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

Cloud Computing


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…

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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...


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...


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