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List of Abbreviations

List of Abbreviations

ABIApplication Binary Interface
ACAlternating Current
ADSMADSTAR Distributed Storage Manager
ADSTARAdvanced Storage and Retrieval
AIXAdvanced Interactive Executive
ANSIAmerican National Standards Institute
APARAuthorized Program Analysis Report
ASCIAccelerated Strategic Computing Initiative
ASCIIAmerican National Standards Code for Information Interchange
ATMAsynchronous Transfer Mode
BFFBackup File Format
BOSBase Operating System
BIBusiness Intelligence
BISTBuilt-In Self-Test
BLASBasic Linear Algebra Subprograms
BOSBase Operating System
CAEComputer-Aided Engineering
CADComputer-Aided Design
CAMComputer-Aided Manufacturing
CATIAComputer-Graphics Aided Three-Dimensional Interactive Application
CDCompact Disk
CD-ROMCompact Disk-Read Only Memory
CECustomer Engineer
CECCentral Electronics Complex
CHRPCommon Hardware Reference Platform
CLIO/SClient Input/Output Sockets
CMOSComplimentary Metal Oxide Semiconductor
COLDComputer Output to Laser Disk
CPUCentral Processing Unit
CRCCyclic Redundancy Check
CSRCustomer Service Representative
CSSCommunication Subsystems Support
CSUCustomer Set-Up
CSUChannel Service Unit
CWSControl Workstation
DASDual Attach Station
DASDDirect Access Storage Device (Disk)
DATDigital Audio Tape
DCDirect Current
DDCDisplay Data Channel
DDSDigital Data Storage
DFSDistributed File System
DIMMDual In-Line Memory Module
DIPDirect Insertion Probe
DIVADigital Inquiry Voice Answer
DLTDigital Linear Tape
DMADirect Memory Access
DOSDisk Operating System
DRAMDynamic Random Access Memory
DSUData Service Unit
DWData Warehouse
ECEngineering Change
ECCError Checking and Correction
EEPROMElectrically Erasable Programmable Read Only Memory
EIAElectronics Industry Association
EISAExtended Industry Standard Architecture
ELAError Log Analysis
EMIFESCON Multiple Image Facility
EPOWEnvironmental and Power Warning
ESCONEnterprise Systems Connection (Architecture, IBM System/390)
ESSLEngineering and Scientific Subroutine Library
ETMLExtract, Transformation, Movement and Loading
F/CFeature Code
FC-ALFibre Channel-Arbitrated Loop
FCPFibre Channel Protocol
FDDIFiber Distributed Data Interface
FDXFull Duplex
FRUField Replaceable Unit
FTPFile Transfer Protocol
F/WFast and Wide
GPFSGeneral Parallel File System
GUIGraphical User Interface
HACMPHigh Availability Cluster Multi Processing
HACWSHigh Availability Control Workstation
HDXHalf Duplex
HIPPIHigh Performance Parallel Interface
HiPSHigh Performance Switch
HiPS LC-8Low-Cost Eight-Port High Performance Switch
HPFHigh Performance FORTRAN
HPSSDLHigh Performance Supercomputer Systems Development Laboratory
HP-UXHewlett-Packard UNIX
HTTPHypertext Transfer Protocol
IAIntel Architecture
IDEIntegrated Device Electronics
IDSIntelligent Decision Server
IEEEInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
I2CInter Integrated-Circuit Communications
IPInternetwork Protocol (OSI)
IPLInitial Program Load
IrDAInfrared Data Association (which sets standards for infrared support including protocols for data interchange)
IRQInterrupt Request
ISAIndustry Standard Architecture
ISBIntermediate Switch Board
ISDNIntegrated-Services Digital Network
ISVIndependent Software Vendor
ITSOInternational Technical Support Organization
JBODJust a Bunch of Disks
JFSJournaled File System
JTAGJoint Test Action Group
L1Level 1
L2Level 2
LANLocal Area Network
LANELocal Area Network Emulation
LAPILow-Level Application Programming Interface
LEDLight Emitting Diode
LFTLow Function Terminal
LPLinear Programming
LPPLicensed Program Product
LVMLogical Volume Manager
MAPMaintenance Analysis Procedure
MAUMultiple Access Unit
MbpsMegabits Per Second
MBpsMegabytes Per Second
MCAMicro Channel Architecture
MCADMechanical Computer-Aided Design
MESMiscellaneous Equipment Specification
MIPMixed-Integer Programming
MLR1Multi-Channel Linear Recording 1
MMFMulti-Mode Fibre
MPC-3Multimedia PC-3
MPIMessage Passing Interface
MPPMassively Parallel Processing
MPSMathematical Programming System
MTUMaximum Transmission Unit
MVSMultiple Virtual Storage (IBM System 370 and 390)
MXMezzanine Bus
NCPNetwork Control Point
NFSNetwork File System
NIMNetwork Installation Manager
NT-1Network Terminator-1
NTPNetwork Time Protocol
NUMANon-Uniform Memory Access
NVRAMNon-Volatile Random Access Memory
OCSOnline Customer Support
ODMObject Data Manager
OLAPOnline Analytical Processing
OS/390Operating System/390
OSLOptimization Subroutine Library
OSLpParallel Optimization Subroutine Library
P2SCPower2 Super Chip
PAPPrivileged Access Password
PBLASParallel Basic Linear Algebra Subprograms
PCIPeripheral Component Interconnect
PDUPower Distribution Unit
PEParallel Environment
PEDBParallel Environment Debugging
PIDProgram Identification
PIOFSParallel Input Output File System
POEParallel Operating Environment
POPPower-On Password
POSIXPortable Operating Interface for Computing Environments
POSTPower-On Self-test
POWERPerformance Optimization with Enhanced Risc (Architecture)
PPPPoint-to-Point Protocol
PREPPowerPC Reference Platform
PSSPParallel System Support Program
PTFProgram Temporary Fix
PTPEPerformance Toolbox Parallel Extensions
PTXPerformance Toolbox
PVPhysical Volume
PVCPermanent Virtual Circuit
QMFQuery Management Facility
QPQuadratic Programming
RAMRandom Access Memory
RANRemote Asynchronous Node
RASReliability, Availability, and Serviceability
RAIDRedundant Array of Independent Disks
RDBMSRelational Database Management System
RIPLRemote Initial Program Load
ROLTPRelative Online Transaction Processing
RPARS/6000 Platform Architecture
RVSDRecoverable Virtual Shared Disk
RTCReal-Time Clock
SANStorage Area Network
SASSingle Attach Station
SARSolutions Assurance Review
ScaLAPACKScalable Linear Algebra Package
SCOSanta Cruz Operations
SCSISmall Computer System Interface
SDRSystem Data Repository
SDRAMSynchronous Dynamic Random Access Memory
SDLCSynchronous Data Link Control
SEPBUScalable Electrical Power Base Unit
SGISilicon Graphics Incorporated
SLIPSerial Line Internet Protocol
SLR1Single-Channel Linear Recording 1
SMITSystem Management Interface Tool
SMSSystem Management Services
SMPSymmetric Multiprocessing
SPScalable POWERParallel
SPService Processor
SPECStandard Performance Evaluation Corp.
SPOTShared Product Object Tree
SPSSP Switch
SPS-8Eight-Port SP Switch
SRCSystem Resource Controller
SSCSystem Support Controller
SSASerial Storage Architecture
STPShielded Twisted Pair
SUPSoftware Update Protocol
SVCSwitch Virtual Circuit
TclTool Command Language
TCP/IPTransmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol
TCQTagged Command Queuing
TPCTransaction Processing Council
UDB EEEUniversal Database and Enterprise Extended Edition
USBUniversal Serial Bus
UTPUnshielded Twisted Pair
UUCPUNIX-to-UNIX Communication Protocol
VESAVideo Electronics Standards Association
VGVolume Group
VMVirtual Machine (IBM System 370 and 390)
VMMVirtual Memory Manager
VPDVital Product Data
VSDVirtual Shared Disk
VSMVisual Systems Management
VSSVersatile Storage Server
VTVisualization Tool
WANWide Area Network
WTEWeb Traffic Express
XTFExtended Distance Feature


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