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

Virtualization


November 16, 2017  10:09 PM

cloud seeding

Kaitlin Herbert Kaitlin Herbert Profile: Kaitlin Herbert
Cloud Computing

Cloud seeding is a strategy for uploading large amounts of data to a cloud storage service. Transferring a sizable amount of data to the cloud can take days, weeks or even years. Continued… Quote of the...

November 3, 2017  10:21 PM

cloud automation

Kaitlin Herbert Kaitlin Herbert Profile: Kaitlin Herbert
Cloud Computing

Cloud automation is a broad term that refers to the processes and tools an organization uses to reduce the manual efforts associated with provisioning and managing cloud computing workloads.  


October 20, 2017  4:46 PM

cloud storage

Kaitlin Herbert Kaitlin Herbert Profile: Kaitlin Herbert
Cloud Computing, SaaS

Cloud storage is a service model in which data is maintained, managed, backed up remotely and made available to users over a network (typically the Internet). Continued… Quote of the...


September 22, 2017  10:44 PM

OpenStack Horizon

Kaitlin Herbert Kaitlin Herbert Profile: Kaitlin Herbert
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 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...


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