A virtual machine optimized for mobile devices that was designed and written by Dan Bornstein and other Google engineers. Dalvik is a part of the software stack that makes up the Android platform.
According to Google’s Android documentation, the Dalvik VM is an interpreter-only virtual machine that executes files in the Dalvik Executable (.dex) format, a format that is optimized for efficient storage and memory-mappable execution. The virtual machine is register-based, and it can run classes compiled by a Java language compiler that have been transformed into its native format.
A Linux software platform that delivers multimedia including DVDs, MP3s, CDs, Radio, navigation, Games, Engine Diagnostics, and Wireless Networking capability for carputers, also called car PCs. DashPC is a registered trademark of Dashwerks.
- DataBurst Cache
A buzzword marketing term used by Dell to describe the typical 8, 16, or 32-MB of disk cache in the hard drive that acts as a buffer between the drive and computer system. When browsing Dell desktops and workstations online, a typical entry using the term DataBurst Cache may be as follows: (example) 320-GB Serial […]
A DataPad is a small keyboard designed to work with a PDA and similar handheld devices. The DataPad allows you to use your PDA without using the stylus pen. Some manufacturers will refer to this hardware as simply a mini keyboard.
The DataPortability Working Group is an industry Data Portability standards working group that educates, designs and advocates interoperable DataPortability to users, developers and vendors. The DataPortability Working Group defines DataPortability as “the option to share or move your personal data between trusted applications and vendors”.
- Data Infrastructure Hygiene
Practices that promote or preserve the shape of an entire data infrastructure (e.g., network, servers, databases, storage, software). Data Infrastructure Hygiene essentially refers to any activity that reduces the stress of information growth on the data infrastructure and enables the efficient access, movement and protection of data while reducing overall infrastructure and maintenance costs. Such […]