AML

Anti-money laundering software is software used in the finance and legal industries to meet the legal requirements for financial institutions and other regulated entities to prevent or report money laundering activities. There are four basic types of software that address anti-money laundering: transaction monitoring systems, currency transaction reporting (CTR) systems, customer identity management systems and compliance management software.

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ASM

Automatic Storage Management (ASM) is an Oracle database feature that provides DBAs with a simple storage management interface that is consistent across all server and storage platforms.

ASM is an integrated volume manager for storing Oracle database files – including datafiles, redo logs, backups, controlfiles and spfiles. ASM allows administrators to add and remove disks while the database is on-line and available to users. Data is automatically striped across all disks in a disk group, and is optionally mirrored.

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OBI

Oracle Business Intelligence (OBI) 12c is a unique platform that enables customers to uncover new insights and make faster, more informed business decisions by offering agile visual analytic and self-service discovery together with best-in-class enterprise analytic. Instant mobile, highly interactive dashboards, powerful operational reporting, just-in-time alerts, content and metadata search, strategy management, native access to Big Data sources, sophisticated in-memory computing, and streamlined systems management combine to make Oracle BI 12c a comprehensive solution that reduces the total cost of ownership and increases return on investment for the entire organization.

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OFSAA

OFSAA is abbreviation for “Oracle Financial Services Analytical Applications” and OFSAA is an applications which read data extracted from legacy sources and save results in the OFSAA results tables. Old OFSAA versions (named OFSA) had a series of Discoverer reports but these reports were not very userful so they were not generally used.

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Customer relationship management (CRM)

Customer relationship management (CRM) is a term that refers to practices, strategies and technologies that companies use to manage and analyze customer interactions and data throughout the customer life cycle, with the goal of improving business relationships with customers, assisting in customer retention and driving sales growth. CRM systems are designed to compile information on customers across different channels — or points of contact between the customer and the company — which could include the company’s website, telephone, live chat, direct mail, marketing materials and social media. CRM systems can also give customer-facing staff detailed information on customers’ personal information, purchase history, buying preferences and concerns.

Volume Group Descriptor Area (VGDA)

Information about all the LVs and PVs within a VG. The first 64K of a PV is reserved for this area – defined in <sys/bootrecord.h>.

The VGDA consists of

  • BOOTRECORD: – first 512 bytes. Allows the Read Only System (ROS) to boot system
  • BAD BLK DIRECTORY – found in <sys/bddir.h>
  • LVM RECORD – found in <lvmrec.h>

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