A feature of many videoconferencing applications that enables the conference participants to simultaneously run the same application. The application itself resides on only one of the machines connected to the conference.
- application virtualization
Also called application service virtualization. Application virtualization is layered on top of other virtualization technologies, such as storage virtualization or machine virtualization to allow computing resources to be distributed dynamically in real time. In standard computing, applications install their settings onto the host operating system, hard-coding the entire system to fit that application’s needs. With […]
See application server.
A Debian tool used to manage packages. When a user installs a package on a system, it also searches for and then installs or upgrades all the necessary dependant packages to make the package work. The actual command is apt-get.
- arbitrated loop
A Fibre Channel standard defining a loop topology where up to 126 devices can communicate with one another using an arbitrated access protocol.
- arcade game
(1) A coin-operated entertainment machine, usually found in arcades, bars, hotels and other business establishments. Arcade games are video games or pinball machines. (2) A type of game genre that is a fast-paced action game (for PC or console), requiring hand-eye coordination skill to play. Pinball games for the PC would be considered an arcade […]