(strān rē-lēf´) (n.) Used in reference to telecommunications cables, often a PC��s cables, that are designed to allow the cables to move without cracking and/or breaking away from the plug or connector that connects to an electrical outlet or a hardware device. The strain relief is typically a series of ridges at the point where the cabling meets the connector or plug that allows flexibility in the cable without putting stress on that vulnerable point in the cord.
- strategic service management
Abbreviated as SSM, a strategic service management is a solution comprised of software, services and knowledge that assist companies in efficiently delivering service commitments. SSM solutions offer comprehensive management, scheduling and planning of service parts and service technicians, the related pricing of such resources, and the real-time, closed-loop management of exceptions that jeopardize a company’s […]
- stream computing
A high-performance computer system that analyzes multiple data streams from many sources live. The word stream in stream computing is used to mean pulling in streams of data, processing the data and streaming it back out as a single flow. Stream computing uses software algorithmsthat analyzes the data in real time as it streams in […]
Streaming or media streaming is a technique for transferring data so that it can be processed as a steady and continuous stream. Streaming technologies are becoming increasingly important with the growth of the Internet because most users do not have fast enough access to download large multimedia files quickly. With streaming, the client browser or […]
A method of highlighting text by drawing a horizontal line through the characters. This text, for example, has strikeout formatting. Many word processors support edit modes in which deleted sections are displayed with strikeouts. This is particularly effective in workgroups where two or more people are editing the same document. Strikeout is also called strikethrough.
The term used to describe the process of distributing data across several storage devices to improve performance.