Cloud vocabulary


1. Cloudburst (negative) : The failure of a cloud computing environment due to the inability to handle a spike in demand.

2. Cloudburst (positive) : The dynamic deployment of a software applications runs on internal organization compute resources to a public cloud to address a spike in demand.

3. Vertical Cloud : A cloud computing environment optimize for use in a particular vertical i.e., industry or application use case.

4. Internal Cloud : A cloud computing environment within the boundaries of an organization and typically for its exclusive usage.

5. Hybrid Cloud : A computing environment combining both private (internal) and public, (external) cloud computing environments.

6. Cloudware : A general term refering to a verity of software , typically at the infrastructure level ,that enables building, deploying ,running  or managing applications in a cloud computing environment.

7. External Cloud : A cloud computing environment that is external to the boundaries of the organization .

8. Public Cloud :  A cloud computing environment that is open for use to the general public,whether individuals,co-operations or other types of organizations. Amazon web services are an example of a public cloud .

9. Cloud provider : An organization that makes a cloud computing environment available to others such as an external or public cloud.

10.Cloud Enabler : A general term that refers to organizations who are not cloud providers but make available technology ,such as cloud ware that enables cloud computing .

11.Cloud oriented architecture (COA) : An architecture for IT infrastructure and software applications that is optimized for use in term "cloud computing” itself, there is no common or generally accepted definition or specific description of a cloud - oriented architecture.

12.Cloud service architecture(CSA) : The term describes an architecture in which applications and applications components act as services on the cloud which serve other applications within the same cloud environment.

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INFORMATION STORAGE & MANAGEMENT covered following topics in these notes.
  1. ILM
  2. Storage infrastructure
  3. Data proliferation
  4. Evolution of various storage technologies
  5. Data categorization
  6. Integrated VS Modular Array
  7. Component architecture of intelligent disk subsystem
  8. Intelligent disk subsystems overview
  9. Mapping n operations
  10. Storage system architecture
  11. RAID
  12. Hot spare
  13. Striping and Mirroring
  14. SAN security
  15. JBOD
  16. Elements of DAS,NAS,CAS,SAS
  17. Limitations of DAS
  18. Cloud vocabulary
  19. NAS security
  20. Management of DAS,NAS,CAS,SAN
  21. FC Connectivity
  22. Memory virtualization
  23. Data center concepts & requirements
  24. Network virtualization
  25. Server
  26. Architectural Framework ISM

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