Glossary of definitions

Release Engineering

A sub-discipline of software engineering concerned with the compilation, assembly, and delivery of source code into finished products or other software components that are subsequently shipped to production


Amazon S3 is an object storage service with a simple web service interface and API capable of storing and retrieving any amount of data from anywhere on the web. It is designed to deliver 99.999999999% durability, and scale past trillions of objects worldwide.

Service Level Agreement

A contract or agreement offered by a service provider that defines the expected level of service, responsibilities, priorities, and guarantees regarding availability, performance, and other aspects of the service.