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.

OLTP Online Transaction Processing

A type of system designed to support transaction-oriented applications. OLTP systems are designed to respond immediately to user requests and each request is considered to be a single transaction. Requests can involve adding, retrieving, updating or removing data.