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    An unconference is a conference organized, structured and led by the people attending it.  Continue Reading

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    As used on the Internet: As a verb, the practice of trying to lure other Internet users into sending responses to carefully-designed incorrect statements or similar "bait.  Continue Reading

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    Time Zone Registry

    The Time Zone Registry is an ongoing development project at the Calendaring and Scheduling Consortium (CalConnect) to provide a global registry of time zones and a time zone service.  Continue Reading

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    supercomputer center

    In general, a supercomputer center is a site with a supercomputer that is shared by a number of other sites, usually research sites.  Continue Reading

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    Nonlinearity is the behavior of a circuit, particularly an amplifier, in which the output signal strength does not vary in direct proportion to the input signal strength.  Continue Reading

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    Noise is unwanted electrical or electromagnetic energy that degrades the quality of signals and data.  Continue Reading

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    A meme is an idea that is passed on from one human generation to another.  Continue Reading

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    MDRAM (Multibank Dynamic RAM)

    Multibank Dynamic RAM (MDRAM) is a type of video RAM, developed by MoSys, that divides memory into multiple 32 kilobyte parts or "banks" that can be accessed individually.  Continue Reading

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    Internet2 is a collaboration among more than 100 U.S. universities to develop networking and advanced applications for learning and research.  Continue Reading

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    fine structure constant

    The fine structure constant measures the strength of the electromagnetic forcethat controls how charged elementary particles (such as electrons and photons) interact.  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, ...


  • Web application firewall (WAF)

    A web application firewall (WAF) is a firewall that monitors, filters and blocks data packets as they travel to and from a ...

  • 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 ...



  • 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.