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  • 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 Home Environment - In mobile computing, the Virtual Home Environment (VHE) is the concept that a network supporting mobile users should provide them the same computing environment on the road that they have in their home or corporate computing environment.
  • Virtual Home Environment (VHE) - In mobile computing, the Virtual Home Environment (VHE) is the concept that a network supporting mobile users should provide them the same computing environment on the road that they have in their home or corporate computing environment.
  • 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 internet service provider - A virtual ISP (virtual Internet service provider, sometimes abbreviated as VISP or vISP) is a company that offers Internet services under its own company or brand name, while actually using the equipment and facilities of another ISP to provide those services.
  • virtual ISP - A virtual ISP (virtual Internet service provider, sometimes abbreviated as VISP or vISP) is a company that offers Internet services under its own company or brand name, while actually using the equipment and facilities of another ISP to provide those services.
  • virtual ISP (virtual Internet service provider, VISP or vISP) - A virtual ISP (virtual Internet service provider, sometimes abbreviated as VISP or vISP) is a company that offers Internet services under its own company or brand name, while actually using the equipment and facilities of another ISP to provide those services.
  • 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 is a mechanism used to shut down or disable machinery or a device or program.
  • virtual LAN - A VLAN (virtual LAN) abstracts the idea of the local area network (LAN) by providing data link connectivity for a subnet.
  • 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) abstracts the idea of the local area network (LAN) by providing data link connectivity for a subnet.
  • 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 a software computer that, like a physical computer, runs an operating system and applications.
  • virtual machine - VM (Virtual Machine), currently embodied in a product called VM/ESA, is a widely-installed operating system for mainframes from IBM that can host other operating systems, including MVS and Conversational Monitor System (CMS), so that each of the operating systems seems to have its own complete system of software and hardware resources (data storage, telecommunications, processor, and so forth).
  • virtual machine (VM) - A virtual machine (VM) is a software computer that, like a physical computer, runs an operating system and applications.
  • 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 monitor - A virtual machine monitor (VMM) is a host program that allows a single computer to support multiple, identical execution environments.
  • 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 capability of an operating system (OS) that uses hardware and software to allow a computer to compensate for physical memory shortages by temporarily transferring data from random access memory (RAM) to disk storage.
  • 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 microscopy - Virtual microscopy is a method of posting microscope images on, and transmitting them over, computer networks.
  • 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 a program (instead of a physical network adapter) that allows a computer to connect to a network.
  • 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 LAN service (VPLS) - 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 technology that creates a safe and encrypted connection over a less secure network, such as the internet.
  • 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 Router Redundancy - 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).
  • 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).
  • virtual SAN appliance - A virtual SAN appliance (VSA) is a software bundle that allows a storage manager to turn the unused storage capacity in his network's virtual servers into a storage area network (SAN).
  • virtual SAN appliance (VSA) - A virtual SAN appliance (VSA) is a software bundle that allows a storage manager to turn the unused storage capacity in his network's virtual servers into a storage area network (SAN).
  • virtual server - On the Internet, a virtual server is a server (computer and various server programs) at someone else's location that is shared by multiple Web site owners so that each owner can use and administer it as though they had complete control of the server.
  • virtual server backup - Virtual server backup is the copying of data stored on a virtual server to guard against data loss.
  • virtual server farm - A virtual server farm is a networking environment that employs multiple application and infrastructure servers running on two or more physical servers using a server virtualization program such as VMware or Microsoft Virtual Server.
  • virtual storage - Virtual storage is the pooling of physical storage from multiple network storage devices into what appears to be a single storage device that is managed from a central console.
  • Virtual Storage Access Method - VSAM (Virtual Storage Access Method ) is a file management system for IBM's larger operating systems, including its primary mainframe operating system, MVS, now called OS/390.
  • virtual storage appliance (VSA) - A virtual storage appliance (VSA) is a storage controller that runs on a virtual machine(VM) to create shared storage without the cost of additional hardware.
  • virtual storage area network - A virtual storage area network (VSAN) is a logical partition in a storage area network (SAN).
  • virtual storage area network (VSAN) - A virtual storage area network (VSAN) is a logical partition in a storage area network (SAN).
  • Virtual Storage Portal - Another meaning for VSP is vertical solutions provider.
  • Virtual Storage Portal (VSP) - Another meaning for VSP is vertical solutions provider.
  • virtual switch - A virtual switch is a software program that allows one virtual machine (VM) to communicate with another.
  • virtual symmetric multiprocessing - VSMP (virtual symmetric multiprocessing) is a method of SMP (symmetric multiprocessing) in which two or more virtual processors are mapped inside a single virtual machine or partition.
  • virtual systems management - Virtual systems management (VSM), also known as virtual system management, is the process of remotely managing the allocation and use of resources in conventional networks as well as in virtual area networks (VANs), virtual private networks (VPNs), virtual network computing (VNC) and virtual servers.
  • virtual systems management (VSM) - Virtual systems management (VSM), also known as virtual system management, is the process of remotely managing the allocation and use of resources in conventional networks as well as in virtual area networks (VANs), virtual private networks (VPNs), virtual network computing (VNC) and virtual servers.
  • virtual tape - Virtual tape is an archival storage technology that makes it possible to save data as if it were being stored on tape although it may actually be stored on hard disk or on another storage medium.
  • virtual tape library (VTL) - A virtual tape library (VTL) is a storage system consisting of hard disk drives (HDDs) that looks and acts like a physical tape library.
  • virtual tape system - Virtual tape is an archival storage technology that makes it possible to save data as if it were being stored on tape although it may actually be stored on hard disk or on another storage medium.
  • Virtual Telecommunications Access Method - VTAM (Virtual Telecommunications Access Method) is an IBM application program interface (API) for communicating with telecommunication devices and their users.
  • virtual to physical - Virtual to physical (V2P) is a term that refers to the migration of an operating system (OS), application programs and data from a virtual machine or disk partition to a computer's main hard disk.
  • virtual to physical (V2P) - Virtual to physical (V2P) is a term that refers to the migration of an operating system (OS), application programs and data from a virtual machine or disk partition to a computer's main hard disk.
  • Virtual to virtual - Virtual to virtual (V2V) is a term that refers to the migration of an operating system (OS), application programs and data from a virtual machine or disk partition to another virtual machine or disk partition.
  • Virtual to virtual (V2V) - Virtual to virtual (V2V) is a term that refers to the migration of an operating system (OS), application programs and data from a virtual machine or disk partition to another virtual machine or disk partition.
  • virtual trade shows - A virtual trade show is an online version of an event at which goods and services for a specific industry are exhibited and demonstrated.

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