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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

  • 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...

  • internal audit (IA)

    An internal audit (IA) is an organizational initiative to monitor and analyze its own business operations in order to determine ...

  • pure risk (absolute risk)

    Pure risk, also called absolute risk, is a category of threat that is beyond human control and has only one possible outcome if ...

SearchCloudProvider

  • cloud ecosystem

    A cloud ecosystem is a complex system of interdependent components that all work together to enable cloud services.

  • cloud services

    Cloud services is an umbrella term that may refer to a variety of resources provided over the internet, or to professional ...

  • uncloud (de-cloud)

    The term uncloud describes the action or process of removing applications and data from a cloud computing platform.

SearchSecurity

  • cyberextortion

    Cyberextortion is a crime involving an attack or threat of an attack coupled with a demand for money or some other response in ...

  • Cybercrime

    Cybercrime is any criminal activity that involves a computer, networked device or a network.

  • National Security Agency (NSA)

    The National Security Agency is the official U.S. cryptologic organization of the United States Intelligence Community under the ...

SearchHealthIT

  • Practice Fusion

    Practice Fusion Inc. is a San Francisco-based company that developed a free electronic health record (EHR) system available to ...

  • RHIA (Registered Health Information Administrator)

    An RHIA, or registered health information administrator, is a certified professional who oversees the creation and use of patient...

  • 21st Century Cures Act

    The 21st Century Cures Act is a wide-ranging healthcare bill that funds medical research and development, medical device ...

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SearchStorage

  • Random Access Memory (RAM)

    Random Access Memory (RAM) is the hardware in a computing device where the operating system (OS), application programs and data ...

  • floating gate transistor (FGT)

    A floating gate transistor (FGT) is a complementary metal-oxide semiconductor (CMOS) technology capable of holding an electrical ...

  • bad block

    A bad block is an area of storage media that is no longer reliable for storing and retrieving data because it has been physically...

SearchSolidStateStorage

  • hybrid hard disk drive (HDD)

    A hybrid hard disk drive is an electromechanical spinning hard disk that contains some amount of NAND Flash memory.

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