Cloud Computing Resources Definitions

  • A

    Apache ZooKeeper

    Apache ZooKeeper is an open source file application program interface (API) that allows distributed processes in large systems to synchronize with each other so that all clients making requests receive consistent data.

  • B

    Blue Cloud

    Blue Cloud is an approach to shared infrastructure developed by IBM. The goal of IBM's Blue Cloud is to provide services that automate fluctuating demands for IT resources.... (Continued)

  • C

    cloud cartography

    Cloud cartography is a scheme for pinpointing the physical locations of Web servers hosted on a third-party cloud computing service. The goal of cloud cartography is to map the service provider's infrastructure in order to identify where a particular virtual machine (VM) is likely to reside.

  • CloudAV

    CloudAV is a program that combines multiple antivirus applications and scans user files over a network of servers. The program was developed at the University of Michigan.

  • H

    Hadoop

    Hadoop is a free, Java-based programming framework that supports the processing of large data sets in a distributed computing environment. It is part of the Apache project sponsored by the Apache Software Foundation.

  • hybrid cloud

    A hybrid cloud is a cloud computing environment in which an organization provides and manages some resources in-house and has others provided externally.

  • M

    MapReduce

    MapReduce is a software framework that allows developers to write programs that process massive amounts of unstructured data in parallel across a distributed cluster of processors or stand-alone computers.

  • P

    private cloud (internal cloud or corporate cloud)

    Private cloud (also called internal cloud) is a marketing term for an enterprise computing architecture that's protected by a firewall. Promotion of the private cloud model is designed to appeal to an organization that wants more control over their data than they can get by using a third-party hosted service such as Amazon's Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2) or Simple Storage Service (S3). (Continued)

  • S

    SPI model (SaaS, PaaS, IaaS)

    SPI is an acronym for the most common cloud computing service models, Software as a Service, Platform as a Service and Infrastructure as a Service.

  • W

    Windows Azure Fabric Controller (FC)

    The Azure Fabric Controller (FC) is the part of the Windows Azure platform that monitors and manages virtual and physical servers and coordinates resources for software applications.

  • X

    XaaS (anything as a service)

    XaaS is a collective term that stands for a number of things including X as a service, anything as a service or everything as a service. The acronym refers to any of an increasing number of services provided over the Internet that have been traditionally provided locally.

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