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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

  • October 15, 2008 15 Oct'08

    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 ...

  • risk assessment

    Risk assessment is the identification of hazards that could negatively impact an organization's ability to conduct business.

  • audit program (audit plan)

    An audit program, also called an audit plan, is an action plan that documents what procedures an auditor will follow to validate ...

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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)

    A business continuity plan (BCP) is a document that consists of the critical information an organization needs to continue ...

  • 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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  • nearline storage

    Nearline storage is the on-site storage of data on removable media.

  • application-aware storage

    Application-aware storage is a storage system with built-in intelligence about relevant applications and their utilization ...

  • Remote Direct Memory Access (RDMA)

    Remote Direct Memory Access (RDMA) is a technology that allows computers in a network to exchange data in main memory without ...

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  • 3D XPoint

    3D XPoint is memory storage technology jointly developed by Intel and Micron Technology Inc.

  • RRAM or ReRAM (resistive RAM)

    RRAM or ReRAM (resistive random access memory) is a form of nonvolatile storage that operates by changing the resistance of a ...

  • JEDEC

    JEDEC is a global industry group that develops open standards for microelectronics.

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  • Google Cloud Storage

    Google Cloud Storage is an enterprise public cloud storage platform that can house large unstructured data sets.

  • RESTful API

    A RESTful application program interface breaks down a transaction to create a series of small modules, each of which addresses an...

  • cloud storage infrastructure

    Cloud storage infrastructure is the hardware and software framework that supports the computing requirements of a private or ...

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