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  • Quiz: iSeries (AS/400) Commands

    The iSeries (AS/400) is one of IBM's greatest success stories.

  • Halloween II: Do you speak -- eek! -- Geek?

    A WhatIs.com tech quiz with a Halloween theme: Does Nightmare Freddie of Elm Street fame use one of these for manicures? It's a type of space-saving server for a single, dedicated application.

  • Quiz: TCP/IP

    Test yourself. A WhatIs.com tech vocabulary quiz about TCP/IP teminology.

  • Ajax quiz: Do you speak Geek?

    A quiz about AJAX. What combination of technologies gives Ajax its name? Test yourself.

  • Software Piracy Quiz

    How much do you know about the finer points of software piracy? Take our quiz to find out.

  • What do you know about the iPhone 3G?

    A quiz about the iPhone 3G: What technology does the 3G service use?

  • Quiz: Top 10 consumer threats

    Test yourself. A WhatIs.com tech vocabulary quiz about consumer threats teminology.

  • Quiz: Looney Tunes

    A tech trivia quiz with a Looney-Toons theme: What starring character's first name is also a term for pesky coding errors?

  • Quiz: Linux Basics

    A quiz about Linux terms: What company hopes to attract Windows expatriots by promoting an easy way for the average desktop user to migrate to Linux?

  • Quiz: Laptops

    A quiz about laptop computers: This technology is used in the liquid crystal displays of notebook and laptop computers to provide a more responsive image at a wider range of viewing angle.

  • Quiz: IT's Greek to me!

    A quiz about tech terms derived from Greek: If you think your computer has a mean streak, you're exhibiting this, the tendency to think of non-humans as having human characteristics. The term comes from the Greek words for human and shape.

  • Quiz: IT's about time!

    A quiz about time: Our current calendar system was instituted by Pope Gregory XIII, back in 1582. Who instituted the Julian calendar?

  • Quiz: IT Potpourri

    IT trivia quiz: According to recent reports, Microsoft and Intel are conspiring on a device that will crush a popular handheld device with a fruity name. What is it?

  • Quiz: IT lives!

    A quiz about inventors and innovators in information technology: This hugely successful organization began life in 1996 as an application called 'Backrub.' (Hint: It was created by Larry Page and Sergey Brin, then two graduate students at Stanford University.) What is it?

  • Quiz: Intrusion prevention fundamentals

    A quiz about intrusion prevention: What describes any attack strategy where the attacker purposely makes it confusing and difficult for interested parties to figure out who initiated the attack.

  • Quiz: IM lingo 4U

    Test yourself. A WhatIs.com vocabulary quiz about instant messaging.

  • Quiz: HP

    A quiz about Hewlett-Packard technologies: What is a software suite from HP for managing applications, device availability, network conditions and status, system performance, service and program maintenance, and storage resources.

  • Quiz: Halloween IV: Can you shriek Geek?

    Halloween-themed tech quiz: Ugh! This scourge of the Internet gets its name from a Latin word meaning slimy liquid or poison.

  • Quiz: Greening the cube farm

    A quiz about environmentally-friendly computing practices: What innovative technology powers laptops from the One Laptop Per Child foundation?

  • Quiz: Getting Your Message Across the Network

    A quiz about data transmission: Suppose you want to send an e-mail note to someone on the Internet. Which of these do you NOT need: a browser, an Internet service provider, the at sign or an address?

  • Quiz: For Latin Lovers

    A tech trivia quiz featuring Latin-derived terms: What does quid pro quo mean?

  • Quiz: Firewalls

    A quiz about firewalls: A server that acts as this kind of node often also acts as a proxy server and a firewall server.

  • Quiz: Ethernet

    A quiz about Ethernet: What happens if two devices on the same Ethernet network determine the network is free, but attempt to transmit data at exactly the same time?

  • Quiz: Ego-Booster

    A tech terminology quiz: This is an unspaced sequence of characters used to determine that a computer user requesting access to a computer system is really that particular user.

  • Quiz: E-business trends and technologies

    A quiz about e-business: This Web site feature involves tailoring pages to individual users' characteristics or preferences.

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    An M.2 SSD is a solid-state drive (SSD) that conforms to a computer industry specification written for internally mounted storage...

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    RAID (redundant array of independent disks) is a way of storing the same data in different places on multiple hard disks or ...

  • cache memory

    Cache memory, also called CPU memory, is high-speed static random access memory (SRAM) that a computer microprocessor can access ...

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