The main terms used in IceFireDB products are listed below.
|Non-relational databases, which store data in a format different from relational tables.
|In computer science, the log-structured merge-tree (also known as LSM tree, or LSMT) is a data structure with performance characteristics that make it attractive for providing indexed access to files with high insert volume, such as transactional log data.
|Object Storage Service
|The InterPlanetary File System (IPFS) is a protocol, hypermedia and file sharing peer-to-peer network for storing and sharing data in a distributed file system.
|EVM Smart contracts
|A smart contract is a computer program or a transaction protocol that is intended to automatically execute, control or document legally-relevant events and actions according to the terms of a contract or an agreement.
|In distributed computing, a conflict-free replicated data type (CRDT) is a data structure that is replicated across multiple computers in a network,
|Raft is a consensus algorithm that is designed to be easy to understand.
|IPLD stands for InterPlanetary Linked Data,IPLD is an ecosystem of formats and data structures for building applications that can be fully decentralized.
|IPFS-log is an immutable, operation-based collision-free replication data structure (CRDT) for distributed systems. It is an append-only log that can be used to model the variable sharing state between peers in p2p applications.