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fork

forking (software fork)

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Forking is to take the source code from an open source software program and develop an entirely new program.

VMware Instant Clone (VM Fork)

Definition | SearchServerVirtualization

VMware Instant Clone is a feature within vSphere that enables an administrator to rapidly clone, or fork, an existing virtual machine.

illumos

Definition | SearchStorage

Illumos is a free, open source operating system (OS) developed as a fork of Unix-based OpenSolaris, the open source community-built derivative of the...

Bitcoin Cash (BCH)

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Bitcoin Cash (BCH) is an altcoin version of the popular Bitcoin cryptocurrency.

branching

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Branching is the practice of creating copies of programs or objects in development to work in parallel versions, retaining the original and working ...

GitHub

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GitHub is a web-based revision control hosting service for software development and code sharing. GitHub was started in 2008 and was founded on Git, ...

Jenkins

Definition | SearchSoftwareQuality

Jenkins is an open-source continuous integration software tool written in the Java programming language designed to test and report on isolated ...

BinHex

Definition | WhatIs.com

BinHex is a utility for converting (encoding) Macintosh files into files that will travel well on networks either as files or e-mail attachments.

pipe

Definition | WhatIs.com

In computer programming, especially in UNIX operating systems, a pipe is a technique for passing information from one program process to another.

TrueCrypt

Definition | SearchSecurity

TrueCrypt is a cross-platform open source program for file and full disk encryption (FDE).

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  • 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

  • Transport Layer Security (TLS)

    Transport Layer Security (TLS) is a protocol that provides authentication, privacy, and data integrity between two communicating ...

  • van Eck phreaking

    Van Eck phreaking is a form of electronic eavesdropping that reverse engineers the electromagnetic fields (EM fields) produced by...

  • zero-trust model (zero trust network)

    The zero trust model is a security model used by IT professionals that requires strict identity and device verification ...

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  • cloud insurance

    Cloud insurance is any type of financial or data protection obtained by a cloud service provider. 

  • business continuity software

    Business continuity software is an application or suite designed to make business continuity planning/business continuity ...

  • business continuity policy

    Business continuity policy is the set of standards and guidelines an organization enforces to ensure resilience and proper risk ...

SearchStorage

  • solid-state storage

    Solid-state storage (SSS) is a type of computer storage media made from silicon microchips. SSS stores data electronically ...

  • persistent storage

    Persistent storage is any data storage device that retains data after power to that device is shut off. It is also sometimes ...

  • computational storage

    Computational storage is an information technology (IT) architecture in which data is processed at the storage device level to ...

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