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  • October 20, 2008 20 Oct'08

    Drizzle

    Drizzle is a lightweight open source database management system in development based on MySQL 6.  Continue Reading

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    selenium

    What is selenium?Selenium is a non-metallic element that is often used as a semiconductor material, as a rectifier or in xerography.  Continue Reading

  • October 15, 2008 15 Oct'08

    burn-in

    Burn-in is a test in which a system or component is made to run for an extended period of time to detect problems.  Continue Reading

  • October 14, 2008 14 Oct'08

    return on marketing investment (ROMI)

    Return on marketing investment (ROMI) is a metric used to measure the overall effectiveness of a marketing campaign to help marketers make better decisions about allocating future investments.  Continue Reading

  • October 13, 2008 13 Oct'08

    spaghetti code

    Spaghetti code is a derogatory term for computer programming that is unnecessarily convoluted, and particularly programming code that uses frequent branching from one section of code to another.  Continue Reading

  • October 10, 2008 10 Oct'08

    capitulation

    In finance, capitulation is the process of selling equity and giving up or surrendering any promise of monetary gain in an effort to get out of a particular market and into a less risky investment.  Continue Reading

  • October 01, 2008 01 Oct'08

    snoopware

    In mobile computing, snoopware is malware that is capable of monitoring activity on a smartphone.  Continue Reading

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  • pure risk (absolute risk)

    Pure risk, also called absolute risk, is a category of threat that is beyond human control and has only one possible outcome if ...

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    Biometrics is the measurement and statistical analysis of people's unique physical and behavioral characteristics.

  • principle of least privilege (POLP)

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  • identity management (ID management)

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  • business continuity and disaster recovery (BCDR)

    Business continuity and disaster recovery (BCDR) are closely related practices that describe an organization's preparation for ...

  • business continuity plan (BCP)

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  • call tree

    A call tree -- sometimes referred to as a phone tree -- is a telecommunications chain for notifying specific individuals of an ...

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  • hybrid hard disk drive (HDD)

    A hybrid hard disk drive is an electromechanical spinning hard disk that contains some amount of NAND Flash memory.

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