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  • interleaved memory

    Main memory divided into two or more sections. The CPU can access alternate sections immediately, without waiting for memory to catch up (through wait states). Interleaved memory is one technique for compensating for the relatively slow speed of dynamic RAM (DRAM). Other techniques include page-mode memory and memory caches.

  • channel partner

    The name used to describe a company that partners with a manufacturer or producer to market and sell the manufacturer’s products, services, or technologies- usually through a co-branding relationship. Channel partners may be distributors, vendors, retailers, consultants, systems integrators (SI), technology deployment consultancies, and value-added resellers (VARs) and other organizations.

  • primitive

    A low-level object or operation from which higher-level, more complex objects and operations can be constructed. In graphics, primitives are basic elements, such as lines, curves, and polygons, which you can combine to create more complex graphical images. In programming, primitives are the basic operations supported by the programming language. A programmer combines these primitives […]

  • voice mail

    Refers to e-mail systems that support audio. Users can leave spoken messages for one another and listen to the messages by executing the appropriate command in the e-mail system.

  • IIOP

    Short for Internet Inter-ORB Protocol, a protocol developed by the Object Management Group (OMG) to implement CORBA solutions over the World Wide Web. IIOP enables browsers and servers to exchange integers, arrays, and more complex objects, unlike HTTP, which only supports transmission of text.

  • capture card

    See video capture.

  • Anki

    An open source software program that is used as a study tool to help users commit things to memory. Anki allows you to create custom decks of flashcards to use in study sessions. Anki lets you rate how easy or hard each card is and adapts to that ranking system. Cards you have marked as […]

  • shortcut

    A special type of file in some operating systems that points to another file or device. You can place shortcuts on the desktop to conveniently access files that may be stored deep in the directory structure. Double-clicking the shortcut icon is the same as double-clicking the actual file. You can control how a shortcut appears […]

  • embedded file

    When designing a Web page, an embedded file refers to any type of multimedia file that you might insert, or embed into the Web page. This includes files like graphics and sound files.

  • zoning

    (zōn´ing) (n.) The process of allocating resources in a SAN to load balance the devices connected to the network. Zoning allows the network administrator to separate the SAN into units and allocate storage to those units based on need. Zoning protects the SAN system from such threats as viruses, data corruption and malicious hackers as […]