Short for business Web transaction processing. Compared to OLTP, which describes an individual’s business activities on the Internet, BWTP defines how businesses interact and coordinate their services over the Web.
Pronounced beep. Short for Blocks Extensible Exchange Protocol an application protocol framework for connection-oriented, asynchronous request/response interactions. It was designed as a tool kit specifically to handle XML documents on the Internet. BXXP-enabled applications set up and maintain a peer-to-peer network connection between two users that can alternate between functioning as clients and servers. The […]
Short for bring your own computer. BYOC is a common phrase used by gamers when attending a multiplayer gaming event (often called LAN parties). BYOC is where gamers are asked to bring their own computer and hook it up to the networkto take part in the multiplayer PC gaming event.
- Bring Your Own Device - BYOD
BYOD is short for bring your own device. In the consumerization of IT, BYOD, or bring your own device, is a phrase that has become widely adopted to refer to employees who bring their own computing devices – such as smartphones, laptops and tablets – to the workplace for use and connectivity on the secure […]
Short for Bearer-channel, the main data channel in an ISDN connection. Basic Rate ISDN (BRI) service consists of two 64 Kbps B-channels, and one D-channel for transmitting control information. Primary ISDN service consists of 23 B-channels (in the U.S.) or 30 B-channels (in Europe). Compare with D-channel.
Short for bi-directional frame, or bi-directional predictive frame, a video compression method used by the MPEG standard. In a motion sequence, individual frames of pictures are grouped together (called a group of pictures, or GOP) and played back so that the viewer registers the video��s spatial motion. As the name suggests, B-frames rely on the […]