Cloud Terminology

  • High availability means VMs can spin up fast to help process requests.
  • Fault tolerance describes how Azure will ensure you have zero downtime for services provided by Azure.
  • Disaster recovery uses time-to-recovery and recovery point metrics to recover from tornadoes, floods and more.
  • Scalability refers to scaling out or scaling up.
  • Elasticity is the ability to quickly increase or decrease computer processing and resources.
  • Agility means to the ability to rapidly develop, test and launch software applications
  • CapEx
  • OpEx