A program that randomly rotates the banner ads that are seen by users on a Web site so that each time the site is visited or refreshed a different banner ad will appear on the screen. Banner ad rotation is used frequently in the Web advertising industry because it is often cheaper than paying to place a static ad on a Web site.
Also called a banner ad rotator.
- bar chart
)In presentation graphics, a type of graph in which different values are represented by rectangular bars.
- bar code
The machine-readable representation of the UPC. Bar codes are read by a scanner that passes over the code and registers the UPC. The width of each black line and the subsequent white space between each line coincides with the numbers of the UPC.
- bare metal
A new computer system that does not contain an operating system or any software. For example, when you purchase a new hard drive it is completely empty, or “nothing but bare metal”. See related term barebones.
- bare-metal programming
Also called bare-metal, it is considered to be a low-level method of programming that is specific to the hardware used in the computer system and is often used for optimizing software and applications for an individual computer or small group of systems, or the creation of basic tools which would be used on a new […]
- bare metal restore
In data recovery, a bare metal restore is one where a computer system is backed up from bare metal state. This type of data recovery will include using a backup to restore the operating system, application data, user data, and software. The hardware system the restore is being done on must be the exact same […]