SNIA Storage Networking Dictionary
No. of terms: 1000
Description: The SNIA (Storage Networking Industry Association) Dictionary is a one of its kind when it comes to professional dictionaries. It “contains terms and definitions related to storage, and is the storage networking industry’s most comprehensive attempt to date to arrive at a common body of terminology for the technologies it represents. The terms go through a rigorous technical review and approval process by the SNIA Technical Council to assure their accuracy.” The dictionary covers all aspects of storage and the context od each term is shown in the definition.
As a dictionary devoted to rapidly evolving technical field, new terminology is constantly being introduced to this fascinating reference source.
Example term: Solid State Disk (SSD)
[Storage System] A disk whose storage capability is provided by solid-state random access or flash memory rather than magnetic or optical media.
A solid state disk generally offers very high access performance compared to that of rotating magnetic disks, because it eliminates mechanical seek and rotation time. It may also offer very high data transfer capacity. Cost per byte of storage, however, is typically higher, however.
Keywords: SNIA, Storage Networking Dictionary, Storage Networking, data management, information management, Storage Terminology, Storage Definition, Glossary of Technical Terms, Technology, Technology Dictionary, Computer Dictionary, Technical Dictionary, Storage System, Data Recovery, Storage Networking Industry Association
Quote as: SNIA Dictionary. Copyright © 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008 Storage Networking Industry Association, All Rights Reserved. Last updated on 29 Aug, 2008.
Geek.com Technical Glossary
No. of terms: 2100 and constantly growing
Description: also additional topic areas including Apple, Gadgets, Games, Mobile, and Chips.
The Geek.com Technical Glossary is the first place to turn to if you want to lookup terms of recently developed technologies. The glossary is integral part of any search you are doing on Geek.com, but can also be browsed alphabetically. Geek.com’s informed users are constantly contributing to this dynamic glossary.
Example term 1: Geek
(1) A formerly derogatory term given to the outcast elite, usually lacking in social graces. The term has been used so liberally by the masses of people that computer gurus have taken it to heart as not being derogatory, but rather the name given to scientifically savvy folk. (2) A carnival performer who performs grotesque acts, such as biting the heads off of live chickens.
Example term 2: LCD Projector
A projector designed to display an image from your computer (or consumer video device) onto a large wall or movie screen. LCD projectors use three small, separate LCD screens (red, green, and blue) and shine a bright light through them to generate the image. See also DLP projector.
Keywords: Geek.com, Geek.com Glossary, Glossary of Technical Terms, Geeks, Gadgets, Technology, Technology Dictionary, Technology Glossary, Computer Dictionary, Technical Glossary, Technical Dictionary
Quote as: Geek.com Technical Glossary, © 1996-2008 Geek.com, LLC – All rights reserved
No. of terms: 350
Description: This glossary on semiconductor terms is part of the Sony Resource Library offering white papers, data sheets and the like. The biggest part of the glossary is devoted to abbreviations commonly in use when writing about semiconductors.
Example term: White Balance
A process for adjusting the relative signal levels of the red, green, and blue channels from a camera to correct for the color of the light source illuminating a scene, so that objects that appear to be white in the scene are reproduced as white on the soft-display or hard-copy print.
Keywords: Sony, Sony glossary, Semiconductors, Semiconductors Terms, Technology, Electronics, Electronics Dictionary, Sony Electronics, What are Semiconductors
Status/Quote as: © Copyright 1996-2008 Sony Electronics Inc. All Rights Reserved.