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The provides users with definitions for some commonly used words and phrases used by WMCS.

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This page has bee restructured and improved. Resolving for now. Page should be revisited on a regular basis to maintain and add new terms.

srodlund set Due Date to May 11 2021, 7:00 AM.
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Terms to add / update as of Dec 2022:

  • Cinder
  • Designate
  • Glance
  • Heat (partial support as of Dec '22)
  • Horizon
  • Keystone
  • Magnum (partial support as of Dec '22)
  • Neutron
  • Nova (update / improve)
  • Trove

Split these terms into conceptually-related units or make this page entirely navigable by alphabetical order.

Also, clarify the difference between "instance" (VM) and "database instance", which is that they're called in the Trove implementation

Align definitions in Glossary page with definitions on component and overview pages, i.e.:

Even better: figure out a coherent way of single-sourcing these definitions and transcluding them in all these places.