cockpit – Cockpits are the different web interfaces provided by hybris to control different areas of commerce. Like product cockpit is used to manage products attribute at run time. From product cockpit, you can add, update or delete a product. You can also manage categories and catalogs of products. Similarly hybris provides different cockpits for managing content, tickets, reports, admin etc.
Generic items – GenericItem is the parent of all item types in hybris. If you do not define a deployment for your item type, the instances of that item type will start to store in genericc table.