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

September, 2016


September 16, 2016  2:42 PM

HTTPS

Margaret Rouse Margaret Rouse Profile: Margaret Rouse
HTTPS, Security

HTTPS (HTTP over SSL or HTTP Secure) is the use of Secure Socket Layer (SSL) or Transport Layer Security (TLS) as a sublayer under regular HTTP application layering. Continued... Quote of the...

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 13, 2016  8:46 PM

ROT (redundant, outdated, trivial information)

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Data quality

ROT (redundant, obsolete or trivial) is digital documentation that an organization continues to retain even though the information that is documented has no business or legal value.


September 12, 2016  8:10 PM

columnar database

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DBMS

A columnar database is a database management system (DBMS) that stores data in columns instead of rows. Continued... Quote of the Day

"Columnar database technology lets you go...


September 9, 2016  6:44 PM

recommendation engine

Margaret Rouse Margaret Rouse Profile: Margaret Rouse
Data Science, Machine learning, Predictive Analytics

A recommendation engine, also known as a recommender system, is software that analyzes available data to suggest something that an end user might be interested in such as a website, a book, an article of clothing, a video or a job.


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...


September 7, 2016  6:25 PM

leet speak

Margaret Rouse Margaret Rouse Profile: Margaret Rouse
Hacking, Programming, Security

Leet speak, also known as hackspeak or simply leet, is the substitution of a word's letters with numbers and/or special characters. Continued... Quote of the...


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