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Information Kit: Grid Computing

Definition | WhatIs.com

Grid computing (or the use of a computational grid) is applying the resources of many computers in a network to a single problem at the same time

Java Database Connectivity (JDBC)

Definition | TheServerSide.com

Java Database Connectivity (JDBC) is an application program interface (API) specification for connecting programs written in Java to the data in ...

row

Definition | SearchOracle

In a database, a row (sometimes called a record) is the set of fields within a table that are relevant to a specific entity.

ANI (Automatic Number Identification)

Definition | SearchCRM

ANI (Automatic Number Identification) is a service that provides the receiver of a telephone call with the number of the calling phone.

splay tree

Definition | SearchOracle

A splay tree is a self-adjusting search algorithm for placing and locating files (called records or keys) in a database.

quad tree

Definition | SearchOracle

A quad tree is a method of placing and locating files (called records or keys) in a database.

customer service and support (CSS)

Definition | SearchCRM

Customer service and support (CSS) is the part of a company's customer relationship management (CRM) department that interacts with a customer for ...

foreign key

Definition | SearchOracle

A foreign key is a column or columns of data in one table that connects to the primary key data in the original table.

abandoned call

Definition | SearchCRM

An abandoned call is a call or other type of contact initiated to a call center that is ended before any conversation occurs... (Continued)

fast clear down

Definition | SearchCRM

A fast clear down is a call center term for a caller who hangs up upon hearing a delay notice.

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SearchCompliance

  • Whistleblower Protection Act

    The Whistleblower Protection Act of 1989 is a law that protects federal government employees in the United States from ...

  • smart contract

    A smart contract, also known as a cryptocontract, is a computer program that directly controls the transfer of digital currencies...

  • risk map (risk heat map)

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

SearchSecurity

  • certificate authority (CA)

    A certificate authority (CA) is a trusted entity that issues digital certificates, which are data files used to cryptographically...

  • hacktivism

    Hacktivism is the act of hacking, or breaking into a computer system, for a politically or socially motivated purpose.

  • advanced persistent threat (APT)

    An advanced persistent threat (APT) is a prolonged and targeted cyberattack in which an intruder gains access to a network and ...

SearchHealthIT

  • Cerner Corp.

    Cerner Corp. is a public company in North Kansas City, Mo., that provides various health information technologies, ranging from ...

  • clinical decision support system (CDSS)

    A clinical decision support system (CDSS) is an application that analyzes data to help healthcare providers make decisions and ...

  • Health IT (health information technology)

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

SearchDisasterRecovery

  • tabletop exercise (TTX)

    A tabletop exercise (TTX) is a disaster preparedness activity that takes participants through the process of dealing with a ...

  • risk mitigation

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

  • ransomware recovery

    Ransomware recovery is the process of resuming options following a cyberattack that demands payment in exchange for unlocking ...

SearchStorage

  • SSD (solid-state drive)

    An SSD (solid-state drive) is a type of nonvolatile storage media that stores persistent data on solid-state flash memory.

  • file system

    In a computer, a file system -- sometimes written filesystem -- is the way in which files are named and where they are placed ...

  • storage virtualization

    Storage virtualization is the pooling of physical storage from multiple storage devices into what appears to be a single storage ...

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