of VMware vSphere that allows the live migration of a running virtual machine's (VM) file system from one storage system to another, with no downtime for the VM or service disruption for end users.