NAND Flash architecture is one of two flash technologies (the other being NOR) used in memory cards such as the CompactFlash cards. It is also used in USB Flash drives, MP3 players, and provides the image storage for digital cameras. NAND is best suited to flash devices requiring high capacity data storage. NAND flash devices offer storage space up to 512-MB and offers faster erase, write, and read capabilities over NOR architecture.
NAND flash architecture was introduced by Toshiba in 1989.
NAPT, or Network Address Port Translation, is a method by which many network addresses and their TCP/UDP (Transmission Control Protocol/User Datagram Protocol) ports are translated into a single network address and its TCP/UDP ports. NAPT allows mapping of tuples of the type (local IP addresses, local TU port number) to tuples of the type (registered […]
(1) Short for network-attached storage. (2) Short for network access server.
- Network Address Translation NAT
Short for Network Address Translation, an Internet standard that enables a local-area network (LAN) to use one set of IP addresses for internal traffic and a second set of addresses for external traffic. A NAT boxlocated where the LAN meets the Internet makes all necessary IP address translations. NAT serves three main purposes: Provides a […]
Short for Global Positioning System, a worldwide MEOsatellite navigational system formed by 24 satellites orbiting the earth and their corresponding receivers on the earth. The satellites orbit the earth at approximately 12,000 miles above the surface and make two complete orbits every 24 hours. The GPS satellites continuously transmit digital radio signals that contain data […]
A type of network computer designed to execute Java programs locally. NCs do not contain any storage devices, so they must be connected to a network server that holds the data to be processed. However, unlike thin clients and Windows terminals, NCs do have a microprocessor so that they can execute programs locally.