1) Short for Virtual Memory System, a multi-user, multitasking, virtual memory operating system that runs on DEC’s VAX and Alpha lines of minicomputers and workstations. VMS was introduced in 1979 along with the first VAX minicomputer. Like the VAX itself, VMS has undergone many changes over the years. DEC now refers to it as OpenVMS.
2) Short for Vocabulary Management Solution.
- VMware ESX
VMware ESX is VMware’s enterprise server virtualization platform. The platform is available in two versions — ESX Server and ESXi Server. VMware ESX and ESXi can be deployed as part of the VMware infrastructure (vSphere or VMware View) to enable centralized management for data center applications and enterprise desktops. One main feature of the enterprise […]
Short for Video Object VOB is a DVD video movie file format. VOB contains several multiplexed streams of video, audio, and subtitles. See Data Formats and Their File Extensions in the Quick Reference section of
Short for Voice on the Net, a coalition of Internet telephony software producers. VON’s main goal is to ensure that the telephone companies do not succeed in their bid to outlaw Internet telephony.
Velocity of Propagation is the speed of a signal in relation to the speed of light in a vacuum (186,400 miles per second). The number 1 represents the speed of light; all other signals are a fraction of this. A cable with a VOP of.75 transmits a signal at 75% of the speed of light. […]
A proprietary video codec developed by On2 Technologies that used in Adobe Flash Player 8 and newer versions.