Pronounced “post gress cue ell.” PostgreSQL is an open source database system that began as an enhancement to the POSTGRES research prototype DBMS. Where POSTGRES used the PostQuel query language, PostgreSQL uses a subset of SQL.
One of the leading client/server development environments. PowerBuilder supports all the leading platforms — including Windows 95, Windows NT, UNIX and Mac OS. Its integrated development environment (IDE) makes it relatively easy to develop and deploy sophisticated client/server applications.
A popular video player made by CyberLink Company. It enables users to view DVD movies on a PC.
A RISC -based computer architecture developed jointly by IBM, Apple Computer, and Motorola Corporation. The name is derived from IBM’s name for the architecture, Performance Optimization With Enhanced RISC. The first computers based on the PowerPC architecture were the Power Macs, which appeared in 1994. Since then, other manufacturers, including IBM, have built PCs based […]
PowerPacket technology uses the same power line that provides electricity to your computer to network it to other computers in your home or office. PowerPacket uses Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiplexing (OFDM) to handle high-speed data transmission between computers. Electrical wires in a home are difficult to use for deploying a network as electrical wires are […]
- Power Usage Effectiveness
In Green IT, Power Usage Effectiveness (PUE) is a calculation used to determine energy efficiency measurements. PUE is calculated by measuring the ratio of total energy consumption-the combination of servers plus the cooling to “useful” energy consumption (just servers). PUE is a green computing tool being promoted by The Green Grid as a way to […]