Word of the Day: Tech Definitions from WhatIs.com:

September, 2016


September 30, 2016  5:10 PM

shift left

Margaret Rouse Margaret Rouse Profile: Margaret Rouse
Agile, DevOps, Software testing

Shift left testing is an approach used to speed software testing and facilitate development by moving the testing process to an earlier point in the development cycle. Shifting left is a reference to moving testing to the left on a timeline.

September 29, 2016  7:46 PM

information governance

Margaret Rouse Margaret Rouse Profile: Margaret Rouse
Compliance, Information governance

Information governance is a holistic approach to managing corporate information by implementing processes, roles, controls and metrics that treat information as a valuable business asset.


September 29, 2016  3:14 PM

quant (quantitative analyst)

Margaret Rouse Margaret Rouse Profile: Margaret Rouse
Analytics, Big Data

A quant (quantitative analyst) is a financial industry professional whose qualifications also include advanced mathematics and computer skills. Continued… Quote of the Day

"Technology...


September 27, 2016  9:31 PM

Hadoop cluster

Margaret Rouse Margaret Rouse Profile: Margaret Rouse
Big Data analytics, Hadoop

A Hadoop cluster is a special type of computational cluster designed specifically for storing and analyzing huge amounts of unstructured data in a distributed computing environment. Continued... Quote...


September 27, 2016  4:32 PM

Sharding

Margaret Rouse Margaret Rouse Profile: Margaret Rouse
Cloud Computing, Sharding

Sharding is a type of database partitioning that separates very large databases the into smaller, faster, more easily managed parts called data shards. The word shard means a small part of a whole.


September 26, 2016  4:26 PM

social media analytics

Margaret Rouse Margaret Rouse Profile: Margaret Rouse
Analytics, social media

Social media analytics is the practice of gathering data from blogs and social media websites and analyzing that data to make business decisions. The most common use of social media analytics is to mine customer sentiment in order to support marketing and customer service activities.


September 22, 2016  7:15 PM

noisy neighbor

Margaret Rouse Margaret Rouse Profile: Margaret Rouse
Cloud Computing

Noisy neighbor is a phrase used to describe a cloud computing infrastructure co-tenant that monopolizes bandwidth, disk I/O, CPU and other resources, and can negatively affect other users' cloud performance. The noisy neighbor effect causes other virtual machines and applications that share the...


September 22, 2016  5:17 PM

application performance monitoring (APM)

Margaret Rouse Margaret Rouse Profile: Margaret Rouse
Application performance

Application performance monitoring (APM) is an area of information technology (IT) that focuses on making sure software application programs perform as expected. The goal of performance monitoring is to provide end users with a quality end-user experience.


September 21, 2016  2:42 PM

Remote Desktop Session Host (RDSH)

Margaret Rouse Margaret Rouse Profile: Margaret Rouse
RDS, Remote desktop, Virtualization

Remote Desktop Session Host (RDSH) is a role in Remote Desktop Services (RDS), which was known as or Terminal Services prior to Windows Server 2008 R2. RDSH servers host Windows applications or desktops that are accessed by remote users over a network connection.


September 20, 2016  3:01 PM

WebRTC

Margaret Rouse Margaret Rouse Profile: Margaret Rouse
Unified Communications, WebRTC

WebRTC (Web Real-Time Communications) is an open source project that seeks to embed real-time voice, text and video communications capabilities in Web browsers.


Forgot Password

No problem! Submit your e-mail address below. We'll send you an e-mail containing your password.

Your password has been sent to: