Glossary

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.

sync/async replication

Modes of replication. Synchronous mode implies that the writes to the application are held off until the data reaches the secondary or remote site. Once the writes are done, the writes to the application are acknowledged.