Tech Quiz of the Day:

Storage


February 2, 2009  5:08 PM

Are you a Know-It-All? Storage as a Service



Posted by: Margaret Rouse
backup and recovery, fat provisioning, outsourcing, primary storage, SaaS, secondary storage, Storage, storage as a service, thin provisioning

Our WhatIs.com Tech Term is Storage as a Service (SaaS) Storage as a Service is a business model in which a company rents space in their storage infrastructure to individual end...

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 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 13, 2008  11:42 AM

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



Posted by: Ivy Wigmore
Business continuity, business model, Business software, Microsoft, Microsoft Windows, operating systems, personal computing, programming, Tech Trivia

The WhatIs.com Word of the Day is Microsoft Operations Framework (MOF). Tech Trivia What year was the first version of...


September 22, 2008  8:59 PM

Tech quiz of the day from WhatIs.com: How much do you know about Windows 7?



Posted by: Matt Stansberry
backup/recovery, Business software, Microsoft, Microsoft Windows, operating systems, Tech Trivia

The WhatIs.com Word of the Day is Windows 7. Tech Trivia What year was the first version of Windows...


September 19, 2008  1:36 PM

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



Posted by: Ivy Wigmore
backup/recovery, Business continuity, Database, DataManagement, Disaster recovery, Oracle, Tech Trivia

The WhatIs.com Word of the Day is CRUD cycle. Tech Trivia Who's known as the father of the relational...


September 15, 2008  10:48 AM

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



Posted by: Ivy Wigmore
backup/recovery, Business continuity, Business software, compliance, DataManagement, Disaster recovery, Tech Trivia

The WhatIs.com Word of the Day is enterprise content management (ECM). Tech Trivia What do you call data that isn't currently...


August 26, 2008  7:50 PM

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



Posted by: Matt Stansberry
backup/recovery, displays, HDTV, hologram, Storage, Streaming media, Tech Trivia, video

The WhatIs.com Word of the Day is Blu-ray. Tech Trivia What kind of media is used in a holographic disk drive?


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