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  • SerDes - A SerDes or serializer/deserializer is an integrated circuit (IC or chip) transceiver that converts parallel data to serial data and vice-versa.
  • SerDes (serializer/deserializer) - A SerDes or serializer/deserializer is an integrated circuit (IC or chip) transceiver that converts parallel data to serial data and vice-versa.
  • Serenity BDD - Serenity BDD is a framework and open source library for the creation of automated software testing for code in development.
  • serial - Serial means one event at a time.
  • Serial Advanced Technology Attachment - The SATA storage protocol transmits data in serial fashion between hard drives and computer systems.
  • Serial ATA - The SATA storage protocol transmits data in serial fashion between hard drives and computer systems.
  • Serial ATA (Serial Advanced Technology Attachment or SATA) - Serial ATA (Serial Advanced Technology Attachment or SATA) is a command and transport protocol that defines how data is transferred between a computer's motherboard and mass storage devices, such as hard disk drives (HDDs), optical drives and solid-state drives (SSDs).
  • serial attached SCSI - Serial-attached SCSI (SAS) is a point-to-point protocol used to transfer digital data between servers and SAS storage devices.
  • serial communications interface - A serial communications interface (SCI) is a device that enables the serial (one bit at a time) exchange of data between a microprocessor and peripherals such as printers, external drives, scanners, or mice.
  • serial communications interface (SCI) - A serial communications interface (SCI) is a device that enables the serial (one bit at a time) exchange of data between a microprocessor and peripherals such as printers, external drives, scanners, or mice.
  • Serial Digital Interface - Serial Digital Interface (SDI) is a standard for digital video transmission over coaxial cable.
  • Serial Digital Interface (SDI) - Serial Digital Interface (SDI) is a standard for digital video transmission over coaxial cable.
  • Serial Line Internet Protocol - SLIP is a TCP/IP protocol used for communication between two machines that are previously configured for communication with each other.
  • serial peripheral interface - In a computer, a serial peripheral interface (SPI) is an interface that enables the serial (one bit at a time) exchange of data between two devices, one called a master and the other called a slave.
  • serial peripheral interface (SPI) - In a computer, a serial peripheral interface (SPI) is an interface that enables the serial (one bit at a time) exchange of data between two devices, one called a master and the other called a slave.
  • serial port server - A serial port server, also called a serial server or port redirector, is a device that transfers data between a computer serial port (COM port) and an Ethernet local area network (LAN).
  • serial position effect - The serial position effect is the psychological tendency to remember the first and last items in a list better than those in the middle.
  • serial presence detect - 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.
  • serial presence detect (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.
  • serial server - A serial port server, also called a serial server or port redirector, is a device that transfers data between a computer serial port (COM port) and an Ethernet local area network (LAN).
  • Serial Storage Architecture - Serial Storage Architecture (SSA) is an open standard for high-speed access to high-capacity disk storage.
  • serial-attached SCSI - Serial-attached SCSI (SAS) is a point-to-point protocol used to transfer digital data between servers and SAS storage devices.
  • serial-attached SCSI (SAS) - Serial-attached SCSI (SAS) is a point-to-point protocol used to transfer digital data between servers and SAS storage devices.
  • serial-attached storage - Serial-attached SCSI (SAS) is a point-to-point protocol used to transfer digital data between servers and SAS storage devices.
  • serializer - A SerDes or serializer/deserializer is an integrated circuit (IC or chip) transceiver that converts parallel data to serial data and vice-versa.
  • serializer deserializer - A SerDes or serializer/deserializer is an integrated circuit (IC or chip) transceiver that converts parallel data to serial data and vice-versa.
  • serializer/deserializer - A SerDes or serializer/deserializer is an integrated circuit (IC or chip) transceiver that converts parallel data to serial data and vice-versa.
  • serigraphy - Screen printing, also known as serigraphy, is a method of creating an image on paper, fabric or some other object by pressing ink through a screen with areas blocked off by a stencil.
  • Serious Organized Crime Agency - The Serious Organized Crime Agency (SOCA) is a policing agency dedicated to the identification of criminal activity related to drug trafficking, money laundering, identity theft and immigration.
  • Serious Organized Crime Agency (SOCA) - The Serious Organized Crime Agency (SOCA) is a policing agency dedicated to the identification of criminal activity related to drug trafficking, money laundering, identity theft and immigration.
  • serious reportable event - A serious reportable event (SRE) is an incident involving death or serious harm to a patient resulting from a lapse or error in a healthcare facility.
  • serious reportable event (SRE) - A serious reportable event (SRE) is an incident involving death or serious harm to a patient resulting from a lapse or error in a healthcare facility.
  • SERMO - SERMO is an online social network of verified physicians where they can anonymously discuss patient cases and non-medical subjects.
  • servant leadership - Servant leadership is a leadership philosophy built on the belief that the most effective leaders strive to serve others, rather than accrue power or take control.
  • server accelerator card - A server accelerator card (also known as an SSL card) is a Peripheral Component Interconnect (PCI) card used to generate encryption keys for secure transactions on e-commerce Web sites.
  • server consolidation - Server consolidation is an approach to the efficient usage of computer server resources in order to reduce the total number of servers or server locations that an organization requires.
  • server farm - A server farm is a group of computers acting as servers and housed together in a single location.
  • server farm (Web farm, Web server farm) - A server farm is a group of computers acting as servers and housed together in a single location.
  • server hardware degradation - Server hardware degradation is the gradual breakdown of the physical parts of a server.
  • Server Message Block Protocol - The Server Message Block Protocol (SMB protocol) is a client-server communication protocol used for sharing access to files, printers, serial ports and other resources on a network.
  • Server Message Block Protocol (SMB protocol) - The Server Message Block Protocol (SMB protocol) is a client-server communication protocol used for sharing access to files, printers, serial ports and other resources on a network.
  • server push - Push (or "server-push") is the delivery of information on the Web that is initiated by the information server rather than by the information user or client, as it usually is.
  • server refresh cycle - The server refresh cycle is the length of time that normally passes between installations of new servers and related hardware in a data center.
  • server side include - A server-side include is a variable value (for example, a file "Last modified" date) that a server can include in an HTML file before it sends it to the requestor.
  • server space provider - A server space provider is an individual, company, or organization that provides storage space on a server for Web pages, usually for a charge.
  • server sprawl - Server sprawl is a situation in which multiple, under-utilized servers take up more space and consume more resources than can be justified by their workload.
  • server stack - A server stack is the collection of software that forms the operational infrastructure on a given machine.
  • server-based computing - A thin client (or lean client) is a virtual desktop computing model that runs on the resources stored on a central server instead of a computer's resources.
  • server-based SSD - A server-based SSD is a solid state drive that may be manufactured in a PCI Express form factor.
  • server-based storage - Server-based storage is a re-emerging class of data storage that removes cost and complexity by housing storage media inside servers rather than in dedicated and custom-engineered storage arrays.
  • server-push - Push (or "server-push") is the delivery of information on the Web that is initiated by the information server rather than by the information user or client, as it usually is.
  • server-side flash - Server-side flash is the use of a solid state drive with flash memory in a server.
  • server-side include - A server-side include is a variable value (for example, a file "Last modified" date) that a server can include in an HTML file before it sends it to the requestor.
  • serverless backup - Serverless data backup removes backup procedures from production servers so that the time usually spent on backup functions can be used for other server tasks.
  • serverless computing - Serverless computing is an event-driven application design and deployment paradigm in which computing resources are provided as scalable cloud services.
  • servers - A server is a computer program or device that provides a service to another computer program and its user, also known as the client.
  • service assurance - Service assurance (SA) is a procedure or set of procedures intended to optimize performance and provide management solutions in communications networks, media services and end-user applications.
  • service assurance (SA) - Service assurance (SA) is a procedure or set of procedures intended to optimize performance and provide management solutions in communications networks, media services and end-user applications.
  • service chaining - Service chaining, in an information technology (IT) context, is the addition of software-defined networking (SDN) capabilities in a specific sequence.
  • service component architecture - Service-component architecture (SCA) is a group of specifications intended for the development of applications based on service-oriented architecture (SOA), which defines how computing entities interact to perform work for each other.
  • service contact port numbers - The well-known port numbers are the port numbers that are reserved for assignment by the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) for use by the application end points that communicate using the Internet's Transmission Control Protocol (TCP) or the User Datagram Protocol (UDP).
  • Service Data Objects - Service Data Objects (SDO) is the name of a specification designed to streamline the processing of SOA (service-oriented architecture) data from diverse sources such as XML documents, relational databases and Web services.
  • Service Data Objects (SDO) - Service Data Objects (SDO) is the name of a specification designed to streamline the processing of SOA (service-oriented architecture) data from diverse sources such as XML documents, relational databases and Web services.
  • service desk - A service desk is a communications center that provides a single point of contact (SPOC) between a company and its customers, employees and business partners.
  • service discovery - Service discovery is the automatic detection of devices and offered services over a network that is used to minimize configuration efforts for administrators.
  • Service Integration Maturity Model - The Service Integration Maturity Model (SIMM) is a paradigm developed by IBM that defines the extent to which various services are integrated in a service-oriented architecture (SOA).
  • Service Integration Maturity Model (SIMM) - The Service Integration Maturity Model (SIMM) is a paradigm developed by IBM that defines the extent to which various services are integrated in a service-oriented architecture (SOA).
  • service level - Service level describes, usually in measurable terms, the services a network service provider furnishes a customer within a given time period.
  • service level agreement - A service-level agreement (SLA) is a contract between a service provider and its customers that documents what services the provider will furnish and defines the service standards the provider is obligated to meet.
  • service level indicator - A service level indicator (SLI) is a carefully defined measure of performance within a provided service that is given to a customer by the vendor.
  • service lifecycle management (SLM) - Service lifecycle management (SLM) describes the strategy and software for managing the maintenance and repair of products and maximizing the profit opportunities from these activities.
  • Service Location Protocol - The Service Location Protocol (SLP) is a protocol or method of organizing and locating the resources (such as printers, disk drives, databases, e-mail directories, and schedulers) in a network.
  • service mesh - A service mesh is a dedicated infrastructure layer that controls service-to-service communication over a network.
  • Service Organization Control 1 - A Service Organization Control 1 or Soc 1 (pronounced "sock one") report is written documentation of the internal controls that are likely to be relevant to an audit of a customer’s financial statements.
  • Service Organization Control 2 - A Service Organization Control 2 (Soc 2) reports on various organizational controls related to security, availability, processing integrity, confidentiality or privacy.
  • Service Organization Control 3 - A Service Organization Control 3 (Soc 3) report outlines information related to a service organization’s internal controls in security, availability, processing integrity, confidentiality or privacy.
  • service oriented architecture - Service-oriented architecture (SOA) is a software development model that allows services to communicate across different platforms and languages to form applications.
  • service oriented integration - SOI is also an abbreviation for Silicon-On-Insulator.
  • service oriented management - Service-oriented management (SOM) is the operational management of service delivery within a service-oriented architecture (SOA).
  • Service Profile Identifier - A SPID (Service Profile Identifier) is a number assigned by a phone company to a terminal on an Integrated Services Digital Network B-channel.
  • service set identifier - A service set identifier (SSID) is a sequence of characters that uniquely names a wireless local area network (WLAN).
  • service set identifier (SSID) - A service set identifier (SSID) is a sequence of characters that uniquely names a wireless local area network (WLAN).
  • service supply chain - The service supply chain is the part of the supply chain dedicated to providing service on products.
  • service virtualization - Service virtualization is the process of creating replicas of systems that new applications depend on to test how well the application and systems integrate.
  • service-component architecture - Service-component architecture (SCA) is a group of specifications intended for the development of applications based on service-oriented architecture (SOA), which defines how computing entities interact to perform work for each other.
  • service-component architecture (SCA) - Service-component architecture (SCA) is a group of specifications intended for the development of applications based on service-oriented architecture (SOA), which defines how computing entities interact to perform work for each other.
  • service-level agreement - A service-level agreement (SLA) is a contract between a service provider and its customers that documents what services the provider will furnish and defines the service standards the provider is obligated to meet.
  • service-level agreement (SLA) - A service-level agreement (SLA) is a contract between a service provider and its customers that documents what services the provider will furnish and defines the service standards the provider is obligated to meet.
  • service-level objective - A service-level objective (SLO) is the part of a service-level agreement (SLA) that documents the key performance indicators (KPIs) the customer should expect from a provider.
  • service-oriented architecture - Service-oriented architecture (SOA) is a software development model that allows services to communicate across different platforms and languages to form applications.
  • service-oriented architecture (SOA) - Service-oriented architecture (SOA) is a software development model that allows services to communicate across different platforms and languages to form applications.
  • service-oriented integration - SOI is also an abbreviation for Silicon-On-Insulator.
  • service-oriented management - Service-oriented management (SOM) is the operational management of service delivery within a service-oriented architecture (SOA).
  • ServiceNow - ServiceNow is a cloud-based company that provides software as a service (SaaS) for technical management support.
  • Services Provisioning Markup Language - SPML (Services Provisioning Markup Language) is an Extensible Markup Language (XML)-based language that facilitates the exchange of provisioning information among applications and organizations, corporations, or agencies.
  • servlet - A servlet is a small program that runs on a server.
  • servo (servomechanism) - A servo or servomechanism is an electromagnetic device that converts electricity into precise controlled motion by use of negative feedback mechanisms.
  • Session Announcement Protocol (SAP) - Session Announcement Protocol (SAP) is a protocol used to define the format and describe the information that will be exchanged during a multicast conferencing session.
  • session border controller - A session border controller (SBC) is a dedicated hardware device or software application that governs the manner in which phone calls are initiated, conducted and terminated on a Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) network.
  • session border controller (SBC) - A session border controller (SBC) is a dedicated hardware device or software application that governs the manner in which phone calls are initiated, conducted and terminated on a Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) network.
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