Glossary

Audiences (information)

Groups of users who are used to target content, such as Web parts. Global audiences are compiled at the SSP level based on user attributes. Active Directory distribution lists and SharePoint groups can be used as audiences at the site level.

authenticity

Determining the validity of user activity and information.

BLOB

Binary large object.

BLOB caching

Storage by a Web Front-end Server of commonly used objects (normally graphics) in a local disk cache so that they do not have to be retrieved from the database each time they are needed to build a page.

Business Data Catalog (BDC)

Used for external connections to structured content sources.

business requirements

Clear statement of the needs of the business that can be solved ...

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