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    Top searches of 2008

    What were people searching the WhatIs.com database for in 2008?  Continue Reading

  • December 30, 2008 30 Dec'08

    spintronics

    Spintronics is an emerging field of nanoscale electronics involving the detection and manipulation of electron spin.  Continue Reading

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    flight simulator

    A flight simulator is a system (software and hardware) that allows the user to experience what it feels like to pilot a specific type of aircraft.  Continue Reading

  • December 18, 2008 18 Dec'08

    cycle time

    Cycle time is the time, usually measured in nanosecond s, between the start of one random access memory (RAM) access to the time when the next access can be started.  Continue Reading

  • December 16, 2008 16 Dec'08

    Virtualization 101

    Test your knowledge of the fundamentals of virtualization in the this quiz from expert Anil Desai.  Continue Reading

  • December 16, 2008 16 Dec'08

    PST file

    A PST file is a personal folder file in Microsoft Outlook.  Continue Reading

  • December 04, 2008 04 Dec'08

    pundit

    A pundit is a Brahman scholar.  Continue Reading

  • December 02, 2008 02 Dec'08

    Fennec

    Fennec is a version of the Firefox browser adapted for mobile phones and other small computing devices.  Continue Reading

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  • black hat

    Black hat refers to a hacker who breaks into a computer system or network with malicious intent.

  • copyright

    Copyright is a legal term describing ownership of control of the rights to the use and distribution of certain works of creative ...

  • keylogger (keystroke logger or system monitor)

    A keylogger, sometimes called a keystroke logger or system monitor, is a type of surveillance technology used to monitor and ...

SearchHealthIT

  • population health management (PHM)

    Population health management (PHM) is a discipline within the healthcare industry that studies and facilitates care delivery ...

  • ICD-10-PCS

    The International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision, Procedure Coding System (ICD-10-PCS) is a U.S. cataloging system for...

  • U.S. National Library of Medicine (NLM)

    The U.S. National Library of Medicine (NLM) is the largest biomedical library in the world.

SearchDisasterRecovery

  • 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 ...

  • mass notification system (MNS)

    A mass notification system is a platform that sends one-way messages to inform employees and the public of an emergency.

SearchStorage

  • open source storage

    Open source storage is data storage software developed in a public, collaborative manner that permits the free use, distribution ...

  • CompactFlash card (CF card)

    A CompactFlash card (CF card) is a memory card format developed by SanDisk in 1994 that uses flash memory technology to store ...

  • email archiving

    Email archiving (also spelled e-mail archiving) is a systematic approach to saving and protecting the data contained in email ...

SearchSolidStateStorage

  • 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.

  • M.2 SSD

    An M.2 SSD is a solid-state drive (SSD) that conforms to a computer industry specification written for internally mounted storage...

SearchCloudStorage

  • 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 ...

  • Zadara VPSA and ZIOS

    Zadara Storage provides block, file or object storage with varying levels of compute and capacity through its ZIOS and VPSA ...

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