Based in Redwood, California, Oracle Corporation is the largest software company whose primary business is database products. Historically, Oracle has targeted high-end workstations and minicomputers as the server platforms to run its database systems. Its relational database was the first to support the SQL language, which has since become the industry standard.
Along with Sun Microsystems, Oracle has been one of the leading champions of network computers.
- Orange Book
The specification covering writable CDs, including CD-R.
First announced by Robert Wahbe, corporate vice president of the Connected Systems Division in October 2007 at Microsoft’s Professional Developer Conference (PDC), Oslo is the codename for Microsoft’s forthcoming modeling platform. Oslo is designed to make it easier to build apps using models and to break down silos of application development. Oslo will be available […]
A user -installable microprocessor from Intel for the 486 microprocessor. Many PCs 486-based PCs are built with an OverDrive socket, which allows the owner to upgrade to a faster microprocessor simply by inserting an OverDrive chip.
- obfuscated URL
Also called a hyperlink trick, an obfuscated URL is a type of attack where the real URL that a user is directed to is obfuscated – or concealed – to encourage the user to click-through to the spoof Web site. For example, the attacker may use a cleverly misspelled domain name (e.g. PayPals.com instead of […]
Generally, any item that can be individually selected and manipulated. This can include shapes and pictures that appear on a display screen as well as less tangible software entities. In object-oriented programming, for example, an object is a self-contained entity that consists of both data and procedures to manipulate the data.