Software Infrastructure (DevOps)

Solus

An desktop OS that is based on the Linux kernel.

Spring Cloud

A collection of tools that provides solutions to commonly encountered patterns while building distributed systems, simplifies development of JVM apps for the cloud.

SSH

Stands for Secure Shell, a network protocol that provides administrators with a secure way to access a remote computer (for example remote login to computer systems by users), it uses a public-key cryptography to authenticate computer.

SSIS

Stands for SQL Server Integration Services, a Microsoft's SQL platform for data integration and workflow applications, used to migrate files in the server through downloading, copying, and allowing users and server managers to update data warehouses.

SSL

A security technology for establishing an encrypted link between a server and a client. For instance, between a web server and a browser.

SunOS

A Unix-branded operating system developed by Sun Microsystems for their workstation and server computer systems. Usually, the SunOS name is used to refer to versions 1.0 to 4.1.4, which were based on BSD; versions 5.0 and later are based on UNIX System V Release 4, and are marketed under the brand name Solaris.

TCP

Stands for Transmission Control Protocol, a network communication protocol used to send data packets over the Internet, it creates the connection between remote computers. 

TCP/IP

Short for Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol. A suite of communications protocols used to interconnect hosts on the Internet.

Terraform

An open source tool used to create, change and improve production infrastructure. It codifies APIs into declarative configuration files which can be shared amongst team members, treated as code, edited, reviewed, and versioned.

TLS

Stands for Transport Layer Security. A cryptographic protocol that enables secure communications over a computer network between the web server and the connected browser. Its predecessor is SSL.

Ubuntu

An open source Debian-based Linux distribution for personal computers, tablets and smartphones, this operating system runs on the most popular architectures, including server-class ARM-based. 

Ubuntu Juju

A universal modelling tool from Ubuntu, used for application oriented deployments, allows to deploy, configure, manage, maintain, and scale cloud apps.

UDP

Stands for User Datagram Protocol. It provides a transport service for datagram delivery, checksums for data integrity etc.

UNIX

A multi-user, multi-tasking OS developed at Bell Labs in the early 1970s. Provides its users with: program development tools; electronic communications facilities; text editors and text formatters.

Virtualization

Refers to the act of creating a virtual (rather than actual) version of something, including virtual computer hardware platforms, operating systems, storage devices, and computer network resources.

Virtualization tools

VMware, KVM, Xen, VirtualBox, Vagrant.

VPN

Stands for Virtual Private Network, a network technology that creates a secure network connection over a public network such as the Internet or a private network owned by a service provider. 

WAMP

Windows (OS) + Apache (web server) + MySQL (database) + PHP. A software stack for Windows, allowing to use your computer as a local server and host web apps (that use Apache, PHP & MySQL) on it. 

WAN

Stands for Wide Area Network, a telecommunication geographically distributed network that interconnects multiple local area networks, it spans a large geographic distance - across cities, states, or countries. 

WDS

Stands for Windows Deployment Services, a Microsoft network-based technology that is used to instalate Windows operating systems. 

Web API

An application programming interface for a web server, web browser, it is a suite of device compatibility and access APIs that allow web apps and content to access device hardware. 

Web server

A computer program that delivers web pages to a user's computer, or a client, upon request from a web browser. The most popular web servers are Apache, Tomcat (mainly for Java), IIS (mainly for C#), JBoss (Java).

WebRTC

Stands for Web Real-Time Communication, a collection of protocols, technology which enables audio, video and data sharing between browsers.

WebSockets

Network protocols that allow to open an interactive communication session between the user's browser and a server, provide full-duplex communication channels over a single TCP connection.

Wily Introscope

A monitoring tool used to detect and diagnose performance problems in enterprise application environments, to remove bottlenecks, eliminate unplanned outages, optimize resources, etc.

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