ACU

azure

ACU The concept of the Azure Compute Unit (ACU) provides a way of comparing compute (CPU) performance across Azure SKUs. This will help you easily identify which SKU is most likely to satisfy your performance needs. ACU is currently standardized on a Small (Standard_A1) VM being 100 and all other SKUs then represent approximately how … Read more

AMQP

Advanced Message Queuing Protocol (AMQP)

The Advanced Message Queuing Protocol (AMQP) is an open standard for passing business messages between applications or organizations.  It connects systems, feeds business processes with the information they need and reliably transmits onward the instructions that achieve their goals. AMQP connects across: Organizations – applications in different organizations Technologies – applications on different platforms Time – … Read more

Authentication

authentication

Authentication Authentication (from Greek: αὐθεντικός authentikos, “real, genuine”, from αὐθέντης authentes, “author”) is the act of proving an assertion, such as the identity of a computer system user. In contrast with identification, the act of indicating a person or thing’s identity, authentication is the process of verifying that identity. It might involve validating personal identity … Read more

Authorization

security and privacy

Authorization Authorization is the function of specifying access rights/privileges to resources, which is related to general information security and computer security, and to access control in particular. More formally, “to authorize” is to define an access policy. For example, human resources staff are normally authorized to access employee records and this policy is often formalized … Read more

BaaS

Backup As A Service

CPU

Central Processing Unit CPU

A central processing unit (CPU), also called a central processor, main processor or just processor, is the electronic circuitry that executes instructions comprising a computer program. The CPU performs basic arithmetic, logic, controlling, and input/output (I/O) operations specified by the instructions in the program. This contrasts with external components such as main memory and I/O … Read more

DaaS

Desktop As A Service (VDI vs Hosted Shared Desktops) or Diagnostics As A Service (https://azure.microsoft.com/en-in/blog/daas/).

DCOM

DCOM

Definition of DCOM The Microsoft Distributed Component Object Model (DCOM) Remote Protocol exposes application objects via remote procedure calls (RPCs) and consists of a set of extensions layered on the Microsoft Remote Procedure Call Extensions. Reference https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/openspecs/windows_protocols/ms-dcom/4a893f3d-bd29-48cd-9f43-d9777a4415b0

DDOS

security and privacy

DDOS In computing, a denial-of-service attack (DoS attack) is a cyber-attack in which the perpetrator seeks to make a machine or network resource unavailable to its intended users by temporarily or indefinitely disrupting services of a host connected to a network. Denial of service is typically accomplished by flooding the targeted machine or resource with … Read more

DRaaS

Disaster Recovery As A Service

Firmware

firmware

Firmware In computing, firmware is a specific class of computer software that provides the low-level control for a device’s specific hardware. Firmware, such as the BIOS of a personal computer, may contain basic functions of a device, and may provide hardware abstraction services to higher-level software such as operating systems. For less complex devices, firmware … Read more

Git

GIT

Cloud computing dictionary

gRPC

gRPC

Definition of gRPC RPC is a modern, high-performance framework that evolves the age-old remote procedure call (RPC)protocol. At the application level, gRPC streamlines messaging between clients and back-end services.Originating from Google, gRPC is open source and part of the Cloud Native Computing Foundation(CNCF) ecosystem of cloud-native offerings. CNCF considers gRPC an incubating project. Incubatingmeans end … Read more

HCI

HCI

HCI Hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI) is a software-defined IT infrastructure that virtualizes all of the elements of conventional “hardware-defined” systems. HCI includes, at a minimum, virtualized computing (a hypervisor), software-defined storage or SDS, and virtualized networking (software-defined networking or SDN). HCI typically runs on commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) servers. The primary difference between converged infrastructure and hyperconverged … Read more

IaaS

IaaS stands for Infrastructure As A Service. This term covers a wide range of cloud services related to compute power, including but not limited to virtual machines, containers and services for compute intensive workloads.

IaaS

Infrastructure As A Service (IaaS)

Jasypt

Jasypt

Jasypt is a java library which allows the developer to add basic encryption capabilities to his/her projects with minimum effort, and without the need of having deep knowledge on how cryptography works. Jasypt offers the following features: High-security, standards-based encryption techniques, both for unidirectional and bidirectional encryption. Encrypt passwords, texts, numbers, binaries… Transparent integration with … Read more

jQuery

jQuery

jQuery jQuery is a fast, small, and feature-rich JavaScript library. It makes things like HTML document traversal and manipulation, event handling, animation, and Ajax much simpler with an easy-to-use API that works across a multitude of browsers. With a combination of versatility and extensibility, jQuery has changed the way that millions of people write JavaScript. … Read more

Kafka

apache kafka

Apache Kafka is an open-source distributed event streaming platform used by thousands of companies for high-performance data pipelines, streaming analytics, data integration, and mission-critical applications. Reference: https://kafka.apache.org/

MAUI

Multi-platform App UI (MAUI) .NET Multi-platform App UI (.NET MAUI) is a cross-platform framework for creating native mobile and desktop apps with C# and XAML. .NET MAUI provides a single framework for building the UIs for mobile and desktop apps. The following diagram shows a high-level view of the architecture of a .NET MAUI app: … Read more