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compressed

data compression

Definition | searchStorage

Data compression is a reduction in the number of bits needed to represent data.

digital audio broadcasting (DAB)

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Google Bigtable

Definition | SearchDataManagement

Google Bigtable is a distributed, column-oriented data store created by Google Inc. to handle very large amounts of structured data associated with ...

audio

Definition | WhatIs.com

Audio is sound within the acoustic range available to humans.

analytic database

Definition | SearchBusinessAnalytics

An analytic database is specifically designed to support business intelligence (BI) and analytic applications, typically as part of a data warehouse ...

video e-mail

Definition | SearchCRM

Video e-mail is an e-mail message with a video file either inserted in the body of the message or accessible through a hypertext link.

cloud storage gateway

Definition | SearchStorage

A cloud storage gateway is a hardware- or software-based appliance that serves as a bridge between local applications and remote cloud-based storage....

storage capacity planning

Definition | SearchStorage

The goal of storage capacity planning is to predict how much storage an organization will require so that just enough disk space can be purchased to ...

distributed search

Definition | WhatIs.com

Distributed search is a search engine model in which the tasks of Web crawling, indexing and query processing are distributed among multiple ...

Amazon Silk

Definition | WhatIs.com

Silk is the browser that Amazon developed for the Kindle Fire tablet computer.

ripping (digital extraction)

Definition | WhatIs.com

Ripping, more formally known as digital extraction, is the process of copying audio or video content from a compact disc, DVD or streaming media onto...

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SearchCompliance

  • Whistleblower Protection Act

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

  • smart contract

    A smart contract, also known as a cryptocontract, is a computer program that directly controls the transfer of digital currencies...

  • risk map (risk heat map)

    A risk map, also known as a risk heat map, is a data visualization tool for communicating specific risks an organization faces. A...

SearchSecurity

  • certificate authority (CA)

    A certificate authority (CA) is a trusted entity that issues digital certificates, which are data files used to cryptographically...

  • hacktivism

    Hacktivism is the act of hacking, or breaking into a computer system, for a politically or socially motivated purpose.

  • advanced persistent threat (APT)

    An advanced persistent threat (APT) is a prolonged and targeted cyberattack in which an intruder gains access to a network and ...

SearchHealthIT

  • Cerner Corp.

    Cerner Corp. is a public company in North Kansas City, Mo., that provides various health information technologies, ranging from ...

  • clinical decision support system (CDSS)

    A clinical decision support system (CDSS) is an application that analyzes data to help healthcare providers make decisions and ...

  • Health IT (health information technology)

    Health IT (health information technology) is the area of IT involving the design, development, creation, use and maintenance of ...

SearchDisasterRecovery

  • tabletop exercise (TTX)

    A tabletop exercise (TTX) is a disaster preparedness activity that takes participants through the process of dealing with a ...

  • risk mitigation

    Risk mitigation is a strategy to prepare for and lessen the effects of threats faced by a data center.

  • ransomware recovery

    Ransomware recovery is the process of resuming options following a cyberattack that demands payment in exchange for unlocking ...

SearchStorage

  • file system

    In a computer, a file system -- sometimes written filesystem -- is the way in which files are named and where they are placed ...

  • storage virtualization

    Storage virtualization is the pooling of physical storage from multiple storage devices into what appears to be a single storage ...

  • cache (computing)

    A cache -- pronounced CASH -- is hardware or software that is used to store something, usually data, temporarily in a computing ...

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