Short for the National Information Standards Organization (NISO) is an American National Standards Institute (ANSI) accredited non-profit association that identifies, develops, maintains, and publishes technical standards to manage information. NISO was founded in 1939 and its community consists of more than 70 organizations in the fields of publishing, libraries, IT, and media. NISO was designated by ANSI to represent U.S. interests as the Technical Advisory Group (TAG) to the International Organization for Standardization (ISO).
Also known as ACM SIGCOMM, it is the professional discussion forum for the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM). The SIGCOMM community consists of professional members representing scientists, engineers, educators and students. SIGCOMM facilitates discussion related to systems engineering and architectural questions as related to computer communications. SIGCOMM offers members conferences, workshops, online publications, awards, and […]
Short for Software Freedom Law Center, SFLC is an organization who provides legal representation and law-related services to protect and advance Free, Libre and Open Source Software (FLOSS). Founded in 2005, SFLC represents many of the most important and well-established free software and open source projects.
Short for Simple Protocol for Independent Computing Environment, SPICE is a hosted virtual desktop protocol and a key part of Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization for Desktops. The SPICE protocol is designed to optimize performance by automatically adapting to the graphics and communications environment that it is running in. SPICE was initially developed by Qumranet; however, […]
- access control entry
Abbreviated as ACE, access control entry is an entry in an access control list (ACL) that will grant or deny a user or group access to a resource.
Also called dual active, it is a phrase used to describe a network of independent processing nodes where each node has access to a replicated database giving each node access and usage of a single application. In an active-active system all requests are load-balanced across all available processing capacity. Where a failure occurs on a […]