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  • Virtual Address eXtension - VAX (Virtual Address eXtension) is an established line of mid-range server computers from the Digital Equipment Corporation (DEC).
  • virtual agent - A virtual agent (sometimes called an intelligent virtual agent, virtual rep or chatbot) is a software program that uses scripted rules and, increasingly, artificial intelligence applications to provide automated service or guidance to humans.
  • virtual agent - A virtual agent (sometimes called an intelligent virtual agent, virtual rep or chatbot) is a software program that uses scripted rules and, increasingly, artificial intelligence applications to provide automated service or guidance to humans.
  • virtual appliance - A virtual appliance is a virtual machine image file consisting of a pre-configured operating system environment and a single application.
  • virtual area network - A virtual area network (VAN) is a network on which users are enabled to share a more visual sense of community through high band-width connections.
  • virtual area network (VAN) - A virtual area network (VAN) is a network on which users are enabled to share a more visual sense of community through high band-width connections.
  • virtual asset - A virtual asset is a representation of currency in some environment or situation, such as a video game or a financial trading simulation exercise.
  • virtual assistant - A virtual assistant is an electronic audio or audio/video avatar-centered program that uses artificial intelligence to perform tasks for the user.
  • virtual assistant (AI assistant) - A virtual assistant is an application program that can understand natural human language, speak natural language and complete electronic tasks for the end user.
  • virtual browser - A virtual browser is a browser that is logically isolated from the underlying computer's operating system (OS).
  • virtual call center - A virtual call center -- or virtual contact center (VCC) -- is a call center in which the organization's representatives are geographically dispersed, rather than situated at workstations in one location.
  • Virtual Choir - Virtual Choir is an assembly of geographically dispersed singers performing choral works, led by composer Eric Whitacre.
  • virtual classroom - A virtual classroom is an online learning environment.
  • virtual commerce - Virtual commerce (sometimes known as vCommerce, v-commerce, or vCom) is a type of application, service, or product feature that helps enterprises implement strategies and design Web sites for e-commerce (the buying and selling of goods and services using the Internet).
  • virtual commerce (vCommerce, v-commerce, or vCom) - Virtual commerce (sometimes known as vCommerce, v-commerce, or vCom) is a type of application, service, or product feature that helps enterprises implement strategies and design Web sites for e-commerce (the buying and selling of goods and services using the Internet).
  • virtual commissioning - Virtual commissioning is the practice of using 3D technology to create a simulation model of a manufacturing plant so that proposed changes and upgrades can be tested before they are implemented to the actual plant.
  • virtual community - A virtual community is a community of people sharing common interests, ideas, and feelings over the Internet or other collaborative networks.
  • virtual CPU (vCPU) - A virtual CPU (vCPU) also known as a virtual processor, is a physical central processing unit (CPU) that is assigned to a virtual machine (VM).
  • virtual cube - A virtual cube is a subset of one or two existing cubes in a database.
  • virtual database - A virtual database, also called a federated database, is a system in which several databases appear to function as a single entity.
  • Virtual Dedicated Graphics Acceleration (vDGA) - Virtual Dedicated Graphics Acceleration (vDGA) is a graphics-acceleration function that bypasses the ESXi hypervisor to tie a dedicated GPU in the ESXi host directly to a Horizon View virtual desktop to provide near-native performance.
  • virtual dedicated server - A virtual private server (VPS), also called a virtual dedicated server (VDS), is a virtual server that appears to the user as a dedicated server, but that is actually installed on a computer serving multiple websites.
  • virtual desktop - A virtual desktop is a computer operating system that does not run directly on the endpoint hardware from which a user accesses it.
  • virtual desktop infrastructure - Virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) is a desktop virtualization technology wherein a desktop operating system, typically Microsoft Windows, runs and is managed in a data center.
  • virtual desktop pool - A virtual desktop pool is a group of virtual desktops that are hosted on identically configured virtual machines.
  • virtual disaster recovery - Virtual disaster recovery is a type of DR that typically involves replication and allows a user to fail over to virtualized workloads.
  • virtual disk - A virtual hard drive file is a container file that acts similar to a physical hard drive.
  • virtual drive - A virtual hard drive file is a container file that acts similar to a physical hard drive.
  • virtual embodiment - Virtual embodiment is the perception of sensory feedback related to an individual’s virtual, non- physical body (also known as an avatar) and the effect it has on the individual’s cognition.
  • virtual file system (VFS) - A virtual file system (VFS) is programming that forms an interface between an operating system's kernel and a more concrete file system.
  • virtual firewall - A virtual firewall is a firewall device or service that provides network traffic filtering and monitoring for virtual machines (VMs) in a virtualized environment.
  • virtual floppy disk - A virtual floppy disk is an alternative to the traditional floppy that exists as a file rather than a physical medium.
  • virtual GPU (vGPU) - A virtual GPU is a computer processor that renders graphics on a server rather than on a physical endpoint device.
  • virtual hard disk - Virtual hard disk (VHD) is a disk image file format for storing the complete contents of a hard drive.
  • virtual hard disk (VHD) - Virtual hard disk (VHD) is a disk image file format for storing the complete contents of a hard drive.
  • virtual hard drive - A virtual hard drive file is a container file that acts similar to a physical hard drive.
  • virtual honeynet - A honeynet is a network set up with intentional vulnerabilities; its purpose is to invite attack, so that an attacker's activities and methods can be studied and that information used to increase network security.
  • virtual honeypot - A virtual honeypot is software that emulates a vulnerable system or network to attract intruders and study their behavior.
  • virtual hosting - On the Internet, virtual hosting is the provision of Web server hosting services so that a company (or individual) doesn't have to purchase and maintain its own Web server and connections to the Internet.
  • virtual human - CAVEman is an interactive, object-oriented model of a human body consisting of over 3,000 anatomically correct, catalogued and computerized body parts.
  • Virtual Instrument file - Virtual Instrument file is used by National Instruments' LabVIEW development software.
  • Virtual Instrument file (vi or .vi) - Virtual Instrument file is used by National Instruments' LabVIEW development software.
  • virtual keyboard - A virtual keyboard is a computer keyboard that a user operates by typing on or within a wireless- or optical-detectable surface or area rather than by depressing physical keys.
  • virtual kill switch - A kill switch in an IT context is a mechanism used to shut down or disable a device or program.
  • virtual LAN - A VLAN (virtual LAN) is a subnetwork which can group together collections of devices on separate physical local area networks (LANs).
  • virtual learning environment - A virtual learning environment (VLE) is a set of teaching and learning tools designed to enhance a student's learning experience by including computers and the Internet in the learning process.
  • virtual learning environment (VLE) or managed learning environment (MLE) - A virtual learning environment (VLE) is a set of teaching and learning tools designed to enhance a student's learning experience by including computers and the Internet in the learning process.
  • Virtual Lifetime Electronic Record - Virtual Lifetime Electronic Record (VLER) is an electronic health record program that tracks the medical history of American soldiers through their entire service, from active duty to veteran status.
  • Virtual Lifetime Electronic Record (VLER) - Virtual Lifetime Electronic Record (VLER) is an electronic health record program that tracks the medical history of American soldiers through their entire service, from active duty to veteran status.
  • Virtual Local Area Network - A VLAN (virtual LAN) is a subnetwork which can group together collections of devices on separate physical local area networks (LANs).
  • virtual local area network hopping (VLAN hopping) - Virtual local area network hopping (VLAN hopping) is a method of attacking the network resources of a VLAN by sending packets to a port not usually accessible from an end system.
  • virtual local area network�hopping - VLAN hopping (virtual local area network hopping) is a method of attacking a network by sending packets to a port at a network end point that is not normally accessible to the sender.
  • virtual LUN or thin LUN - A virtual LUN (virtual logical unit number) is a representation of a storage area that is not tied to any physical storage allocation.
  • virtual machine - A virtual machine (VM) is an operating system (OS) or application environment that is installed on software, which imitates dedicated hardware.
  • virtual machine (VM) - A virtual machine (VM) is an operating system (OS) or application environment that is installed on software, which imitates dedicated hardware.
  • virtual machine configuration - Virtual machine configuration is the arrangement of resources assigned to a virtual machine.
  • virtual machine escape - Virtual machine escape is an exploit in which the attacker runs code on a VM that allows an operating system running within it to break out and interact directly with the hypervisor.
  • Virtual Machine File System - VMware VMFS (Virtual Machine File System) is a cluster file system that facilitates storage virtualization for multiple installations of VMware ESX Server, a hypervisor that partitions physical servers into multiple virtual machines.
  • virtual machine lifecycle management (VMLM) - Virtual machine lifecycle management is a set of processes designed to help administrators oversee the implementation, delivery, operation, and maintenance of virtual machines (VMs) over the course of their existence.
  • Virtual Machine Management Service - Virtual Machine Management Service, also known as VMMS or vmms.
  • virtual machine replication - Virtual machine replication is a process used by information technology (IT) professionals to create backup versions of virtual machines (VMs) The backup can be kept and used to restore the machine in the event that its data is corrupted or lost.
  • virtual machine snapshot - A virtual machine snapshot is a file-based representation of the state of a virtual machine at a given time.
  • virtual manufacturing - Virtual manufacturing (VM) is the use of computers to model, simulate and optimize the critical operations and entities in a factory plant.
  • virtual meeting room - A virtual meeting room is a cloud-based collaboration space that allows people in disparate geographical locations to meet in real time.
  • virtual memory - Virtual memory is a memory management technique where secondary memory can be used as if it were a part of the main memory.
  • virtual memory ballooning - Virtual memory ballooning allows a physical host to recapture unused memory on its guest virtual machines and allocate the resource where needed.
  • Virtual Memory System - VMS (Virtual Memory System) is an operating system from the Digital Equipment Corporation (DEC) that runs in its older mid-range computers.
  • virtual mobile infrastructure (VMI) - Virtual mobile infrastructure (VMI) is a delivery platform which does not require an application or operating system (OS) to run locally on a mobile device.
  • virtual NAS - Virtual NAS is a virtual machine (VM) that acts as a file server for network-attached storage (NAS).
  • virtual network adapter - A virtual network adapter is software that operates like a physical network adapter within the host operating system (OS) or through an application installed on the endpoint or server.
  • virtual network computing - Virtual network computing (VNC) is a type of remote-control software that makes it possible to control another computer over a network connection.
  • virtual network computing (VNC) - Virtual network computing (VNC) is a type of remote-control software that makes it possible to control another computer over a network connection.
  • virtual network functions (VNF) - Virtual network functions (VNFs) are virtualized tasks formerly carried out by proprietary, dedicated hardware.
  • virtual networking - Virtual networking is a technology that facilitates the control of one or more remotely located computers or servers over the Internet.
  • virtual organization - A virtual organization or company is one whose members are geographically apart, usually working by computer e-mail and groupware while appearing to others to be a single, unified organization with a real physical location.
  • virtual patching - Virtual patching is the quick development and short-term implementation of a security policy meant to prevent an exploit from occurring as a result of a newly discovered vulnerability.
  • virtual payment terminal - Virtual terminals allow sellers to take credit card payments online for orders made online or over the phone without requiring a card reader device.
  • Virtual PC - Virtual PC is a program that emulates Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows NT, as well as IBM OS/2, or Linux on a Macintosh personal computer, assuming it's equipped with a sufficiently fast microprocessor.
  • virtual phone number - A virtual phone number is a telephone number is used to route calls to the user's actual phone number or numbers.
  • virtual power plant - A virtual power plant is the combination of numerous solar-powered, battery-backed homes delivering excess power back into the grid to provide power for other locations.
  • virtual presence - Virtual presence is the ability of a user to feel that they are actually in a virtual location such as a web site or an immersive simulation using technologies like virtual reality (VR) or augmented reality (AR).
  • virtual printer - A virtual printer is an application that replicates the software interface for a physical printer to facilitate various tasks without actually printing anything.
  • virtual private cloud (VPC) - A virtual private cloud (VPC) is the logical division of a service provider's public cloud multi-tenant architecture to support private cloud computing.
  • virtual private database - A Virtual Private Database (VPD) makes the database tables seem like they belong to one user when multiple users may actually be using that table.
  • virtual private database (VPD) - A Virtual Private Database (VPD) makes the database tables seem like they belong to one user when multiple users may actually be using that table.
  • virtual private LAN service - Virtual private LAN service (VPLS) is a technology that makes it possible to connect geographically dispersed local area networks (LANs) logically over the Internet.
  • virtual private network - A virtual private network (VPN) is a service that creates a safe, encrypted online connection.
  • virtual private network appliance - A VPN (virtual private network) appliance is a network device equipped with enhanced security features.
  • virtual private server - A virtual private server (VPS), also called a virtual dedicated server (VDS), is a virtual server that appears to the user as a dedicated server, but that is actually installed on a computer serving multiple websites.
  • virtual private server (VPS) or virtual dedicated server (VDS) - A virtual private server (VPS), also called a virtual dedicated server (VDS), is a virtual server that appears to the user as a dedicated server, but that is actually installed on a computer serving multiple websites.
  • virtual provisioning - Virtual provisioning is a term used by vendors, such as EMC, to describe a process of efficiently provisioning space in storage area networks (SAN).
  • virtual reality - Virtual reality is an artificial environment that is created with software and presented to the user in such a way that the user suspends belief and accepts it as a real environment.
  • virtual reality cloud (VR cloud) - Virtual reality cloud is the application of cloud computing to create VR environments and experiences.
  • virtual reality gaming (VR gaming) - At its simplest, a VR game might involve a 3-D image that can be explored interactively on a computing device by manipulating keys, mouse or touchscreen.
  • Virtual Reality Modeling Language - VRML (Virtual Reality Modeling Language) is a language for describing three-dimensional (3-D) image sequences and possible user interactions to go with them.
  • virtual reality sickness (VR motion sickness) - Virtual reality sickness (VR motion sickness) is the physical discomfort that occurs when an end user's brain receives conflicting signals about self-movement in a digital environment.
  • virtual reality therapy (VR therapy) - Virtual reality therapy (VR therapy) is the use of simulated interactive and immersive environments as a tool for physical or psychological healthcare applications.
  • virtual reality-based training (VRBT) - Virtual reality-based training (VRBT) is an interactive and immersive teaching method that employs technology to provide virtual scenarios to simulate situations that might occur in actual settings.
  • virtual rep - A virtual agent (sometimes called an intelligent virtual agent, virtual rep or chatbot) is a software program that uses scripted rules and, increasingly, artificial intelligence applications to provide automated service or guidance to humans.
  • Virtual Router Redundancy Protocol - VRRP (Virtual Router Redundancy Protocol) is an Internet protocol that provides a way to have one or more backup routers when using a statically configured router on a local area network (LAN).
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