The form factor for fifth-generation CPU chips from Intel, Cyrix, and AMD. All Pentium chips, except Intel’s Pentium Pro (Socket 8) and Pentium II (Slot 1), conform to the Socket 7 specifications. Intel has decided to phase out Socket 7 and replace it with Slot 1.
Slang term. Short for Same old Software, as a Service.
Short for Storage over IP, SoIP technology refers to the merging of Fibre Channel technologies with IP-based technology to allow for accessing storage devices over TCP/IP networks. SoIP is the framework for storage area networking (SAN) using Internet Protocol (IP) networks to directly connect servers and storage. SoIP products are designed to support transparent interoperability […]
Short for system-on-chip, a chip that holds all of the necessary hardware and electronic circuitry for a complete system. SoC includes on-chip memory (RAM and ROM), the microprocessor, peripheral interfaces, I/O logic control, data converters, and other components that comprise a complete computer system. Applications include digital cameras, cellular phones, set-top boxes, PDAs, and uses […]
Snort is an open source network intrusion prevention system (IPS) capable of performing real-time traffic analysis and packet-logging on IP networks. It can perform protocol analysis, content searching & matching and can be used to detect a variety of attacks and probes, such as buffer overflows, stealth port scans, CGI attacks, SMB probes, OS fingerprinting […]
- Snipping Tool
In Windows Vista the Snipping Tool can be used to capture a screenshot (or a snip) of anything on your screen by launching the application then using the mouse to draw a box around the area you want to capture. In addition to grabbing the snip you can also annotate, save or share the image. […]