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Glossary

ACL

Access Control List.

ACM

AWS Certificate Manager.

ASG

Amazon Auto Scaling Group.

AWS

Amazon Web Services.

CA

Certificate Authority.

DPoP

Demonstration of Proof of Possession.

EC2

Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud is a web service that provides secure and resizable compute capacity in the cloud.

ECR

Amazon Elastic Container Registry.

EKS

Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service.

ELB

Elastic Load Balancer.

Grafana

Grafana is a multi-platform open source analytics and interactive visualization software, providing charts, graphs, and alerts for the web when connected to supported data sources.

GCP

Google Cloud Platform.

Identity Service

An ESS service that provides a compatibility layer between Solid and traditional OpenID Connect (OIDC) applications. For details, see Identity Service.

JSON

JavaScript Object Notation.

JWKS

JSON Web Key Store.

Kafka

Apache Kafka is an open-source stream-processing software platform developed by LinkedIn and donated to the Apache Software Foundation, written in Scala and Java.

KMS

Amazon Key Management Store.

LDP

Linked Data Platform.

LDP Service

An ESS service that implements implements the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) LDP specification. For more information, see LDP Service.

MITREid

MITREid Connect is an implementation of OIDC for use by MITRE employees.

MSK

Amazon Managed Streaming for Apache Kafka.

OAuth

OAuth is a delegated authorization framework for REST/APIs. It enables applications to obtain limited access to a user’s data without giving away a user’s password.

OIDC

OpenID Connect is a simple identity layer on top of the OAuth protocol.

Prometheus

Prometheus is a free software application used for event monitoring and alerting. It records real-time metrics in a time series database built using a HTTP pull model with flexible queries and real-time alerting.

RDF

Resource Description Framework.

Solid

Social Linked Data.

SSM

AWS System Manager.

TLS

Transport Layer Security <https://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc5246> _.

URI

Uniform Resource Identifier is the official name for those things you see on the Web that begin http: or mailto. For example, http://www.w3.org/ is the URI for the home page of the World Wide Web consortium.

URL

Uniform Resource Locator.

VM

Virtual Machine.

VPN

Virtual Private Network.

WebID

A WebID is a way to uniquely identify a person, company, organization, or other agent using a URI. The term “WebID” was coined by Dan Brickley and Sir Tim Berners-Lee in 2000.

WebSocket Service

An ESS service that exposes a WebSocket endpoint that implements the Solid WebSocket specification. For more information, see WebSocket Service.

W3C

World Wide Web Consortium.

Zookeeper

Apache Zookeeper is a software project of the Apache Software Foundation. It is a centralized service for maintaining configuration information, naming, providing distributed synchronization, and providing group services.