Glossary

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Glossary

.NET



Suite of languages used for application development

Apache


A web server technology

BoUML


CASE tool used to create UML diagrams easily

Cancellation


A customer terminated reservation

Cancellation Fee


Cost of one night stay ($77.77)

CASE


Computer Aided Software Engineering

CB4



Chunky Bacon 4, development team

Class diagram



Diagram outlining classes to be used within development

Client



Business/person software is being developed for

CSS


Cascading Style Sheets, used to make ae
sthetics uniform throughout web page

Customer



Non
-
employee person manipulating system
, see also external user

Database


A collection of records or data that is stored in a computer system

DBA


Database Administrator

Deliverable



An output from a proc
ess that has a value, material or otherwise, to a

customer

or
other

stakeholder

DHCP


Dynamic Host Control Protocol

Employee



A desk cle
rk that handles
reservation, or a

member of
hotel
management.

ERD



Entity relationship diagram, shows relationships

between components of a system

Firewall


Integrated set of security measures put in place to prevent unauthorized access to a
networked computer system

GO
HRS


Generic Online Hotel Reservation System

GUI


Graphical User Interface

Hardware



Computer hardware such servers, deskt
ops, laptops, network equipment

HTML



Hypertext Markup Language, used to di
splay web pages

HTTP



Hypertext Transport Prot
ocol, us
ed to deliver web pages

HTTPS


Hypertext Transfer Protocol over Secure Socket Layer, used to indicate a secure communication
link

Java



Programming langu
age stack from Sun Microsystems

LAMP stack



An open source software development stack, originally me
ant Linux, Apache, MySQL,
and
PHP

Linux


UNIX
-
like open source operating system

Management



Employees with additi
onal responsibilities and roles

Markup Language


A
n

artificial language

using a set of annotations to text that give instructions
regarding
the structure of text or how it is to be displayed

Microsoft Groove



Document
collaboration and sharing suite

Microsoft Visio



Technical drawing tool

MySQL


Relational Database Management System

Payment


Transfer of wealth from customer to client to co
ver reservation cost

PHP


PHP: Hypertext Preprocessor, scripting language designed for producing dynamic web pages

PostgreSQL


An open
-
source database

management system

QA


Quality Assurance

Release


Software that has been upgraded with increased
functionality

Repository


Place where data is stored for future retrieval

Reservation


A period of time tha
t a room is held for a customer

Scope


Sum total of all products, requirements and features

Sequence diagram



Documents the interact
ion between t
he user and system

Server


Computer system that is set up for a single purpose. Ex. Web server for housing website

SmoothWall Express


Comprehensive firewall software

SPMP



Software

Project Management Plan

Sponsor


See Client

SSL


Secure Socket Layer

SSH


Secure Shell

SQL


Structured Query Language, language used to make changes, and retrieve data from a database

Stake holder



A user that
has an investment in the system

System



A set of c
omponents that produce a result

Unified Process


Popular ite
rative and incremental software development process

UML


Unified Modeling Language

UNIX


Operating System originally developed by AT&T in 1969

Use case



Interaction with the system

User interface



How

users interact with the system


W3C


World Wide
Web Consortium

XHTML


Extensible Hypertext Markup Language

XML



Extensible Markup Language, a general
-
purpose specification for c
reating custom markup
languages