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.
- congestion notification
A signaling technique used by data transmission systems in order to indicate the status of network congestion. Devices that are communicating data across a network rely on congestion notification to determine when to send or delay the transmission of data packets. Forward congestion notification indicates to upstream data switching devices that data is being transmitted […]