Word of the Day: Tech Definitions from WhatIs.com:

August, 2017

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August 17, 2017  7:17 PM

CAPTCHA

Kaitlin Herbert Kaitlin Herbert Profile: Kaitlin Herbert
image captcha

A CAPTCHA is a type of challenge-response system designed to differentiate humans from robotic software programs. Continued… Quote of the Day

"CAPTCHA challenge tests include image and text...

August 14, 2017  6:18 PM

superposition

Kaitlin Herbert Kaitlin Herbert Profile: Kaitlin Herbert
Quantum theory

Superposition is the ability of a quantum system to be in multiple states at the same time until it is measured. Continued… Quote of the Day

"Full-blown quantum computing systems won’t be...


August 11, 2017  5:34 PM

CompTIA

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CompTIA

CompTIA is a non-profit trade association known for its IT certification exams and test preparation courses. Continued… Quote of the Day

"Private equity firms and other people are more likely to...


August 10, 2017  4:22 PM

engine

Kaitlin Herbert Kaitlin Herbert Profile: Kaitlin Herbert
engine, Search engines

In computer programming, an engine is a program that performs a core or essential function for other programs. Continued… Quote of the Day

"Personalization engines represent a new class of software that...


August 9, 2017  4:20 PM

managed service provider (MSP)

Kaitlin Herbert Kaitlin Herbert Profile: Kaitlin Herbert

A managed service provider (MSP) is a company that remotely manages a customer's IT infrastructure and/or end-user systems, typically on a proactive basis and under a subscription model.


August 7, 2017  5:49 PM

Schrödinger’s cat

Kaitlin Herbert Kaitlin Herbert Profile: Kaitlin Herbert
"Quantum computer", Schrodinger's cat

Schrödinger's cat is a famous illustration of the Copenhagen interpretation of superposition in quantum theory. Continued… Quote of the Day

"Besides transforming material science, quantum...


August 3, 2017  5:45 PM

system administrator (sysadmin)

Kaitlin Herbert Kaitlin Herbert Profile: Kaitlin Herbert
Data Center administration, System administrator

A system administrator (sysadmin) in information technology (IT) is a person who supports a multi-user computing environment and ensures continuous, optimal performance of IT services and support systems.


August 2, 2017  8:07 PM

dynamic link library (DLL)

Kaitlin Herbert Kaitlin Herbert Profile: Kaitlin Herbert
Application virtualization, DLL

A dynamic link library (DLL) is a collection of small programs that can be loaded when needed by larger programs and used at the same time. Continued… Quote of the...


August 1, 2017  7:04 PM

cmdlet

Kaitlin Herbert Kaitlin Herbert Profile: Kaitlin Herbert
cmdlet, Powershell, PowerShell cmdlets

A cmdlet (pronounced "command-let") is a lightweight Windows PowerShell script that performs a single function. Continued… Quote of the Day

"The principal advantage to using a PowerShell cmdlet is the...


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