A bot (short for "robot") is a program that operates as an agent for a user or another program or simulates a human activity.
The CAP theorem is the idea that a distributed computing system is not able to provide partition tolerance, consistency and availability at the same time.
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Explicit parallelism is a concept of processor-compiler efficiency in which a group of instructions is sent from the compiler to the processor for simultaneous rather than sequential execution.
The Open Grid Services Architecture (OGSA) is a set of standards defining the way in which information is shared among diverse components of large, heterogeneous grid systems.