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Information Kit: Grid Computing

Definition | WhatIs.com

Grid computing (or the use of a computational grid) is applying the resources of many computers in a network to a single problem at the same time

podslurping (slurping)

Definition | SearchMobileComputing

Podslurping (sometimes just called slurping) is the unauthorized download of data from a computer to a small device with storage capacity, such as a ...

Generic Access Network (GAN)

Definition | SearchMobileComputing

The Generic Access Network (GAN) is an evolving wireless communications system in which mobile phone sets function seamlessly between local area ...

chucking

Definition | SearchMobileComputing

In computer and telephone use, chucking is the process of discarding a small piece of hardware by violent means, such as hurling it out a window, ...

NoSQL (Not Only SQL database)

Definition | SearchDataManagement

NoSQL is an approach to database design that can accomodate a wide variety of data models, including key-value, document, columnar and graph formats....

short message service center (SMSC)

Definition | SearchMobileComputing

A short message service center (SMSC) is the portion of a wireless network that handles SMS operations, such as routing, forwarding and storing ...

Cisco Borderless Networks

Definition | SearchMobileComputing

Cisco Borderless Networks is the brand name for a set of hardware and software technologies which allow "anyone, anywhere, anytime, and on any device...

Apache Hive

Definition | SearchDataManagement

Apache Hive is an open source data warehouse system for querying and analyzing large data sets that are principally stored in Hadoop files.

keitai

Definition | SearchMobileComputing

Keitai (pronounced k-tie) is a Japanese word meaning "portable.

wireless point of sale (wireless POS or WPOS)

Definition | SearchMobileComputing

Wireless point of sale (wireless POS or WPOS) is the use of wireless devices in retail establishments to facilitate payment for products or services....

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SearchCompliance

  • compliance audit

    A compliance audit is a comprehensive review of an organization's adherence to regulatory guidelines.

  • regulatory compliance

    Regulatory compliance is an organization's adherence to laws, regulations, guidelines and specifications relevant to its business...

  • Whistleblower Protection Act

    The Whistleblower Protection Act of 1989 is a law that protects federal government employees in the United States from ...

SearchSecurity

  • payload (computing)

    In computing, a payload is the carrying capacity of a packet or other transmission data unit. The term has its roots in the ...

  • passphrase

    A passphrase is a string of characters longer than the usual password (which is typically from four to 16 characters long) that ...

  • Web application firewall (WAF)

    A Web application firewall (WAF) is a firewall that monitors, filters or blocks traffic to and from a Web application. WAFs are ...

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SearchStorage

  • computational storage

    Computational storage is defined as an architecture that couples compute with storage in order to reduce data movement. In doing ...

  • data deduplication

    Data deduplication -- often called intelligent compression or single-instance storage -- is a process that eliminates redundant ...

  • public cloud storage

    Public cloud storage, also called storage-as-a-service or online storage is a service model that provides data storage on a ...

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