(v.) To install, test and implement a computer system or application. The term can be used to refer to any installation and testing, such as setting up a new network in an enterprise, to installing a server farm, to implementing a new application over a distributed computing network.
The word deploy has roots as a military term, used to describe the placement of equipment and troops in a battlefield.
How tightly information is packed together on a storage medium (tape or disk). A higher density means that data are closer together, so the medium can hold more information. Floppy disks can be single-density, double-density, high-density, or extra-high-density. To use a double-density, high-density, or extra-high-density disk, you must have a disk drive that supports the […]
(adj.) Used typically in reference to a computer language to mean a command or statement in the language that is going to be made invalid or obsolete in future versions.
- depth of field
Abbreviated as DOF, depth of field is a unit of measurement that represents the range of distances within an image where the focus is acceptably sharp.
- derived class
A class that was created based on a previously existing class (i.e., base class). A derived class inherits all of the member variables and methods of the base class from which it is derived. Also called a derived type.
- derivative work right
The right to alter content, take extracts from it, combine it with another work, translate it into another language, or otherwise create a new work from an existing piece of content.