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Acronyms and Definitions
Weblogic – a leading e-commerce online transaction processing (OLTP) platform, developed to connect users in a distributed computing environment and to facilitate the integration of mainframe applications with distributed corporate data and applications. (www.oracle.com)
WebSphere – a set of Java-based tools from IBM that allows customers to create and manage sophisticated business Web sites. The central WebSphere tool is the WebSphere Application Server (WAS), an application server that a customer can use to connect Web site users with Java applications or servlets.
Java – a general-purpose computer programming language that is concurrent, class-based, object-oriented, and specifically designed to have as few implementation dependencies as possible. (www.raponline.org)
ERP System – The integrated management of main business processes, often in real time and mediated by software and technology. (Wikipedia)
Mainframe – he central data repository, or hub , in a corporation’s data processing center, linked to users through less powerful devices such as workstations or terminals. (https://www.ibm.com/support/knowledgecenter/zosbasics/com.ibm.zos.zmainframe/zconc_whatismainframe.htm)
Montana State University has two classes – The Joy and Beauty of Computing and The Joy and Beauty of Data. (www.msu.edu)