A high-capacity floppy disk drive developed by Iomega Corporation. Zip disks are slightly larger than conventional floppy disks, and about twice as thick. They can hold 100 or 250 MB of data. Because they’re relatively inexpensive and durable, they have become a popular media for backing up hard disks and for transporting large files.
An asynchronous communications protocol that provides faster data transfer rates and better error detection than Xmodem. In particular, Zmodem supports larger block sizes and enables the transfer to resume where it left off following a communications failure.
Often abbreviated as ZOS, z/OS is IBM’s mainframe operating system. It is a 64-bit operating system that supports Java, UNIX, API’s, and TCP/IP to name a few features. z/OS.e is a specially priced, slimmed-down offering of z/OS. It provides select functions but uses the same code base as z/OS and invokes an operating environment that […]
- zero wait state
Refers to systems that have no wait states; that is, they allow the microprocessor to run at its maximum speed without waiting for slower memory chips.
2 to the 70th power bytes, which is approximately 10 to the 21st power (1,000,000,000,000,000,000,000) bytes. A zettabyte is equal to 1,024 exabytes. The name zetta was chosen because it’s the last letter of the Latin alphabet and also sounds like the Greek letter Zeta.
- zip code targeting
In online advertising zip code targeting is the geographical targeting of advertisements based on the visitors zip code. An example of zip code targeting is when an online publication requires visitors to register to read the site’s content. Once logged in, the visitor will see local advertisements that are served based on the zip code […]