Abbreviation of Trivial File Transfer Protocol, a simple form of the File Transfer Protocol (FTP). TFTP uses the User Datagram Protocol (UDP)and provides no security features. It is often used by servers to bootdiskless workstations, X-terminals, and routers.
Abbreviation for terahertz. A unit of measurement of frequency, also known as cycles per second. One TeraHertz (THz) is equal to 1012 (10 to the power of 12)hertz (Hz) or one thousand gigahertz (GHz).
Acronym for tagged image file format, one of the most widely supported file formats for storing bit-mapped images on personal computers (both PCs and Macintosh computers). Other popular formats are BMP and PCX. TIFF graphics can be any resolution, and they can be black and white, gray-scaled, or color. Files in TIFF format often end […]
- TI 34010
A video standard from Texas Instruments that supports a resolution of 1,024 by 768. TI 34010 conforms to TI’s Graphics Architecture (TIGA). Unlike IBM’s 8514/A, which supports the same resolution, TI 34010 is noninterlaced.
Short for translation look-aside buffer, a table in the processor��s memory that contains information about the pages in memory the processor has accessed recently. The table cross-references a program��s virtual addresses with the corresponding absolute addresses in physical memory that the program has most recently used. The TLB enables faster computing because it allows the […]
Short for Transport Layer Security, a protocol that guarantees privacy and data integrity between client/server applicationscommunicating over the Internet. The TLS protocol is made up of two layers: The TLS Record Protocol — layered on top of a reliable transport protocol, such as TCP, it ensures that the connection is private by using symmetric data […]