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Windows Clustering

A feature of the operating system that supports two different types of clusters: the failover cluster and the network load balancing cluster.

Windows Internet Name Service (WINS)

An enhanced NetBIOS Name Server (NBNS) designed by Microsoft to register NetBIOS computer names and to resolve them to IP addresses for both local and remote hosts.

Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI)

A unified architecture for describing, accessing, and instrumenting objects. Part of this architecture is a large repository of CIM classes that WMI can use to carry out management tasks on specific objects.

WMI

See Windows Management Instrumentation.

WMI class

A template for a type of managed object. WMI classes are based on the Common Information Model (CIM), as implemented in Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI).

Wolfpack

One of the former pseudonyms for the Failover Cluster API.

Other former names or pseudonyms include Cluster Server, Clustering Service, and MSCS.

 

 

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