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  • solid state storage (SSS) garbage collection - Garbage collection, like TRIM, pro-actively eliminates the need for whole block erasures prior to every write operation.
  • solid state storage auto-tiering - Solid state storage auto tiering is automatically moving data that needs to accessed frequently to more expensive single-level cell (SLC) solid state storage and moving data that does not require frequent access to less expensive multi-level cell (MLC) solid state media or other lower cost, higher capacity drives.
  • solid state storage garbage collection - Garbage collection, like TRIM, pro-actively eliminates the need for whole block erasures prior to every write operation.
  • Solid State Storage Performance Test Specification - Solid State Storage Performance Test Specification (SSS PTS) is a set of procedures for evaluating the performance of NAND-based solid state storage (SSS).
  • Solid State Storage Performance Test Specification (SSS PTS) - Solid State Storage Performance Test Specification (SSS PTS) is a set of procedures for evaluating the performance of NAND-based solid state storage (SSS).
  • solid state storage technologies comparison - Solid-state storage (SSS) is an increasingly popular backup alternative to traditional storage technologies such as the hard disk drive (HDD), compact disc, rewriteable (CD-RW), and digital versatile disc RAM (DVD-RAM).
  • solid-state - Solid-state refers to electronic components, devices, and systems based entirely on the semiconductor.
  • solid-state drive - An SSD (solid-state drive) is a type of nonvolatile storage media that stores persistent data on solid-state flash memory.
  • solid-state lighting - Solid-state lighting (SSL) is a technology in which light-emitting diodes (LEDs) replace conventional incandescent and fluorescent lamps for general lighting purposes.
  • solid-state lighting (SSL) - Solid-state lighting (SSL) is a technology in which light-emitting diodes (LEDs) replace conventional incandescent and fluorescent lamps for general lighting purposes.
  • solid-state storage - Solid-state storage (SSS) is a type of computer storage media made from silicon microchips.
  • solid-state storage UBER - Solid-state storage UBER (unrecoverable bit error rate) is the percentage of bits that have errors relative to the total number of bits that have been read.
  • solide state disk - An SSD (solid-state drive) is a type of nonvolatile storage media that stores persistent data on solid-state flash memory.
  • Solidity - Solidity is a programming language used for developing smart contracts on Ethereum and other blockchain platforms, such as Monax and its Hyperledger Burrow blockchain.
  • soliton - A soliton is a special form of light pulse that can be transmitted over a fiber optic channel.
  • SoLoMo (social, local and mobile) - SoLoMo (social, local and mobile) is a term representing the convergence of collaborative, location-based and on-the-go technologies, primarily used for marketing and discovery purposes.
  • solution provider - A solution provider is a vendor, a service provider or a value-added reseller (VAR) that comprehensively handles the project needs of their client from concept to installation through support.
  • solution selling - Solution selling refers to the philosophy or practice of uncovering a customer's pain points and then providing products and services that address the underlying business problem.
  • solution stack - A solution stack is an ordered collection of software that makes it possible to complete a particular task.
  • SoMoClo (social, mobile and cloud) - SoMoClo (social, mobile and cloud) is the convergence of collaborative, on-the-go technologies that allow users to access data and applications from anywhere at any time.
  • sonar - Sonar is an acronym (like radar, now spelled with all lower-case letters) for sound navigation and ranging.
  • sonar (sound navigation and ranging) - Sonar is an acronym (like radar, now spelled with all lower-case letters) for sound navigation and ranging.
  • SONET - SONET is the American National Standards Institute standard for synchronous data transmission on optical media.
  • Sony Philips Digital Interface - S/PDIF (Sony/Philips Digital Interface) is a standard audio transfer file format.
  • Sony/Philips Digital Interface - S/PDIF (Sony/Philips Digital Interface) is a standard audio transfer file format.
  • Sony/Philips Digital Interface (S/PDIF) - S/PDIF (Sony/Philips Digital Interface) is a standard audio transfer file format.
  • SOP - The Same Origin Policy (SOP), also called Single Origin Policy, is a security measure used in Web browser programming languages such as JavaScript and Ajax to protect the confidentiality and integrity of information.
  • SOPA and PIPA - The Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA), also known as House Bill 3261, is legislation introduced in the United States House of Representatives to enforce current laws that make stealing intellectual property and trafficking in counterfeit goods illegal.
  • sorting algorithm - A sorting algorithm is a method for reorganizing a large number of items into a specific order, such as alphabetical, highest-to-lowest value or shortest-to-longest distance.
  • sound beam - Directional sound is a technology that concentrates acoustic energy into a narrow beam so that it can be projected to a discrete area, much as a laser focuses light.
  • sound card - A sound card (also referred to as an audio card) is a peripheral device that attaches to the ISA or PCI slot on a motherboard to enable the computer to input, process, and deliver sound.
  • sound designer 2 - SDII (Sound Designer II, sometimes seen abbreviated as SD2) is a monophonic/stereophonic audio file format, originally developed by Digidesign for their Macintosh -based recording/editing products.
  • Sound designer II - SDII (Sound Designer II, sometimes seen abbreviated as SD2) is a monophonic/stereophonic audio file format, originally developed by Digidesign for their Macintosh -based recording/editing products.
  • Sound Designer II - SDII (Sound Designer II, sometimes seen abbreviated as SD2) is a monophonic/stereophonic audio file format, originally developed by Digidesign for their Macintosh-based recording/editing products.
  • Sound Designer II (SD2) - SDII (Sound Designer II, sometimes seen abbreviated as SD2) is a monophonic/stereophonic audio file format, originally developed by Digidesign for their Macintosh-based recording/editing products.
  • sound navigation and ranging - Sonar is an acronym (like radar, now spelled with all lower-case letters) for sound navigation and ranging.
  • sound wave - A sound wave is the pattern of disturbance caused by the movement of energy traveling through a medium (such as air, water, or any other liquid or solid matter) as it propagates away from the source of the sound.
  • source code - Source code is the fundamental component of a computer program that is created by a programmer.
  • source code analysis - Source code analysis is the automated testing of source code for the purpose of debugging a computer program or application before it is distributed or sold.
  • source data - Raw data (sometimes called source data or atomic data) is data that has not been processed for meaningful use.
  • source deduplication - Source deduplication is the removal of redundancies from data before transmission to the backup target.
  • source quench - Using the Internet Control Message Protocol (ICMP), a source quench is a message from one host computer to another telling it to reduce the pace at which it is sending packet to that host.
  • Source Quench Introduced Delay - Also see SQUID, a UNIX-based program for caching Web pages and other Internet content closer to the user.
  • Source Quench Introduced Delay (SQuID) - Also see SQUID, a UNIX-based program for caching Web pages and other Internet content closer to the user.
  • Source route transparent bridging - Source-route transparent (SRT) bridging is a bridging scheme developed by IBM that combines source-route bridging (SRB) and transparent bridging in the same network.
  • Source-route transparent (SRT) bridging - Source-route transparent (SRT) bridging is a bridging scheme developed by IBM that combines source-route bridging (SRB) and transparent bridging in the same network.
  • Source-route transparent bridging - Source-route transparent (SRT) bridging is a bridging scheme developed by IBM that combines source-route bridging (SRB) and transparent bridging in the same network.
  • Southbridge - Southbridge is an Intel chipset that manages the basic forms of input/output (I/O) such as Universal Serial Bus (USB), serial, audio, Integrated Drive Electronics (IDE), and Industry Standard Architecture (ISA) I/O in a computer.
  • SOW - A statement of work (SOW), in project management, is a document in which a contracting officer or chief procurement officer (CPO) specifies the objectives and deliverables for a particular project or service contract.
  • SOX - The Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 is a federal law that established sweeping auditing and financial regulations for public companies.
  • SOX Section 404 - SOX Section 404 (Sarbanes-Oxley Act Section 404) mandates that all publicly-traded companies must establish internal controls and procedures for financial reporting.
  • SOX Section 404 (Sarbanes-Oxley Act Section 404) - SOX Section 404 (Sarbanes-Oxley Act Section 404) mandates that all publicly-traded companies must establish internal controls and procedures for financial reporting.
  • SP - A service pack is an orderable or downloadable update to a customer's software that fixes existing problems and, in some cases, delivers product enhancements.
  • SPAC - A special purpose acquisition company (SPAC) is a corporation formed by private individuals to facilitate investment through an initial public offering (IPO).
  • space - In mathematics, space is an unbounded continuum (unbroken set of points) in which exactly three numerical coordinates are necessary to uniquely define the location of any particular point.
  • Space Communications Protocol Specifications (SCPS) - Space Communications Protocol Specifications (SCPS) are designed to improve communications reliability, error checking, efficiency and performance in ground, manned craft and satellite inter-communications.
  • Space Force (United States Space Force) - Space Force is a proposed branch of the United States Armed Forces.
  • Space Launch System (SLS) - The Space Launch System (SLS) is an aerospace launch vehicle designed to carry crews and cargo on deep-space missions onboard NASA's Orion spacecraft.
  • spacer GIF - A transparent GIF (Graphics Interchange Format) is an image file that has one color assigned to be "transparent" so that the assigned color will be replaced by the browser's background color, whatever it may be.
  • SpaceX - Space Exploration Technologies Corp.
  • spaghetti code - Spaghetti code is a derogatory term for computer programming that is unnecessarily convoluted and difficult to change.
  • spaghetti diagram - A spaghetti diagram is a graphic representation of the flow of some entity, such as a person, a product or a piece of information, as it goes through some process.
  • spam blog - A splog (spam blog) is a fake blog created solely to promote affiliated Web sites, with the intent of skewing search results and artificially boosting traffic.
  • spam cocktail - A spam cocktail (or anti-spam cocktail) is the use of several different technologies in combination to successfully identify and minimize spam.
  • spam cocktail (or anti-spam cocktail) - A spam cocktail (or anti-spam cocktail) is the use of several different technologies in combination to successfully identify and minimize spam.
  • spam confidence level - Spam confidence level (SCL) is a numerical value indicating the likelihood that an incoming email message is spam.
  • spam confidence level (SCL) - Spam confidence level (SCL) is a numerical value indicating the likelihood that an incoming email message is spam.
  • spam filter - A spam filter is a program that is used to detect unsolicited and unwanted email and prevent those messages from getting to a user's inbox.
  • spam for life (S4L) - S4L is an online chat acronyms for "spam for life," the possible result of subscribing to an online service or becoming anyone's customer or client.
  • spam kit - A phishing kit is a collection of tools assembled to make it easier for people with little technical skill to launch a phishing exploit.
  • spam over Internet telephony - SPIT (spam over Internet telephony), sometimes known as vam (voice or VoIP spam), is unsolicited bulk messages broadcast over VoIP (Voice over Internet Protocol) to phones connected to the Internet.
  • spam ping - A sping (for spam ping) is a ping sent from a splog (spam blog) to make recipients think content of interest has been updated although that may not be the case.
  • spam trap - A spam trap is the inclusion of an option in an online form that is preselected by default with the expectation that the user will fail to notice the option.
  • spambot - A spambot is a program designed to collect, or harvest, e-mail addresses from the Internet in order to build mailing lists for sending unsolicited e-mail, also known as spam.
  • spamdexing - Spamdexing, coined from spam and index, is the practice of including information in a Web page that causes search engines to index it in some way that produces results that satisfy the spamdexer but usually dissatisify the search engine providers and users.
  • spamhaus - A spamhaus (haus is the German word for house) is an Internet service provider (ISP) or other business that allows the distribution of unsolicited commercial e-mail (UCE).
  • Spamhaus Project - A spamhaus (haus is the German word for house) is an Internet service provider (ISP) or other business that allows the distribution of unsolicited commercial e-mail (UCE).
  • spanning tree protocol - Where two bridges are used to interconnect the same two computer network segments, spanning tree is a protocol that allows the bridges to exchange information so that only one of them will handle a given message that is being sent between two computers within the network.
  • spanning tree protocol (STP) - Spanning tree protocol (STP) is a Layer 2 network protocol used to prevent looping within a network topology.
  • SPARC (Scalable Processor Architecture)  - SPARC (Scalable Processor Architecture) is a 32- and 64-bit microprocessor architecture from Sun Microsystems that is based on reduced instruction set computing (RISC).
  • SPARC� - SPARC (Scalable Processor Architecture) is a 32- and 64-bit microprocessor architecture from Sun Microsystems that is based on reduced instruction set computing (RISC).
  • Sparkle - Expression Interactive Designer is Microsoft's new tool for adding 3D images and multimedia content to an application's user interface, or UI.
  • sparkline - A sparkline is a small embedded line graph that illustrates a single trend.
  • SPARQL - SPARQL is a declarative programming language and protocol used for analytics by graph databases.
  • sparsity and density - Sparsity and density are terms used to describe the percentage of cells in a database table that are not populated and populated, respectively.
  • spatial data - Spatial data, also known as geospatial data, is information about a physical object that can be represented by numerical values in a geographic coordinate system.
  • spatial division multiple access - Also see frequency division multiple access (FDMA) and time division multiple access (TDMA).
  • spatial division multiple access (SDMA) - Also see frequency division multiple access (FDMA) and time division multiple access (TDMA).
  • spatial intelligence - Spatial intelligence is the concept of being able to successfully perceive and derive insight from visual data.
  • spatial sensing - Spatial sensing is the detection, measuring and analysis of an environment's space and objects in real-time for the purposes of mapping them.
  • SPD - When a computer is booted (started), serial presence detect (SPD) is information stored in anelectrically erasable programmable read-only memory (EEPROM) chip on a synchronous dynamic random access memory (SDRAM) memory module that tells thebasic input/output system (BIOS) the module's size, data width, speed, and voltage.
  • SPDIF - S/PDIF (Sony/Philips Digital Interface) is a standard audio transfer file format.
  • spear phishing - Spear phishing is an email spoofing attack that targets a specific organization or individual, seeking unauthorized access to sensitive information.
  • spear-phishing - Spear phishing is an email-spoofing attack that targets a specific organization or individual, seeking unauthorized access to sensitive information.
  • spearphishing - Spear phishing is an email-spoofing attack that targets a specific organization or individual, seeking unauthorized access to sensitive information.
  • SPEC - The Standard Performance Evaluation Corporation (SPEC), originally known as the System Performance Evaluation Cooperative, is a consortium of leading computer hardware and software manufacturers that was founded in 1988 with the goal of defining, establishing, maintaining and endorsing benchmarks applicable to computer systems.
  • special effects - SFX, an abbreviation for special effects, is a software product that makes it easy to create certain kinds of hypertext links within a collection of information such as the description of a library collection.
  • Special Interest Group - The Association of Computing Machinery (ACM), an international scientific and industrial computer society, carries on most of its activities through its members' SIGs (Special Interest Groups).
  • Special Interest Groups - The Association of Computing Machinery (ACM), an international scientific and industrial computer society, carries on most of its activities through its members' SIGs (Special Interest Groups).
  • special purpose acquisition company - A special purpose acquisition company (SPAC) is a corporation formed by private individuals to facilitate investment through an initial public offering (IPO).

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