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    Technical Architecture

    Also known as technology architecture or IT infrastructure Architecture.

    What is Technical Architecture

    Technical Architecture is the name of the total concept that is applied to the IT Infrastructure of an organization. IT Infrastructure is a whole of hardware and software devices, often within the scope of an organization. IT Infrastructure can be seen as a logical or physical structure. Architecture can be seen as the conceptual structure, ie a total concept.

    Common Concepts

    Common Technical Architecture concepts are:

    • Open system
    • Closed system
    • Computing
    • Client-Server computing
    • Server-based computing
    • Client Computing
    • Peer to peer networking
    • Cloud computing
    • Grid computing
    • Computer Network (Star, Mesh, Tree, etc..
    • Networking
    • Network environments (OTAP)
    • Networking computing
    • Device
    • Network Device
    • Client (Fat, Thin, …)
    • Server
    • Switch
    • (wireless) Router
    • Hub
    • (wireless) Bridge
    • (wireless) Access Point
    • (network) Node
    • Gateway
    • Firewall
    • IT Security
    • Virtualization
    • Storage virtualization
    • Application virtualization
    • Network virtualization
    • Client virtualization
    • Centralized Computing
    • Distributed computing
    • Collaborative computing
    • Consolidation
    • LAN
    • WAN
    • Internet
    • Intranet
    • Extranet
    • Internet of Things
    • Sharing files
    • Data Center
    • Pool
    • Shared pool
    • Server cluster
    • Single source of truth (SSOT)
    • Connectivity
    • Protocol
    • Network Services
    • Directory Services
    • Printing Services
    • Archiving Services
    • File Transfer Services
    • Application Services
    • Messaging Services
    • Email server
    • DevOps
    • Virtual Machine
    • SaaS
    • IaaS
    • PaaS
    • Microservices