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dithering

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Dithering is the attempt by a computer program to approximate a color from a mixture of other colors when the required color is not available.

raster graphics

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Raster graphics are digital images created or captured (for example, by scanning in a photo) as a set of samples of a given space.

queue

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In general, a queue is a line of people or things waiting to be handled, usually in sequential order starting at the beginning or top of the line or ...

backplane

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A backplane is an electronic circuit board containing circuitry and sockets into which additional electronic devices on other circuit boards or cards...

neologism

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A neologism (pronounced nee-AH-low-djism) is a newly invented word or term.

dot address

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Tip:To find out the dot address (such as 205.245.172.72) for a given domain name, Windows users can go to their MS DOS prompt screen and enter: ping ...

host (in computing)

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A host (also known as "network host") is a computer or other device that communicates with other hosts on a network.

throughput

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Throughput is a term used in information technology that indicates how many units of information can be processed in a set amount of time.

gigaflop

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As a measure of computer speed, a gigaflop is a billion floating-point operations per second (FLOPS).

latency

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In a computer system, latency usually refers to any delay or waiting that causes noticeable increases of real or perceived response time. Read our ...

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  • 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...

  • internal audit (IA)

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

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  • evil maid attack

    An evil maid attack is a security exploit that targets a computing device that has been shut down and left unattended.  An evil ...

  • Common Body of Knowledge (CBK)

    In security, Common Body of Knowledge (CBK) is a comprehensive framework of all the relevant subjects a security professional ...

  • rootkit

    A rootkit is a program or, more often, a collection of software tools that gives a threat actor remote access to and control over...

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  • value-based healthcare

    Value-based healthcare, also known as value-based care, is a payment model that rewards healthcare providers for providing ...

  • health informatics

    Health informatics is the practice of acquiring, studying and managing health data and applying medical concepts in conjunction ...

  • clinical trial

    A clinical trial, also known as a clinical research study, is a protocol to evaluate the effects and efficacy of experimental ...

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  • crisis communication

    Crisis communication is a method of corresponding with people and organizations during a disruptive event to provide them with ...

  • Zerto

    Zerto is a storage software vendor that specializes in enterprise-class business continuity and disaster recovery in virtual and ...

  • crisis management plan (CMP)

    A crisis management plan (CMP) is a document that outlines the processes an organization will use to respond to a critical ...

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  • SSD write cycle

    An SSD write cycle is the process of programming data to a NAND flash memory chip in a solid-state storage device.

  • data storage

    Data storage is the collective methods and technologies that capture and retain digital information on electromagnetic, optical ...

  • hard disk

    A hard disk is part of a unit -- often called a disk drive, hard drive or hard disk drive -- that stores and provides relatively ...

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  • 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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