Abbreviated as FIX, a physical location that serves as the connection point between U.S. federal government agency networks, such as those used by NASA, the Department of Energy and military agencies.
There are two FIXes, each named for the coast on which they reside: FIX East (FIX-E), located in College Park, Maryland (at the University of Maryland); and FIX West (FIX-W), located in Mountain View, California (at the NASA Ames Research Center).
- Fibonacci numbers
A series of whole numbers in which each number is the sum of the two preceding numbers. Beginning with 0 and 1, the sequence of Fibonacci numbers would be 0,1,1, 2, 3, 5, 8, 13, 21, 34, etc. using the formula n = n(-1) + n(-2), where the n(-1) means “the last number before n […]
- Fibre Channel
A serial data transfer architecture developed by a consortium of computer and mass storage device manufacturers and now being standardized by ANSI. The most prominent Fibre Channel standard is Fibre Channel Arbitrated Loop (FC-AL). FC-AL was designed for new mass storage devices and other peripheral devices that require very high bandwidth. Using optical fiber to […]
- File Replication service
Abbreviated as FRS, File Replication service is a multithreaded, multiple-master replication engine in Microsoft Windows NT versions 3.x and 4.0. Windows 2000-based domain controllers and servers use FRS to replicate system policies and logon scripts for Windows 2000-based and earlier clients. The File Replication service replaces the LAN Manager Replication (LMREPL) service.
- File Scripting Object
Abbreviated as FSO, In Microsoft Access the File Scripting Object is used to manage files.
- File System Object
Abbreviated as FSO, the File System Object is a tool commonly used to access the computer file system and also to manage file, folders and drives.