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

May, 2017


May 31, 2017  5:55 PM

DevOps

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DevOps

DevOps is the blending of tasks performed by a company's application development and systems operations teams. Continued… Visit our newest sister site, DevOpsAgenda.com, to...

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May 30, 2017  6:59 PM

phase-change memory (PCM)

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DRAM, Flash memory, NAND Flash

Phase-change memory (PCM) is a form of computer RAM (random-access memory) that stores data by altering the state of the matter from which the device is fabricated. Continued… Quote of the...


May 29, 2017  7:02 PM

bucket (AWS bucket)

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amazon s3, AWS

A bucket is a logical unit of storage in Amazon Web Services (AWS) object storage service, Simple Storage Solution (S3). Continued… Quote of the Day

"Amazon S3 is an object store, which appears much like...


May 26, 2017  7:07 PM

AWS CloudTrail

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Amazon CloudTrail, AWS

AWS CloudTrail is an application program interface (API) call-recording and log-monitoring Web service offered by Amazon Web Services (AWS). Continued… Quote of the Day

"CloudTrail is an innovative...


May 25, 2017  3:40 AM

voice signature

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biometric, Encryption

A voice signature is a type of electronic signature that uses an individual’s recorded verbal agreement in place of a handwritten signature. Continued… Quote of the Day

"Voice has been around...


May 24, 2017  7:37 PM

churn rate

Kaitlin Herbert Kaitlin Herbert Profile: Kaitlin Herbert
Churn, Customer churning

Churn rate is a measure of the number of customers or employees who leave a company during a given period. It can also refer to the amount of revenue lost as a result of the departures. Continued… Quote of the...


May 23, 2017  7:28 PM

R programming language

Kaitlin Herbert Kaitlin Herbert Profile: Kaitlin Herbert
Open source, Predictive Analytics, R language

The R programming language is an open source scripting language for predictive analytics and data visualization. Continued... Quote of the Day

"In addition to being...


May 22, 2017  5:25 PM

seven wastes

Kaitlin Herbert Kaitlin Herbert Profile: Kaitlin Herbert
DevOps, Kaizen, Lean processes

The seven wastes are categories of unproductive manufacturing practices. Continued… Quote of the Day

"Lean methodologies are centered around learning: from your customers, your data and from every...


May 19, 2017  7:55 PM

Net Neutrality (open internet)

Kaitlin Herbert Kaitlin Herbert Profile: Kaitlin Herbert
Net Neutrality

Net Neutrality is the principle that data packets on the Internet should be moved impartially, without regard to content, destination or source. Continued… Quote of the Day

"The...


May 17, 2017  6:41 PM

bill of materials (BoM)

Kaitlin Herbert Kaitlin Herbert Profile: Kaitlin Herbert
Bill of Materials, Manufacturing

A bill of materials (BoM) is a list of the parts or components that are required to build a product. Continued… Quote of the Day

"Engineering and manufacturing must work...


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