Polyglot persistence is an enterprise storage term used to describe choosing different data storage/data stores technologies to support the various data types and their storage needs.
The Resource Description Framework (RDF) is a general framework for how to describe any Internet resource such as a Web site and its content.
Shareable Content Object Reference Model (SCORM) is an XML-based framework used to define and access information about learning objects so they can be easily shared among different learning management systems (LMSs).
A software stack is a collection of independent components that work together to support the execution of an application. The components, which may include an operating system, architectural layers, protocols, run-time environments, databases and function calls, are stacked one on top of each other in a hierarchy. Typically, the lower level components in the hierarchy interact with hardware, while the higher level components in the hierarchy perform specific tasks for the end user.
Two-phase commit (2PC) is a standardized protocol that ensures atomicity, consistency, isolation and durability (ACID) of a transaction; it is an atomic commitment protocol for distributed systems.
WS-Coordination (Web Services Coordination) is a proposed IT industry standard for how individual Web services can interact in order to accomplish an application task.