Database server is the term used to refer to the back-end system of a database application using client/server architecture. The back-end, sometimes called a database server, performs tasks such as data analysis, storage, data manipulation, archiving, and other non-user specific tasks.
(dā´t&-gram) (n.) A data packet that is sent over an IP network.
A printed circuit board that plugs into another circuit board (usually the motherboard). A daughtercard is similar to an expansion board, but it accesses the motherboard components (memory and CPU) directly instead of sending data through the slower expansion bus. A daughtercard is also called a daughterboard. See “What You Need to Know About Motherboards” […]
- day forward
The process of scanning, indexing and storing documents to an imaging system as they are produced or received in the normal course of business. Day forward is a term most often associated with backfile conversion.
- de facto standard
A format, language, or protocol that has become a standard not because it has been approved by a standards organization but because it is widely used and recognized by the industry as being standard. Some examples of de facto standards include: Hayes command set for controlling modems Kermit Communications Protocol Xmodem Communications Protocol Hewlett-Packard Printer […]
- dead key
(ded kē) (n.) A key on a computer’s keyboard that when pressed by itself produces no output character but only works in conjunction with another key, effectively changing the output of the key that is pressed immediately after the dead key. For example, dead keys commonly are used when inputting characters with accent marks; the […]