Glossary

Amazon Web Services (AWS)

Amazon Web Services (AWS) are cloud solutions which support the growth of a company. They create a higher computing power, the storage of in-company data and many other functions for an increased flexibility and scalability.

Application Service Provider

ASPs (Application Service Provider) are about companies which hire out software applications. The software itself remains on the servers of the respective hirer who is also in charge of the maintenance and updates.

Application Service Provider

ASPs (Application Service Provider) are about companies that hire out software applications. The software itself remains on the servers of the respective hirer who is also in charge of the maintenance and updates.

Automatic Scalability

The automatic scalability enables the scalability of entities, i.e. of abstract, individual objects. Previously defined metrics and threshold values adopt the necessary performance to the changing needs by adding or removing entities.

Availability Group

An availability group is a collection of virtual machines that are managed in common. This avoids an application redundancy and improves the reliability. Availability groups ensure that during a planned or unplanned maintenance at least one virtual computer can be...

Bluemix

Bluemix is a service offered by IBM. With its assistance, applications may be created, managed and installed fast and uneventful.

Cloud

The cloud relates to the “Cloud Computing”. In this case, applications, services or data are not stored on an inhouse server but on an internet server. There are open-source programmes such as Dropbox or Google Drive as well as paid services. In paid...

Cloud Computing

The cloud computing comprises applications, data, memory space and computing power from a virtual computer centre which is also called a cloud. The term cloud is used as the virtual computer centre. The virtual computer centre consists of many combined computers...

Cloud Computing

Cloud computing is a computer environment out of pooled resources which may be used on demand.

Cloud Computing Services

“Cloud Computing Services” offer information technology as service via the internet respectively the own network. The services are provisioned on demand, the costs are measured by the scope of use. Cloud computing services encompass complete applications...