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

January, 2018


January 31, 2018  3:33 PM

hands-off infrastructure

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Hands-off infrastructure management is the remote, automated administration of server, storage and network resources. Continued… Quote of the Day

"Automated...

January 17, 2018  3:07 AM

Transport Layer Security (TLS)

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Transport Layer Security (TLS) is a protocol that provides privacy and data integrity between two communicating applications. Continued… Quote of the Day

"TLS and SSL...


January 16, 2018  3:04 AM

social graph

Kaitlin Herbert Kaitlin Herbert Profile: Kaitlin Herbert

A social graph is a diagram that illustrates interconnections among people, groups and organizations in a social network. Continued… Quote of the Day

"Graph databases can store complex data about...


January 12, 2018  3:01 AM

time series chart

Kaitlin Herbert Kaitlin Herbert Profile: Kaitlin Herbert

A time series chart, also called a times series graph or time series plot, is a data visualization tool that illustrates data points at successive intervals of time. Continued… Quote of the...


January 11, 2018  2:57 AM

robotic process automation (RPA)

Kaitlin Herbert Kaitlin Herbert Profile: Kaitlin Herbert

Robotic process automation (RPA) is the use of software with artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning capabilities to handle high-volume, repeatable tasks that previously required humans to perform. These tasks can include queries, calculations and maintenance of records and transactions....


January 10, 2018  2:54 AM

VoIP (voice over IP)

Kaitlin Herbert Kaitlin Herbert Profile: Kaitlin Herbert

VoIP (voice over IP) is the transmission of voice and multimedia content over Internet Protocol (IP) networks. VoIP historically referred to using IP to connect private branch exchanges (PBXs), but the term is now used interchangeably with IP telephony.


January 9, 2018  8:43 PM

prime number

Kaitlin Herbert Kaitlin Herbert Profile: Kaitlin Herbert

A prime number is a whole number greater than 1 whose only factors are 1 and itself. A factor is a whole number that can be divided evenly into another number. Continued… Quote of the Day

"The security of...


January 8, 2018  4:14 PM

SIEM

Kaitlin Herbert Kaitlin Herbert Profile: Kaitlin Herbert

Security information and event management (SIEM) is an approach to security management that combines SIM (security information management) and SEM (security event management) functions into one security management system.


January 5, 2018  5:40 PM

bang-bang control

Kaitlin Herbert Kaitlin Herbert Profile: Kaitlin Herbert

Bang-bang control is a type of control system that mechanically or electronically turns something on or off when a desired target (setpoint) has been reached. Continued… Quote of the...


January 4, 2018  5:38 PM

SD-WAN

Kaitlin Herbert Kaitlin Herbert Profile: Kaitlin Herbert

Software-defined WAN (SD-WAN) is a technology that distributes network traffic across wide area networks (WAN) that uses software-defined networking (SDN) concepts to automatically determine the most effective way to route traffic to and from branch offices and data center sites.


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