Microservices architecture Definitions

  • I

    InterNIC (Internet Network Information Center)

    Unitl recently, InterNIC (Internet Network Information Center), a cooperative activity between the U.S. government and Network Solutions, Inc.

  • interoperability

    Interoperability (pronounced IHN-tuhr-AHP-uhr-uh-BIHL-ih-tee) is the ability of a system or a product to work with other systems or products without special effort on the part of the customer.

  • iPlanet

    iPlanet is Sun Microsystem's solution for a Web server and related programs intended to allow an enterprise to take advantage of the Internet.

  • IPPP (Internet presence provider and promoter)

    An IPPP (Internet presence provider and promoter) is a company that helps an enterprise create a Web site, arrange for hosting (housing, maintaining, and providing Internet access) for the Web site, and promote an audience for it.

  • J


    Jaguar was the code name for version 10.2 of the Apple Macintosh OS X (operating system ten).

  • Java Ring

    A Java Ring is a finger ring that contains a small microprocessor with built-in capabilities for the user, a sort of smart card that is wearable on a finger.

  • JavaScript

    JavaScript is an interpreted programming or script language from Netscape.

  • JAX-RPC (Java API for XML-Based RPC)


  • Jigsaw

    Jigsaw is a Web server from the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) that is designed for the purpose of demonstrating new Web protocols and other features.

  • JPEG (Joint Photographic Experts Group)

    JPEG (Joint Photographic Experts Group) is an ISO/IEC group of experts that develops and maintains standards for a suite of compression algorithms for computer image files.

  • JScript

    JScript is a script language from Microsoft that is expressly designed for use within Web pages.

  • jump page

    In Web advertising and marketing, a jump page is a Web page that is made to appear temporarily in order to capture the user's attention as a promotion or to gather user information in a survey.

  • JXTA (juxtaposed)

    JXTA (pronounced "juxta") is Sun Microsystem's peer-to-peer (P2P) initiative, a research effort created to promote and explore new approaches to distributed computing.

  • K

    Keyhole Markup Language (KML)

    Keyhole Markup Language (KML) is an XML-based markup language designed to annotate and overlay visualizations on various two-dimensional, Web-based online maps or three-dimensional Earth browsers (such as Google Earth)... (Continued)

  • killer app

    A "killer app" is jargon in the computer industry for an application program that intentionally or unintentionally gets you to make the decision to buy the system the application runs on.