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September 4, 2019  7:07 PM

SIPOC diagram

Kaitlin Herbert Kaitlin Herbert Profile: Kaitlin Herbert

A SIPOC (suppliers, inputs, process, outputs, customers) diagram is a visual tool for documenting a business process from beginning to end prior to implementation.

August 29, 2019  7:09 PM

blockchain

Kaitlin Herbert Kaitlin Herbert Profile: Kaitlin Herbert

Blockchain is a type of distributed ledger for maintaining a permanent and tamper-proof record of transactional data. Continued... Quote of the Day

"While the underlying technology...


August 28, 2019  7:13 PM

Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)

Kaitlin Herbert Kaitlin Herbert Profile: Kaitlin Herbert

Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS) is a protocol-agnostic routing technique designed to speed up and shape traffic flows across enterprise wide area and service provider networks.


August 27, 2019  7:18 PM

SQL (Structured Query Language)

Kaitlin Herbert Kaitlin Herbert Profile: Kaitlin Herbert

SQL (Structured Query Language) is a standardized programming language for relational databases. Continued... Quote of the Day

"The Presto SQL query engine has found a home in many big data...


August 26, 2019  7:22 PM

VPN (virtual private network)

Kaitlin Herbert Kaitlin Herbert Profile: Kaitlin Herbert

A virtual private network (VPN) is programming that creates a safe, encrypted connection over a less secure network, such as the public internet. Continued... Quote of the...


August 23, 2019  7:25 PM

low-code/no-code development platform

Kaitlin Herbert Kaitlin Herbert Profile: Kaitlin Herbert

A low-code/no-code (LCNC) development platform is a visual integrated development environment (IDE) that allows citizen developers to drag-and-drop application components, connect them together and create a mobile or web app.


August 22, 2019  7:28 PM

ransomware

Kaitlin Herbert Kaitlin Herbert Profile: Kaitlin Herbert

Ransomware is a subset of malware in which the data on a victim's computer is locked, typically by encryption, and payment is demanded before the ransomed data is decrypted and access is returned to the victim.


August 21, 2019  7:42 PM

generative adversarial network (GAN)

Kaitlin Herbert Kaitlin Herbert Profile: Kaitlin Herbert

A generative adversarial network (GAN) is a machine learning (ML) model in which two neural networks compete with each other to become more accurate in their predictions.


August 20, 2019  4:32 PM

Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF)

Kaitlin Herbert Kaitlin Herbert Profile: Kaitlin Herbert

The Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF) is an open source software foundation that promotes the adoption of open source software, as well as technologies such as containers, microservices and service mesh.


August 19, 2019  4:35 PM

multifactor authentication (MFA)

Kaitlin Herbert Kaitlin Herbert Profile: Kaitlin Herbert

Multifactor authentication (MFA) is a security system that requires more than one method of authentication from independent categories of credentials to verify the user’s identity for a login or other transaction.


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