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  • April 26, 2007 26 Apr'07

    greylist (or graylist)

    A greylist (also spelled graylist) is a list of e-mail addresses or domain names that a spam filter uses to identify suspected spam. If a message arrives from an address or domain on the list, it will be quarantined and then delivered to the ...  Continue Reading

  • April 26, 2007 26 Apr'07

    incentivize

    Incentivize is to offer a reward, such as money or a free vacation, in hopes of motivating an individual to perform a specific action, such as enter a contest or work longer hours without being paid.  Continue Reading

  • April 24, 2007 24 Apr'07

    superconducting quantum interference device

    A superconducting quantum interference device (SQUID) is a mechanism used to measure extremely weak signals, such as subtle changes in the human body's electromagnetic energy field.  Continue Reading

  • April 18, 2007 18 Apr'07

    ownership tag

    An ownership tag is a security feature on Compaq computers, consisting of an encrypt ed text string that displays at startup to uniquely identify a computer.  Continue Reading

  • April 18, 2007 18 Apr'07

    bridge tap

    A bridge tap is an extraneous length of dangling, unterminated cable on a communications line, usually left over from an earlier configuration, that can cause impedance mismatches and other undesired effects in transmissions.  Continue Reading

  • April 16, 2007 16 Apr'07

    Linux Foundation

    The Linux Foundation is a consortium dedicated to fostering the growth of Linux, an open source alternative to the Unix operating system... (Continued)  Continue Reading

  • April 16, 2007 16 Apr'07

    ESMTP (Extended Simple Mail Transfer Protocol)

    ESMTP (Extended Simple Mail Transfer Protocol) specifies extensions to the original protocol for sending e-mail that supports graphics, audio and video files, and text in various national languages.  Continue Reading

  • April 12, 2007 12 Apr'07

    tty command

    A tty command in Linux and other Unix-like operating systems is a shell command that can be entered interactively or as part of a script to determine whether the output for the script is a terminal (that is, to an interactive user) or to some other...  Continue Reading

  • April 10, 2007 10 Apr'07

    first law of thermodynamics

    Energy is neither created nor destroyed.  Continue Reading

  • April 06, 2007 06 Apr'07

    optical transceiver chip

    An optical transceiver chip is an integrated circuit (IC) that transmits and receives data using optical fiber rather than electrical wire.  Continue Reading

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    A risk map, also known as a risk heat map, is a data visualization tool for communicating specific risks an organization faces. A...

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    Health IT (health information technology) is the area of IT involving the design, development, creation, use and maintenance of ...

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    Risk mitigation is a strategy to prepare for and lessen the effects of threats faced by a data center.

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    Natural disaster recovery is the process of recovering data and resuming business operations following a natural disaster.

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    RAID 5 is a redundant array of independent disks configuration that uses disk striping with parity.

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    A petabyte is a measure of memory or data storage capacity that is equal to 2 to the 50th power of bytes.

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