The memory module used with RDRAM chips. It is similar to a DIMM package but uses different pin settings. Rambus trademarked the term RIMM as an entire word. It is the term used for a module using Rambus technology. It is sometimes incorrectly used as an acronym for Rambus Inline Memory Module.
(1) Pronounced rip, acronym for raster image processor. (2) Short for Routing Information Protocol. (3) See ripper.
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Short for the R��seaux IP Europ��ens Network Coordination Centre. RIPE NCC is one of four regional Internet registries that supply and administer IP addresses. Founded in 1989, RIPE NCC is a non-profit organization. RIPE NCC provides IP numbers to Europe, the Middle East and parts of Africa and Asia.
Short for Remote Installation Service, a feature of Microsoft’s Windows 2000 Server. RIS allows a network administrator to install the Windows 2000 operating system to any number of client computers simultaneously from a central location. The administrator places images, or versions, of built systems onto a central server and then downloads those images to a […]
Pronounced risk, acronym for reduced instruction set computer, a type of microprocessor that recognizes a relatively limited number of instructions. Until the mid-1980s, the tendency among computer manufacturers was to build increasingly complex CPUs that had ever-larger sets of instructions. At that time, however, a number of computer manufacturers decided to reverse this trend by […]
Short for Registered Jack-11, a four- or six-wire connector used primarily to connect telephone equipment in the United States. RJ-11 connectors are also used to connect some types of local-area networks (LANs), although RJ-45 connectors are more common.