A type of computer virus that associates itself with the execution of programs by modifying directory table entries to ensure the virus itself will start when any program on the computer system is started. If infected with a cluster virus it will appear as if every program on the computer system is infected; however, a cluster virus is only in one place on the system.
Connecting two or more computers together in such a way that they behave like a single computer. Clustering is used for parallel processing, load balancing and fault tolerance. Clustering is a popular strategy for implementing parallel processing applications because it enables companies to leverage the investment already made in PCs and workstations. In addition, it’s […]
A type of affiliate marketing where the affiliate uses their own branding to send visitors through affiliate links. For example, an affiliate may set up their own branded Web store. However, when visitors click a product link, the link is an affiliate link to purchase the product from the online advertiser. See “How Affiliate Marketing […]
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A partnership between two or more companies where both companies jointly market each other’s products. For example, a company who manufacturers video cards may partner with a game software company, and both companies will market each other’s related product.
In e-mail terminology, co-registration refers to arrangements between companies to collect user information. Usually this would be a separate check-box on a Web signup form where the user can opt-in to receive messages from a third party. For example, a magazine running a contest may include a checkbox for registrants to accept e-mail future announcements […]