By M. Susan Hodges

ISBN-10: 096684226X

ISBN-13: 9780966842265

Desktops: platforms, phrases and Acronyms is THE technical reference for non-technical those who have to comprehend info expertise. The publication includes narrative assurance of IT recommendations and platforms written in simple English for non-technical humans. It additionally includes greater than 3,700 definitions of standard technical phrases and acronyms, and the commonest items utilized in IT. those definitions comprise the identify and URL of the seller. This ebook has been published every year because 1989. it truly is now in its 14th version and is the better half connection with TechRef, the single on-line IT database designed particularly for the non-technical expert. TechRef comprises greater than 14,000 entries and makes use of the facility of an internet method to go looking for info, construct lists of knowledge, and supply new details - 24/7.

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Both ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) and CRM (Customer Relationship Management) systems require and generate large amounts of data. All this data must be accessible from many different systems – running on different platforms and using different storage devices.

Wearable Computers A wearable computer typically includes a camera, microphone, and video processing functions. These items are worn on the person – the video display is usually attached to glasses, and the camera and microphones to headsets. They are used for functions such as equipment repair – where the user can read diagnostic manuals and record the problem and the repair through voice and pictures. Wearable computers, as rings or watches, that provide typical PDA (Personal Digital Assistant) functions are also available.

Operating System Add-Ons In addition to operating system enhancements, most large and midsize installations install software packages that supplement many functions of the operating system. These programs are used not just by the technical developers, but also by applications developers and even by the end-user. Operating system supplements include data management packages, debugging and testing packages, librarians, and security/auditing software. Data management packages include programs to monitor disk and tape file storage.

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