A Boolean operator that returns a value of TRUE if either or both of its operands is TRUE. Contrast with the exclusive OR operator, which returns a value of TRUE only if just one of the operands is True.
(v) To add a fixed amount. For example, if you count consecutively from 1 to 10, you increment by one. If you count by twos, you increment by two. A large proportion of computer software consists of loops of instructions in which one or more values are incremented each time the loop is executed. (n) […]
- incremental backup
Any backup in which only the data objects that have been modified since the time of some previous backup are copied. A collective term for cumulative incremental backups and differential incremental backups. Contrast with an archival backup, in which all files are backed up regardless of whether they have been modified since the last backup.
(v.) To secure against loss or damage or to hold harmless, and/or to compensate someone or something for loss or damage. The word is often used in the computer industry in regard to users of a product, such as a software program, who are protected by the manufacturer from any legal disputes or damages that […]
(n.) In database design, a list of keys (or keywords), each of which identifies a unique record. Indices make it faster to find specific records and to sort records by the index field — that is, the field used to identify each record. (v.)To create an index for a database, or to find records using […]
- indexed color
In digital photography and imaging, indexed color is the term used to describe reduced color mapping of 8-bit or less. This is done to reduce images to their smallest size and these images are most commonly used on Web pages as they are small and quick to load. The 256 color palette is mapped for […]