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

November, 2013


November 27, 2013  4:28 PM

Word of the Day: patent troll

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Overheard "The killer horror about software patents and their even vaguer cousins, business method patents, is that there are so many of...

November 22, 2013  3:52 PM

Word of the Day: CRUSH

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Overheard "CRUSH is an algorithm that can calculate the physical location of data in Ceph, given the object name, cluster map and CRUSH rules as input." --...


November 21, 2013  2:27 PM

Word of the Day: MiFi

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"The Mi-Fi is just one example of a 3G/Wi-Fi pocket router – some others include the CradlePoint ClearSpot and the Sierra Wireless Overdrive." --


November 19, 2013  1:56 PM

Word of the Day: leaky feeder

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Overheard "Setting up a wireless LAN is more of an art than a science."


November 18, 2013  1:43 PM

Word of the Day: fruit of a poisonous tree

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Overheard "Even if you own a network or are responsible for its security and maintenance, you may not have the unfettered right to watch what network users are doing."...


November 14, 2013  2:34 PM

Word of the Day: UE virtualization

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Overheard "With nonpersistent virtual desktops, a single disk image is shared among many users. As each user logs in, he gets a clone of the master desktop and then...


November 13, 2013  2:39 PM

Word of the Day: rolling forecast

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Overheard "It's no secret that the BYOA trend creates new security challenges. Internal applications typically rely on firewalls, but best practices...


November 12, 2013  4:30 PM

Word of the Day: BYOA

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Overheard ChrisMoyer "It's no secret that the...


November 1, 2013  2:50 PM

Word of the Day: Google BigQuery

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Overheard "When asked where Google fits into the pantheon of big cloud players, panel experts at Cloud Connect Santa Clara all agreed it...


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