SQL Server 2012

SQL Server 2012 is a relational database management system (RDBMS) designed by Microsoft. As a database server, it is a software product with the primary function of storing and retrieving data as requested by other software applications—which may run either on the same computer or on another computer across a network (including the Internet). Microsoft … Read more

DSC pull server

A DSC pull server is a type of server that is used to manage configurations for computers that are running the Windows PowerShell Desired State Configuration (DSC) service. This type of server allows administrators to manage configurations for multiple computers from a central location. The DSC pull server can be used to manage configurations for … Read more


PumpKIN is a free and open-source network software application that enables a computer to act as a TFTP server or client. It is commonly used for transferring files between computers over a network, particularly in cases where the computers are not connected to the same network. Is pumpkin a vegetable or fruit? Pumpkins are fruits. … Read more

Dynamic multi-pathing (DMP)

Dynamic multi-pathing (DMP) is a storage networking technology that allows a storage system to connect to multiple storage devices using multiple paths. This enables the storage system to load balance traffic across the storage devices and to provide failover protection in the event of a storage device failure. What is full form of DMP? The … Read more


Latency is a measure of the time it takes for data to travel from one point to another. In networking, latency is often measured in milliseconds. It is the time it takes for a packet of data to travel from one point to another. What is latency example? Latency is the time it takes for … Read more

LDIF (Lightweight Directory Interchange Format)

LDIF (Lightweight Directory Interchange Format) is a standard plain text data format used for representing directory information. LDIF files are often used for exchanging data between different directory servers. Each LDIF file consists of a series of lines, each of which represents an attribute/value pair. The first line of an LDIF file typically contains the … Read more

VPD (vital product data)

VPD (vital product data) is a set of data that is required for a product to be operational. This data includes information such as the product’s name, version, and serial number. VPD is typically stored in a product’s ROM (read-only memory). What is VPD IBM? Virtual Private Dial-up Network (VPDN) is a remote access technology … Read more

Advanced Peer-to-Peer Networking (APPN)

Advanced Peer-to-Peer Networking (APPN) is a software architecture that allows computers to connect and share resources without the need for a central server. APPN uses a distributed network of nodes, each of which has a unique identifier, to route traffic and manage connections. Nodes can be connected to each other directly, or they can be … Read more

Apache Kafka

Apache Kafka is a free and open-source distributed streaming platform which is capable of handling trillions of events a day. Kafka is used for building real-time data pipelines and streaming apps. It is an integral part of an ecosystem which is used for data processing, analytics, and machine learning. What is Apache Kafka in simple … Read more

W3C log

The W3C log is a log file format used by the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) to store log data. The format is based on the Common Log Format (CLF) and uses a space-separated format. The W3C log format is used by a number of web servers, including the Apache HTTP Server. The W3C log … Read more