Information and Content Exchange
Abbreviated as ICE, an XML-based standard protocol for content syndication over the Internet. The protocol uses XML meta tags to define the format of content transaction messages sent between servers. The syndicated content is typically a download that is automatically transmitted for an agreed-upon price. Because an ICE server is often integrated with a content management system, neither the supplier or content recipient needs to be concerned with manually formatting the syndicated data.
Founded in 1980, Informix is one of the fastest growing DBMS software companies. Though still much smaller company than its chief rival, Oracle, Informix has been able to make large market-share gains recently due to its innovative technology.
An open source RDBMS that started as a research project at Berkeley in the 1970’s. There are now two strains of Ingres; the university Ingres (also known as Berkeley Ingres), which is open source, and also a commercial version called OpenIngres, which uses SQL and some forms of QUEL as its language for queries and […]
- Inmarsat-4 satellite
Flagged as “broadband for a mobile planet” the Inmarsat-4 Satellite is Inmarsat’s first step in providing the next-generation of mobile services, including BGAN. The Inmarsat-4s will speed through space at 6,875 mph. The satellites will sit in geostationary orbit, where they will be synchronized with the rotational speed of the Earth and appear to “hover” […]
- Insert key
A key on computer keyboards that turns insert mode on and off. The Insert key does not work for all programs, but most word processors and text editors support it.
- Instruction-Level Parallelism
Abbreviated as ILP, Instruction-Level Parallelism is a measurement of the number of operations that can be performed simultaneously in a computer program. Microprocessors exploit ILP by executing multiple instructions from a single program in a single cycle.