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August 20, 2019  4:32 PM

Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF)

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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)

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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.


August 15, 2019  4:38 PM

content services platform

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A content services platform (CSP) is cloud-based software that enables users to create, share, collaborate on and store text, audio and video content. Continued… Quote of the...


August 14, 2019  3:57 PM

3-2-1 Backup Strategy

Kaitlin Herbert Kaitlin Herbert Profile: Kaitlin Herbert

The 3-2-1 backup is a reliable recovery methodology for ensuring that data is protected adequately and backup copies of the data are available when needed. Continued... Quote of the...


August 13, 2019  4:15 PM

service-oriented architecture (SOA)

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Service-oriented architecture (SOA) is a software development model for distributed application components that incorporates discovery, access control, data mapping and security features.


August 13, 2019  4:01 PM

RFID (radio frequency identification)

Kaitlin Herbert Kaitlin Herbert Profile: Kaitlin Herbert

RFID (radio frequency identification) is a form of wireless communication that incorporates the use of electromagnetic or electrostatic coupling in the radio frequency portion of the electromagnetic spectrum to uniquely identify an object, animal or person.


August 9, 2019  4:40 PM

.NET Framework

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.NET Framework is a managed execution environment for Windows that allows software developers to create an app in one programming language and be assured that the app will be able to work with code written in other languages.


August 7, 2019  4:43 PM

SecOps

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SecOps is a management approach that connects security and operations teams, similar to how DevOps unifies software developers and operations professionals. Continued… Quote of the Day

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July 19, 2019  6:29 PM

network-attached storage (NAS)

Kaitlin Herbert Kaitlin Herbert Profile: Kaitlin Herbert

Network-attached storage (NAS) is dedicated file storage that enables multiple users and heterogeneous client devices to retrieve data from centralized disk capacity. Continued... Quote of the...


July 18, 2019  8:48 PM

smoke testing

Kaitlin Herbert Kaitlin Herbert Profile: Kaitlin Herbert

Smoke testing, also called build verification testing or build acceptance testing, is nonexhaustive software analysis that ascertains that the most crucial functions of a program work but does not delve into finer details.


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