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compression

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Compression reduces the size of data to save storage space or speed transmission. Learn how files are compressed and read about compression examples.

bi-level image

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A bi-level image is a computer image in which each pixel (picture element) is represented by only one bit, which can be either on or off.

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.

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  • Web application firewall (WAF)

    A Web application firewall (WAF) is a firewall that monitors, filters or blocks traffic to and from a Web application. WAFs are ...

  • MD5

    The MD5 hashing algorithm is a one-way cryptographic function that accepts a message of any length as input and returns as output...

  • identity theft

    Identity theft, also known as identity fraud, is a crime in which an imposter obtains key pieces of personally identifiable ...

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  • call tree

    A call tree -- sometimes referred to as a phone tree -- is a telecommunications chain for notifying specific individuals of an ...

  • mass notification system (MNS)

    A mass notification system is a platform that sends one-way messages to inform employees and the public of an emergency.

  • disaster recovery as a service (DRaaS)

    One approach to a strong disaster recovery plan is DRaaS, where companies offload data replication and restoration ...

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  • secondary storage

    Secondary storage is used to protect inactive data written from a primary storage array to a nonvolatile tier of disk, flash or ...

  • VRAM (video ram)

    VRAM (video RAM) is a reference to any type of random access memory (RAM) used to store image data for a computer display.

  • ZFS

    ZFS is a local file system and logical volume manager created by Sun Microsystems to control the placement, storage and retrieval...

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  • SSD RAID (solid-state drive RAID)

    SSD RAID (solid-state drive RAID) is a methodology commonly used to protect data by distributing redundant data blocks across ...

  • Tier 0

    Tier 0 (tier zero) is a level of data storage that is faster, and perhaps more expensive, than any other level in the storage ...

  • PCIe SSD (PCIe solid-state drive)

    A PCIe SSD (PCIe solid-state drive) is a high-speed expansion card that attaches a computer to its peripherals.

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  • 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 ...

  • Zadara VPSA and ZIOS

    Zadara Storage provides block, file or object storage with varying levels of compute and capacity through its ZIOS and VPSA ...

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