Glossary - Netcracker Active Resource Inventory on AWS

Glossary

  • 3GPP: 3rd Generation Partnership Project

  • ACM: AWS Certificate Manager

  • AI / ML: Artificial Intelligence / Machine Learning

  • ALB: Application Load Balancer

  • Amazon EBS: Amazon Elastic Block Store

  • Amazon EC2: Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud

  • Amazon ECR: Amazon Elastic Container Registry

  • Amazon EFS: Amazon Elastic File System

  • Amazon EKS: Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service

  • Amazon KMS: AWS Key Management Service

  • Amazon MQ: Amazon MQ is a managed message broker service for Apache ActiveMQ and RabbitMQ

  • Amazon MSK: Amazon Managed Streaming for Apache Kafka

  • Amazon RDS: Amazon Relational Database Service

  • Amazon S3; Amazon Simple Storage Service

  • AMI: Amazon Machine Image

  • API: Application Programming Interface

  • APN: AWS Partner Network

  • ASG: Auto Scaling Group

  • AWS CLI: AWS Command Line Interface

  • AWS IAM: Amazon Web Services Identity and Access Management

  • AZ: Availability Zone

  • B2B: Business-to-Business

  • BGP-LS: Border Gateway Protocol - Link State

  • BoD: Bandwidth On Demand

  • BSS: Business Support Systems

  • CA: Certificate Authority

  • CAPEX: Capital Expenditure

  • CI / CD: Continuous Integration and Continuous Deployment

  • CISM: Container Infrastructure Service Management

  • CLI: Command Line Interface

  • CPE: Customer Premise(s) Equipment

  • CPU: Central Processing Unit

  • CSP: Communication Service Providers

  • CU: Centralized Unit

  • DB: Database

  • DNS: Domain Name Service

  • DU: Distributed Unit

  • DWDM: Dense Wavelength Division Multiplexing

  • ELB: Elastic Load Balancing

  • EMS: Element Management System

  • ERP: Enterprise Resource Planning

  • FIPS: Federal Information Processing Standards

  • GIS: Geographic information system

  • HA: High Availability

  • HPA: Horizontal Pod Autoscaler

  • HTML5: Hypertext Markup Language 5

  • HTTPS: Hypertext Transfer Protocol Secure

  • HW: Hardware

  • IETF: Internet Engineering Task Force

  • IM: Inventory Management

  • IoT: Internet of Things

  • IP: Internet Protocol

  • IT: Information Technology

  • JSON: JavaScript Object Notation

  • LLDP: Link Layer Discovery Protocol

  • NAT: Network Address Translation

  • NEs: Network Element

  • NETCONF: Network Configuration Protocol

  • NFS: Network File System

  • NLB: Network Load Balancer

  • NMS: Network Management System

  • Open vRAN: Open and virtualized Radio Access Networks

  • OS&R: Operations. Support &. Readiness

  • OSS: Operational Support Systems

  • OTN: Optical Transport Networking

  • PKI: Public Key Infrastructure

  • RAN: Radio Access Networks

  • REST API: REpresentational State Transfer Application Programming Interface

  • RF: Radio Frequency

  • RIC: RAN Intelligent Controller

  • RRH: Remote Radio Heads

  • RU: Radio Unit

  • SD-LAN: Software-Defined Local Access Network

  • SD-WAN: Software-Defined Wide Area Network

  • SD-WiFi: Software-Defined Wireless Fidelity

  • SDK: Software Development Kit

  • SDN: Software-Defined Networking

  • SDN/NFV: Software-Defined Networking (SDN) and Network Function Virtualization (NFV)

  • SMB: Small and Medium-sized Business

  • SNMP: Simple Network Management Protocol

  • SREs: Site Reliability Engineers

  • SSD: Solid-State Drive

  • SSH: Secure Shell Protocol

  • SSL / TLS: Secure Sockets Layer/Transport Layer Security

  • TCO: Total Cost of Ownership

  • TTM: Time To Market

  • uCPE: Universal Customer Premise Equipment

  • vCU/DU: virtualized Central Unit (vCU), a virtualized Distributed Unit (vDU)

  • VIM: Virtualized Infrastructure Manager

  • VLAN: Virtual Local Area Network

  • VNF / CNF: Virtual Network Functions / Cloud-native Network Functions

  • VPC: Virtual Private Cloud

  • VPN: Virtual Private Network

  • VXLAN: Virtual Extensive Local Area Network

  • WW: Worldwide

  • XaaS: (Anything) as a Servic

  • xNFs: Network Functions

  • YAML: Yet Another Markup Language