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data compression

Definition | searchStorage

Data compression is a reduction in the number of bits needed to represent data.

codec

Definition | SearchUnifiedCommunications

A codec is either a hardware device or a software-based process that compresses and decompresses large amounts of data used in voice over IP, video ...

data reduction

Definition | SearchDataBackup

Data reduction minimizes the amount of data an organization needs to store, usually by eliminating redundant information. The most common data ...

stretchable silicon

Definition | WhatIs.com

Stretchable silicon is a flexible form of silicon manufactured in thin, wavelike ribbons that can be expanded and compressed like accordion bellows.

streaming media

Definition | WhatIs.com

Streaming media is video or audio content sent in compressed form over the Internet and played immediately, rather than being saved to the hard drive.

buckypaper

Definition | WhatIs.com

Buckypaper is a strong and lightweight substance manufactured from compressed carbon nanotubes, which are long, cylindrical carbon structures ...

ghost imaging

Definition | SearchDataBackup

Ghost imaging is a software-driven data backup process that copies the contents of a computer hard disk in a single compressed file or set of files, ...

LTO-7 (Linear Tape-Open 7)

Definition | SearchDataBackup

LTO-7 is a forthcoming tape format from the Linear Tape-Open Consortium. It is slated to offer sustained data transfer rates of up to 750 MBps for ...

A-Law

Definition | SearchNetworking

A-Law is the standard codec (compression/decompression) algorithm for pulse code modulation (PCM) from the ITU-T (the Telecommunication ...

encoder

Definition | SearchNetworking

In digital audio technology, an encoder is a program that converts an audio WAV file into an MP3 file, a highly-compressed sound file that preserves ...

PNG (Portable Network Graphics)

Definition | SearchMicroservices

PNG (pronounced ping as in ping-pong; for Portable Network Graphics) is a file format for image compression that, in time, is expected to replace the...

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SearchCompliance

  • 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 ...

SearchSecurity

  • insider threat

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

  • ransomware

    Ransomware is a subset of malware in which the data on a victim's computer is locked, typically by encryption, and payment is ...

  • hacker

    A hacker is an individual who uses computer, networking or other skills to overcome a technical problem.

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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 ...

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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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