This glossary of terms and concepts aids in understanding the SMACK stack.
The acronym for Atomic, Consistent, Isolated, and Durable. (See Chapter 9.)
A software component that resides within another, much larger, software component. An agent can access the context of the component and execute tasks. It works automatically and is typically used to execute tasks remotely. It is an extension of a software program customized to perform tasks.
The acronym for application programming interface. A set of instructions, statements, or commands that allow certain software ...