As a measure of computer speed, a gigaflop is a billion floating-point operations per second (FLOPS).
- A unique identifier (UID) is a numeric or alphanumeric string that is associated with a single entity within a given system. (WhatIs.com)
- Cache memory, also called CPU memory, is random access memory (RAM) that a computer microprocessor can access more quickly than it can access regular RAM. (SearchStorage.com)
- Service oriented architecture (SOA) is a technique that involves the interaction between loosely coupled services that function independently. (SearchSOA.com)
- Terms related to computer fundamentals, including computer hardware definitions and words and phrases about software, operating systems, peripherals and troubleshooting.
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