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

September, 2017


September 28, 2017  9:29 PM

extract, transform, load (ETL)

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Data warehouse

In database management, extract, transform, load (ETL) is a programming tool that consists of three separate functions. Continued… Quote of the Day

"Over the years, ETL...

September 27, 2017  3:54 PM

diversity training

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recruitment

Diversity training is education about demographic differences among people. Continued…

Quote of the Day "The success of the diversity and inclusion initiatives has largely been sporadic and led...


September 26, 2017  9:40 PM

CALMS

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Agile, DevOps, IT Automation

CALMS is a conceptual framework for the integration of development and operations (DevOps) teams, functions and systems within an organization. Continued… Quote of the Day

"DevOps IT delivery requires a...


September 25, 2017  4:37 PM

URL shortening

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Bitly

URL shortening is the translation of a long Uniform Resource Locator (URL) into an abbreviated alternative that redirects to the longer URL. Continued… Quote of the Day

"The current issues around...


September 22, 2017  10:44 PM

OpenStack Horizon

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Cloud Computing, IaaS, OpenStack

OpenStack Horizon is a web-based graphical user interface (GUI) for managing OpenStack compute, storage and networking services. Continued…

Quote of the Day "Out of the 30+ modules...


September 21, 2017  5:47 PM

customer journey map

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CRM, Customer experience management, customer experienced testing, data visualization

A customer journey map, sometimes referred to as a customer experience map, is a visual representation of the path a customer takes when interacting with a company. Continued… Quote of the...


September 20, 2017  4:45 PM

Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA)

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FTC, Identity theft

The Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) is United States federal legislation that promotes accuracy, fairness and privacy for data used by consumer reporting agencies. Continued… Quote of the...


September 19, 2017  4:29 PM

VR headset (virtual reality headset)

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AR/VR, Virtual Reality

A virtual reality headset is a heads-up display (HUD) that allows users to interact with simulated environments and experience a first-person view (FPV). Continued… Quote of the...


September 18, 2017  4:35 PM

graph database

Kaitlin Herbert Kaitlin Herbert Profile: Kaitlin Herbert
Graph database, NoSQL

A graph database, also called a graph-oriented database, is a type of NoSQL database that uses graph theory to store, map and query relationships. Continued… Quote of the Day

"Graph data...


September 15, 2017  3:58 PM

Amazon Simple Notification Service (SNS)

Kaitlin Herbert Kaitlin Herbert Profile: Kaitlin Herbert
AWS, Pull notifications

Amazon Simple Notification Service (SNS) is a cloud service for coordinating the delivery of push messages from software applications to subscribing endpoints and clients.


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