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A

Acronym - Shortcut for some expression. Example: IP - Internet Protocol

Agent - Software service which does specified tasks without tampering of user

B

b - Bit

B - Byte (8 Bits = 1 Byte)

C

CPU - Central Processing Unit

D

Downtime - nonuseful time of one system, when it was not available for use

DSL - Digital Subscriber Line

DNS - Domain Name Server (System, Service)

DHCP - Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol

DMI - Desktop Management Interface

DOMI - Dell Open Management Interface

E

EC - Error Control

F

FTP - File Transfer Protocol

FAQ - Frequently Asked Questions

G

GUI - Graphical User Interface

H

HTTP - Hyper Text Transfer Protocol

HTTPS - Hyper Text Transfer Protocol Secure

HTML - Hyper Text Markup Language

I

IP - Internet Protocol

ICQ - I Seek You

IIS - Internet Information Server

J

JVM - Java Virtual Machine

K

kb - kilobit

kbps - kilobit per second

kB - kilobyte (1024 bytes)

kB/s - kilobyte per second

L

LAN - Local Area Network

M

MAN - Medium Area Network

MSN - MicroSoft Network

MySQL - Type of RDBMS

N

NetBIOS - Network Basic Input Output System

NIC - Network Interface Card

NNTP - Network News Transport Protocol

O

OID - Object IDentifier

ODBC - Opet DataBase Connectivity

OS - Operating System

P

POP - Post Office Protocol (POP3 - Post Office Protocol version 3)

PNG - Portable Network Graphics

Q

QoS - Quality of Service

R

RAM - Random Access Memory

ROM - Read Only Memory

RDBMS - Relational Database Management System

S

SNMP - Simple Network Manage Protocol

SMS - Short Message Service; System Management Server

SMTP - Simple Mail Transfer Protocol

SQL -Structured Query Language

T

TCP - Transfer Control Protocol

TCP/IP - Transfer Control Protocol/Internet Protocol

U

UDP - User Datagram Protocol

UNIX - Operating system commonly used on servers and some types of workstations

UI - User Interface

URL - Uniform Resource Locator (or known as Universal Resource Locator) is Internet address of some resource

Uptime - useful time of one working system, when it was available for using

V

VNC - Virtual Network Computing

W

WAN - Wide Area Network

W3C - World Wide Web Consortium

W2K - Shortcut for Windows 2K (2K - 2000) family of OS

WML - Wireless Markup Language

X

XML - eXtensible Markup Language

Y

YIM - Yahoo! Instant Messenger

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