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Y2K (year 2000)

Definition | SearchWindowsServer

Y2K is an abbreviation for "year 2000." As that year approached, many feared that computer programs storing year values as two-digit figures (such as...

brick server

Definition | SearchDataCenter

A brick server is a compact computer server module without a chassis that can come in various processor, RAM, I/O, and storage configurations and is ...

Expression Graphic Designer

Definition | SearchWinDevelopment

Expression Graphic Designer is Microsoft's new software tool for creating the images that appear in an application's user interface, or UI. The ...

Silverlight

Definition | SearchWinDevelopment

Silverlight is: (1) A programming model for developing and distributing rich Internet applications (RIA) that use graphics, animations or video ...

Expression Web Designer

Definition | SearchWinDevelopment

Expression Web Designer is Microsoft's new tool for building and enhancing Web sites with design elements such as cascading style sheets, ...

Small Computer System Interface (SCSI)

Definition | SearchWindowsServer

Definition: Learn what the SCSI (Small Computer System Interface) is, what part it played in the history of personal computing and how it is used ...

CNAME

Definition | SearchWindowsServer

A CNAME specifies an alias or nickname for a canonical name record in a domain name system (DNS) database. (Continued...)

NTFS (NT file system; sometimes New Technology File System)

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NTFS (NT file system; sometimes New Technology File System) is the file system that the Windows NT operating system uses for storing and retrieving ...

medical transcription software (MTS)

Definition | SearchHealthIT

Medical transcription software (MTS) is a specialized speech recognition program that includes a database of medical terminology.

XBRL (Extensible Business Reporting Language)

Definition | SearchCompliance

XBRL (Extensible Business Reporting Language) is an XML-based computer language for the electronic transmission of business and financial data. The ...

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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 ...

SearchStorage

  • 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.

SearchCloudStorage

  • 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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