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server blade

Definition | SearchDataCenter

A server blade is a thin, modular electronic circuit board containing one, two, or more microprocessors and memory, that is intended for a single, ...

TIA-942

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TIA-942 is a standard developed by the Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA) to define guidelines for planning and building data centers, ...

HVAC (heating, ventilation, and air conditioning)

Definition | SearchDataCenter

HVAC stands for heating, ventilation, and air conditioning.

Peripheral Component Interconnect Express (PCIe, PCI-E)

Definition | SearchDataCenter

PCIe is a high-speed serial interconnection standard for connecting peripheral devices to a computer's motherboard.

ISP (Internet service provider)

Definition | SearchWinDevelopment

An ISP (Internet service provider) is a company that provides individuals and other companies access to the Internet and other related services such ...

Beowulf

Definition | SearchDataCenter

Beowulf is an approach to building a supercomputer as a cluster of commodity off-the-shelf personal computers, interconnected with a local area ...

inode

Definition | WhatIs.com

In a UNIX-based operating system, an inode is a computer-stored description of an individual file in a UNIX file system.

cluster panic

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Cluster panic is a multiple-node kernel panic that occurs in a network or other set of interconnected computers called a cluster... (Continued)

kernel

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The kernel is the essential center of a computer operating system, the core that provides basic services for all other parts of the operating system.

shebang (#!)

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Among UNIX shell (user interface) users, a shebang is a term for the "#!" characters that must begin the first line of a script.

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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 ...

SearchSecurity

  • 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...

SearchHealthIT

  • 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 ...

SearchDisasterRecovery

  • 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 ...

SearchStorage

  • 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 ...

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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