Browse Definitions:

Quizzes

  • Question 10

    Test yourself. A WhatIs.com tech vocabulary quiz about virtualization teminology.

  • Question 1

    Test yourself. A WhatIs.com tech vocabulary quiz about virtualization teminology.

  • Quiz: Talkin' tech turkey

    A quiz full of tasty tech terms. Can you talk tech turkey?

  • Mobile Telephony: Do you speak Geek on the phone?

    Vocabulary - Test your knowledge of mobile telephony by taking the following quiz.

  • The Vault of Tech Terror (quizzes)

    Tech quizzes with a Halloween theme. Halloween-related questions for technology terminology.

  • Quiz: iSeries (AS/400) Commands

    The iSeries (AS/400) is one of IBM's greatest success stories.

  • Halloween II: Do you speak -- eek! -- Geek?

    A WhatIs.com tech quiz with a Halloween theme: Does Nightmare Freddie of Elm Street fame use one of these for manicures? It's a type of space-saving server for a single, dedicated application.

  • Quiz: TCP/IP

    Test yourself. A WhatIs.com tech vocabulary quiz about TCP/IP teminology.

  • Ajax quiz: Do you speak Geek?

    A quiz about AJAX. What combination of technologies gives Ajax its name? Test yourself.

  • Software Piracy Quiz

    How much do you know about the finer points of software piracy? Take our quiz to find out.

  • What do you know about the iPhone 3G?

    A quiz about the iPhone 3G: What technology does the 3G service use?

  • Quiz: Top 10 consumer threats

    Test yourself. A WhatIs.com tech vocabulary quiz about consumer threats teminology.

  • Quiz: Looney Tunes

    A tech trivia quiz with a Looney-Toons theme: What starring character's first name is also a term for pesky coding errors?

  • Quiz: Linux Basics

    A quiz about Linux terms: What company hopes to attract Windows expatriots by promoting an easy way for the average desktop user to migrate to Linux?

  • Quiz: Laptops

    A quiz about laptop computers: This technology is used in the liquid crystal displays of notebook and laptop computers to provide a more responsive image at a wider range of viewing angle.

  • Quiz: IT's Greek to me!

    A quiz about tech terms derived from Greek: If you think your computer has a mean streak, you're exhibiting this, the tendency to think of non-humans as having human characteristics. The term comes from the Greek words for human and shape.

  • Quiz: IT's about time!

    A quiz about time: Our current calendar system was instituted by Pope Gregory XIII, back in 1582. Who instituted the Julian calendar?

  • Quiz: IT Potpourri

    IT trivia quiz: According to recent reports, Microsoft and Intel are conspiring on a device that will crush a popular handheld device with a fruity name. What is it?

  • Quiz: IT lives!

    A quiz about inventors and innovators in information technology: This hugely successful organization began life in 1996 as an application called 'Backrub.' (Hint: It was created by Larry Page and Sergey Brin, then two graduate students at Stanford University.) What is it?

  • Quiz: Intrusion prevention fundamentals

    A quiz about intrusion prevention: What describes any attack strategy where the attacker purposely makes it confusing and difficult for interested parties to figure out who initiated the attack.

  • Quiz: Integrated threat management

    A quiz about integrated threat management. How much did malware attacks increase in 2005: 32, 48 or 75 percent? Or did they actually decrease?

  • Quiz: In the Spammer's Lair

    A quiz about spammer techniques: What is a program that automatically trolls the Internet for email addresses.

  • Quiz: IM lingo 4U

    Test yourself. A WhatIs.com vocabulary quiz about instant messaging.

  • Quiz: HP

    A quiz about Hewlett-Packard technologies: What is a software suite from HP for managing applications, device availability, network conditions and status, system performance, service and program maintenance, and storage resources.

  • Quiz: Halloween IV: Can you shriek Geek?

    Halloween-themed tech quiz: Ugh! This scourge of the Internet gets its name from a Latin word meaning slimy liquid or poison.

-ADS BY GOOGLE

SearchCompliance

  • 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 ...

  • risk assessment

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

SearchSecurity

  • computer exploit

    A computer exploit, or exploit, is an attack on a computer system, especially one that takes advantage of a particular ...

  • cyberwarfare

    Cyberwarfare is computer- or network-based conflict involving politically motivated attacks by a nation-state on another ...

  • insider threat

    Insider threat is a generic term for a threat to an organization's security or data that comes from within.

SearchHealthIT

SearchDisasterRecovery

  • 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

  • SATA Express (SATAe)

    SATA Express (SATAe or Serial ATA Express) is a bus interface to connect storage devices to a computer motherboard, supporting ...

  • DIMM (dual in-line memory module)

    A DIMM (dual in-line memory module) is the standard memory card used in servers and PCs.

  • nearline storage

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

SearchSolidStateStorage

  • 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 ...

Close