Abbreviated as SNS a social networking site is the phrase used to describe any Web sitethat enables users to create public profiles within that Web site and form relationships with other users of the same Web site who access their profile. Social networking sites can be used to describe community-based Web sites, online discussions forums, chatrooms and other social spaces online.
- social routing
The term used to describe communities or groups of individual Internet users who freely share their broadband Internet connection. FON is an example of a Wi-Fi community that uses social routing.
- social software
A type of software or Web service that allows people to communicate and collaborate while using the application. E-mail, blogs, and even instant messaging are all examples of social software.
(1) In UNIX and some other operating systems, a software object that connects an application to a network protocol. In UNIX, for example, a program can send and receive TCP/IP messages by opening a socket and reading and writing data to and from the socket. This simplifies program development because the programmer need only worry […]
- socket 370
Socket 370 is Intel’s new plastic PGA ZIF motherboard socket for its line of Celeron and Pentium processors. If you still happen to use a Slot 1 motherboard, you can purchase a slotket, which will support socket 370 chips.
Also called TCP sockstress, sockstress is a potentially serious generic issue in many operating systems that affects the availability of TCP services. It is believed that a DoS attack exploiting the sockstress vulnerability uses half-open connections to deplete resources in the machines under attack. It very quickly causes specific services to become unavailable and may […]