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Web services, SOA

Definitions related to web services, including tech terms about service-oriented architecture (SOA) and words and phrases about web applications that use XML and HTTP.

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  • SnapLogic - SnapLogic is a software company that offers cloud integration products to allow customers to connect cloud-based data and applications with on-premise business systems.
  • social computing - Social computing is the collaborative and interactive nature of online behavior.
  • software agent - A software agent is a persistent, goal-oriented computer program that reacts to its environment and runs without continuous direct supervision to perform some function for an end user or another program.
  • Software as a Service (SaaS) - Software as a service (SaaS) is a software distribution model in which a third-party provider hosts applications and makes them available to customers over the Internet.
  • software testing - Software testing is a method of assessing the functionality of a software program.
  • SPI model - SPI is an acronym for the most common cloud computing service models, software as a service, platform as a service and infrastructure as a service.
  • stateless app - A stateless app is an application program that does not save client data generated in one session for use in the next session with that client.
  • static testing - Static testing is a software testing method that involves the examination of a program, along with any associated documents, but does not require the program to be executed.
  • storage as a service (STaaS) - Storage as a service can be delivered on premises from infrastructure that is dedicated to a single customer, or it can be delivered from the public cloud as a shared service that's purchased by subscription and is billed according to one or more usage metrics.
  • streaming application - A streaming application is a program that has its necessary components downloaded as needed instead of being installed ahead of time on a computer.
  • system of systems (SoS) - System of systems (SoS)  is a way to view multiple, small independent systems in context as part of a larger, more complex system.
  • virtual appliance - A virtual appliance is a virtual machine image file consisting of a pre-configured operating system environment and a single application.
  • virtual machine configuration - Virtual machine configuration is the arrangement of resources assigned to a virtual machine.
  • web application development - Web app development is the creation of application programs that reside on remote servers and are delivered to the user’s device over the Internet.
  • web service orchestration - Service orchestration is the coordination or integration of several services and exposing them as a single service.
  • Web services - Web services are a type of internet software that use standardized messaging protocols and are made available from an application service provider’s web server for use by a client or other web-based programs.
  • Web Services Trust Language (WS-Trust) - Web Services Trust Language (WS-Trust) is a specification that uses the secure messaging mechanisms of WS-Security to facilitate trust relationships in diverse Web service environments.
  • Web stack - A Web stack is the collection of software required for Web development.
  • WebSocket - WebSocket is a communications protocol for a persistent, bi-directional, full duplex TCP connection from a user’s web browser to a server.
  • What is Testing as a Service (TaaS)? - Testing as a service (TaaS) is an outsourcing model in which testing activities associated with some of an organization's business activities are performed by a service provider rather than in-house employees.
  • WHATWG (Web Hypertext Application Technology Working Group) - The Web Hypertext Application Technology Working Group (WHATWG) is a community of computer professionals and general users with an interest in improving HTML (Hypertext Markup Language).
  • wildcard certificate - A wildcard certificate is a digital certificate that is applied to a domain and all its subdomains.
  • Windows Sharepoint Services (WSS) - Windows Sharepoint Services (WSS) is a portal-based platform for creating, managing and sharing documents and customized Web services.
  • WS-AtomicTransaction (WS-AT) - WS-AtomicTransaction, also called Web Services Atomic Transaction or WS-AT, is a specification that defines how single transactions are carried out based on WS-Coordination and WS-Transaction, companion specifications for information exchange in business processes.
  • WS-Policy (Web Services Policy Framework specifications) - WS-Policy is an abbreviation for the Web Services Policy specifications, members of the core Web Services architecture specifications.
  • WS-SecureConversation (Web Services Secure Conversation Language) - WS-SecureConversation, also called Web Services Secure Conversation Language, is a specification that provides secure communication between Web services using session keys.
  • XaaS (Anything as a Service) - XaaS is a general, collective term that refers to the delivery of anything as a service.
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  • risk reporting

    Risk reporting is a method of identifying risks tied to or potentially impacting an organization's business processes.

  • risk avoidance

    Risk avoidance is the elimination of hazards, activities and exposures that can negatively affect an organization and its assets.

  • risk profile

    A risk profile is a quantitative analysis of the types of threats an organization, asset, project or individual faces.

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  • What is risk mitigation?

    Risk mitigation is a strategy to prepare for and lessen the effects of threats faced by a business.

  • fault-tolerant

    Fault-tolerant technology is a capability of a computer system, electronic system or network to deliver uninterrupted service, ...

  • synchronous replication

    Synchronous replication is the process of copying data over a storage area network, local area network or wide area network so ...

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  • cloud archive

    A cloud archive is storage as a service for long-term data retention.

  • cache

    A cache -- pronounced CASH -- is hardware or software that is used to store something, usually data, temporarily in a computing ...

  • archive

    An archive is a collection of data moved to a repository for long-term retention, to keep separate for compliance reasons or for ...

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