• Computer Terms or Abbreviations

    Term Meaning
    AAL ATM Adaption Layer
    ACE Access Control Entry
    ACL Access Control List
    ADO ActiveX Data Objects
    ADSL Asymmetric Digital Subscriber Line
    ADT Abstract Data Type
    AGP Accelerated Graphics Port
    AI Artificial Intelligence
    ALGOL Algorithmic Language
    ALU Arithmetic Logic Unit
    ANSI American National Standards Institute
    API Application Program Interface
    APIPA Automatic Private Internet Protocol Addressing
    APT Automatically Programmed Tooling
    ARP Address Resolution Protocol
    ARPA Address and Routing Parameter Area
    ARPANET Advanced Research Projects Agency Network
    AS Access Server
    ASCII American Standard Code For Information Interchange
    ASF Advanced Streaming Format
    ASM Algorithmic State Machine
    ASP Active Server Pages
    AT Access Time
    ATAPI Advanced Technology Attachment Packet Interface
    ATM Asynchronous Transfer Mode
    AUI Attachment Unit Interface
    AVC Advanced Video Coding
    AVI Audio Video Interleave
    AWT Abstract Window Toolkit
    BAL Basic Assembly Language
    BASIC Beginner`s All Purpose Symbolic Instruction Code
    BCD Binary Coded Decimal
    BCNF Boyce-codd Normal Form
    BDPS Business Data Processing Systems
    BER Bit Error Rate
    BHTML Broadcast Hyper Text Markup Language
    BIN Binary
    BINAC Binary Automatic Computer
    BIOS Basic Input Output System
    BIU Bus Interface Unit
    BLOB Binary Large Object
    BMP Bitmap
    BPS Bytes Per Seconds
    CAD Computer Aided Design
    CADD Computer Added Drafting And Design
    CAI Computer Aided Instruction
    CAM Computer Aided Manufacturing
    CAR Control Address Register
    CASE Computer Aided Software Engineering
    CAT Computer Aided Translation
    CCIS Common Channel Interoffice Signaling
    CCNA  Cisco Certified Network Associate
    CD Compact Disc
    CD RW Compact Disc Re-Writable
    C-DAC Centre For Development Of Advanced Computing
    CDMA Code Division Multiple Access
    CDROM Compact Disc Read Only Memory
    CD-ROM CD Read Only Memory
    CFG Control Flow Graph
    CGI Common Gateway Interface
    CGM Computer Graphics Metafile
    CIDR Classless Inter Domain Routing
    CIFS Common Internet File System
    CIM Computer Integrated Manufacture
    CISC Complex Instruction Set Computers
    CIX Commercial Internet Exchange
    CLR Common Language Runtime
    CMOS Complementary Metal Oxide Semiconductor
    CMS Content Management System
    CMYK Cyan, Magenta, Yellow, Key (Black)
    COBOL Common Business Oriented Language
    COM Component Object Model
    CORBA Common Object Request Broker Architecture
    CPI Clock Cycle Per Instruction
    CPS Characters per Second
    CPU Central Processing Unit
    CRC Cyclic Redundancy Check
    CRM Customer Relationship Management
    CROM Control Read Only Memory
    CRT Cathode Ray Tube
    CUI Character User Interface
    DAC Digital To Analog Converter
    DAO Data Access Objects
    DAP Directory access protocol
    DARPANET Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency Network
    DBA Data Base Administrator
    DBMS Data Base Management System
    DCA Defence Communication Agency
    DCCP Datagram Congestion Control Protocol
    DCL Data Control Language
    DCOM Distributed Component Object Model
    DCP Data Communication Processor
    DDE Dynamic Data Exchange
    DDL Data Definition Language
    DDOS Distributed Denial Of Service
    DDP Distributed Data Processing
    DES Data Encryption Standard
    DFD Data Flow Diagram
    DFS Distributed File System
    DHCP Dynamic Host Control Protocol
    DHTML Dynamics Hyper Text Markup Language
    DLC Data Link Control
    DLL Dynamic Link Library
    DMA Direct Memory Access
    DML Data Manipulation Language
    DMTF Distributed Management Test Force
    DNA Distributed Internet Architecture
    DNS Domain Name System (Server)
    DOM Document Object Model
    DOS Disk Operating System, Denial Of Service
    DPI Dots Per Inch
    DRAM Dynamic Random Access Memory
    DSDL Document Schema Definition Languages
    DSL Digital Subscriber Line
    DSN Digital Subscriber Network
    DTD Document Type Definition
    DVD Digital Versatile Disc
    DVI Digital Video Interface
    DVR Digital Video Recorder
    EAI Extensible Authentication Protocol
    EAROM Electrically Alterable Read Only Memory
    EBCDIC Extended Binary Coded Decimal Interchange Code
    EBML Extensible Binary Meta Language
    EDC Electronic Digital Computer
    EDCDIC Extended Binary Coded Decimal Interchange Code
    EEPROM Electrically Erasable Programmable Read Only Memory
    EFI Extensible Firmware Interface
    EFS Encrypted File System
    EJB Enterprise Java Beans
    ELM Electronic Mail
    ENIAC Electronics Numerical Integrator And Calculator
    EOF End of File
    EOL End of Line
    EPROM Erasable Programmable Read Only Memory
    EROM Erasable Read Only Memory
    ERP Enterprise Resource Planning
    EUC Extended UNIX Code
    EULA End User License Agreement
    EXT Extended File System
    FAP FORTRAN Assembly Program
    FAQ Frequently Asked Questions
    FAT File Allocation Table
    FDD Floppy Disk Drive
    FDDI Fiber Distributed Data Interface
    FDMA Frequency Division Multiple Access
    FEC Forward Error Correction
    FHS File system Hierarchy Standard
    FIFO First In First Out
    FLOPS Floating Point Operations Per Second
    FO Fiber Optics
    FORTRAN Formula Translation
    FPS Frames Per Second
    FRAM Ferro Electric Random Access Memory
    FSM Finite State Machine
    FTP File Transfer Protocol
    FTTP Fiber to the Premises
    FXP File Exchange Protocol
    GB Giga Bytes
    GIF Graphic Interchange Format
    GIGO Garbage In Garbage Out
    GIMP GNU Image Manipulation Program
    GML General Markup Language
    GPL General Public License
    GUI Graphical User Interface
    GWT Google Web Toolkit
    HBA Host Bus Adaptor
    HD DVD High Definition DVD
    HDD Hard Disk Drive
    HDL Hardware Description Language
    HFS Hierarchical File System
    HID Human Interface Device
    HP Hewlett Packard
    HPC High Performance Computing
    HPFS High Performance File System
    HSR Horizontal Scan Rate
    HTM Hierarchical Temporal Memory
    HTML Hyper Text Markup Language
    HTTP Hyper Text Transfer Protocol
    Hz Hertz
    IBM International Business Machines
    IC Integrated Circuit
    ICE In circuit Emulator
    ICMP Internet Control Message Protocol
    ICP Internet Cache Protocol
    ICS Reduce Instruction Set Computer
    ICT Information And Communication Technology
    IDE Integrated Development Environment
    IDL Interface Definition Language
    IE Internet Explorer
    IEEE Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineering
    IGMP Internet Group Management Protocol
    IGRP Integrated Gateway Routing Protocol
    IL Intermediate Language
    IM Instant Messenger
    IMAP Internet Message Access Protocol
    IO Input Output
    IOP Input Output Processor
    IP Internet Protocol
    IPC Inter Process Communication
    IPL Initial Program Load
    IPP Internet Printing Protocol
    IPX Internetworked Packet Exchange
    IRAM Integration Ram
    IRC Internet Relay Chat
    IRDA Infrared Data Association
    IRQ Interrupt Request
    ISA Instruction Set Architecture
    ISAPI Internet Server Application Program Interface
    ISDN Integrated Services Digital Network
    ISO International Standard Organization
    ISP Internet Service Provider
    ISR Interrupt Service Routine
    IT Information Technology
    ITPL Information Technology Park Limited (India)
    J2EE Java 2 Enterprise Edition
    J2SE Java 2 standard Edition
    JCL Job Control Language
    JDBC Java Data Base Connectivity
    JDK Java Development Kit
    JFC Java Foundation Classes
    JHTML Java Within Hyper Text Markup Language
    JMS Java Message Service
    JNDI Java Naming and Directory Interface
    JNI Java Native Interface
    JPEG Joint Photographic Experts Group
    JRE Java Runtime Environment
    JS Java Script
    JSP  Java Server Pages
    JVM Java Virtual Machine
    KB Kilo Bytes
    KBPS Kilo Bytes Per Second
    KHz Kilo Hertz
    L2TP Layer Two Tunneling Protocol
    LAN Local Area Network
    LCD Liquid Crystal Display
    LCR Least Cost Routing
    LDAP Light Weight Directory Access Control
    LED Light Emitting Diode
    LIFO Last In First Out
    LIPS Logical Interfaces Per Second
    LOC Lines Of Code
    LSI Large Scale Integration
    LSP Layered Service Provider
    MAC Media Access Control
    MAN Metropolitan Area Network
    MANET Mobile Ad-Hoc Network
    MAU Multi Station Access Unit
    MB Mega Bytes
    MBONE Multicast Backbone
    MBPS Mega Bytes Per Second
    MBR Master Boot Record
    MCP Microsoft Certified Professional
    MCS Multicast Server
    MDA Mail Delivery Agent
    MDI Multiple Document Interface
    MDS Microcomputer Development System
    MFC Microsoft Foundation Classes
    MFT Master File Table
    MG Mega Bytes
    MIB Management Information Base
    MICR Magnetic Ink Characters Reader
    MIDI Musical Instrument Digital Interface
    MIMD Multiple Instruction Multiple Data
    MIME Multipurpose Internet Mail Extensions
    MIMO Multiple Input Multiple Output
    MIPS Millions Of Instructions Per Second
    MISD Multiple Instruction Single Data
    MODEM Modulator And Demodulator
    MOSFET Metal-Oxide Semi-conductor Field Effect Transistor
    MP3 Motion Pictures Experts Group Layer 3
    MPEG Motion Pictures Experts Group
    MS Microsoft
    MSDN Microsoft Developer Network
    MSIIS Microsoft Internet Information Server
    MSIL Microsoft Intermediate Language
    MSMQ Microsoft Message Queue
    MSN Microsoft Network
    MSRAP Microsoft Remote Administration Protocol
    MSRPC Microsoft Remote Procedure Call
    MTA Mail Transfer Agent
    MTS Microsoft Transaction Server
    MTU Maximum Transmission Unit
    MUDS Multi-user Dungeons
    MX Mail Exchange
    NACK Negative Acknowledgement
    NAS Network Attached Storage
    NASSCOM National Association Of Software & Service Companies
    NAT Network Address Translation
    NCP Network Control Protocol
    NDIS Network Driver Interface Specification
    NDRO Nondestructive Read Out
    NETBEUI NetBIOS Enhanced User Interface
    NFS Network File System
    NIC National Informatics Centre,
    NIIT National Institute Of Information Technology
    NNTP Network News Transfer Protocol
    NOS Network Operating System
    NSFNET National Science Foundation Network
    NTFS New Technology File System
    NTP Network Time Protocol
    NUMA Non-Uniform Memory Access
    NVR Network Video Recorder
    NVRAM Non-Volatile Random Access Memory
    OASIS Organization for the advancement of Structured Information Standards
    OCR Optical Character Readers
    ODBC Open Data Base Connectivity
    OLAP Online Analytical Processing
    OLE Object Linking And Embedding
    OLTP Online Transaction Processing
    OMR Optical Mark Reader
    ONE Open Network Architecture
    OOA Object Orient Analysis
    OOAD Object Oriented Analysis And Design
    OOP Object Oriented Programming
    OOPS Object Oriented Programming System
    OPEN GL Open Graphics Library
    OPML Outline Processor Markup Language
    ORB Object Request Broker
    OS Operating System
    OSI Open System Interconnection
    PAN Personal Area Network
    PAP Password Authentication Protocol
    PC Personal Computer
    PCI Peripheral Component Interconnect
    PCMCIA Personal Computer Memory Card International Association
    PDA Personal Digital Assistant
    PDF Portable Document Format
    PDL Page Description Language
    PDU Protocol Data Unit
    PERL Practical Extraction and Reporting Language
    PHP PHP-Hypertext Preprocessor
    PIC Programming Interrupt Control
    PILOT Programmed Inquiry Learning Or Teaching
    PLA Programmable Logic Array
    PLC Programmable Logic Controller
    PNG Portable Network Graphics
    PNP Plug And Play
    PPI Pixels per Inch
    PPP Peer To Peer Protocol
    PPTP Point To Point Tunneling Protocol
    PROM Programmable Read Only Memory
    PS Post Script
    PVR Personal Video Recorder
    QA Quality Assurance
    QOS Quality of Service
    RADSL Rate Adaptive Digital Subscriber Line
    RAID Redundant Array Of Independent Disks
    RAM Random Access Memory
    RAMDAC Random Access Memory Digital To Analog Converter
    RAS Remote Access Network
    RD RAM Rambus Dynamic Random Access Memory
    RDBMS Relational Data Base Management System
    RDM Relational Data Model
    RDO Remote Data Objects
    RDP Remote Desktop Protocol
    RDS Remote Data Service
    RFC Request For Comments
    RGB Red Green Blue
    RICS Reduced Instruction Set Computer
    RIP Raster Image Processor
    RISC Reduced Instruction Set Computer
    RMI Remote Method Invocation
    ROM Read Only Memory
    RPC Remote Procedure Call
    RTC Real Time Clock
    RTF Rich Text Format
    RTOS Real Time Operating System
    SaaS Software as a Service
    SACK Selective Acknowledgements
    SAM Security Access Manager
    SAN Storage Area Network
    SAP Service Access Point, Systems Applications Products
    SAX Simple Area for XML
    SCADA Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition
    SCID Source Code in Data Base
    SCMP Software Configuration Management Plan
    SD RAM Synchronous Dynamic Random Access Memory
    SDD Software Design Description
    SDH Synchronous Digital Hierarchy
    SDK Software Development Kit
    SDL Storage Definition Language
    SDN Integrated Service Digital Network
    SDRAM Static Dynamic Random Access Memory
    SDSL Symmetric Digital Subscribes Line
    SG RAM Synchronous Graphics Random Access Memory
    SGML Standard Generalized Markup Language
    SIM Subscriber Identification Module
    SIMD Single Instruction Multiple Data
    SISD Single Instruction Single Data
    SIU Serial Interface Unit
    SMP Symmetric Multi-Process
    SMS Short Message Service
    SMT Simultaneous Multithreading
    SMTP Simple Mail Transfer Protocol
    SNA System Network Architecture
    SNAP Sub Network Access Protocol
    SNMP Simple Network Management Protocol
    SNOBOL String Oriented Symbolic Language
    SNTP Simple Network Time Protocol
    SOA Service-Oriented Architecture
    SOAP Simple Object Access Protocol
    SPARC Scalable Process Architecture
    SPX Sequenced Packet Exchange
    SQA Statistical Quality Assurance
    SQL Structured Query Language
    SRAM Static Random Access Memory
    SRS Software Requirements Specification
    STP Shielded Twisted Pair
    SVVP Software Verification And Validation Plan
    SW Software
    TAPI Telephony Application Program Interface
    TB Tera Bytes
    TCP Transmission Control Protocol
    TCP/IP Transmission Control Protocol/ Internet Protocol
    TCPIP Transmission Control Protocol  Internet Protocol
    TDI Transport Data Interface
    TDMA Time Division Multiple Access
    TPM Transactions Processing Monitor
    TSR Terminate And Stay Residents
    UDD User Datagram Protocol
    UDP User Datagram Protocol
    UHF Ultra High Frequency
    UI User Interface
    UML Unified Modelling Language
    UNC Universal Naming Convention
    UNIX Uniplexed Information And Computer Systems
    UPS Uninterruptible Power Supply
    URL Universal Resource Locator
    USB Universal Serial Bus
    USRT Universal Synchronous Receiver Transmitted
    UTP Unshielded Twisted Pair
    VAN Virtual Area Network
    VAST Very Small Aperture Terminal
    VB Visual Basic
    VBA Virtual Basic For Application
    VBS Visual Basic Script
    VC++ Visual C++
    VCD Video Compact Disc
    VDL View Definition Language
    VFS Virtual File System
    VGA Video Graphics Array
    VHF Very High Frequency
    VHS Video Home System
    VLAN Virtual Local Area Network
    VLF Very Low Frequency
    VLIW Very Long Instruction Words
    VLSI Very Large Scale Integrated Circuits
    VM Virtual Machine
    VoIP Video over Internet Protocol
    VPN Virtual Private Network
    VPU Virtual Processing Unit
    VRAM Video Random Access Memory
    VRML Virtual Reality Modelling Language
    VS Visual Studio
    VSAM Virtual Storage Access Method
    VSNL Videsh Sanchar Nigam Limited
    VVR Software Validation And Validation Report
    VXD Virtual Device Driver
    W3C World Wide Web Consortium
    WAFS Web Area File Services
    WAIS Wide Area Information Servers
    WAN Wide Area Network
    WAP Wireless Application Protocol
    WBEM WebBase Enterprise Management
    WDM Wave Division Multiplexing
    WHQL Windows Hardware Quality Lab
    WiMAX World Wide Interoperability for Microwave Access
    WINS Windows Internet Name Service
    WLAN Wireless Local Area Network
    WMI Windows Management Instrumentation
    WML Wireless Markup Language
    WMV Windows Media Video
    WORM Write Once Read Many
    WPA Wi-Fi Protected Access
    WSH Windows Script Host
    WWW World Wide Web
    XAML Extensible Application Mark-up Language
    XHTML Extensible Hyper Text Markup Language
    XML Extensible Markup Language
    XSL Extensible Style Sheet Langauge
    Y2K Year 2000
    ZIF Zero Insertion Force
    ZOI Zero One Infinity
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