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Lower Latency

Lower latency refers to a minimal delay in the processing of computer data over a network connection. The lower the processing latency, the closer it approaches real-time access. A lower […]

Geo-Clustering

Geo clustering is computer clustering over geographically dispersed sites. A basic cluster is a group of independent computers called nodes, usually housed in the same physical location, that work together […]

Business Continuity

Business continuity is the ability of an organization to maintain its essential functions during and after a disaster. Business continuity planning focuses on establishing risk management procedures to prevent interruptions […]

Continuous Integration

Continuous integration is a software development approach where developers regularly merge or integrate code changes into a central repository. Automated builds and tests are then run from the shared repository, […]

Continuous Deployment

Continuous deployment is a software development approach in which every code change goes through the entire pipeline and is put into production automatically, resulting in many production deployments every day. […]

Continuous Delivery

Continuous delivery is an iterative software development approach that ensures every change to a system can be released. The goal is to make software releases reliable so organizations can deliver […]

Real-Time

Real time is a guaranteed level of computer responsiveness within a specified time constraint, usually milliseconds or microseconds, between an event and its response deadline. Real time describes a human […]

High-Performance Computing

High Performance Computing (HPC) is the IT practice of aggregating computing power to deliver more performance than a typical computer can provide. Originally used to solve complex scientific and engineering […]

Downtime

Downtime is a computer industry term for the time during which a computer or IT system is unavailable, offline or not operational. Downtime has many causes, including shutdowns for maintenance […]

Uptime

Uptime is a computer industry term for the time during which a computer or IT system is operational. Uptime can also be a metric that represents the percentage of time […]

High Availability

High availability (HA) is a state of continuous operation in a computer system or IT component for a specified length of time. High availability may also refer to an agreed […]

Scalability

Scalability is the ability for IT systems – such as applications, storage, databases and networking – to continue to function properly when changed in size or volume. It often refers […]