Glossary/List of Acronyms

ACL: Access Control List
API: Application Programming Interface
ASN: Autonomous System Number
B/s: Bytes per second
BGP: Border Gateway Protocol
BMC: Baseboard Management Controller 
BW: Bandwidth
CDDR: Cross-Domain Data Replication
CLI: Command Line Interface
CoreDNS: Core Domain Name System
CR: Custom Resources
CRD: Custom Resource Definitions
CSI: Container Storage Interface
DHCP: Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol
DOM: Disk on Module
ECN: Explicit Congestion Notification, an extension to the Internet Protocol and the Transmission Control Protocol.
ELK: Elasticsearch, Logstash, Kibana 
etcd: /etc distributed
FRR: Free Range Routing
GB: Gigabyte
GCC: GNU Compiler Collection
GiB: Gibibyte
GPFS: General Parallel File System
GPG: GNU Privacy Guard 
HA: High Availability
HCL: Hardware Compatibility List
HT: Hyperthreading
HW:hardware
iDRAC: Integrated Dell Remote Access Controller server management software
iLO: Integrated Lights-Out server management software
IOMMU: Input-Output Memory Management Unit
IOPS: Input/Output Operations per second
IPMI: Intelligent Platform Management Interface
IR: Interim Release
JSON: JavaScript Object Notation
JWT: JavaScript Web Tokens
KBps: kilobyte per second (also kBps)
KS: KumoScale
KVM: Kernel-based Virtual Machine
LACP: Link Aggregation Control Protocol
LDAP: Lightweight Directory Access Protocol
MB: Megabyte
MAC: Media Access Control
MD: Mdraid, a Linux OS component that controls storage devices.
MD Driver: Multiple Device Driver
MDADM: Multiple Disk-and-device ADMinistration
MTU: Maximum Transmission Unit
NIC: Network Interface Card
NQN: NVMe Qualified Name
OIDC: OpenID Connect
OS: Operating System
PoC: Proof of Concept (Delete this? It was removed from the Install Guide)
PVC: Persistent Volume Claim 
PXE: Preboot Execution Environment
QCT: Quanta Cloud Technology
QEMU: Quick EMUlator
QoS: Quality of Service
RAID: Redundant Array of Independent Disks
RBAC: Role-Based Access Control
RDMA: Remote Direct Memory Access
REST API: REpresentation State Transfer Application Programming Interface
RFC: Request for Comments
RHEL: Red Hat Enterprise Linux
RNIC: RDMA Network Interface Card
RoCE: RDMA over Converged Ethernet
RPM: Red Hat Package Manager
SD: Structured Data
SMART: Self-Monitoring, Analysis and Reporting Technology
SSD: Solid State Drive
SSH: Secure Shell network protocol
SWIOTLB:  Software Input-Output Translation Lookaside Buffer
TB: Terabyte
TCP: Transmission Control Protocol
TLS: Transport Layer Security
ToR: Top-of-Rack
TSDB: Time-Series Databases
UEFI: Unified Extensible Firmware Interface
UPnP: Universal Plug and Play
URI: Unique Resource Identifier
URL: Uniform Resource Locator
UUID: Universally Unique Identifier
VIP: Virtual IP
VLAN: Virtual Local Area Network
VM: Virtual Machine
WebDAV: Web-based Distributed Authoring and Versioning
YAML: A recursive acronym for "YAML Ain't Markup Language"

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