Glossary

A repository of acronyms, jargon, and useful words for product and customer teams

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Apache Parquet

Apache Parquet is an open source columnar data file format that supports different encoding and compression schemes to optimize it for efficient data storage and retrieval in bulk.

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Anomaly Detection

Anomaly detection is the process of finding data points that are outliers from the rest of a data set.

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Apache Arrow

Apache Arrow a language-agnostic software framework for developing data analytics applications that process columnar data. It contains a standardized column-oriented memory format that is able to represent flat and hierarchical data for efficient analytic operations.

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CAP Theorem

CAP theorem is a computer science theory related to the tradeoffs involved with designing distributed databases

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OPC Unified Architecture (OPC UA)

OPC UA is a cross-platform standard for moving data between sensors and cloud applications

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Prometheus metrics

Prometheus stores four metric types for monitoring needs: counters, gauges, histograms, and summaries.

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