Embedding one object in another object of the same type. Nesting is quite common in programming, where different logic structures sequence, selection and loop) are combined (i.e., nested in one another). It also occurs in applications. For example, many word processing applications allow you to embed (nest) one document inside another.
A small portable computing device, similar to a notebook. However, it has a smaller form factor and comes with more limited features. What differentiates a netbook from a notebook is its physical size and computing power. A netbook typically has a small display, ranging from 7 to 10 inches. It weighs under 3 pounds, and […]
Contraction of Internet etiquette, the etiquette guidelines for posting messages to online services, and particularly Internet newsgroups. Netiquette covers not only rules to maintain civility in discussions (i.e., avoiding flames), but also special guidelines unique to the electronic nature of forum messages. For example, netiquette advises users to use simple formats because complex formatting may […]
n Internet slang term that describes using general Internet or ISP outages as an excuse for not completing a task.
- Network-Attached Storage - NAS
A network-attached storage (NAS) device is a server that is dedicated to nothing more than file sharing. Network-attached storage does not provide any of the activities that a server in a server-centric system typically provides, such as email, authentication or file management. NAS is a Storage-Centric Design NAS allows more hard disk storage space to […]
- network access server
Abbreviated as NAS, a network access server is an access gateway between an external communications network and an internal network. A common use of NAS is by Internet service providers (ISP) where the user dials into the ISP and is given access to the Internet after being authorized by the access server. Network access server […]