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In computing, an address space defines a range of discrete addresses, each of which may correspond to a network host, peripheral device, disk sector, a memory cell or other logical or physical entity.
An astronomer is a scientist in the field of astronomy who concentrates their studies on a specific question or field outside the scope of Earth.
The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) is a British public service broadcaster.
A binary prefix is a unit prefix for multiples of units in data processing, data transmission, and digital information, notably the bit and the byte, to indicate multiplication by a power of 2.
Bloomberg Businessweek is an American weekly business magazine published by Bloomberg L.P. Businessweek was founded in 1929.
Brian Bergstein is the National Technology Editor for the American Associated Press news agency, based in Boston, Massachusetts.
Broadcasting is the distribution of audio or video content to a dispersed audience via any electronic mass communications medium, but typically one using the electromagnetic spectrum (radio waves), in a one-to-many model.
Btrfs (pronounced as "butter fuss", "better F S", "butter F S", "b-tree F S", or simply by spelling it out) is a file system based on the copy-on-write (COW) principle, initially designed at Oracle Corporation for use in Linux.
The byte is a unit of digital information that most commonly consists of eight bits, representing a binary number.
The California Institute of Technology (abbreviated Caltech)The university itself only spells its short form as "Caltech"; other spellings such as.
The Columbia Journalism Review (CJR) is an American magazine for professional journalists that has been published by the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism since 1961.
Compact disc (CD) is a digital optical disc data storage format that was co-developed by Philips and Sony and released in 1982.
Computer data storage, often called storage or memory, is a technology consisting of computer components and recording media that are used to retain digital data.
The Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) is an independent Australian federal government agency responsible for scientific research.
Dell EMC (formerly EMC Corporation until 2016) is an American multinational corporation headquartered in Hopkinton, Massachusetts, United States.
The Discovery Institute (DI) is a politically conservative non-profit think tank based in Seattle, Washington, that advocates the pseudoscientific principle Article available from of intelligent design (ID).
Deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) is a thread-like chain of nucleotides carrying the genetic instructions used in the growth, development, functioning and reproduction of all known living organisms and many viruses.
Earth is the third planet from the Sun and the only astronomical object known to harbor life.
Exa is a decimal unit prefix in the metric system denoting 1018 or.
The exbibyte is a multiple of the unit byte for digital information.
exFAT (Extended File Allocation Table) is a Microsoft file system introduced in 2006 optimized for flash memory such as USB flash drives and SD cards.
Exponential growth is exhibited when the rate of change—the change per instant or unit of time—of the value of a mathematical function is proportional to the function's current value, resulting in its value at any time being an exponential function of time, i.e., a function in which the time value is the exponent.
The ext4 or fourth extended filesystem is a journaling file system for Linux, developed as the successor to ext3.
In computing, a file system or filesystem controls how data is stored and retrieved.
The gigabyte is a multiple of the unit byte for digital information.
Google LLC is an American multinational technology company that specializes in Internet-related services and products, which include online advertising technologies, search engine, cloud computing, software, and hardware.
HFS Plus or HFS+ is a file system developed by Apple Inc. It replaced the Hierarchical File System (HFS) as the primary file system of Apple computers with the 1998 release of Mac OS 8.1.
The International Business Machines Corporation (IBM) is an American multinational technology company headquartered in Armonk, New York, United States, with operations in over 170 countries.
International Data Corporation (IDC) is a provider of market intelligence, advisory services, and events for the information technology, telecommunications, and consumer technology markets.
The International System of Units (SI, abbreviated from the French Système international (d'unités)) is the modern form of the metric system, and is the most widely used system of measurement.
Internet traffic is the flow of data across the Internet.
A landline telephone (also known as land line, land-line, main line, home phone, landline, fixed-line, and wireline) is a phone that uses a metal wire or optical fiber telephone line for transmission as distinguished from a mobile cellular line, which uses radio waves for transmission.
The Library of Congress (LOC) is the research library that officially serves the United States Congress and is the de facto national library of the United States.
The long and short scales are two of several large-number naming systems for integer powers of ten that use the same words with different meanings.
Mark Yoffe Liberman is an American linguist.
A metric prefix is a unit prefix that precedes a basic unit of measure to indicate a multiple or fraction of the unit.
The Moon is an astronomical body that orbits planet Earth and is Earth's only permanent natural satellite.
This article lists and discusses the usage and derivation of names of large numbers, together with their possible extensions.
Network congestion in data networking and queueing theory is the reduced quality of service that occurs when a network node or link is carrying more data than it can handle.
New Scientist, first published on 22 November 1956, is a weekly, English-language magazine that covers all aspects of science and technology.
NTFS (New Technology File System) is a proprietary file system developed by Microsoft.
Oracle Corporation is an American multinational computer technology corporation, headquartered in Redwood Shores, California.
An order of magnitude is a factor of ten.
PC World, stylized PCWorld, is a global computer magazine published monthly by IDG.
The petabyte is a multiple of the unit byte for digital information.
Randall Patrick Munroe (born October 17, 1984) is an American cartoonist, author, engineer, scientific theorist, and the creator of the webcomic xkcd.
Resilient File System (ReFS), codenamed "Protogon", is a Microsoft proprietary file system introduced with Windows Server 2012 with the intent of becoming the "next generation" file system after NTFS.
Science, also widely referred to as Science Magazine, is the peer-reviewed academic journal of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) and one of the world's top academic journals.
The Square Kilometre Array (SKA) is a large multi radio telescope project aimed to be built in Australia and South Africa.
A tape drive is a data storage device that reads and writes data on a magnetic tape.
Telecommunication is the transmission of signs, signals, messages, words, writings, images and sounds or information of any nature by wire, radio, optical or other electromagnetic systems.
The terabyte is a multiple of the unit byte for digital information.
The New York Times (sometimes abbreviated as The NYT or The Times) is an American newspaper based in New York City with worldwide influence and readership.
The Wall Street Journal is a U.S. business-focused, English-language international daily newspaper based in New York City.
The Washington Post is a major American daily newspaper founded on December 6, 1877.
The University of California, Berkeley (UC Berkeley, Berkeley, Cal, or California) is a public research university in Berkeley, California.
The UC Berkeley School of Information or the I School is a graduate school offering three degree programs: a professional master's degree in information management (MIMS), a professional master's degree in data science (MIDS), and an academic doctoral degree.
The University of Southern California (USC or SC) is a private research university in Los Angeles, California.
A modern computer operating system usually segregates virtual memory into kernel space and user space.
XFS is a high-performance 64-bit journaling file system created by Silicon Graphics, Inc (SGI) in 1993.
The zettabyte is a multiple of the unit byte for digital information.
ZFS is a combined file system and logical volume manager designed by Sun Microsystems and now owned by Oracle Corporation.
1,000,000 (one million), or one thousand thousand, is the natural number following 999,999 and preceding 1,000,001.
1,000,000,000 (one billion, short scale; one thousand million or milliard, yard, long scale) is the natural number following 999,999,999 and preceding 1,000,000,001.
In computer architecture, 64-bit computing is the use of processors that have datapath widths, integer size, and memory address widths of 64 bits (eight octets).