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  • canned air

    Canned air is compressed air in a spray can with a very long nozzle that enables a precisely focused blast of air for cleaning ...

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      Although domestic spring cleaning seems to have faded somewhat, perhaps we should consider whether a datacentre spring clean is...

    • No More Canned Air! 200Mph blast?

      Sorry for the title, but I couldn't think of anything wittier, anyways onto the news... The Hurricane as its called will replac...

    • Should you ionize air in the data center?

      Is air ionization in the data center justifiable for preventive equipment maintenance? Is it worth the hassle and cost?

  • data reduction

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

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  • stretchable silicon

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

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  • buckypaper

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

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  • streaming media

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

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  • LTO-7 (Linear Tape-Open 7)

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

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  • A-Law

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

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  • encoder

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

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  • PNG (Portable Network Graphics)

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

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  • PKZIP (or PKZip)

    PKZIP (also capitalized as PKZip) is a program, originally written for the DOS operating system, that gathers multiple files in...

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