Cloud Bursting Terminology

Definitions for terminology that is used to describe cloud bursting.

The action of adding a node in the cloud and adding it to the PBS complex.
The action of removing a node from both the PBS complex and the cloud.
Bursting scenario
Scenario created in Control containing information about resources provided by the cloud service that are used for bursting.
A pre-configured OS image in the cloud from which virtual machines can be instantiated.
A single virtual machine in a cloud computing environment.
Instance type
Instance characteristics: the combination of CPU, memory, storage, and networking capacity.
Scenario token generated for the bursting scenario. Identifies cloud service provider and controls access to the Control cloud bursting APIs.