4.2. GlossaryΒΆ

stands for Representational State Transfer and is a programming paradigm for distributed systems. The idea behind this is to offer server-side database entries as resources that can be created, retrieved, modified, or deleted through a unified set of operations.
Open API Specification
is a specification for machine-readable interfaces for the description, generation, use and visualization of RESTful web services.
Swagger UI
is a tool to visualize and interact with Open API resources.
stands for Uniform Resource Identifier. It is an identifier and consists of a string used to identify an abstract or physical resource. RFC 3986
stands for Universally Unique Identifier and is a standard for identifiers used in software development.
stands for Enterprise-Resource Planning and describes a software solution for resource planning in a company. An ERP system can be a data source.
stands for Overall Equipment Effectiveness.
stands for Overall Process Efficiency.
Lazy Loading
In software development, lazy loading refers to a design pattern in which data objects always provide values or other dependent objects, but only retrieve them from the data source when a specific query is made.
stands for Manufacturing Execution System or Monolithic Encapsulated System, which combines data acquisition systems and the applications operating on them in a monolithic system.