Groupware that works in real-time allowing multiple participants to collaborate in groups at the same time. Examples of synchronous groupware include whiteboarding, text-based chat systems or videoconferencing. Contrast with asynchronous groupware.
The verb form of syndication.
- synchronous messaging
Synchronous messaging describes communications that takes place between two applications or systems, where the system places a message in a message queue (also called an Event Queue in enterprise messaging systems) and then waits for a message response before it continues processing. Contrast with asynchronous messaging.
The sharing of content among different Web sites. The term is normally associated with licensed content such as television programs and newspaper columns.
Syntax refers to the spelling and grammar of a programming language. Computers are inflexible machines that understand what you type only if you type it in the exact form that the computer expects. The expected form is called the syntax. Each program defines its own syntactical rules that control which words the computer understands, which […]
- synthetic backup
A synthetic backup is identical to a regular full backup in terms of data, but it is created when data is collected from a previous, older full backup and assembled with subsequent incremental backups. The incremental backup will consist only of changed information. A synthetic backup would be used when time or system requirements do […]