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  • cloud-native application - A cloud-native application is a program that is designed for a cloud computing architecture.
  • N s - The newton-second is the standard unit of impulse.
  • N+1 UPS - N+1, also called parallel redundancy, is a safeguard to ensure that an uninterruptible power supply (UPS)system is always available.
  • n00b - A newbie (pronounced NOO-bee) is a novice or neophyte: anyone who is new to any particular type of endeavor, such as a sport or a technology.
  • N_Port ID virtualization (NPIV) - N_Port ID virtualization (NPIV) is a technology that allows a single host bus adaptor (HBA) called an "N_Port" to register multiple World Wide Port Names (WWPNs) and N_Port identification numbers.
  • NAC - Network access control (NAC), also called network admission control, is a method to bolster the security, visibility and access management of a proprietary network.
  • NACHA - The National Automated Clearing House Association (NACHA) is a not-for-profit trade association that develops operating rules and business practices for the nationwide network of automated clearing houses (ACHs) and for other areas of electronic payments.
  • NACK (NAK, negative acknowledgment, not acknowledged) - NACK, or NAK, an abbreviation for negative acknowledgment or not acknowledged, is a signal used by computers or other devices to indicate that data transmitted over a network was received with errors or was otherwise unreadable.
  • Nagios - Nagios is an open source monitoring system for computer systems.
  • Nagle's algorithm - Named for its creator, John Nagle, the Nagle algorithm is used to automatically concatenate a number of small buffer messages; this process (called nagling) increases the efficiency of a network application system by decreasing the number of packets that must be sent.
  • nagling - Named for its creator, John Nagle, the Nagle algorithm is used to automatically concatenate a number of small buffer messages; this process (called nagling) increases the efficiency of a network application system by decreasing the number of packets that must be sent.
  • NAHIT - The National Alliance for Health Information Technology, or NAHIT, was formed in 2002 in an effort to promote the use of health IT.
  • NAK - NACK, or NAK, an abbreviation for negative acknowledgment or not acknowledged, is a signal used by computers or other devices to indicate that data transmitted over a network was received with errors or was otherwise unreadable.
  • named account - A named account is a company that is identified as a valuable prospect or customer and assigned to an individual marketing or sales representative for targeted efforts.
  • named entity - A named entity is a term or phrase that identifies an object from a set of other objects with similar attributes.
  • named entity recognition (NER) - Named entity recognition (NER) is a sub-task of information extraction (IE) that seeks out and categorizes specified entities in a body or bodies of texts.
  • NAND - A logic gate is an elementary building block of a digital circuit.
  • NAND flash memory - NAND flash memory is a type of non-volatile storage technology that does not require power to retain data.
  • NAND flash wear-out - NAND flash wear-out is the breakdown of the oxide layer within the floating-gate transistors of NAND flash memory.
  • NAND mirroring - NAND mirroring has been proposed to break the security in certain portable devices that use NAND flash memory for encryption.
  • NANDroid backup - NANDroid backups are typically created by Android device owners who have gained root access to their phone’s operating system in order to use aftermarket distributions of the Android OS.
  • nanite - A nanomachine, also called a nanite, is a mechanical or electromechanical device whose dimensions are measured in nanometers (millionths of a millimeter, or units of 10 -9 meter).
  • nano - Nano is a prefix meaning "extremely small.
  • nano emissive display - A nano-emissive display (NED) is a high-resolution, full-color, lightweight, physically thin display that uses carbon nanotube technology.
  • nano-emissive display - A nano-emissive display (NED) is a high-resolution, full-color, lightweight, physically thin display that uses carbon nanotube technology.
  • nanobiomechanics - Nanobiomechanics, also called nanoscale biomechanics, is a field of biomedical technology that involves measurement of the mechanical characteristics of individual living cells.
  • nanochip - A nanochip is an integrated circuit (IC) that is so small, in physical terms, that individual particles of matter play major roles.
  • nanocomputer - A nanocomputer is a computer whose physical dimensions are microscopic.
  • nanocrystal - A nanocrystal is a crystalline particle with at least one dimension measuring less than 1000 nanometers (nm), where 1 nm is defined as 1 thousand-millionth of a meter (10-9 m).
  • nanofabrication - Nanofabrication is the design and manufacture of devices with dimensions measured in nanometers.
  • nanomachine - A nanomachine, also called a nanite, is a mechanical or electromechanical device whose dimensions are measured in nanometers (millionths of a millimeter, or units of 10 -9 meter).
  • nanomachine (nanite) - A nanomachine, also called a nanite, is a mechanical or electromechanical device whose dimensions are measured in nanometers (millionths of a millimeter, or units of 10 -9 meter).
  • nanoManipulator - The nanoManipulator is a specialized nanorobot and microscopic viewing system for working with objects on an extremely small scale.
  • nanomedicine - Nanomedicine is the application of nanotechnology (the engineering of tiny machines) to the prevention and treatment of disease in the human body.
  • nanometer - A nanometer is a unit of spatial measurement that is 10-9 meter, or one billionth of a meter.
  • nanopaint - Nanopaint is a coating that can modify the properties of a surface or substance according to user-defined parameters.
  • nanosatellite - A miniaturized satellite is an earth-orbiting device having lower mass and smaller physical dimensions than a conventional satellite, such as a geostationary satellite.
  • nanoscale biomechanics - Nanobiomechanics, also called nanoscale biomechanics, is a field of biomedical technology that involves measurement of the mechanical characteristics of individual living cells.
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  • nanostorage - Nano-storage is a nanotechnology approach to storage that seeks to radically increase storage capacities through a variety of technologies, and, ultimately, to replace current storage media with extremely high-density media and devices.
  • nanotechnology - Nanotechnology, also called molecular manufacturing, is a branch of engineering that deals with the design and manufacture of extremely small electronic circuits and mechanical devices built at the molecular level of matter.
  • nanotechnology (molecular manufacturing) - Nanotechnology, also called molecular manufacturing, is a branch of engineering that deals with the design and manufacture of extremely small electronic circuits and mechanical devices built at the molecular level of matter.
  • nanotransistor - A nanotransistor is a transistor - the component that acts as an electronic signal switch or amplifier - that is near the scale of a billionth of a meter (or nanometer) in size.
  • nanotube - A carbon nanotube (CNT) is a miniature cylindrical carbon structure that has hexagonal graphite molecules attached at the edges.
  • nanotube (carbon nanotube) - A carbon nanotube (CNT) is a miniature cylindrical carbon structure that has hexagonal graphite molecules attached at the edges.
  • NAO Project - Project Nao, also called the Nao Project, is an ongoing venture dedicated to the development and mass production of an intelligent humanoid robot for the consumer market.
  • NAP - In the United States, a network access point (NAP) is one of several major Internet interconnection points that serve to tie all the Internet access providers together so that, for example, an AT&T user in Portland, Oregon can reach the Web site of a Bell South customer in Miami, Florida.
  • NAP - Network access protection (NAP), introduced with Windows Server 2008, is Microsoft’s approach to controlling access to a network based on a determination of each device’s health.
  • narrow AI (weak AI) - Narrow AI is an application of artificial intelligence technologies to enable a high-functioning system that replicates -- and perhaps surpasses -- human intelligence for a dedicated purpose.
  • narrowband IoT (NB-IoT) - Narrowband IoT (NB-IoT) is a wireless internet of things (IoT) protocol using low-power wide area network (LPWAN) technology.
  • narrowcasting - Slivercasing, or narrowcasting, is the transmission of video programming to a niche audience, often through relatively inexpensive means like streaming video over high-speed connections.
  • NAS - Network-attached storage (NAS) is dedicated file storage that enables multiple users and heterogeneous client devices to retrieve data from centralized disk capacity.
  • NAS - A network access server (NAS) is a computer server that enables an independent service provider (ISP) to provide connected customers with Internet access.
  • NAS accelerators - A NAS accelerator (network-attached storage accelerator) is a printed circuit card that offloads TCP/IP processing from a microprocessor.
  • NAS Appliance - NAS appliances are commodity hardware that includes their own dedicated storage disks and RAID that can easily scale as more capacity is needed.
  • NAS enclosure (network-attached storage enclosure) - NAS enclosures provide shared storage to all users connected to a network, and vary in models appropriate for home offices to enterprises.
  • NAS filer (network-attached storage filer) - NAS filers add scalable, expandable storage for file-serving purposes in data sharing, cloud applications, Internet and enterprise networks, in both Fibre Channel SANs and Ethernet LANs.
  • NAS gateway - A NAS gateway is a NAS (network-attached storage) system in which the storage media are externally attached, typically over a Fibre Channel interface.
  • NASA Solutions for Enterprise Wide Procurement IV - NASA Solutions for Enterprise-Wide Procurement (SEWP) IV is a contract issued by NASA's SEWP BOWL (Solutions for Enterprise-Wide Procurement Business Operations and Workstation Laboratory) to a commercial technology vendor.
  • NASA Solutions for Enterprise-Wide Procurement (SEWP) IV - NASA Solutions for Enterprise-Wide Procurement (SEWP) IV is a contract issued by NASA's SEWP BOWL (Solutions for Enterprise-Wide Procurement Business Operations and Workstation Laboratory) to a commercial technology vendor.
  • NASA Solutions for Enterprise-Wide Procurement IV - NASA Solutions for Enterprise-Wide Procurement (SEWP) IV is a contract issued by NASA's SEWP BOWL (Solutions for Enterprise-Wide Procurement Business Operations and Workstation Laboratory) to a commercial technology vendor.
  • NASCAR slide - A NASCAR slide is marketing lingo for a PowerPoint slide filled with logos.
  • NASDAQ - The NASDAQ is the largest electronic securities exchange in the United States.
  • NASDAQ Information Exchange protocol - QIX (NASDAQ Information Exchange protocol) is a proprietary specification intended to streamline automated trading in the financial industry.
  • NASSCOM - The National Association of Software and Services Companies (NASSCOM) is a not-for-profit Indian consortium created to promote the development of the country's IT (information technology) and business process outsourcing (BPO) industries.
  • NASSCOM (National Association of Software and Services Companies) - The National Association of Software and Services Companies (NASSCOM) is a not-for-profit Indian consortium created to promote the development of the country's IT (information technology) and business process outsourcing (BPO) industries.
  • NAT - A Network Address Translation (NAT) is the process of mapping an internet protocol (IP) address to another by changing the header of IP packets while in transit via a router.
  • National Alliance for Health Information Technology - The National Alliance for Health Information Technology, or NAHIT, was formed in 2002 in an effort to promote the use of health IT.
  • National Alliance for Health Information Technology (NAHIT) - The National Alliance for Health Information Technology, or NAHIT, was formed in 2002 in an effort to promote the use of health IT.
  • National Association of Securities Dealers Automated Quotations - The NASDAQ is the largest electronic securities exchange in the United States.
  • National Association of Software and Services Companies - The National Association of Software and Services Companies (NASSCOM) is a not-for-profit Indian consortium created to promote the development of the country's IT (information technology) and business process outsourcing (BPO) industries.
  • National Automated Clearing House Association - The National Automated Clearing House Association (NACHA) is a not-for-profit trade association that develops operating rules and business practices for the nationwide network of automated clearing houses (ACHs) and for other areas of electronic payments.
  • National Call Fee Access - In the U.K.
  • National Committee on Vital and Health Statistics - The National Committee on Vital and Health Statistics (NCVHS) is an advisory body to the U.
  • National Committee on Vital and Health Statistics (NCVHS) - The National Committee on Vital and Health Statistics (NCVHS) is an advisory body to the U.
  • National Computer Security Center - The National Computer Security Center (NCSC) is a U.
  • National Data Warehouse of Official Statistics - The National Data Warehouse of Official Statistics is a central repository of the statistical data gathered by India’s central ministries, state governments and union territories.
  • National eGovernance Plan - National eGovernance Plan (NeGP) is an initiative by the government of India to combine various e-governance systems around the country to create a national network that provides government services to all citizens electronically.
  • National eGovernance Plan (NeGP) - National eGovernance Plan (NeGP) is an initiative by the government of India to combine various e-governance systems around the country to create a national network that provides government services to all citizens electronically.
  • National eGovernance Service Delivery Gateway - National eGovernance Service Delivery Gateway (NSDG) is a mission mode project (MMP) under the National e-Governance Plan (NeGP) that acts as a central repository for government data.
  • National eGovernance Service Delivery Gateway (NSDG) - National eGovernance Service Delivery Gateway (NSDG) is a mission mode project (MMP) under the National e-Governance Plan (NeGP) that acts as a central repository for government data.
  • National Electrical Code (NEC) - National Electrical Code (NEC) is a set of regularly updated standards for the safe installation of electric wiring in the United States.
  • National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) - The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) is the largest association of electrical goods and equipment and electronic medical imaging equipment manufacturers in the United States.
  • National Electronic Disease Surveillance System - The National Electronic Disease Surveillance System (NEDSS) is a secure online framework that allows healthcare professionals and government agencies to communicate about disease patterns and coordinate national response to outbreaks.
  • National Electronic Funds Transfer (NEFT) - National Electronic Funds Transfer (NEFT) is an Indian system of electronic transfer of money from one bank or bank branch to another.
  • National Emergency Communications Plan - The National Emergency Communications Plan (NECP) is a strategic plan for improving emergency response communications and efforts in the United States.
  • National Emergency Communications Plan (NECP) - The National Emergency Communications Plan (NECP) is a strategic plan for improving emergency response communications and efforts in the United States.
  • national file tracking system - The national file tracking system (NFTS) is a centralized database for tracking the movement of immigration files.
  • National Health Information Infrastructure - The National Health Information Infrastructure (NHII) was a government initiative first proposed under former President George W.
  • National Health Information Infrastructure (NHII) - The National Health Information Infrastructure (NHII) was a government initiative first proposed under former President George W.
  • National Health Service - The National Health Service (NHS) is the publicly funded national healthcare system in the United Kingdom.
  • National Health Service (NHS) - The National Health Service (NHS) is the publicly funded national healthcare system in the United Kingdom.
  • National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) - The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is a federal agency of the United States government tasked with upholding regulatory safety standards in automobile manufacturing and the highway transportation system.
  • national ID card - A national identity card is a portable document, typically a plasticized card with digitally-embedded information, that someone is required or encouraged to carry as a means of confirming their identity.
  • national identity card - A national identity card is a portable document, typically a plasticized card with digitally-embedded information, that someone is required or encouraged to carry as a means of confirming their identity.
  • National Informatics Centre (NIC) - The National Informatics Centre (NIC) is an institute set up by the Indian government in 1976 to drive its technology and e-governance initiatives.
  • National Institute of Standards and Technology - NIST is the National Institute of Standards and Technology, a unit of the U.
  • National Institutes of Health - The National Institutes of Health (NIH) is the principal federal agency for health research in the United States.
  • National Institutes of Health (NIH) - The National Institutes of Health (NIH) is the principal federal agency for health research in the United States.
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