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 […]
In digital photography terms, infinity refers to a distance great enough to be unaffected by finite variations. In practice this term describes most subjects beyond 1,000 meters or, in landscape terms, the horizon. See “A Quick Guide to Digital Cameras” in the Quick Reference section of
An electrical component that generates a magnetic field when a current is passed through it and stores the energy in the form of the magnetic field. An inductor typically is a loop or coil of wire.