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This glossary contains terms related to Google software products and cloud services, including Google Docs, Chrome and the Android operating system.

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  • Alphabet, Inc. - Alphabet, Inc.
  • Amazon Developer Services - Amazon Developer Services is a suite of tools and services that enable a developer to build, test and sell applications and games in the Amazon Appstore.
  • Amazon Lightsail - Amazon Lightsail is an Amazon cloud service that offers bundles of cloud compute power and memory for new or less experienced cloud users.
  • Android 3.0 Honeycomb - Android 3.0 Honeycomb is a mobile operating system owned by Google and designed specifically for tablet PCs.
  • Android 4.2 Jelly Bean - Android 4.2 Jelly Bean is the version of Google's mobile operating system that follows Android 4.
  • Android 9 Pie - Android 9 Pie is the most recent version of Google’s mobile operating system.
  • Android Beam - Android Beam is a Near Field Communication implementation that allows two Android mobile devices to transfer data between each other.
  • Android Factory Reset - Android Factory Reset is a feature that erases all device settings, user data, third-party applications, and associated application data from an Android device’s internal flash storage to return the device to the condition it was in when shipped from the factory.
  • Android for Work - Android for Work is a program for devices running on the Google Android mobile operating system that allows IT to manage and secure business applications on a work-specific profile.
  • Android Open Source Project (AOSP) - The Android Open Source Project (AOSP) is an initiative created to guide development of the Android mobile platform.
  • Android Oreo - Android Oreo 8.
  • Android OS - Android OS is a Linux-based open source platform for mobile cellular handsets developed by Google and the Open Handset Alliance.
  • Android Things - Android Things is an embedded operating system made by Google for Android-based IoT devices.
  • APK file (Android Package Kit file format) - An APK (Android Package Kit) is the file format for applications used on the Android operating system.
  • ARCore - ARCore (Google ARCore) is a development platform for building augmented reality apps (AR apps) for Android mobile devices.
  • AWS certification - AWS certification is a level of Amazon Web Services cloud expertise that an IT professional obtains after passing one or more exams the public cloud provider offers.
  • Chromecast - Chromecast is a streaming media adapter from Google that allows users to play online content such as videos and music on a digital television.
  • Firebase Cloud Messaging (FCM) - Firebase Cloud Messaging (FCM), formerly called Google Cloud Messaging (GCM), is a free cloud service from Google that allows app developers to send notifications and messages to users across a variety of platforms, including Android, iOS and web applications.
  • Google (the company) - Google is a multinational, publicly-traded organization built around the company's hugely popular search engine.
  • Google Analytics - Google Analytics is a free Web analytics service that provides statistics and basic analytical tools for search engine optimization (SEO) and marketing purposes.
  • Google Analytics dashboard - The Google Analytics dashboard is a user interface to the company’s Web analytics product.
  • Google Android 4.4 KitKat - Android 4.4 KitKat is a version of Google's operating system (OS) for smartphones and tablets.
  • Google App Engine - Google App Engine is a cloud computing platform as a service that allows web app developers and enterprises access to Google's scalable hosting and tier 1 internet service.
  • Google Apps for Business - Google Apps for Business is an email, messaging and content-sharing service provided by Google for small and medium-sized businesses as well as enterprises.
  • Google Assistant - Google Assistant is Google’s voice assistant AI for Android devices.
  • Google ATAP (Advanced Technologies and Products) - Google ATAP (Advanced Technologies and Products) is the company's development lab for disruptive technologies.
  • Google BigQuery - Google BigQuery is a cloud-based big data analytics web service for processing very large read-only data sets.
  • Google Bigtable - Google Bigtable is a distributed, column-oriented data store created by Google Inc.
  • Google Chrome browser - Google Chrome browser is an open source program for accessing the World Wide Web and running Web-based applications.
  • Google Chrome OS - Google Chrome OS is an open source lightweight operating system (OS).
  • Google Cloud Dataflow - Google Cloud Dataflow is a cloud-based data processing service for both batch and real-time data streaming applications.
  • Google Cloud Dataproc - Google Cloud Dataproc is a managed service within the Google Cloud Platform for processing large datasets, such as those used in big data initiatives.
  • Google Cloud Functions - Google Cloud Functions is a serverless, event-driven computing service within Google Cloud Platform.
  • Google Cloud Key Management Service (KMS) - Google Cloud Key Management Service (KMS) is a cloud service for managing encryption keys for other Google cloud services that enterprises can use to implement cryptographic functions.
  • Google Cloud Print - Google Cloud Print is an online service that lets users print documents and other files from supported apps and mobile devices to any compatible printer.
  • Google Cloud Spanner - Google Cloud Spanner is a distributed relational database service that runs on Google Cloud.
  • Google Cloud Storage - Google Cloud Storage is an enterprise public cloud storage platform that can house large unstructured data sets.
  • Google Compute Engine - Google Compute Engine is an Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) offering that allows clients to run workloads on Google's physical hardware.
  • Google Docs - Google Docs is a free Web-based application in which documents and spreadsheets can be created, edited and stored online.
  • Google Drive - Google Drive is a free cloud-based storage service that enables users to store and access files online.
  • Google Fiber - Google Fiber is a project whose goal is to build a fiber optic communications infrastructure.
  • Google Firebase - Google Firebase is a Google-backed application development software that enables developers to develop iOS, Android and Web apps.
  • Google Free Zone - Google Free Zone was an initiative created by Google that would allow Google members in certain parts of the world to access Gmail and other Google services for free.
  • Google Glass - Google Glass is a wearable, voice-controlled Android device that resembles a pair of glasses and displays information directly in the user's field of vision.
  • Google Hack Honeypot (GHH) - A Google hack honeypot is a system designed to be vulnerable to sophisticated search engine queries for the purpose of attracting hackers and studying their behavior.
  • Google Hangouts - Google Hangouts is a unified communications service that allows one to participate in text, voice or video chats, either one-on-one or group.
  • Google Health - Google Health is a personal health record (PHR) service that allows users to centrally store and manage their health information online.
  • Google I/O - Google I/O is Google's developer conference held annually in San Francisco.
  • Google Knowledge Graph - Google Knowledge Graph is a knowledge base integrated with the Google search engine for a visually appealing and intuitive presentation of information related to queries.
  • Google Kubernetes Engine (GKE) - Google Kubernetes Engine (GKE) is a management and orchestration system for Docker containers and container clusters that run within Google's public cloud services.
  • Google Maps - Google Maps is a Web-based service that provides detailed information about geographical regions and sites around the world.
  • Google Mobile Services (GMS) - Google Mobile Services (GMS) is a collection of applications and API’s developed by Google that are available for Android devices, such as smartphones and tablets.
  • Google My Business - Google My Business is a free online business listing service that is integrated with the Google search engine.
  • Google Now - Google Now is a Web-based service provided by Google that serves as a day planner.
  • Google Pay - Google Pay is the search company’s electronic wallet and payment service offering.
  • Google Play (Android Market) - Google Play, formerly known as Android Market, is the official distribution storefront for Android applications and other digital media, such a music, movies and books, from Google.
  • Google Play Protect - Google Play Protect is a malware protection and detection service built into Android devices that use Google Mobile Services.
  • 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.
  • Google Preemptible VM - A Preemptible VM (PVM) is a Google Compute Engine (GCE) virtual machine (VM) instance that can be purchased for a steep discount as long as the customer accepts that the instance will terminate after 24 hours.
  • Google Project Zero - Google Project Zero is a security research unit within Google Inc.
  • Google Spreadsheets - Google Spreadsheets is a Web-based application that allows users to create, update and modify spreadsheets and share the data live online.
  • Google Stackdriver - Google Stackdriver is a tool that provides application and virtual machine monitoring services for Google Cloud Platform and Amazon Web Services.
  • Google Transfer Appliance - Google Transfer Appliance is a high-capacity storage server that enables enterprises to transport large volumes of data to Google Cloud Storage.
  • Google Trends - Google Trends is a free service provided by Google that displays how often specific keywords, subjects and phrases have been searched for on Google over a period of time.
  • Google Voice - Google Voice allows registered members to link their mobile phones, IP telephony applications and land line phones to a single Google Voice phone number.
  • Google Wallet - Google Wallet is a mobile payment system developed by Google that allows smartphone users to store debit and credit card information for online and in-store purchases.
  • Google+ (Google Plus) - Google+ (pronounced Google plus) is Google's social networking platform.
  • Kubernetes - Kubernetes, also referred to as K8s, is an open source system used to manage Linux containers across private, public and hybrid cloud environments.
  • 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.
  • NANDroid backup - NANDroid backups are typically created by Android device owners who have gained root access to their phone’s operating system in order to use aftermarket distributions of the Android OS.
  • 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.

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