Stock Keeping Unit SKU
Short for stock keeping unit, SKU is a unique numerical identifying number that refers to a specific stock item in a retailer’s inventory or product catalog. The SKU is often used to identify the product, product size or type, and the manufacturer. In the retail industry, the SKU is a part of the backend inventory control system and enables a retailer to track a product in their inventory that may be in warehouses or in retail outlets.
Short for single-level cell SLC is a type of NAND flash memory that is commonly found in high performance USB memory cards. SLC works by storing one bit in each cell that offers lower-power consumption and faster transfer speeds when compared to multi-level cell (MLC) cards.
Short for Synchronous Link DRAM, a type of memory being developed by the now defunct SyncLink Consortium. SLDRAM was intended to be an enhanced version of SDRAM that used a multiplexed bus to transfer data to and from chips rather than fixed pin settings. It was meant to compete with RDRAM as a future PC […]
Acronym for Scalable Link Interface NVIDIA SLI (Scalable Link Interface)technology links two graphics cards together to provide scalability and increased performance. NVIDIA SLI takes advantage of the increased bandwidth of the PCI Express bus architecture, and features hardware and software innovations within NVIDIA GPUs (graphics processing units) and NVIDIA MCPs (media and communications processors). Depending […]
Short for Serial Line Internet Protocol, a protocol for connection to the Internet via a dial-up connection. Developed in the 80s when modem communications typically were limited to 2400 bps, it was designed for simple communication over serial lines. SLIP can be used on RS-232 serial ports and supports asynchronous links. A more common protocol […]
Short for Source Lines Of Code, it is a count of the number of lines of code contained in an application or system. There are various tools which help developers estimate the SLOC count, which is often used as a way to convey the size of a project to managers and other stakeholders.