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

Virtualization


September 19, 2017  4:29 PM

VR headset (virtual reality headset)

Kaitlin Herbert Kaitlin Herbert Profile: Kaitlin Herbert
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 6, 2017  8:21 PM

on-demand computing

Kaitlin Herbert Kaitlin Herbert Profile: Kaitlin Herbert
Cloud Computing, On-demand computing, SaaS

On-demand computing is a delivery model in which computing resources are made available to the user as needed. Continued… Quote of the Day

"Cloud computing has shifted the...


August 25, 2017  5:24 PM

cloud orchestrator

Kaitlin Herbert Kaitlin Herbert Profile: Kaitlin Herbert
Cloud Computing, Cloud management, Cloud orchestration

A cloud orchestrator is programming that manages the interconnections and interactions among cloud-based and on-premises business units. Continued… Quote of the Day

"Cloud...


April 20, 2017  1:57 PM

System Center Virtual Machine Manager (SCVMM 2012)

Kaitlin Herbert Kaitlin Herbert Profile: Kaitlin Herbert
SCVMM, Virtualization

System Center Virtual Machine Manager (SCVMM 2012) is Microsoft's virtualization management product. Several core components make up the foundation for SCVMM's more advanced functionalities: manager server, library server, manager database, administrator console and virtual machine host.


March 7, 2017  5:19 PM

virtual

Kaitlin Herbert Kaitlin Herbert Profile: Kaitlin Herbert
Desktop virtualization, Digital assistant, virtual, Virtualization

In computing, virtual is a digitally replicated version of something real. The replication, which is created with software, may not be an exact copy of the actual item, but it is similar enough, in essence, to be described as a digital rendition.


January 19, 2017  4:39 PM

Cloud Security Alliance (CSA)

Margaret Rouse Margaret Rouse Profile: Margaret Rouse
Cloud Security

The Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) is a nonprofit organization that promotes research into best practices for securing cloud computing and the ability of cloud technologies to secure other forms of computing. The industry group also provides security education and guidance to companies implementing...


December 7, 2016  7:46 PM

noisy neighbor

Margaret Rouse Margaret Rouse Profile: Margaret Rouse
cloud, Virtual Machines, Virtualization

Noisy neighbor is a cloud computing infrastructure co-tenant that monopolizes cloud resources and negatively affects other tenants. The noisy neighbor effect causes virtual machines and applications that share the infrastructure to suffer from uneven performance.


October 14, 2016  8:21 PM

server hardware degradation

Margaret Rouse Margaret Rouse Profile: Margaret Rouse
Server, Virtualization

Server hardware degradation is the gradual breakdown of the physical parts of a server. There are several general areas where server degradation problems occur including power, temperature, management and memory. The electric components inside servers age over time, and heat sinks and fans get...


October 12, 2016  9:27 PM

cloud service migration

Margaret Rouse Margaret Rouse Profile: Margaret Rouse
cloud, Cloud migration

Cloud service migration is the process of transitioning an organization’s data and perhaps other business elements from one cloud service provider to another. Continued… Quote of the...


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.


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