Same as archival backup.
(adj.) Refers to the transmission of data in two directions simultaneously. For example, a telephone is a full-duplex device because both parties can talk at once. In contrast, a walkie-talkie is a half-duplex device because only one party can transmit at a time. Most modems have a switch that lets you choose between full-duplex and […]
- full retail software
Also called full retail, in software distribution it is the term used to describe a full version of a software package that is sold at online or brick-and-mortar stores. It comes factory sealed retail boxes with the software on CD or DVD, plus the software license key and manuals where provided by the software vendor. […]
- full-service provider
Abbreviated as FSP, in services and outsourcing, a full-service provider is an Application Service Provider (ASP) that specifically provides a range of Web-based information technology services to other companies. Services may include Web site development, e-mail and newsletter solutions, e-brochures, Web site management tools, and e-commerce solutions.
- fully virtual
A virtual machine (VM) mode that completely emulates all hardware devices and puts demand on CPU resources from the VM server. Fill virtualization requires special hardware, but most operating systems are able to fun in full virtual mode. Also called full virtualization mode. Contrast with paravirtual.
- function block
In software languages, a function block contains input variables, output variables, through variables, internal variables, and an internal behavior description of the function block. Function blocks are used primarily to specify the properties of a user function. Many software languages are based on function blocks. Function block is abbreviated as FB.