GRand Unified Bootloader. A GNU implementation that supports booting multiple OSs on a computer.
The part of the server with the CPU and other hardware that runs the Oracle Solaris OS and other applications. The term host is used to distinguish the primary computer from the SP. See SP.
Keyboard, video, mouse. Refers to using a switch to enable sharing of one keyboard, one display, and one mouse with more than one computer.
A specification for accessing solid-state drives (SSDs) attached through the PCI Express (PCIe) bus. "NVM" is an acronym for non-volatile memory, which is used in SSDs.
Oracle Integrated Lights Out Manager. Oracle ILOM firmware is preinstalled on a variety of Oracle systems. Oracle ILOM enables you to remotely manage your Oracle servers regardless of the state of the host system.
RAID expansion module. Sometimes referred to as an HBA See HBA. Supports the creation of RAID volumes on drives.
Service processor. In the server or server module, the SP is a card with its own OS. The SP processes Oracle ILOM commands providing lights out management control of the host. See host.