Virtual Disk

Technology / Computers / Virtual Disk: A RAM disk in which a section of system memory is set aside to hold data, as though it were a number of disk sectors. Sometimes used for bootable operating systems and applications to function.

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Virtual Noun Synonyms: effective, essential, practical, understood, accepted
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Virtual HR

Business / Human Resources (HR) / Virtual HR: The use of technology to provide HR programs via an employee self-service platform. Typically includes use of such items as voice response systems, employee kiosks, etc. MORE

Virtual Machine

Technology / Computers / Virtual Machine: A self-contained operating environment that behaves as if it is a separate computer. For example, Java applets run in a Java virtual machine (VM) that has no access to the host operating system. This MORE

Virtual Environment

Technology / Computers / Virtual Environment: An environment that uses audio and video computer simulations. MORE

Virtual Disk

Technology / Computers / Virtual Disk: A RAM disk in which a section of system memory is set aside to hold data, as though it were a number of disk sectors. Sometimes used for bootable operating systems and applications to function. MORE

Virtual Device Driver (VDD)

Technology / Computers / Virtual Device Driver (VDD): In Windows systems, a special type of device driver that has direct access to the operating system kernel. This allows them to interact with system and hardware resources at a very low level. In Windo MORE

Virtual Memory

Technology / Computers / Virtual Memory: When applications call for more random access memory (RAM than is installed on a computer, the operating system will automatically use empty sectors on the hard drive to simulate more memory. However, MORE

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