“Legacy Survey of Space and Time”: The initial goal of the Rubin Observatory; a 10-year astonomical survey which will image billions of objects in six colors. This survey, which will cover over half the sky, also records the time evolution of these sources: the first motion picture of our Universe.


“Massively Parallel Processing”: of database systems, one where processing is split among servers or nodes. A leader node handles communication with each of the individual nodes.