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A "Hello, World!" program is a computer program that outputs or displays "Hello, World!" to a user.
Accenture is a global management consulting and professional services firm that provides strategy, consulting, digital, technology and operations services.
In computer science, ACID (Atomicity, Consistency, Isolation, Durability) is a set of properties of database transactions intended to guarantee validity even in the event of errors, power failures, etc.
Allscripts Healthcare Solutions, Inc. (MDRX-NASDAQ) is a publicly traded American company that provides physician practices, hospitals, and other healthcare providers with practice management and electronic health record technology.
Amazon SimpleDB is a distributed database written in Erlang by Amazon.com.
The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) is a private non-profit organization that oversees the development of voluntary consensus standards for products, services, processes, systems, and personnel in the United States.
In computer science, an array data structure, or simply an array, is a data structure consisting of a collection of elements (values or variables), each identified by at least one array index or key.
Language support for array types may include certain built-in array data types, some syntactic constructions (array type constructors) that the programmer may use to define such types and declare array variables, and special notation for indexing array elements.
Artronix Incorporated began in 1970 and has roots in a project in a computer science class at Washington University School of Medicine in St Louis.
ASCII, abbreviated from American Standard Code for Information Interchange, is a character encoding standard for electronic communication.
In database systems, atomicity (or atomicness; from Greek atomos, undividable) is one of the ACID (Atomicity, Consistency, Isolation, Durability) transaction properties.
AWK is a programming language designed for text processing and typically used as a data extraction and reporting tool.
In computer science, a B-tree is a self-balancing tree data structure that keeps data sorted and allows searches, sequential access, insertions, and deletions in logarithmic time.
Backward compatibility is a property of a system, product, or technology that allows for interoperability with an older legacy system, or with input designed for such a system, especially in telecommunications and computing.
The Bank of England, formally the Governor and Company of the Bank of England, is the central bank of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and the model on which most modern central banks have been based.
Barclays plc is a British multinational investment bank and financial services company headquartered in London.
BBN Technologies (originally Bolt, Beranek and Newman) is an American high-technology company which provides research and development services.
Boston is the capital city and most populous municipality of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in the United States.
Caché ObjectScript is a part of the Caché database system sold by InterSystems.
Centricity is a brand of healthcare IT software systems from GE Healthcare, a division of General Electric.
Cerner Corporation is an American supplier of health information technology (HIT) solutions, services, devices and hardware.
Classic Mac OS is a colloquial term used to describe a series of operating systems developed for the Macintosh family of personal computers by Apple Inc. from 1984 until 2001.
In computing, a comma-separated values (CSV) file is a delimited text file that uses a comma to separate values.
A compiler is computer software that transforms computer code written in one programming language (the source language) into another programming language (the target language).
The Composite Health Care System (CHCS) is a medical informatics system designed by Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) and used by all United States and OCONUS military health care centers.
Computer hardware includes the physical parts or components of a computer, such as the central processing unit, monitor, keyboard, computer data storage, graphic card, sound card and motherboard.
In computing, multitasking is the concurrent execution of multiple tasks (also known as processes) over a certain period of time.
A computer terminal is an electronic or electromechanical hardware device that is used for entering data into, and displaying or printing data from, a computer or a computing system.
The Computerworld Smithsonian Award is given out annually to individuals who have used technology to produce beneficial changes for society.
In computing, cross-platform software (also multi-platform software or platform-independent software) is computer software that is implemented on multiple computing platforms.
Data General was one of the first minicomputer firms from the late 1960s.
The Data General Nova is a series of 16-bit minicomputers released by the American company Data General.
In computer science and computer programming, a data type or simply type is a classification of data which tells the compiler or interpreter how the programmer intends to use the data.
A database is an organized collection of data, stored and accessed electronically.
Alpha, originally known as Alpha AXP, is a 64-bit reduced instruction set computing (RISC) instruction set architecture (ISA) developed by Digital Equipment Corporation (DEC), designed to replace their 32-bit VAX complex instruction set computer (CISC) ISA.
Digital Equipment Corporation, also known as DEC and using the trademark Digital, was a major American company in the computer industry from the 1950s to the 1990s.
A document-oriented database, or document store, is a computer program designed for storing, retrieving and managing document-oriented information, also known as semi-structured data.
EMIS Health, formerly known as Egton Medical Information Systems, supplies electronic patient record systems and software used in primary care in England.
Epic Systems Corporation, or Epic, is a privately held healthcare software company.
Fidelity National Information Services Inc., better known by the abbreviation FIS, is an international provider of financial services technology and outsourcing services.
FOCAL-69 was the landmark version of the FOCAL programming language, more widely publicized than the original version of the language created in 1968.
Gaia is a space observatory of the European Space Agency (ESA) designed for astrometry: measuring the positions and distances of stars with unprecedented precision.
GE Healthcare is an American multinational conglomerate incorporated in New York and headquartered in Chicago, Illinois.
The GNU General Public License (GNU GPL or GPL) is a widely used free software license, which guarantees end users the freedom to run, study, share and modify the software.
The graphical user interface (GUI), is a type of user interface that allows users to interact with electronic devices through graphical icons and visual indicators such as secondary notation, instead of text-based user interfaces, typed command labels or text navigation.
GT.M is a high-throughput key-value database engine optimized for transaction processing.
Harvard University is a private Ivy League research university in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
A hierarchical database model is a data model in which the data is organized into a tree-like structure.
Houston is the most populous city in the U.S. state of Texas and the fourth most populous city in the United States, with a census-estimated 2017 population of 2.312 million within a land area of.
IDX Systems Corporation (IDX) was a healthcare software technology company that formerly had headquarters in South Burlington, Vermont, United States.
The Indian Health Service (IHS) is an operating division (OPDIV) within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).
The International Obfuscated C Code Contest (abbreviated IOCCC) is a computer programming contest for the most creatively obfuscated C code.
The International Organization for Standardization (ISO) is an international standard-setting body composed of representatives from various national standards organizations.
An interpreted language is a type of programming language for which most of its implementations execute instructions directly and freely, without previously compiling a program into machine-language instructions.
In computer science, an interpreter is a computer program that directly executes, i.e. performs, instructions written in a programming or scripting language, without requiring them previously to have been compiled into a machine language program.
InterSystems Corporation is a privately held vendor of software systems and technology for high-performance database management, rapid application development, integration, and healthcare information systems.
InterSystems Caché is a commercial operational database management system from InterSystems, used to develop software applications for healthcare management, banking and financial services, government, and other sectors.
The John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University (also known as Harvard Kennedy School and HKS) is a public policy and public administration school, of Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States.
JOSS (an acronym for JOHNNIAC Open Shop System) was one of the very first interactive, time-sharing programming languages.
A key–value database, or key–value store, is a data storage paradigm designed for storing, retrieving, and managing associative arrays, a data structure more commonly known today as a dictionary or hash.
In programming language theory, lazy evaluation, or call-by-need is an evaluation strategy which delays the evaluation of an expression until its value is needed (non-strict evaluation) and which also avoids repeated evaluations (sharing).
Leidos, formerly known as Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC), is an American defense, aviation, information technology, and biomedical research company headquartered in Reston, Virginia, that provides scientific, engineering, systems integration, and technical services.
Linux is a family of free and open-source software operating systems built around the Linux kernel.
macOS (previously and later) is a series of graphical operating systems developed and marketed by Apple Inc. since 2001.
Massachusetts General Hospital (Mass General or MGH) is the original and largest teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School and a biomedical research facility located in the West End neighborhood of Boston, Massachusetts.
Medical Information Technology, Incorporated (stylized as MEDITECH), is a Massachusetts-based software and service company selling information systems for health care organizations.
Microsoft Windows is a group of several graphical operating system families, all of which are developed, marketed, and sold by Microsoft.
Middleware in the context of distributed applications is software that provides services beyond those provided by the operating system to enable the various components of a distributed system to communicate and manage data.
MIIS (Meditech Interpretive Information System) is a MUMPS-like programming language that was created by A.Neil Pappalardo and Curt W. Marble, on a DEC PDP at Mass General Hospital from 1964 to 1968.
The Milky Way is the galaxy that contains our Solar System.
Neil Pappalardo is a philanthropist and the founder of MEDITECH, a supplier of information system software for hospitals in the U.S. His philanthropy to the MIT physics department has also made possible a postdoctoral fellowship, known as the Pappalardo Fellowships in Physics.
A NoSQL (originally referring to "non SQL" or "non relational") database provides a mechanism for storage and retrieval of data that is modeled in means other than the tabular relations used in relational databases.
Object-oriented programming (OOP) is a programming paradigm based on the concept of "objects", which may contain data, in the form of fields, often known as attributes; and code, in the form of procedures, often known as methods. A feature of objects is that an object's procedures can access and often modify the data fields of the object with which they are associated (objects have a notion of "this" or "self").
OpenVMS is a closed-source, proprietary computer operating system for use in general-purpose computing.
An operating system (OS) is system software that manages computer hardware and software resources and provides common services for computer programs.
In programming languages, the associativity of an operator is a property that determines how operators of the same precedence are grouped in the absence of parentheses.
PC12 by Artronix was a minicomputer built with TTL7400 technology and ferrite core memory.
The PDP-11 is a series of 16-bit minicomputers sold by Digital Equipment Corporation (DEC) from 1970 into the 1990s, one of a succession of products in the PDP series.
The PDP-7 was a minicomputer produced by Digital Equipment Corporation as part of the PDP series.
The PDP-8 was a 12-bit minicomputer produced by Digital Equipment Corporation (DEC).
In computer science, persistence refers to the characteristic of state that outlives the process that created it.
Procedural programming is a programming paradigm, derived from structured programming, based upon the concept of the procedure call.
Profile Scripting Language (PSL) is a superset of the MUMPS programming language that adds object-oriented language features.
Programmed Data Processor (PDP), referred to by some customers, media and authors as "Programmable Data Processor, is a term used by the Digital Equipment Corporation from 1957 to 1990 for several lines of minicomputers.
A programming language is a formal language that specifies a set of instructions that can be used to produce various kinds of output.
Quest Diagnostics Incorporated (NYSE:DGX) is an American clinical laboratory with headquarters in Madison, New Jersey.
RAND Corporation ("Research ANd Development") is an American nonprofit global policy think tank created in 1948 by Douglas Aircraft Company to offer research and analysis to the United States Armed Forces.
In computer programming, the scope of a name binding – an association of a name to an entity, such as a variable – is the region of a computer program where the binding is valid: where the name can be used to refer to the entity.
In numerical analysis and computer science, a sparse matrix or sparse array is a matrix in which most of the elements are zero.
STRINGCOMP was a programming language developed at Bolt, Beranek and Newman (BBN).
Sunquest Information Systems Inc. is a leading company in laboratory and diagnostic information solutions with more than 1,700 hospitals and commercial laboratories using its solutions worldwide.
Tandem Computers, Inc. was the dominant manufacturer of fault-tolerant computer systems for ATM networks, banks, stock exchanges, telephone switching centers, and other similar commercial transaction processing applications requiring maximum uptime and zero data loss.
TD Ameritrade is a brokerage firm based in Omaha, Nebraska with a major trading center in St Louis, Missouri.
TELCOMP was a programming language developed at Bolt, Beranek and Newman (BBN) in about 1964 and in use until at least 1974.
Tiny BASIC is a dialect of the BASIC programming language that can fit into as little as 2 or 3 KB of memory.
Transaction processing is information processing in computer science that is divided into individual, indivisible operations called transactions.
Tru64 UNIX is a discontinued 64-bit UNIX operating system for the Alpha instruction set architecture (ISA), currently owned by Hewlett-Packard (HP).
In computer science, type conversion, type casting, and type coercion are different ways of changing an entity of one data type into another.
The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom (UK) or Britain,Usage is mixed with some organisations, including the and preferring to use Britain as shorthand for Great Britain is a sovereign country in western Europe.
The Department of Defense (DoD, USDOD, or DOD) is an executive branch department of the federal government of the United States charged with coordinating and supervising all agencies and functions of the government concerned directly with national security and the United States Armed Forces.
The University of Northern Iowa (UNI) is a university located in Cedar Falls, Iowa, United States.
Unix (trademarked as UNIX) is a family of multitasking, multiuser computer operating systems that derive from the original AT&T Unix, development starting in the 1970s at the Bell Labs research center by Ken Thompson, Dennis Ritchie, and others.
In computer programming, a variable or scalar is a storage location (identified by a memory address) paired with an associated symbolic name (an identifier), which contains some known or unknown quantity of information referred to as a value.
The Veterans Health Administration (VHA) is the component of the United States Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) led by the Under Secretary of Veterans Affairs for Health that implements the healthcare program of the VA through the administration and operation of numerous VA Medical Centers (VAMC), Outpatient Clinics (OPC), Community Based Outpatient Clinics (CBOC), and VA Community Living Centers (VA Nursing Home) Programs.
The Veterans Information Systems and Technology Architecture (VISTA) is the nationwide veterans clinical and business information system of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.
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