WhatIs.com Word of the Day Archive:

Virtualization

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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.


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 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 14, 2016  9:08 PM

KVM hypervisor

Margaret Rouse Margaret Rouse Profile: Margaret Rouse
Hypervisor, KVM, Virtualization

KVM hypervisor is the virtualization layer in Kernel-based Virtual Machine (KVM). In KVM, the Linux kernel acts as a Type 2 Hypervisor, streamlining management and improving performance in virtualized environments.


September 8, 2016  8:14 PM

overlay network

Margaret Rouse Margaret Rouse Profile: Margaret Rouse
Networking, SDN, Virtualization

An overlay network is a telecommunications network that is built on top of another network and is supported by its infrastructure. Continued... Quote of the Day

"Overlay networks create virtual...


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