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EMF (Enhanced MetaFile)

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EMF (Enhanced MetaFile) and raw are terms for spool file formats used in printing by the Windows operating system.

Digital Negative (DNG)

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Digital Negative (DNG) is an imaging specification that provides for long-term storage of digital photographs generated in multiple proprietary ...

Wave file

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A Wave file is an audio file format, created by Microsoft, that has become a standard PC audio file format for everything from system and game sounds...

AIFF (Audio Interchange File Format)

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AIFF (Audio Interchange File Format) is one of the two most-used audio file formats used in the Apple Macintosh operating system.

access log

Definition | SearchSecurity

An access log is a list of all the requests for individual files that people have requested from a Web site.


Definition | SearchVMware

Vmkfstools is an ESXi Shell command line interface (CLI) for building and managing volumes and virtual disks on an ESX/ESXi host.

storage utilization

Definition | SearchStorage

Storage utilization is a measure of how well the available data storage space in an enterprise is used.


Definition | SearchMicroservices

Transcoding is the ability to adapt digital files so that content can be viewed on different playback devices.

enterprise architecture (EA)

Definition | SearchCIO

An enterprise architecture (EA) is a conceptual blueprint that defines the structure and operation of an organization.


Definition | SearchDataManagement

SQL-on-Hadoop is a class of analytical application tools that combine established SQL-style querying with newer Hadoop data framework elements.



  • 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 ...


  • 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...



  • 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 ...


  • volume manager

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

  • external storage device

    An external storage device, also referred to as auxiliary storage and secondary storage, is a device that contains all the ...

  • NetApp SolidFire

    NetApp SolidFire is a business division of NetApp Inc. that specializes in all-flash storage systems.


  • hybrid hard disk drive (HDD)

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