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Last updated: 16 Oct 2023

Glossary

This page holds a table of all the terms, abbreviations, and acronyms that are used across this site.

Term/Abbreviation/AcronymDefinition
AVMAzure Verified Modules
IaCInfrastructure-as-Code
CARMLCommon Azure Resource Modules Library - Azure/ResourceModules
TFVMTerraform Verified Modules - Azure/terrafrom-azure-mdoules
FYMicrosoft Fiscal Year (July to June)
CYCalendar Year (January to December)
CSUMicrosoft Customer Success Unit
ISDMicrosoft Industry Solution Delivery
CSSMicrosoft Customer Services & Support
LZALanding Zone Accelerators - e.g., Azure Virtual Desktop (AVD), Azure VMware Solution (AVS), etc.
RP/RPsAzure Resource Providers
PG/PGsMicrosoft Product Group(s)
AACAzure Architecture Center
WAFWell-Architected Framework
One Microsoft“We are a family of individuals united by a single, shared mission. It’s our ability to work together that makes our dreams believable and, ultimately, achievable. We will build on the ideas of others and collaborate across boundaries to bring the best of Microsoft to our customers as one. We are proud to be part of team Microsoft.”
See Microsoft cultural attributes
FTE/FTEsFull Time Employee(s)
GAGenerally Available
MDFCMicrosoft Defender for Cloud
MCSBMicrosoft Cloud Security Benchmark
MCRMicrosoft Container Registry. Which is what the Bicep Public Registry uses to publish it’s modules via.
PRPull Request
Primary ResourceA primary resource is the main Azure service/product a Resource Module provides / is built around.