Turbonomic Glossary


Turbonomic Global Glossary

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Manual (Action Mode)

Manual is an Action Mode that directs Turbonomic to post the actions that it generates and gives you the option of executing them via the Turbonomic user interface.

Turbonomic posts the generated actions in the Pending Actions chart.



MariaDB

MariaDB is an open-source relational database provided by MariaDB.org that Turbonomic uses for persistent storage of historic data. By default, Turbonomic includes MariaDB in the Open Virtualization Appliance (OVA) installation package.


Market

The Turbonomic Market is an abstraction that represents the datacenter as buyers and sellers in a supply chain. Each entity (such as physical machines, virtual machines, storage device, volume, application component) in the environment is a buyer or seller.  The Turbonomic Supply Chain is a graphical display of the buyer and seller relationships. 

Turbonomic uses Virtual Currency to give a budget to buyers and assign cost to resources. This virtual currency assigns value across all tiers of your environment, making it possible to compare the cost of application transactions with the cost of space on a disk or physical space in a datacenter.



Mem

In Turbonomic on-prem environments, Mem is a measure of the memory resources on a host, measured in bytes (GB or MB).


Microservice

[Also called Cloud-Native] Microservice architecture  is a method of developing software applications as a suite of independently deployable, small, modular services in which each service runs a unique process and communicates  a well-defined lightweight mechanism to serve a business goal. 

Starting in Version 7.0, Turbonomic has been architected as a microservice.