Tech Quiz of the Day:

December, 2008


December 17, 2008  1:59 AM

Tech trivia challenge – wide area file services



Posted by: Ivy Wigmore
CIO, Cisco, network administration, Networking, Tech Trivia, transparent addressing, WAFS, WAN optimization

Our WhatIs.com Tech Term is wide area file services. Wide-area file services (WAFS) is a storage technology that makes it possible to access a remote

December 16, 2008  3:23 PM

Tech quiz of the day – Seebeck effect



Posted by: Ivy Wigmore
CIO, cooling, DataCenter, electronics, physics, science, Seebeck effect, Tech Trivia

The WhatIs.com Word of the Day is Seebeck effect


December 15, 2008  12:34 PM

Tech quiz of the day – ECOphlex



Posted by: Ivy Wigmore
CIO, cooling, DataCenter, ECOphlex, electronics, green computing, hardware, network administration, phase-change cooling, Storage, supercomputers, Tech Trivia

The WhatIs.com Word of the Day is ECOphlex. Tech Trivia What was the first computer to break the petaflop...


December 11, 2008  7:30 PM

Tech Trivia Challenge – LAMP



Posted by: Margaret Rouse
LAMP

Our WhatIs.com Tech Term is LAMP LAMP is an open source Web development platform that uses Linux as the operating system, Apache as the Web server, MySQL as the relational database...


December 10, 2008  3:31 PM

Tech Trivia Challenge – service level agreement



Posted by: Margaret Rouse
Service Level Agreement, SLA

Our WhatIs.com Tech Term is service level agreement. A service-level agreement (SLA) is a contract between a service provider and a customer that specifies in measurable terms what services...


December 9, 2008  3:29 PM

Tech Trivia Challenge – transcoding



Posted by: Margaret Rouse
transcoding

Our WhatIs.com Tech Term is transcoding.

A transcoder digitally translates data from one format to another.

Are you a...


December 8, 2008  2:46 PM

Tech Trivia Challenge – network behavior analysis



Posted by: Margaret Rouse
DDoS, network behavior analysis, Packet Sniffing, Security

Our WhatIs.com Tech Term is network behavior analysis. The goal of network behavior analysis is to flag unknown, new or unusual traffic patterns that might indicate the...


December 5, 2008  1:58 PM

Tech Trivia Challenge – lean production



Posted by: Margaret Rouse
lean production, Tech Trivia

Our WhatIs.com Tech Term is lean production. The goal of lean production is to get the right things to the right place at the right time - the first time - while...


December 5, 2008  12:16 PM

Tech quiz of the day from WhatIs.com: How much do you know about full-disk encryption?



Posted by: Ivy Wigmore
CIO, encryption, Mobile, Security, Tech Trivia

The WhatIs.com Word of the Day is full-disk encryption. Tech Trivia What key do you press...


December 4, 2008  12:15 PM

Tech quiz of the day from WhatIs.com: How much do you know about InfiniBand?



Posted by: Ivy Wigmore
broadband, CIO, connections, DataCenter, hardware, Networking, Storage, Tech Trivia

The WhatIs.com Word of the Day is InfiniBand. Tech Trivia It looks like a sideways numeral 8 --...


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