Glossary

Term

Definition

ADSL

Method for data transfer over a cable.

audit trail

Capturing information to enable the history of a transaction to be viewed.

CDMI

Cloud Data Management Interface: functional interface that allows applications to interact with the cloud for data storage.

checksum

Method to verify that no errors have arisen in the data transmission. Performed mathematically.

DDoS

Distributed Denial of Service is an attack where multiple systems target a single system with the aim of taking it out of service.

driver

Software with limited functionality that enables the tester to send data to the test object. This software replaces a system that normally would supply this information, but which is not (yet) present.

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