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  • messaging server - A messaging server is a middleware program that handles messages that are sent for use by other programs using a messaging application program interface (API).
  • meta description tag - A meta description tag is the snippet of HTML code that belongs inside the header of a web page.
  • metabolomics - Metabolomics is a term sometimes used to describe the emerging science of measurement and analysis of metabolites, such as sugars and fats, in the cells of organisms at specific times and under specific conditions.
  • metacharacter - A metacharacter (sometimes spelled meta character or meta-character) is a special character in a program or data field that provides information about other characters.
  • metacognition - Metacognition is the ability to reflect on one’s own cognitive processes.
  • metacoin platform - Metacoin platform is the information technology infrastructure that enables digital currency and digital asset transactions.
  • metadata - Often referred to as data that describes other data, metadata is structured reference data that helps to sort and identify attributes of the information it describes.
  • metadata management - Metadata management is the oversight of data associated with data assets to ensure that information can be integrated, accessed, shared, linked, analyzed and maintained to best effect across an organization.
  • metadata repository - A metadata repository is a database of data about data (metadata).
  • metadata security - Metadata is defined as “data about data.
  • metafile - A metafile is a file containing information that describes or specifies another file.
  • metainformation - Metainformation is information about information.
  • metal-oxide semiconductor field-effect transistor (MOSFET) - The metal-oxide semiconductor field-effect transistor (MOSFET, pronounced MAWS-feht) is the most common type of field-effect transistor (FET).
  • metamorphic and polymorphic malware - Metamorphic and polymorphic malware are two types of malicious software (malware) that can change their code as they propagate through a system.
  • Metamorphic virus - A metamorphic virus is a type of malware that is capable of changing its code and signature patterns with each iteration.
  • meter - The meter (abbreviation, m; the British spelling is metre) is the International System of Units (SI) unit of displacement or length.
  • meter cubed per kilogram - The meter cubed per kilogram (symbolized m 3 /kg) is the standard unit of specific volume in the International System (SI).
  • meter per second (m/s or m/sec) - The meter per second (symbolized m/s or m/sec) is the Standard International (SI) unit of linear speed.
  • meter per second squared - The meter per second squared (symbolized m/s 2 or m/sec 2) is the Standard International (SI) unit of acceleration vector magnitude.
  • metered services (pay-per-use) - Metered services (also called pay-per-use) are any type of payment structure in which a customer has access to potentially unlimited resources but only pays for what they actually use.
  • method - In object-oriented programming, a method is a programmed procedure that is defined as part of a class and included in any object of that class.
  • Metro apps - Metro apps are touch-screen-friendly apps written especially for Microsoft's WinRT programming interfaces.
  • metropolitan area network (MAN) - A metropolitan area network (MAN) is a computer network that is larger than a single building local area network (LAN) but is located in a single geographic area that is smaller than a wide area network (WAN).
  • mezzanine - Mezzanine is a term used to describe the stacking of computer component cards into a single card that then plugs into the computer bus or data path.
  • mHealth (mobile health) - mHealth (mobile health) is a general term for the use of mobile phones and other wireless technology in medical care.
  • MHz - The megahertz, abbreviated MHz, is a unit of alternating current (AC) or electromagnetic (EM) wave frequency equal to one million hertz (1,000,000 Hz).
  • mickey - The mickey, in a computing context, is a unit for the smallest detectable movement of a mouse.
  • MICR (magnetic ink character recognition) - MICR (magnetic ink character recognition) is a technology used to verify the legitimacy or originality of paper documents, especially checks.
  • micro apartment (micro-apartment) - A micro apartment is a small, self-contained, single-occupancy apartment, typically located in an urban area.
  • micro app - A micro app is a small, mobile application that is designed to perform one, simple task.
  • micro USB - Micro USB is a miniaturized version of the Universal Serial Bus (USB) interface developed for connecting compact and mobile devices such as smartphones, MP3 players and digital cameras.
  • micro VM (micro virtual machine) - A micro VM (micro virtual machine) is a virtual machine program that serves to isolate an untrusted computing operation from a computer's host operating system.
  • micro-HDMI - Micro-HDMI (HDMI type D) is a miniaturized version of the High Definition Multimedia Interface specification.
  • micro-location - Micro-location is the process of pinpointing a person's placement to within a few inches or feet using various technologies.
  • microblogging - Microblogging is a web service that allows the subscriber to broadcast short messages to other subscribers of the service.
  • microchip - A microchip (sometimes just called a "chip") is a unit of packaged computer circuitry (usually called an integrated circuit) that is manufactured from a material such as silicon at a very small scale.
  • microcomputer - A microcomputer is a complete computer on a smaller scale and is generally a synonym for the more common term, personal computer or PC, a computer designed for an individual.
  • microcontroller (MCU) - A microcontroller is a compact integrated circuit designed to govern a specific operation in an embedded system.
  • microdata - Microdata is a type of specification language that is embedded within HTML content to improve machine readability, annotate elements and analyze web pages.
  • microfarad - The microfarad (symbolized µF) is a unit of capacitance, equivalent to 0.
  • microfinance - Microfinance is the provision of savings accounts, loans, insurance, money transfers and other banking services to customers that lack access to traditional financial services, usually because of poverty.
  • microgrid - A microgrid is a small-scale power grid that can operate independently or collaboratively with other small power grids.
  • microlearning (microtraining) - Microlearning is an educational strategy that breaks complex topics down into short-form, stand-alone units of study that can be viewed as many times as necessary, whenever and wherever the learner has the need.
  • microLED - MicroLED is a technology used in displays consisting of microscopic light emitting diodes of different colors arranged into an array.
  • microlending - Microlending is the provision of small, low-interest loans to low-income individuals and groups.
  • micromanagement - Micromanagement is an approach to overseeing staff that is characterized by a need to control the actions of employees beyond what is useful or effective.
  • micromobility technology - Micromobility technology is a category of light-weight transportation designed for individual use.
  • micron - The micron, officially obsolete as a term of measurement, is sometimes used by microchip and wiring manufacturers in place of micrometer, one-millionth of a meter.
  • Micronaut framework - Micronaut is an open source JVM-based software framework for building lightweight, modular applications and microservices.
  • micropayment - A micropayment is an e-commerce transaction involving a very small sum of money in exchange for something made available online, such as an application download, a service or Web-based content.
  • microphone - A microphone is a device that translates sound vibrations in the air into electronic signals and scribes them to a recording medium or over a loudspeaker.
  • microphone hacking - Microphone hacking is the unauthorized interception of audio data captured through the microphone on a computer, smartphone or other device.
  • microprocessor (logic chip) - A microprocessor is a computer processor on a microchip.
  • microsecond - A microsecond (us or Greek letter mu plus s) is one millionth (10 -6) of a second.
  • microsegmentation - Microsegmentation is a technique used to divide a network into logical and secure units through the application of policies that dictate how data and applications are accessed and controlled.
  • microserver - A microserver, also known as a server appliance, is a compact, less expensive, modular hardware platform designed to make installation and maintenance simpler than traditional enterprise-class rack servers.
  • microservice architecture (MSA) - A microservice architecture (MSA) is a logical structure for the design of a software program involving loosely-coupled modular components known as microservices.
  • microservices - Microservices, or microservices architecture, is an approach to application development in which a large application is built from modular components or services.
  • microsite - As used in at least one leading Web design book, a microsite is a separately promoted part of a larger Web site.
  • Microsoft - Microsoft is the largest vendor of computer software in the world.
  • Microsoft Active Directory Migration Tool (ADMT) - The Microsoft Active Directory Migration Tool (ADMT) is a tool used to move Active Directory objects from one Windows Server Active Directory domain or forest to another.
  • Microsoft Active Directory Rights Management Services (AD Rights Management Services) - Active Directory Rights Management Services (AD RMS) is a security tool that provides a safeguard to prevent unauthorized access to data.
  • Microsoft Antigen - Microsoft Antigen is a set of programs that provides security and e-mail filtering for network servers.
  • Microsoft App-V (Microsoft Application Virtualization) - Microsoft App-V is a tool IT administrators can use to virtualize and stream applications to users from a centrally managed location.
  • Microsoft AppSource - Microsoft AppSource is an app store for business applications such as Office 365, Dynamics 365, Power BI or separate Azure web apps.
  • Microsoft Assessment and Planning (MAP) Toolkit - Microsoft Assessment and Planning (MAP) Toolkit is a free utility IT can use to determine whether or not its infrastructure is prepared for a migration to a new operating system, server version or cloud-based deployment.
  • Microsoft AzMan (Microsoft Authorization Manager) - Microsoft AzMan (Authorization Manager) is a role-based access and security framework for .
  • Microsoft Azure - Microsoft Azure, formerly known as Windows Azure, is Microsoft's public cloud computing platform.
  • Microsoft Azure Active Directory Authentication Library (ADAL) - Microsoft Azure Active Directory Authentication Library (ADAL) is a tool in the .
  • Microsoft Azure Active Directory Connect (Microsoft Azure AD Connect) - Microsoft Azure Active Directory Connect (Microsoft Azure AD Connect) is a tool for connecting on-premises identity infrastructure to Microsoft Azure Active Directory.
  • Microsoft Azure Cosmos DB - Azure Cosmos DB is a Microsoft cloud database that supports multiple ways of storing and processing data.
  • Microsoft Azure Data Lake - Microsoft Azure Data Lake is a highly scalable public cloud service that allows developers, scientists, business professionals and other Microsoft customers to gain insight from large, complex data sets.
  • Microsoft Azure ExpressRoute - Microsoft Azure ExpressRoute is a service that provides a private connection between an organization's on-premises infrastructure and Microsoft Azure data centers.
  • Microsoft Azure File Service - Microsoft Azure File Service is a service that allows Windows Server admins to access SMB shares in the Azure cloud by setting up file shares in the Azure management console.
  • Microsoft Azure Functions - Azure Functions is the serverless computing service hosted on the Microsoft Azure public cloud.
  • Microsoft Azure Key Vault - Microsoft Azure Key Vault is a cloud-hosted management service that allows users to encrypt keys and small secrets like passwords or answers to security questions that are used in their cloud applications and services.
  • Microsoft Azure Machine Learning - Microsoft Azure Machine Learning is a collection of services and tools intended to help developers train and deploy machine learning models.
  • Microsoft Azure Marketplace - Microsoft Azure Marketplace is an online store that provides tools and applications that are compatible with the Azure public cloud.
  • Microsoft Azure monitoring tools - Azure monitoring tools are software meant to assist in the different aspects of cloud infrastructure management and monitoring, centering around Microsoft's cloud computing platform, Azure.
  • Microsoft Azure Operational Insights - Microsoft Azure Operational Insights (AOI) is a cloud-hosted Software as a Service tool that allows an IT operations staff to collect and search data from multiple machines for analysis.
  • Microsoft Azure RemoteApp (Remote Application Services) - Microsoft Azure RemoteApp (Remote Application Services) is a program that allows organizations to make remotely accessed programs or applications in Microsoft Azure, known as RemoteApp programs, appear as if they are native to end users' local computers.
  • Microsoft Azure Resource Manager - Microsoft Azure Resource Manager (ARM) is a management framework that allows administrators to deploy, manage and monitor Azure resources.
  • Microsoft Azure Security Center - Microsoft Azure Security Center is a set of tools and services for securing virtual machines that run on the Azure public cloud.
  • Microsoft Azure Stack - Microsoft Azure Stack is an integrated platform of hardware and software that delivers Microsoft Azure public cloud services in a local data center to let organizations construct hybrid clouds.
  • Microsoft Azure VM Scale Sets - A Microsoft Azure VM Scale Set is a group of individual virtual machines (VMs) within the Microsoft Azure public cloud that IT administrators can configure and manage as a single unit.
  • Microsoft Certified Educator (MCE) - Microsoft Certified Educator (MCE) is a credential to certify that an educator is literate in global technology and can provide students with an education that combines technology and learning in the classroom.
  • Microsoft Certified Solution Developer (MCSD) - An MCSD (Microsoft Certified Solution Developer) is someone who has passed exams that test their ability to design and develop custom business applications with Microsoft development tools, technologies, and platform.
  • Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE) - An MCSE (Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer) is someone who has passed exams about the Microsoft Windows NT operating system, related desktop systems, networking, and Microsoft's BackOffice server products.
  • Microsoft Click-To-Run - Microsoft Click-to-Run is a way to quickly install Microsoft products, including versions of Office 2010 and Office 2013.
  • Microsoft Client Hyper-V - Microsoft Client Hyper-V is a type-1 hypervisor for the Windows 8.
  • Microsoft Cloud Security Readiness Tool (CSRT) - The Microsoft Cloud Security Readiness Tool (CSRT) is a survey that assesses the systems, processes and productivity of an IT environment in preparation for the adoption and secure use of cloud computing services.
  • Microsoft Cloud Witness - Microsoft Cloud Witness is a high availability feature for failover clusters that uses storage in the Microsoft Azure cloud platform to ensure clusters continue to function if there is a site outage.
  • Microsoft Cluster Service (MSCS) - Microsoft Cluster Service (MSCS) is a service that provides high availability (HA) for applications such as databases, messaging and file and print services.
  • Microsoft Cognitive Services - Microsoft Cognitive Services are a purpose-built collection of AI algorithms and application programming interfaces (APIs) to help developers add AI capabilities to websites, apps and AI agents.
  • Microsoft Connectivity Analyzer (MCA) - The Microsoft Connectivity Analyzer (MCA) is a diagnostics tool for troubleshooting and testing connectivity to several Microsoft messaging products from a client machine on an organization's network.
  • Microsoft Cortana - Cortana is Microsoft's digital assistant.
  • Microsoft CPS (Microsoft Cloud Platform System) - Microsoft CPS (Microsoft Cloud Platform System) is a software stack of Window Server 2012 R2, System Center 2012 R2, and Windows Azure Pack that runs on Dell servers.
  • Microsoft D - Microsoft D is an end-user programming language in development as part of the company's Oslo service-oriented architecture (SOA) initiative.
  • Microsoft DirectAccess Connectivity Assistant (Microsoft DCA) - Microsoft DirectAccess Connectivity Assistant (Microsoft DCA) is a tool administrators use to improve an enterprise's DirectAccess connection.
  • Microsoft Dynamic Access Control (DAC) - Microsoft Dynamic Access Control (DAC) is a data governance tool in Windows Server 2012 that lets admins control the permission of access settings in an organization.
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