OpenStack Swift

OpenStack Swift

How OpenStack Swift works

OpenStack Swift stores data as binary objects on the server operating system’s underlying file system. Each object has associated metadata as part of the extended attributes of the file.

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November 30, 2017

value stream mapping

value stream mapping

Value stream mapping is a lean manufacturing visualization tool for recording all the repeatable steps that are required to bring a product to market. Value stream mapping has two important goals: to identify processes that do… more

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November 29, 2017

identity management (ID management)

Challenges of implementing identity management

To successfully implement identity management, an enterprise must be able to plan and collaborate across business units. Organizations that establish identity… more

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November 29, 2017

chatbot

chatbot

Examples of chatbot uses

Chatbot use is on the rise, both in the business and consumer markets. As chatbots get better, consumers have less to quarrel about in interacting with them. Between advanced technology and a societal transition to… more

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November 28, 2017

mobile device management

MDM vendor landscape

The MDM vendor landscape has changed significantly since the early days. Most vendors in the market at that time, such as AirWatch, MobileIron, Sybase, Zenprise and Fiberlink, were solely focused on… more

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November 27, 2017

Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA, ACA or Obamacare)

ACA exchanges

The ACA created state-run health insurance exchanges, or online marketplaces, for patients who don’t receive coverage from an employer to research and apply for an… more

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November 27, 2017

block storage

Block storage vendors

Along with HPE, several larger and smaller storage vendors provide block storage. The largest storage vendors are Dell EMC, HPE, Hitachi Vantara, IBM and NetApp. Additional vendors include DataDirect Networks,… more

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November 27, 2017

Desktop as a Service (DaaS)

Desktop as a Service (DaaS)

Desktop as a Service (DaaS) is a cloud service in which the back-end of a virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) is hosted by a cloud service provider.

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November 15, 2017

NAND flash memory

NAND flash memory

NAND flash memory is a type of nonvolatile storage technology that does not require power to retain data.

An important goal of NAND flash development has been to reduce the cost per bit and to increase maximum chip capacity so that… more

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November 14, 2017

IoT gateway

An Internet of Things (IoT) gateway is a device which serves as the connection point between IoT devices and the cloud. This gateway can be a hardware appliance or virtual.

An IoT gateway works by receiving data from IoT sensors,… more

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November 13, 2017