An MPEG compression artifact that blurs the outline of sharp objects. The Gibbs Effect is commonly seen in end-video credits where text images have been compressed. May also be called mosquito noise.
- Giant Global Graph
A term used in place of Semantic Web. The term was coined by Tim Berners-Lee in November 2007 on his blog. Here Lee suggests that Giant Global Graph may be a more appropriate taxonomy than “Semantic Web.”
- Gigabit Ethernet
Abbreviated GbE, a version of Ethernet, which supports data transfer rates of 1 Gigabit (1,000 megabits) per second. The first Gigabit Ethernet standard (802.3z) was ratified by the IEEE 802.3 Committee in 1998.
- Gigle Networks
Gigle Networks Inc. is the corporate name of a high-definition content and service provider for home networking. The company’s products include intelligent multi-PHY switches for Gigabit Home Networking and 200Mbps Home Networking solutions.
- Global File System
Abbreviated as GFS, a Global File System is a cluster file system that enables a cluster of computers to simultaneously use a block device that is shared between them. GFS reads and writes to the block device like a local file system, but also allows the computers to coordinate their I/O to maintain file system […]
- Global Assembly Cache
Abbreviated as GAC, the Global Assembly Cache is a machine-wide store used to hold assemblies that are intended to be shared by several applications on the machine. Each computer where the common language runtime (CLR) is installed has a global assembly cache. The global assembly cache stores the assemblies specifically designated to be shared by […]