The glossary below contains many of the terms you will find in common use throughout the Symantec Security Response website. Please refer to this list to find definitions of terms and answers to other Internet security-related questions.

CDS Cross-platform Data Sharing

Sharing data between heterogeneous systems (such as Solaris and HP-UX operating systems), where each system has direct access to the physical devices used to hold the data, and understands the data on the physical device. Sharing in this sense should not be confused with the sharing provided with CVM by means of a shared disk group.