Hot potato routing is a routing technique enabling packet routing without storing them in buffers. The hot potato routing technique continuously transfers data packets until reaching their destination without the packets having to wait or being stored in a buffer. Any router configured for hot potato will immediately route the packet upon... Read more
DB-25 is part of the D-subminiature (D-Sub) connector plug and socket family for computer and communication devices. DB-25 is a 25-pin electrical connector for serial and parallel computer ports. It is arranged in rows of two with one 13-pin row above another 12-pin row.
The DB-25 connector is used for parallel, small computer system interface (SCSI), or RS-232 serial applications. In parallel applications, DB-25 connectors are known as IEEE-1284 Type A connectors. The male DB-25 is the second-oldest serial computing port, referred to as COM2, and the standard 25-pin D-shell connector for EIA-232 serial communication. Various RS-232 communications devices use the male version. The female DB-25 is primarily used for computer printer ports. Older computers contain only one DB-25 female parallel port.
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