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data compression

Definition | searchStorage

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

ATV (advanced television)

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ATV (Advanced Television) is the name given by the U.S. Federal Communications Commission to digital TV (DTV).

tap

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On a handheld device, a tap is the equivalent of a mouse click on a personal computer, used to select options and to interact with programs.

DLT (digital linear tape)

Definition | SearchDataBackup

Before the popular Linear Tape-Open Consortium came into existence, Quantum had its proprietary digital linear tape (DLT) format. Learn more about ...

G.722

Definition | SearchUnifiedCommunications

G.722 is a standard for high-quality digital voice communications that is expected to lead to increased use in Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP).....

G.729

Definition | SearchUnifiedCommunications

G.729 is a standard for Internet Protocol (IP) private branch exchange (PBX) vendors, as well as for the public switched telephone network (PSTN)... ...

short message

Definition | SearchMobileComputing

A short message is a brief text message sent to or from a mobile phone subscriber through the Short Message Service (SMS).

Super Audio CD (SACD)

Definition | SearchStorage

Super Audio Compact Disk (SACD) is a high-resolution audio CD format.

entropy

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Entropy describes a process in which order deteriorates with the passage of time.

columnstore index

Definition | SearchSQLServer

A columnstore index is a type of index used to store, manage and retrieve data stored in a columnar format in a database.

unzipping

Definition | SearchMobileComputing

Unzipping is the act of extracting the files from a zipped single file or similar file archive.

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  • 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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  • 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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