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    In computer programming, an engine is a program that performs a core or essential function for other programs. The term engine is also used to describe a special-purpose program that uses deep learning algorithms to query data.  Continue Reading

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    In the Windows, Macintosh, and some other operating system s, a folder is a named collection of related files that can be retrieved, moved, and otherwise manipulated as one entity.  Continue Reading

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    instant translation

    Instant translation is the translation from one language to another of Web pages, e-mail, and online chat text by a computer program so that the translated results appear almost instantly.  Continue Reading

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    In a Web browser, the history is a detailed list of Web sites the computer has visited which remains in a computer's memory for a pre-determined number of days.  Continue Reading

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    A dendrimer (from Greek dendra for tree) is an artificially manufactured or synthesized molecule built up from branched units called monomers.  Continue Reading

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    In a Windows environment, rehoming is the process of moving public folders from one Exchange server to another.  Continue Reading

  • September 21, 2005 21 Sep'05

    public folder

    In Microsoft Outlook, a public folder is a folder created to share information with others.  Continue Reading

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    A mouse is a small device that a computer user pushes across a desk surface in order to point to a place on a display screen and to select one or more actions to take from that position.  Continue Reading

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    double factorial

    The double factorial, symbolized by two exclamation marks (!!), is a quantity defined for all integers greater than or equal to -1.  Continue Reading

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    kilogram (kg)

    The kilogram (abbreviation, kg) is the Standard International (SI) System of Units unit of mass.  Continue Reading

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    object code

    Source code and object code refer to the "before" and "after" versions of a computer program that is compiled (see compiler) before it is ready to run in a computer.  Continue Reading

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    In the administration of a multi-user computer system, a privilege is an identified right that a particular user has to a particular system resource, such as a file folder, the use of certain system commands, or an amount of storage.  Continue Reading

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    distribution list

    In e-mail applications, a distribution list is a group of mail recipients that is addressed as a single recipient.  Continue Reading

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    The meter (abbreviation, m; the British spelling is metre) is the International System of Units (SI) unit of displacement or length.  Continue Reading

  • September 21, 2005 21 Sep'05

    PEBCAK (problem exists between chair and keyboard)

    PEBCAK, one of many terms used in Internet chatting, stands for "problem exists between chair and keyboard," meaning it's a problem in user understanding or behavior rather than something wrong with hardware or software.  Continue Reading

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    In a Windows environment, ArchiveSink is code that is activated through a defined trigger, such as the receipt of a new e-mail message, in order to archive messages coming in and out of an Exchange 2000 Server.  Continue Reading

  • September 21, 2005 21 Sep'05

    aspect ratio

    Aspect ratio is an image projection attribute that describes the proportional relationship between the width of an image and its height.  Continue Reading



  • risk management

    Risk management is the process of identifying, assessing and controlling threats to an organization's capital and earnings.

  • compliance as a service (CaaS)

    Compliance as a Service (CaaS) is a cloud service service level agreement (SLA) that specified how a managed service provider (...

  • data protection impact assessment (DPIA)

    A data protection impact assessment (DPIA) is a process designed to help organizations determine how data processing systems, ...


  • spyware

    Spyware is a type of malicious software -- or malware -- that is installed on a computing device without the end user's knowledge.

  • application whitelisting

    Application whitelisting is the practice of specifying an index of approved software applications or executable files that are ...

  • botnet

    A botnet is a collection of internet-connected devices, which may include PCs, servers, mobile devices and internet of things ...



  • business continuity plan (BCP)

    A business continuity plan (BCP) is a document that consists of the critical information an organization needs to continue ...

  • disaster recovery team

    A disaster recovery team is a group of individuals focused on planning, implementing, maintaining, auditing and testing an ...

  • cloud insurance

    Cloud insurance is any type of financial or data protection obtained by a cloud service provider. 


  • DRAM (dynamic random access memory)

    Dynamic random access memory (DRAM) is a type of semiconductor memory that is typically used for the data or program code needed ...

  • RAID 10 (RAID 1+0)

    RAID 10, also known as RAID 1+0, is a RAID configuration that combines disk mirroring and disk striping to protect data.

  • 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.