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Technical Acronyms List 2

We are going to continue with another technical acronyms list abbreviations. That need to be memorized, This will make it easier to understand the questions you will see in the comptia a 1001 exam.

BIOS Basic Input/Output System

BIOS is a firmware used to perform hardware initialization during the booting process (power-on startup), and to provide runtime services for operating systems and programs

BD-RE Blu-ray Disc Rewritab

Recordable Erasable (BD-RE) can be erased and re-recorded multiple times. Disc capacities are 25 GB for single-layer discs, 50 GB for double-layer discs, 100 GB (“XL”) for triple-layer.

BNC Bayonet-Neill-Concelman

It features two bayonet lugs on the female connector; mating is fully achieved with a quarter turn of the coupling nut. BNC connectors are used with miniature-to-subminiature coaxial cable in radio, television, and other radio-frequency electronic equipment, test instruments, and video signals. BNC connectors are made to match the characteristic impedance of cable at either 50 ohms or 75 ohms. They are usually applied for frequencies below 4 GHz[2] and voltages below 500 volts.[3]

BSOD Blue Screen of Death

A stop error, commonly called the blue screen of death, blue screen, or BSoD, is an error screen displayed on a Windows computer system following a fatal system error. It indicates a system crash, in which the operating system has reached a condition where it can no longer operate safely.

BYOD Bring Your Own Device

Bring your own device (BYOD, /ˌbiː waɪ əʊ ˈdiː)—also called bring your own technology (BYOT), bring your own phone (BYOP), and bring your own personal computer (BYOPC)—refers to being allowed to use one’s personally owned device, rather than being required to use an officially provided device.

CAD Computer-Aided Design

Computer-aided design (CAD) is the use of computers (or workstations) to aid in the creation, modification, analysis, or optimization of a design.[1] CAD software is used to increase the productivity of the designer, improve the quality of design, improve communications through documentation, and to create a database for manufacturing

CAPTCHA Completely Automated Public Turing test to
tell Computers and Humans Apart

A CAPTCHA (/kæp.tʃə/, an acronym for “Completely Automated Public Turing test to tell Computers and Humans Apart”) is a type of challenge–response test used in computing to determine whether or not the user is human.[1]

CD Compact Disc

Compact disc (CD) is a digital optical disc data storage format that was co-developed by Philips and Sony and released in 1982. The format was originally developed to store and play only sound recordings (CD-DA) but was later adapted for storage of data (CD-ROM). Several other formats were further derived from these, including write-once audio and data storage (CD-R), rewritable media (CD-RW), Video Compact Disc (VCD), Super Video Compact Disc (SVCD), Photo CD, PictureCD, CD-i, and Enhanced Music CD. The first commercially available audio CD player, the Sony CDP-101, was released October 1982 in Japan.

CD-ROM Compact Disc-Read-Only Memory

A CD-ROM (/ˌsiːdiːˈrɒm/, compact disc read-only memory) is a pre-pressed optical compact disc that contains data. Computers can read—but not write to or erase—CD-ROMs, i.e. it is a type of read-only memory.

CD-RW Compact Disc-Rewritable

CD-RW (Compact Disc-ReWritable) is a digital optical disc storage format introduced in 1997. A CD-RW compact disc (CD-RWs) can be written, read, erased, and re-written.

CDFS Compact Disc File System

The Compact Disc File System (CDFS) is a file system for read-only and write-once CD-ROMs developed by Simson Garfinkel and J. Spencer Love at the MIT Media Lab between 1985 and 1986.[1] The file system provided for the creation, modification, renaming and deletion of files and directories on a write-once media. The file system was developed with a write-once CD-ROM simulator and was used to master one of the first CD-ROMs in 1986. CDFS was never sold, but its source code was published on the Internet and the CD-ROMs were distributed to Media Lab sponsors. The file system is the basis of WOFS (Write-once File System),[2] sold by N/Hance systems in 1989.

CERT Computer Emergency Response Team

A Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT) is an expert group that handles computer security incidents. Alternative names for such groups include Computer Emergency Readiness Team and Computer Security Incident Response Team (CSIRT).

CFS Central File System, Common File System, or
Command File System

Common Internet File System (CIFS) is a file-sharing protocol that provides an open and cross-platform mechanism for requesting network server files and services. CIFS is based on the enhanced version of Microsoft’s Server Message Block (SMB) protocol for Internet and intranet file sharing.

 

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