Short for Double Sided Dual Layer DVD.
See dual layer.
Short for Digital Subscriber Line Access Multiplexer, a mechanism at a phone company’s central location that links many customer DSL connections to a single high-speed ATMline. When the phone company receives a DSL signal, an ADSL modem with a POTS splitter detects voice calls and data. Voice calls are sent to the PSTN, and data […]
Directory Service Markup Language combines directory services technology (LDAP ) with XML syntax to provide an easy way to share and use personalized data across company and technology boundaries. The DSML effort was announced by creator Bowstreet on July 12, 1999. Initiative supporters include AOL-Netscape, Sun Microsystems, Oracle, Novell, Microsoft, and IBM.
- Data Source Name (DSN)
Short for Data Source Name. Data Source Name provides connectivity to a database through an ODBC driver. The DSN contains database name, directory, database driver, UserID, password, and other information. Once you create a DSN for a particular database, you can use the DSN in an application to call information from the database. There are […]
Short for Distributed System Object Model, a version of SOM that supports sharing binary objects across networks. DSOM is similar to Microsoft’s competing standard called DCOM.
- Digital Signal Processing (DSP)
Short for digital signal processing, which refers to manipulating analog information, such as sound or photographs that has been converted into a digital form. DSP also implies the use of a data compression technique. When used as a noun, DSP stands for digital signal processor, a special type of coprocessor designed for performing the mathematics […]