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 S3 bucket
An Amazon S3 bucket is a public cloud storage resource available in Amazon Web Services' (AWS) Simple Storage Service (S3), an object storage offering.
Amazon Neptune is a managed service that enables a user to create and manage a graph database in the Amazon Web Services (AWS) public cloud.
Amazon SageMaker is a service that enables a developer to build and train machine learning models for predictive or analytical applications 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.
APK file (Android Package Kit file format)
An APK (Android Package Kit) is the file format for applications used on the Android operating system. An APK file includes all of the software program’s code and assets.
Android Things is an embedded operating system made by Google for Android-based IoT devices.
SAP ERP Central Component (SAP ECC)
SAP ERP Central Component (SAP ECC) is the umbrella term for SAP's functional and technical software components that compose its ERP system.
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 Azure (Windows Azure)
Microsoft Azure, formerly known as Windows Azure, is Microsoft's public cloud computing platform.
Windows is a personal computer operating system from Microsoft that, together with some commonly used business applications such as Microsoft Word and Excel, has become a de facto 'standard' for individual users in most corporations as well as in most homes.
data discovery platform
A data discovery platform is a complete set of tools for the purpose of detecting patterns, and those outlier results outside of patterns, in data.
This glossary contains terms related to open source software and its administration and management.
MySQL is a relational database management system (RDBMS) based on SQL (Structured Query Language).
Apache Hive is an open source data warehouse system for querying and analyzing large data sets that are principally stored in Hadoop files.
Zabbix is an open source monitoring software tool for diverse IT components, including networks, servers, virtual machines (VMs) and cloud services.
This glossary contains terms related to Oracle software and cloud services.
Oracle Autonomous Database
Oracle Autonomous Database is a cloud-based technology designed to automate many of the routine tasks required to manage Oracle databases, which Oracle says can free up database administrators (DBAs) to do higher-level and more strategic work.
Eloqua is a platform for automation of enterprise-level electronic marketing, offered by Oracle.
Oracle PartnerNetwork (OPN)
Oracle PartnerNetwork, also known as OPN, is a channel partner program that provides resources and benefits for value-added resellers, independent software vendors and other businesses that want to collaborate with Oracle.
Marketing automation is a type of software that allows companies to effectively target customers with automated marketing messages across channels including email, websites, social media and text messages to generate sales leads.
partner relationship management (PRM)
Partner relationship management (PRM) is a combination of the software, processes and strategies companies use to streamline business processes with partners who sell their products.
customer experience management (CEM or CXM)
Customer experience management (CEM or CXM) is the collection of processes a company uses to track, oversee and organize every interaction between a customer and the organization.
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 SE, a global software company, is one of the largest vendors of ERP and other enterprise applications. The company is headquartered in Walldorf, Germany.
SAP Fiori is a design language and user experience approach developed by SAP for use by SAP, its customers and its partners in business applications.
SAP HEC (HANA Enterprise Cloud)
SAP HEC (HANA Enterprise Cloud) is a managed, private cloud hosting service for SAP HANA and its related applications.
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 vRealize Log Insight (formerly vCenter Log Insight)
VRealize Log Insight is a log collection and analytics virtual appliance that enables administrators to collect, view, manage and analyze syslog data.
VMware Cloud on AWS
VMware Cloud on AWS is a hybrid cloud service that runs the VMware software-defined data center (SDDC) stack in the AWS public cloud.
VMware vRealize Operations for Horizon
VMware vRealize Operations for Horizon is a monitoring tool that tracks the health and performance of Horizon, Citrix XenDesktop and XenApp, and Remote Desktop Session Host deployments.