On the Twitter site, the Fail Whale is an image of a whale held up by birds and nets. This image shows that Twitter has been overloaded or failed.
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Fantasound refers to the proprietary surround sound system used by Disney in the 1940’s for the movie “Fantasia”. Disney’s Fantasound technology created a surround sound field with left front, center front, right front, left rear and right rear channels. The main soundtrack incorporated only the front three channels; the two rear channels were recorded on […]
Fasgrolia is the name for the fast -growing language of abbreviations, initialisms, and acronyms.
An IP switching protocol developed by 3Com. Fast IP differs from other IP switching in that the end user initiates the process, not a router or switch. The end user establishes a layer 2 connection through source and destination MAC addresses. The originating device sends a packet over layer 3 to the router, which forwards […]
A peer-to-peer (P2P) file-sharing protocol that has been used by a number of P2P programs and applications, including Kazaa, for the exchange of MP3 files. When connected to the application, users do not communicate with each other. Instead, FastTrack user nodes connect to “supernodes” that index the files users have available for sharing and forward […]
- Federated Identity Manager
Abbreviated as FIM, IBM’s Tivoli Federated Identity Manager is a model for managing identity and providing resource access. Federated Identity Manager can span companies or security domains to provide identities access to information and services without replicating identity and security administration at both companies. Operating systems supported include AIX, HP Unix, Linux, Windows and z/OS.