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A broad term for a service where a third party "hosts" (physically stores/runs) computers, content or services that are managed and/or maintained by the customer. Questions that are specific to the…
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The process of moving one system or service from one location or model to another.
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a Long Term Support release of Ubuntu Linux (released in April 2014). Note that http://askubuntu.com is specifically dedicated to Ubuntu questions.
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a UNIX certified operating system owned and developed by Oracle for SPARC, x86 and x86-64 processor architectures.
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Group of hosts with a common set of requirements connected as if on the same broadcast domain despite physical location
a hypervisor based virtualization. It supports x86, AMD64, IA64, ARM and other CPU types, and Linux, Windows, Solaris and *BSD guest operating systems.
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Google Compute Engine offers scalable and flexible virtual machine computing capabilities in the cloud.
Hewlett Packard's range of Intel and AMD-based free-standing, rackmount and blade servers.
a modern replacement for the traditional Linux init. Its main features include the ability to express dependencies between services and aggressive parallelization of service startup.
an open source orchestration system for Docker containers. It handles scheduling onto nodes in a compute cluster and actively manages workloads to ensure that their state matches the use…
Remote Desktop Protocol, used by Windows to view and control other Windows systems
the concept of attaching a file system to a computer for access.
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a relational database management system (RDBMS) that runs as a server providing multi-user access to a number of databases. This tag is for questions on the 2005 version
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a distributed source control system.
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a computer network authentication protocol, which allows nodes communicating over a non-secure network to prove their identity to one another in a secure manner. Its designers aimed primar…
a fast, stable, powerful, free RPM-based GNU/Linux operating system that is developed by the community-supported Fedora Project and sponsored by Red Hat. The Fedora Project's mission is to l…
a file, often in clear text, which is generated by a software process to record some specific details about the workings of this process.
Questions about accessing a system or network from a remote computer or location. Consider using a more specific tag for your particular tool, e.g. VNC.
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Long Term Support (LTS) release of Ubuntu Linux. LTS releases receive updates for 5 years and have available paid support from Canonical. The version number…
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Debian's high-level package management system. It is also used by several other Linux-based and Debian-based operating systems.
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a desktop virtualization product for x86, AMD64 and Intel64 processor architectures.
a means of logically dividing a computing resource (most frequently disk storage)
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the version of IIS shipped with Windows Server 2003. It uses an architecture substantially different from IIS 5 and earlier versions, called Worker Process Isolation Mode.
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the initial set of operations that a computer system performs when electrical power is switched on. The process begins when a computer that has been turned off is re-energized, and ends whe…
a sendmail-compatible Mail Transfer Agent, licensed under the GPL, designed for Unix-like operating systems.
for questions on Amazon's cloud storage service.
the process of sharing information so as to ensure consistency between redundant resources, such as software or hardware components, to improve reliability, fault-tolerance, or accessib…
a standalone or groupware client for Microsoft Exchange. It is used for Email, contacts, tasks and calendar.
a software platform and a family of software products developed by Microsoft for collaboration and web publishing combined. These capabilities include developing web sites, por…
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a Long Term Support (LTS) release of Ubuntu Linux. Officially released on April 21, 2016, it will be supported for 5 years. Only use this tag if your question …
Django, "the web framework for perfectionists with deadlines", is a Python-based framework for creating web applications. With a powerful object-based database mapper, a clean syntax for mapping URLs …
the version of Microsoft Exchange released in December 2006. It replaced Exchange Server 2003 and was replaced by Exchange Server 2010. Exchange Server is the email server pr…
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an operating system developed and released by Microsoft. The operating system is a return to its base for personal computer usage, unlike Windows 8/8.1 that was aimed more for the tablet…
a programme that constantly runs in the background. It usually services requests. If you are asking about online services, please use a different tag.
a protocol for securing IP communications by authenticating and encrypting each IP packet of a communication session.
Microsoft's subscription based cloud solution for business productivity. All server side components are hosted at Microsoft managed datacentres. Customers that subscribe to O365 have acc…
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