ACU The concept of the Azure Compute Unit (ACU) encapsulates infomation about CPU performance in each Azure service which relies on CPU performance to classify its SKU plan. The basic reference for ACU is the Azure Standard_A1 (small) VM corresponding to 100 ACUs. All other Azure compute service SKUs advertise certain levels of ACU, which ... Read more


Azure is Microsoft's public cloud platform, offering a vast range of cloud computing services from its multitude of geographical regions and datacenters. Azure offers all types of cloud services, including IaaS, PaaS and SaaS and is in the top 3 list of global cloud service providers. You can read more details about Azure services and ... Read more


HCI Hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI) is a software-defined IT infrastructure which virtualizes all layers of a conventional IT infrastructure (compute, networking and storage). Under the term HCI one can classify hypervisors, software-defined networking (SDN) and software-defined storage or (SDS).


PaaS in Cloud Computing refers to Platform As A Service. This refers to any service which exposes application platform access without requirement for operating system administration.


SaaS stands for Software As A Service or Security As A Service.


XaaS Anything As A Service describes any cloud computing service which can be offered as a managed service.


Yaml YAML is a human-readable data-serialization language, primarily used for configuration files and in applications where data is being stored or transmitted. JSON is extensively used in public cloud computing Infrastructure As Code (IaC) templates. Details about the YAML specification can be found at