MinGW, formerly mingw32, is a free and open source software development environment for creating Microsoft Windows applications.
The Global Positioning System, originally Navstar GPS, is a space-based radionavigation system owned by the United States government and operated by the United States Air Force. It is a global navigation satellite system that provides geolocation and time information to a GPS receiver anywhere on or near the Earth where there is an unobstructed line of sight to four or more GPS satellites.
A thread pool pattern consists of a number of threads, created to perform a number of tasks concurrently. Typically is not equal to; instead, the number of threads is tuned to the computing resources available to handle tasks in parallel while the number of tasks depends on the problem and may not be known upfront.
Apache ZooKeeper is a software project of the Apache Software Foundation. It is essentially a distributed hierarchical key-value store, which is used to provide a distributed configuration service, synchronization service, and naming registry for large distributed systems. ZooKeeper was a sub-project of Hadoop but is now a top-level project in its own right.