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  • April 24, 2009 24 Apr'09

    Fast Guide to IT Humor

    Find information technology (IT), computer and Internet humor for your next presentation. According to Andrew Carnegie, "There's little success where there's little laughter." That would seem to suggest to us that most presentations are not very ...  Continue Reading

  • April 21, 2009 21 Apr'09

    Quiz: Business Process Management

    Vocabulary quiz on business process management terminology.  Continue Reading

  • April 17, 2009 17 Apr'09

    business rule

    A business rule is a statement that describes a business policy or procedure.  Continue Reading

  • April 17, 2009 17 Apr'09

    BitTorrent

    BitTorrent is a content distribution protocol that enables efficient software distribution and peer-to-peer sharing of very large files, such as entire movies and TV shows, by enabling users to serve as network redistribution points. (Continued)  Continue Reading

  • April 16, 2009 16 Apr'09

    redundancy

    Redundancy is a system design in which a component is duplicated so if it fails there will be a backup.  Continue Reading

  • April 16, 2009 16 Apr'09

    Data Definition Language (DDL)

    Data Definition Language (DDL) is a standard for commands that define the different structures in a database.  Continue Reading

  • April 16, 2009 16 Apr'09

    atomic data

    In a data warehouse, atomic data is the lowest level of detail.  Continue Reading

  • April 16, 2009 16 Apr'09

    fast array of wimpy nodes (FAWN)

    FAWN (fast array of wimpy nodes) is a low-power server architecture for intensive input/output (IO) tasks.  Continue Reading

  • April 10, 2009 10 Apr'09

    microchip art

    Microchip art is a microscopic non-functioning drawing impressed on the surface of the design mask used in the production of microchip s.  Continue Reading

  • April 09, 2009 09 Apr'09

    bunny suit

    A bunny suit is an coverall garment worn over street clothes to prevent skin and hair from being shed in a clean room environment.  Continue Reading

  • April 07, 2009 07 Apr'09

    bioteam

    A bioteam is an organizational structure in which peers share power and responsibility and each member of the team is a both a leader and a follower.  Continue Reading

  • April 06, 2009 06 Apr'09

    Apple

    Apple is a prominent hardware and software company best known for its series of personal computers, the iPod and its innovative marketing strategies for its products.  Continue Reading

  • April 03, 2009 03 Apr'09

    Quiz: Conficker worm

    Test yourself. A WhatIs.com tech vocabulary quiz: Conficker worm  Continue Reading

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    Storage class memory (SCM) is a type of NAND flash that includes a power source to ensure that data won't be lost due to a system...

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    Hadoop as a service (HaaS), also known as Hadoop in the cloud, is a big data analytics framework that stores and analyzes data in...

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    Blockchain storage is a way of saving data in a decentralized network which utilizes the unused hard disk space of users across ...

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