orchestration orchestration  /ˌɔr kə ˈstreɪ ʃən/


  1. (n) an arrangement of a piece of music for performance by an orchestra or band
  2. (n) the act of arranging a piece of music for an orchestra and assigning parts to the different musical instruments
  3. (n) an arrangement of events that attempts to achieve a maximum effect


  1. The colorful, fantastic orchestration that Stravinsky brought to his folk song-inspired melodies was clearly derived from Rimsky-Korsakov.
  2. But there is a degree of conscious orchestration to those acts.
  3. He was impressed by the orchestration of the event, as he watched boats carry tents and tables over to Cumberland, but had no suspicion whom the party was for.


  1. Juniper Networks Simplifies Data Center Operations With Solutions for Automation

    -- Juniper Networks , the industry leader in network innovation, today announced a holistic set of network automation and orchestration tools for simplifying data center operations. Extending the benefits ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Marketwired via Yahoo! Finance

  2. Cyan to Demonstrate the First SDN Application Spanning Enterprise, WAN and Data Center Environments at Interop Tokyo

    Real-World Use Case Shows Seamless Cloud Service Orchestration Using OpenFlow and OpenStack
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Marketwire

  3. Enterprise application orchestration with ASCI's ActiveBatch

    John Joyner reports on a demo of an enterprise application orchestration tool for industrial strength enterprise job scheduling and workflow automation.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: TechRepublic


  1. "Drumbeats remind me of orchestras and orchestras remind me of orchestration, so this whole idea that all these people got this idea at one time is rather hard for me to believe," Paterson told reporters, including the DN's Glenn Blain. "And...
    on Jan 21, 2010 By: David Paterson Source: New York Daily News (blog)

  2. "In no way people should think at the (Quebec wing) that there's kind of an orchestration or a situation or putsch whatsoever. There's no such thing," Coderre said.
    on Mar 27, 2008 By: Denis Coderre Source: CTV.ca

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