(1) Short for Secure Electronic Transaction
(2) Short for single electron transistor
Short for Set Theory as a Language (or Set Language), SETL is a high-level programming language that’s based on the mathematical theory of sets. It was developed in the early 1970’s by mathematician Professor J. Schwartz. SETL is an interpreted language with a syntax that is resembles C and in many cases similar to Perl. […]
Short for Secure File Transfer Protocol, SFTP is a method of transferring files between computers over a secure SSH secure data stream. Also called SSH.
- Silicon Graphics Incorporated (SGI)
Short for Silicon Graphics Incorporated, a company based in Mountain View, California that provides computer hardware and software. SGI was founded by Dr. James Clark in 1982 and had its initial public offering in 1986. It is best known for products used to develop computer graphics such as those used to create special effects and […]
Short forStandard Generalized Markup Language, a system for organizing and tagging elements of a document. SGML was developed and standardized by the International Organization for Standards (ISO) in 1986. SGML itself does not specify any particular formatting; rather, it specifies the rules for tagging elements. These tagscan then be interpreted to format elements in different […]
Abbreviation of Synchronous Graphic Random Access Memory, a type of DRAM used increasingly on video adapters and graphics accelerators. Like SDRAM, SGRAM can synchronize itself with the CPU bus clock up to speeds of 100 MHz. In addition, SGRAM uses several other techniques, such as masked writes and block writes, to increase bandwidth for graphics-intensive […]