FAQ Glossary
CM&E
Communications, Media, and Entertainment
CPU
Central Processing Unit - the part of a computer in which operations are controlled and executed.
DCS
Data Center Services - Supporting components necessary for the operation of a repository for storage, management and dissemination of data. http://scalelogicinc.com/professional-services
DHCP
Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol - A network protocol letting the computers automatically obtain IP address and other parameters required for operating over the TCP/IP protocol.
DNS
Domain Name Server - the equivalent of a network phone book. Maintains a directory of domain names and translate them to IP addresses.
DPX
Digital Picture Exchange - a common file format for digital intermediate and visual effects work.
DSM
Device-Specific Module - A particular software component supplied by a storage vendor; built into the Microsoft MPIO architecture and supports interaction with the particular hardware model
EXT3
Third Extended File System - is a journaled file system that is commonly used by the Linux kernel. It is the default file system for many popular Linux distributions.
EXT4
Fourth Extended File System
extent
An extent is a chunk of contiguous allocation blocks.
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