FAQ Glossary
SRP
SCSI RDMA Protocol - a protocol that allows one computer to access SCSI devices attached to another computer via remote direct memory access (RDMA).
SSD
Solid State Drive - a solid-state storage device that uses integrated circuit assemblies as memory to store data persistently.
SSDP
Simple Service Discovery Protocol - a network protocol based on the Internet Protocol Suite for advertisement and discovery of network services and presence information.
SSS
Solid State Storage - a type of non-volatile computer storage that stores and retrieves digital information using only electronic circuits, without any involvement of moving mechanical parts.
STONITH
Shoot The Other Node In The Head - the isolation of a failed node so that it does not cause disruption by resetting or powering down the failed node.
SUSE
a Linux-based project and distribution sponsored by SUSE Linux GmbH and other companies.
TCP
Transmission Control Protocol - enables two hosts to establish a connection and exchange streams of data. TCP guarantees delivery of data and also guarantees that packets will be delivered in the same order in which they were sent.
TLS
Transport Layer Security - a protocol that ensures privacy between communicating applications and their users on the Internet. When a server and client communicate, TLS ensures that no third party may eavesdrop or tamper with any message. TLS is the successor to the Secure Sockets Layer (SSL).
UDP
User Datagram Protocol - one of the core members of the Internet protocol suite. UDP uses a simple connectionless transmission model with a minimum of protocol mechanism.
UID
Unique Identifier - any identifier which is guaranteed to be unique among all identifiers used for those objects and for a specific purpose.