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January 23, 2009  12:44 PM

Are you a Know-IT-All? MAID



Posted by: Margaret Rouse
green computing, green data center, MAID, Storage

Our WhatIs.com Tech Term is MAID MAID (massive array of idle disks) is a storage technology in which only those drives in active use are spinning at any given time. This reduces power consumption and prolongs the lives of the drives.

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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 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 --...


December 3, 2008  12:07 PM

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



Posted by: Ivy Wigmore
CIO, connections, electronics, hardware, network administration, personal computing, Storage, Tech Trivia, USB

The WhatIs.com Word of the Day is port interface card


November 26, 2008  5:19 PM

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



Posted by: Ivy Wigmore
CIO, IBM, physics, science, supercomputers, Tech Trivia

The WhatIs.com Word of the Day is petaflop. Tech Trivia How many high-performance laptops would it take...


November 21, 2008  8:44 PM

Tech quiz of the day from WhatIs.com: How much do you know about phase-change cooling?



Posted by: Matt Stansberry
cooling, DataCenter, electronics, hardware, Networking, phase-change cooling, supercomputers, Tech Trivia, water cooling

The WhatIs.com Word of the Day is phase-change cooling. Tech Trivia What method of...


November 20, 2008  7:38 PM

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



Posted by: Matt Stansberry
Amazon, CIO, cloud computing, DataCenter, IBM, Microsoft, Microsoft Windows, open source, operating systems, programming, SOA, SOAP, Tech Trivia, Web 2.0, Web services

The WhatIs.com Word of the Day is Windows Azure. Tech Trivia What computer code did President Lyndon Johnson...


November 17, 2008  5:33 PM

Tech quiz of the day from WhatIs.com: How much do you know about Broadband over Power Line?



Posted by: Matt Stansberry
broadband, communications, electronics, IBM, Networking, science, Tech Trivia, telecommunications

The WhatIs.com Word of the Day is Broadband over Power Line


November 12, 2008  2:15 PM

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



Posted by: Ivy Wigmore
cloud computing, DataCenter, hardware, Linux, network administration, operating systems, server, Tech Trivia, Virtualization

The WhatIs.com Word of the Day is virtual appliance. Tech Trivia What computers, housed in room-sized metal...


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