In ITIL terminology, configuration items (CI) are components of an infrastructure that currently is, or soon will be under configuration management. CIs may be a single module such as a monitor or tape drive, or more complex items, such as a complete system.
- configuration management
In ITIL terminology, configuration management refers to the process of defining configuration items (CI) within a system and recording and reporting on the status of the CIs and any requests for change, then verifying the correctness of a CI.
- configuration management database
Abbreviated as CMDB, in ITIL terminology the configuration management database is a database that contains all relevant information about each configuration item (CI) including the CI location, status, and also its interconnectivity with other configuration items. The CMDB is also used to consolidate disparate data sets and be a current and accurate source of information […]
A name for a type of software tool used in e-commerce or the name used to describe only the engine of a sales configuration system. The configurator manages the part of the sales system that enables customers to choose different components and options when making a purchase, such as item color and size or in […]
To set up a program or computer system for a particular application.
A state occurring in part of a network when the message traffic is so heavy that it slows down network response time.