HP Dynamic Smart Cooling (DSC) is a technology used for power and cooling in the data center. HP’s solution consists of energy-efficient systems, software, and services to help drive power and cooling gains and efficiencies while significantly reducing energy costs through more efficient power management and protection solutions.
A popular database management system produced by Ashton Tate Corporation. The original version, called Vulcan, was created by Wayne Ratliff. In 1981, Ashton-Tate bought Vulcan and marketed it as dBASE II. Subsequent versions with additional features are known as dBASE III, dBASE III+, and dBASE IV, all of which were owned and developed by Borland […]
Pronounced DEE-mun or DAY-mun. A process that runs in the background and performs a specified operation at predefined times or in response to certain events. The term daemon is a UNIX term, though many other operating systems provide support for daemons, though they’re sometimes called other names. Windows, for example, refers to daemons as System […]
- daisy chain
(n) A hardware configuration in which devices are connected one to another in a series. The SCSI interface , for example, supports a daisy chain of up to 7 devices. (v) To connect devices in a daisy chain pattern.
- daisy-wheel printer
A type of printer that produces letter-quality type. A daisy-wheel printer works on the same principle as a ball-head typewriter. The daisy wheel is a disk made of plastic or metal on which characters stand out in relief along the outer edge. To print a character, the printer rotates the disk until the desired letter […]
- dark archive
(n.) In reference to data storage, an archive that cannot be accessed by any users. Access to the data is either limited to a set few individuals or completely restricted to all. The purpose of a dark archive is to function as a repository for information that can be used as a failsafe during disaster […]