- Advanced risc machine
advanced risc machine processor (ARM, Originally Acorn RISC Machine). A series of low-cost, power-efficient 32-bit RISC microprocessors for embedded control, computing, digital signal processing, games, consumer multimedia and portable applications. It was the first commercial RISC microprocessor (or was the MIPS R2000?) and was licensed for production by Asahi Kasei Microsystems, Cirrus Logic, GEC Plessey […]
- Advanced scsi peripheral interface
advanced scsi peripheral interface storage, programming (ASPI) A set of libraries designed to provide programs running under Microsoft Windows with a consistent interface for accessing SCSI devices. ASPI has become a de facto standard. The ASPI layer is a collection of programs (DLLs) that together implement the ASPI interface. Many problems are caused by device […]
- Advanced standing
credit for studies completed elsewhere, granted to a student by a college or university. the higher academic status of a student granted such credit.
- Advanced technology attachment
advanced technology attachment storage, hardware, standard (ATA, AT Attachment or “Integrated Drive Electronics”, IDE) A disk drive interface standard based on the IBM PC ISA 16-bit bus but also used on other personal computers. ATA specifies the power and data signal interfaces between the motherboard and the integrated disk controller and drive. The ATA “bus” […]