Technology / Computers / UNIX: This is an operating system developed by AT&T. It's big push it that it allows one server to service many different end users at one time.


Technology / Computers / Linux: A version of UNIX that runs on a variety of hardware platforms including x86 PCs, Alpha, PowerPC and IBM's product line. Linux is open source software, which is freely available; however, the full dis MORE


Technology / Computers / JAVA: A high-level programming language developed by Sun Microsystems. Java was originally called OAK, and was designed for handheld devices and set-top boxes. Oak was unsuccessful so in 1995 Sun changed th MORE


Business / Internet Marketing / Apache: An open source web server software. MORE


Technology / Computers / Mosaic: The first Web browser to have a consistent interface for the Macintosh, Windows, and Unix environments. It was created at the National Center for Supercomputing Applications (NCSA). The success of thi MORE

Swap File

Technology / Computers / Swap File: A swap file is an area on your hard disk used as virtual memory. It's called a swap file because virtual memory management software swaps data between it and main memory (RAM). In the Windows Operatin MORE

Dial-Up Networking

Technology / Computers / Dial-Up Networking: This is a feature that was used by the Windows 95, 98 and Unix operating systems. It allows for the connection of other computer systems over the Internet using a phone line connected to a modem. MORE