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 […]
In spreadsheet applications, one or more contiguous cells. For example, a range could be an entire row or column, or multiple rows or columns. The only restrictions on ranges is that all the cells of the range must be contiguous and the entire range must be rectangular in shape; that is, you cannot have a […]
In SEO and SEM terms, rank (or ranking) refers to where a Web site or Web page is ranked within search engine results. For example, if your Web site is about microphones, when a person queries “microphones” in a search engine, your ranking indicates where in the search results your Web page is listed (e.g. […]
- rapid BIOS boot
Intel Rapid BIOS Boot is an option in the Intel BIOS that significantly reduces BIOS boot time without sacrificing important functionality. This results in faster POST (Power On Self Test) times that eliminate redundant code, reduce legacy features, and implement selective hardware usage and configuration logic. Rapid BIOS Boot has been available on Intel desktop […]
The rectangular area of a display screen actually being used to display images. The raster is slightly smaller than the physical dimensions of the display screen. Also, the raster varies for different resolutions. For example, VGA resolution of 640×480 on a 15-inch monitor produces one raster, whereas SVGA resolution of 1,024×768 produces a slightly different […]