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Glaze Glossary

Common terms used in Glaze packages and tools.


A Ceramic TileDocument storing a JSON schema as contents. Schemas are the basis of most Glaze packages and tools functionalities.


A TileDocument matching the Definition spec from CIP-11. Definitions are used in the Index of the DID DataStore.


In the context of Glaze packages, a Tile refers to a TileDocument with an associated Schema.


A Glaze DataModel, containing a set of Schemas and potentially related Definitions and/or Tiles.


A TileDocument matching the IdentityIndex spec from CIP-11, used by the DID DataStore to associate Definition IDs to Record IDs.


Data associated to a DID for a given Definition in the DID DataStore. All records are validated using the Schema declared in the record's Definition.