Microservices architecture Definitions

This glossary explains the meaning of key words and phrases that information technology (IT) and business professionals use when discussing microservices and related software products. You can find additional definitions by visiting WhatIs.com or using the search box below.

  • C

    collaborative citizen journalism (CCJ)

    Collaborative citizen journalism (CCJ), a concept made possible by the Internet and the advent of blogging, is the pooling of research and reporting by volunteers to develop journalistic news stories or to critically examine existing ones, especially stories from the mainstream media... (Continued)

  • colocation (colo)

    A colocation (colo) is a data center facility in which a business can rent space for servers and other computing hardware. Typically, a colo provides the building, cooling, power, bandwidth and physical security while the customer provides servers and storage.

  • com

    On the Internet, "com" is one of the top-level domain names that can be used when choosing a domain name.

  • Common Language Infrastructure (CLI)

    Part of Microsoft's .NET strategy, Common Language Infrastructure (CLI) enables an application program written in any of several commonly-used programming languages to be run on any operating system using a common runtime program rather than a language-specific one.

  • complex event processing (CEP)

    Complex event processing (CEP) is the use of technology to predict high-level events likely to result from specific sets of low-level factors... (Continued)

  • cPanel (cPanel Control Panel)

    cPanel is a Unix-based control panel that automates and simplifies the website hosting process.

  • crawler

    A crawler is a program that visits Web sites and reads their pages and other information in order to create entries for a search engine index.

  • cross-post

    On a Web or bulletin board discussion list or a Usenet newsgroup, a cross-post is the posting (submission) of an article to more than one discussion list or newsgroup at a time.

  • CUSeeMe

    CUseeMe is a low-cost product for Internet videoconferencing.

  • cyber

    Cyber is a prefix used to describe a person, thing, or idea as part of the computer and information age.

  • cybercitizen

    The term "cybercitizen" denotes a "citizen of the Internet" or a member of the "cybercommunity.

  • cybernetics

    Cybernetics is a word coined by group of scientists led by Norbert Wiener and made popular by Wiener's book of 1948, Cybernetics or Control and Communication in the Animal and the Machine.

  • cyberprise

    A cyberprise is a Web-enabled enterprise.

  • cybersquatting

    Cybersquatting is registering, trafficking in, or using a domain name with bad-faith intent to profit from the goodwill of a trademark belonging to someone else.

  • D

    daemon

    A daemon (pronounced DEE-muhn) is a program that runs continuously and exists for the purpose of handling periodic service requests that a computer system expects to receive.

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