Term of the Day

Memory Swapping

Memory swapping is a memory reclamation method wherein memory contents not currently in use are swapped to a disk to make the memory available for other applications or processes. The exact state or "... (Read on)

Past Terms: Wildcard CharacterPythonLinux Kernel

Latest Question

The issue of mobile phones causing different types of cancers is related to what we now know about the technologies that are involved. While there is no firm evidence to... (Read on)
Virtualization Security: Tips to Prevent VM Hyper Jumping

If you're running virtual machines, you may be vulnerable to hyper jumping attacks. But there are precautions you can take to lessen your odds of falling prey to this type of attack. 
A Different Way Of Looking at the Impact of 3-D Printing

3-D printing is poised to revolutionize manufacturing as we know it. Here we take a look at how printing technology has affected us, and where it's going in the future. 
6 Big Myths About Managing Big Data

Big data is big business, but only if it's used properly. Here we examine some myths about big data that may be holding your company back. 
The Top 3 Advantages of Virtualization

Many companies are shifting toward virtualization, but is it right for your company? Here we examine some of the benefits that virtualization can provide. 
10 Low-Tech Ways to Protect Digital IP

Digital IP can make or break a company, and its theft and misuse can be disastrous. Here we examine some low-tech ways to keep your IP out of the wrong hands. 
The Future of Virtualization: What’s New for 2015?

Virtualization is gaining popularity. Here's what experts are expecting from it in 2015. 
INFOGRAPHIC: Meaningful Use and the EHR Storage Boom

This infographic chronicles the relationship between Meaningful Use and the professionals adopting it. 
The 6 Programming Languages That Built the Internet

Without programming languages, the Internet wouldn't exist. These languages - some dating back to the 1950s - are the foundation for the Web we surf today. 
10 Tips for Avoiding Key Software Flaws

In software development, focus is shifting from eliminating bugs to fixing flaws, many of which happen again and again. Here are the top 10 most common flaws to be aware of. 
Web Roundup: Development in the Mobile Industry Is On Fire

As more innovation takes place, the mobile industry is in prime position for tremendous growth and forward movement. 
10 Big Data Do's and Don'ts

Big data is a new and emerging domain for most companies. Here are some tips on what to do and what not to do when getting started with big data. 
5 Geek Terms That Are Cooler Than They Sound

You shouldn't judge a book by its cover, and by the same token, shouldn't judge technology by its name. Here are some technologies that sound boring, but in reality are far from it! 
Never Really Gone: How to Protect Deleted Data From Hackers

Deleting data doesn't necessarily mean that it's permanently gone. Here are some methods for keeping your private data out of the wrong hands. 
Do You Really Understand Virtualization?

Virtualization is a generic term which covers different types of computing, including hardware virtualization, software virtualization, desktop virtualization and others. Here we discuss the different categories of virtualization. 
INFOGRAPHIC: Data Centers Drink Your Energy Milkshake

While making a data center energy efficient can save money, it isn't as simple as it sounds. Virtualization is one possible solution. 
The Different Types of Virtualization That Benefit Small Businesses

There are many types of virtualization available today. Here we examine the various types and how they are used. 
Web Roundup: Oops! Apple Does It Again

Apple's latest releases have mobile manufacturers and programmers working feverishly to keep up with the competition. Read this and more top tech stories from the past week. 
Virtualization Versus the Cloud

These two terms are closely linked, but confusing them is a recipe for disaster in terms of understanding vendor models and pricing. 
How Can Analytics Improve Business? - TechWise Episode 2 Transcript

Host Eric Kavanagh discusses the use of analytics in business with data scientists and leaders in the industry. 
View All
Tech Pioneers You've Probably Never Heard Of

As in any field, there are big-name pioneers in tech. Here we look at some of those who made a huge impact but received much less recognition. 
Introduction to Databases

No matter what part of IT you work in, you have to store data at one point or another, and it doesn't hurt for just about everybody to have some knowledge of databases and how they work. 
8 Steps to Understanding IP Subnetting

Understanding IP subnetting is a fundamental requirement for almost any IT pro. But although the concepts are simple, there is a general difficulty in understanding the topic. We break it down in eight simple steps. 
Creative Disruption: The Changing Landscape of Technology

Learn about the history behind some major technological innovations - and how they changed the world. 
How Spreadsheets Changed the World: A Short History of the PC Era

The introduction of spreadsheets helped launch the movement that eventually brought computers to home users. Writer John McMullen was there when it happened. Hear the story first-hand, based about his experiences working in the field. 
View All

Document versioning refers to the use and management of multiple versions of a document. This is more generally known as file versioning or file version management... Read more 

A quantum dot is a type of atomic/molecular structure in the nanoscale or a "nanocrystal" made of silicon and semiconductor materials. Quantum dots emit... Read more 

IP PBX is a Private Branch eXchange (PBX) system that uses Internet protocols for parts of its networking. Often, a PBX is applied to an enterprise, where IP... Read more 

Bedroom programming refers to the different types of amateur programming, in contrast to a highly controlled or corporate programming process. Definitions of "... Read more 

Unstructured data mining is the practice of looking at relatively unstructured data and trying to get more refined data sets out of it. It often consists of... Read more 
View All

Connect with us

Techopedia on Linkedin
Techopedia on Linkedin
Tweat cdn.techopedia.com
Techopedia on Twitter


'@Techopedia'
Sign up for Techopedia's Free Newsletter!

Email Newsletter

Join 138,000+ IT pros on our weekly newsletter

Resources
Free Whitepaper – Bridging the IT Operations Application Owner Gap
Free Whitepaper – Bridging the IT Operations Application Owner Gap:
Conflicting organizational needs all too often create tension between functional silos. Application owners demand more and more resources.
Free 30 Day Trial – VMTurbo Operations Manager
Free 30 Day Trial – VMTurbo Operations Manager:
VMTurbo's flagship product, Operations Manager maintains your virtual and cloud environments in a healthy state. It manages homogeneous and...