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ACRONYM

DESCRIPTION

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A3M

Allocations, Accounting & Account Management

 

A&AM

Accounting & Account Management

 

A&D

Architecture & Design

 

ADR

Architecture Design Review

 

AL2S

Advanced Layer 2 Service

Enables Internet2 users to create point-to-point VLANs

AMIE

Account Management Information Exchange

 

API

Application Programming Interface

 

Area Metric

A quantifiable measure that is used to track and assess the status of a specific process. Area metrics can measure performance or operational status. Area metrics relating to performance can be used alone or in combinations as a key performance indicator (KPI) for the project.

 

CB

Campus Bridging

Infrastructure to make XSEDE resources appear to be proximal to the researcher’s desktop

CC

Campus Champion

 

CEE

Community Enhancement & Engagement

 

co-Pi

Co-Principal Investigator

 

CRI

Cyberinfrastructure Resource Integration

 

CRM

Customer Relationship Management

 

CS&E

Computational Science & Engineering

 

DNS

Domain Name Service

 

DNSKEY

Domain Name Service Key

 

DNSSEC

DNS Security

 

DTS

Data Transfer Services

 

E&O

Education and Outreach

 

ECSS

Extended Collaborative Support Service

 

e-infrastructure

The integration of networks, grids, data centers and collaborative environments, and are intended to include supporting operation centers, service registries, credential delegation services.

 

ER

External Relations

 

ESRT

Extended Support for Research Teams

 

ESSGW

Extended Collaborative Support for Science Gateways

 

ESTEO

Extended Support for Training, Education, & Outreach

 

FTE

Full Technical Equivalent

 

GAAMP

General Automated Atomic Model Parameterization

 

GFFS

Globus Federated File System

 

GridFTP

Grid File Transfer Protocol

 

HPC

High Performance Computing

 

HPCU

 

 

HSM

Hardware Security Models

 

I2

Internet2

 

IC

Industry Challenge

 

IdM

Identity Management

 

INCA/Nagios

an service monitoring tool

 

IPRInterim Project Report 

IR

Incident Reports

 

JIRA

an activity tracking tool

 

KB

KB documents

 

KPI

Key Performance Indicators - A metric or combination of metrics meant to measure performance in key areas of the program so that actions and decisions which move the metrics in the desired direction also move the program in the direction of the desired outcomes and goals. 

 

L2

WBS Level 2

 

L3

WBS Level 3

 

MFC

Minority Faculty Council

 

MS

Microsoft

 

MSI

Minority Serving Institution

 

NCAR

National Center for Atmospheric Research

 

NCSA

National Center for Supercomputing Applications

 

NICS

National Institute of Computational Science

 

NIP

Novel and Innovative Projects

 

OPS-SEC

Operations - Cybersecurity

 

OSG

Open Science Grid

 

OTP

One Time Password

 

PCRProject Change Request 

PEP

Program Execution Plan

 

perfSONAR

PERFormance Service Oriented Network monitoring Architecture

 

PgOProgram Office 

PI

Principal Investigator

 

PM

Project Management

 

PM&R

Project Management, Reporting & Risk Management

 

POPS

PACI Online Proposal System

this is no longer an acronym and POPS is just the name for the allocation submission system; being supplanted by XRAS

PSC

Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center

 

PY

Program Year

 

RAS

Resource Allocations Service

 

RACD

Requirements Analysis & Capability Delivery

 

RDRResource Description Repository 

RESTful

Representational state transfer

 

rocks roll

an open source cluster distribution solution that simplifies the processes of deploying, managing, upgrading, and scaling high-performance parallel computing clusters.

 

RSIG

 

 

RT

Request Tracker Ticketing System

 

SACNAS

Society for Advancement of Chicanos and Native Americans

 

SCxy

Supercomputing Conference (e.g. SC16)

 

SD&I

Software Development & Integration

 

SDIACT

Software Development & Integration Activity

 

SDSC

San Diego Supercomputer Center

 

SH2

SH2 Security

 

Shodor

A National Resource for Computational Science Education

 

SMTSenior Management Team 

SP

Service Provider

 

STEM

Science Technology Engineering Mathematics

 

SysOps

Systems Operations

 

TACC

Texas Advanced Computing Center

 

TEOS

Training, Education and Outreach Service

 

TeraGrid

an e-Science grid computing infrastructure combining resources at eleven partner sites.

 

TIS

Technology Investigation Service

 

UACUser Advisory Committee

UCCAN

Use Case Canonical Use Case

 

UCCB

Campus Bridging Use Case

 

UCDA

Data Analytics Use Case

 

UCDM

Data Management Use Case

 

UCF

Federation and Interoperation Use Case

 

UCFC

First Connecting Instrumentation Use Case

 

UCHPC

High Performance Computing Use Case

 

UCHTC

High Throughput Computing Use Case

 

UCSGW

Science Gateway Use Case

 

UCSW

Scientific Workflow Use Case

 

UCVIS

Visualization Use Case

 

UE

User Engagement

 

UII

User Interfaces and Information

 

URC

Under-represented communities

 

URCE

Under-Represented Community Engagement

 

UREP

User Requirement Evaluation and Prioritization

 

URM

Under-Represented Minority

 

US

United States

 

WBS

Work Breakdown Structure

Numerical code for each group within XSEDE

XCBCXSEDE Compatible Basic ClusterEnables campus CI resource administrators to build a local cluster from scratch. The resulting cluster, which operates entirely on open source software, is then easily interoperable with XSEDE-supported CI resources

XCDB

XSEDE Central Database

The XDCDB contains 24 schemas, notably the accounting, resource repository, portal, and AMIE databases.

XDCDB

XSEDE Central Database

 

XCI

XSEDE Cyberinfrastructure Integration

 

XNITXSEDE National Integration ToolkitA suite of software modules that are easily installed via modern automated system administration tools. The XNIT is intended for extant clusters in order for them to be easily interoperable with XSEDE-supported CI resources.

XOC

XSEDE Operation Center

 

XRAC

XSEDE Resource Allocation Committee

 

XRAS

XSEDE Resource Allocations Service

 

XSEDE

eXtreme Science and Engineering Discovery Environment

 

XSEDE CA

XSEDE Certificate Authorities

Entity responsible for certifying encryption keys for identity management

XSEDE KDC

XSEDE Kerberos

 

XSEDE14

XSEDE Conference in 2014

 

XSEDEnet

an XSEDE-only network

 

XSP

XSEDE Scholars Program

 

XTED

XSEDE Technology Evaluation Database

 

XUP

XSEDE User Portal

The XSEDE web pages at http://xsede.org

XWFS

XSEDE Wide File System

 

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