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  • October 27, 2009 27 Oct'09


    OpenBSD is a free open source operating system based upon the Berkeley Software Distribution (BSD) for UNIX.  Continue Reading

  • October 22, 2009 22 Oct'09

    Enterprise 2.0

    Enterprise 2.0 is the strategic integration of Web 2.0 technologies into an enterprise's intranet, extranet and business processes.  Continue Reading

  • October 19, 2009 19 Oct'09


    In 3-D graphic design, rendering is the process of add shading, color and lamination to a 2-D or 3-D wireframe in order to create life-like images on a screen.  Continue Reading

  • October 19, 2009 19 Oct'09


    In 3-D graphic design, occlusion is the effect of one object in a 3-D space blocking another object from view.  Continue Reading

  • October 19, 2009 19 Oct'09


    A tessellation is a design that uses repeating interlocking shapes without overlapping or gaps.  Continue Reading

  • October 13, 2009 13 Oct'09


    A bookmarklet is a JavaScript applet that runs directly in the browser.  Continue Reading

  • October 12, 2009 12 Oct'09


    A tweet is a post on Twitter.  Continue Reading

  • October 07, 2009 07 Oct'09

    All Categories:

    A list of categories.  Continue Reading

  • October 07, 2009 07 Oct'09

    X dimension

    In barcode technology, the X dimension is the narrowest part of a barcode's symbology.  Continue Reading

  • October 05, 2009 05 Oct'09


    To degauss is to demagnetize. The term is named after Carl Friedrich Gauss, a German mathematician who applied mathematics to the study of geo-magnetism. A gauss is a unit of magnetic flux density equal to 1 maxwell per square centimeter.  Continue Reading



  • risk map (risk heat map)

    A risk map, also known as a risk heat map, is a data visualization tool for communicating specific risks an organization faces. A...

  • internal audit (IA)

    An internal audit (IA) is an organizational initiative to monitor and analyze its own business operations in order to determine ...

  • 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 ...


  • cloud ecosystem

    A cloud ecosystem is a complex system of interdependent components that all work together to enable cloud services.

  • cloud services

    Cloud services is an umbrella term that may refer to a variety of resources provided over the internet, or to professional ...

  • uncloud (de-cloud)

    The term uncloud describes the action or process of removing applications and data from a cloud computing platform.


  • federated identity management (FIM)

    Federated identity management (FIM) is an arrangement that can be made among multiple enterprises to let subscribers use the same...

  • cross-site scripting (XSS)

    Cross-site scripting (XSS) is a type of injection security attack in which an attacker injects data, such as a malicious script, ...

  • firewall

    In computing, a firewall is software or firmware that enforces a set of rules about what data packets will be allowed to enter or...




  • bad block

    A bad block is an area of storage media that is no longer reliable for storing and retrieving data because it has been physically...

  • all-flash array (AFA)

    An all-flash array (AFA), also known as a solid-state storage disk system, is an external storage array that uses only flash ...

  • volume manager

    A volume manager is software within an operating system (OS) that controls capacity allocation for storage arrays.


  • hybrid hard disk drive (HDD)

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