Short for Dominio Internet Inter-Orb Protocol it allows external programs to attach to, and manipulate Domino databases. DIIOP is frequently used to allow Java-based and other non CORBA programs to connect to Lotus Domino.
Short for dual in-line memory module, a small circuit board that holds memory chips. A single in-line memory module (SIMM) has a 32-bit path to the memory chips whereas a DIMM has 64-bit path. Because the Pentium processorrequires a 64-bit path to memory, you need to install SIMMs two at a time. With DIMMs, you […]
- DIN connector
)DIN is short for Deutsches Insitut f��r Normung eV, the standards -setting organization for Germany. A DIN connector is a connector that conforms to one of the many standards defined by DIN. DIN connectors are used widely in personal computers. For example, the keyboard connector for PCs is a DIN connector. DIN 41612 connectors are […]
)Acronym for dual in-line package, a type of chip housed in a rectangular casing with two rows of connecting pins on either side.
- DIP switch
)A series of tiny switches built into circuit boards. The housing for the switches, which has the same shape as a chip, is the DIP. DIP switches enable you to configure a circuit board for a particular type of computer or application. The installation instructions should tell you how to set the switches. DIP switches […]
Short for drive letter access, DLA is a type of commercially available package that enables users to access optical storage media, CD or DVD, in a manner similar to how one uses a standard floppy disk.