The term rackmount is used to describe electronic equipment and devices designed to fit industry-standard-sized computer racks and cabinets (19″ wide). Rackmount devices are also standard 1.75 inch units. Rackmount is measured in U.
- rack and stack
A term commonly used by deployment technicians in reference to the assembly of computer hardware within a system, computer rack or computer cabinet.
- radio buttons
In graphical user interfaces, groups of buttons, of which only one can be on at a time. When you select one button, all the others are automatically deselected. Compare with check box, which allows you to select any combination of options.
In text processing, ragged means not aligned along a margin. The opposite of ragged is flush or justified. For example, the following text has a ragged right margin: This text has ragged right margin because each line ends at a different spot. Most word processors allow you to choose between ragged and justified margins.
- Remote Desktop Protocol
Abbreviated as RDP, the Microsoft Remote Desktop Protocol is a multi-channel protocol that allows a user to connect to a computer running Microsoft Terminal Services. RDP is designed to support many different types of network topologies such as ISDN, POTS, and many LAN protocols such as IPX, NetBIOS, or TCP/IP.
- random access
)Refers to the ability to access data at random. The opposite of random access is sequential access. To go from point A to point Z in a sequential-access system, you must pass through all intervening points. In a random-access system, you can jump directly to point Z. Disks are random access media, whereas tapes are […]