Glossary

Glossary

The definitions below are related to this document and are provided for quick reference.

Bash

A UNIX shell used for entering command-line executions. Included with most Linux distributions and macOS. Includes SSH capability.

Hypervisor

Also known as a virtual machine monitor, a hypervisor is software/hardware that creates, runs, and manages virtual machines.

Virtual Machine

An operating system instance that runs on top of a hypervisor. Multiple virtual machines (VMs) can run at the same time on the same physical host.

Acronyms

CLI

Command-Line Interface

DTN

Delay-Tolerant Network

GPU

Graphics Processing Unit

GUI

Graphical User Interface

LDAP

Limited Lightweight Directory Access Protocol

MPI

Message Passing Interface

NFS

Network File System

PBS

Portable Batch System

S3

Simple Storage Service

SFTP

Secure/SSH File Transfer Protocol

HPC

High-Performance Computing/Cluster

SSH

Secure Shell

VM

Virtual Machine