IT:Glossary

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General glossary

ADO
ActiveX Data Objects
AGP
Accelerated Graphics Port
AI
Artificial Intelligence
APL
A Programming Language
ASCII
American Standard Code for Information Interchange
BASIC
Beginner's All-purpose Symbolic Instruction Code
BBC
British Broadcasting Corporation
BBS
Bulletin Board System
BIOS
Basic Input/Output System
CD
Compact Disc
CGI
Common Gateway Interface
COM
Component Object Model
CPU
Central Processor Unit
DAO
Data Access Objects
DB
Database
DBMS
Database Management Systems
DCS
Data Conversion System
DDR
Double Data Rate
DIMM
Dual In-line Memory Module
DOS
Disk Operating System
DRAM
Dynamic Random Access Memory
DVD
Digital Versatile Disc
EPC
Event-driven Process Chain
FAT
File Allocation Table
FTP
File Transfer Protocol
GART
Graphics Address Remapping Table
GeSHi
Generic Syntax Highlighter
GUI
Graphical User Interface
HD
High Density
HDD
Hard Disk Drive
HP
Hewlett-Packard
HTML
Hypertext Markup Language
HTTP
Hypertext Transfer Protocol
IBM
International Business Machines
IDE
Integrated Development Environment
IEEE
Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
IP
Internet Protocol
IRC
Internet Relay Chat
ISO
International Organization for Standardization
ISP
Internet Service Provider
IT
Information Technology
ITIL
Information Technology Infrastructure Library
LPT
Line Print Terminal
MS
Microsoft
MSDN
Microsoft Developer Network
ODBC
Open Database Connectivity
OEM
Original Equipment Manufacturer
OLE
Object Linking and Embedding
OOP
Object-Oriented Programming
ORM
Object Role Modelling
OS
Operating System
OSI
Open Systems Interconnection
P2P
Peer to Peer
PC
Personal Computer
PCI
Peripheral Component Interconnect
PERT
Program Evaluation and Review Technique
PHP
Personal Home Page
RAM
Random Access Memory
RGB
Red Green Blue
ROM
Read-Only Memory
ROOM
Real-Time Object-Oriented Modelling
RSS
Really Simple Syndication
RUP
Rational Unified Process
DDR
Single Data Rate
SCSI
Small Computer System Interface
SD
Single Density
SDL
Specification and Description Language
SDRAM
Synchronous Dynamic Random Access Memory
SGML
Standard Generalized Markup Language
SIMM
Single In-line Memory Module
SQL
Structured Query Language
SSL
Secure Sockets Layer
TCP
Transmission Control Protocol
TLA
Three Letter Acronym
TLS
Transport Layer Security
TOM
Target Operating Model
TV
Television
TWAIN
Thing Without an Interesting Name
UID
Unique Identifier
UML
Unified Modelling Language
URI
Uniform Resource Identifier
URL
Uniform Resource Locator
USB
Universal Serial Bus
VB
Visual Basic
VBA
Visual Basic for Applications
VDU
Visual Display Unit
VoIP:Voice over Internet Protocol
W3C
World Wide Web Consortium
WWW
World Wide Web
WYSIWYG
What You See is What You Get
XHTML
Extensible Hypertext Markup Language
XML
Extensible Markup Language
XP
Extreme Programming

Units of information

See also: Units of measurement

SI
Système Internationale

Multiples of bytes

SI prefixes

kB
kilobyte
MB
megabyte
GB
gigabyte
TB
terabyte
PB
petabyte
EB
exabyte
ZB
zettabyte
YB
yottabyte

Binary prefixes

KiB
kibibyte
MiB
mebibyte
GiB
gibibyte
TiB
tebibyte
PiB
pebibyte
EiB
exbibyte
ZiB
zebibyte
YiB
yobibyte

Multiples of bits

SI prefixes

kbit
kilobit
Mbit
megabit
Gbit
gigabit
Tbit
terabit
Pbit
petabit
Ebit
exabit
Zbit
zettabit
Ybit
yottabit

Binary prefixes

Kibit
kibibit
Mibit
mebibit
Gibit
gibibit
Tibit
tebibit
Pibit
pebibit
Eibit
exbibit
Zibit
zebibit
Yibit
yobibit

Rates of information

kbps
kilobits per second
Mbps
megabits per second
Gbps
gigabits per second
Tbps
terabits per second
Pbps
petabits per second
Ebps
exabits per second
Zbps
zettabits per second
Ybps
yottabits per second