Computer Abbreviations



  ACE Access Control Entry
  ACL Access Control List
  ADO Active Data Objects
  ADSL Asymmetric Digital Subscriber Line
  AGP Accelerated Graphics Port
  AI Artificial Intelligence
  ALGOL Algorithmic Language
  ALU Arithmetic Logic Unit
  ANSI American National Standards Institute
  AOL America Online
  API Application Program Interface
  APIPA Automatic Private Internet Protocol Addressing
  APT Automatically Programmed Tooling
  ARD Address Resolution Protocol
  ARP Address Resolution Protocol
  ARPA Advanced Research Projects Agency
  ARPANET Advanced Research Projects Agency Network
  ASCII American Standard Code For Information Interchange
  ASF Advanced Streaming Format
  ASM Association For Systems Management
  ASP Active Server Pages
  ATAPI Advanced Technology Attachment Packet Interface
  ATM Asynchronous Transfer Mode
  AUI Attachment Unit Interface
  AVI Audio Video Interleave
  B2B Business To Business
  B2C Business To Commerce
  BASIC Beginner`s All Purpose Symbolic Instruction Code
  BCD Binary Coded Decimal
  BDPS Business Data Processing Systems
  BHTML Broadcast Hyper Text Markup Language
  BIOS Basic Input Output System
  BIU Bus Interface Unit
  BLOG Binary Logic Object
  BMP Bitmap
  BPS Bytes Per Seconds
  BS Bulletin Board Service
  C DAC Centre For Development Of Advanced Computing
  CAD Computer Aided Design
  CADD Computer Added Drafting And Design
  CAI Computer Aided Instructuion
  CAM Computer Aided Manufacturing
  CAR Control Address Register
  CASE Computer Aided Software Engineering
  CCIS Common Channel Interoffice Signaling
  CCNA  Cisco Certified Network Associate
  CD Compact Disc
  CD RW Compact Disc Re-Writable
  CD WORM Compact Disc- Write Once Read Many
  CDMA Code Division Multiple Access
  CDONTS Collabaration On Data Objects For Windows Nt Server
  CDROM Compact Disc- Read Only Memory
  CFG Control Flow Graph
  CGI Common Gateway Interface
  CGM Computer Graphics Metafile
  CIDR Classless Inter-Domain Routing 
  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
  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
  DARPANET Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency Network
  DAT Digital Audio Tape
  DBA Data Base Administrator
  DBMS Data Base Management System
  DCA Defence Communication Agency
  DCL Data Control Language
  DCOM Distributed Component Object Model
  DCP Data Communication Processor
  DDL Data Definition Language
  DDOS Distributed Denial Of Service
  DDP Distributed Data Processing
  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)
  DOD Department Of Defense
  DOM Document Object Model
  DOS Disk Operating System, Denial Of Service
  DPI Dots Per Inch
  DRAM Dynamic Random Access Memory
  DSL Digital Subscriber Line
  DSN Digital Subscriber Network
  DTD Document Type Definition
  DVD Digital Versatile Disc
  E Electronic
  EAROM Electrically Alterable Read Only Memory
  EBCDIC Extended Binary Coded Decimal Interchange Code
  EDC Electronic Digital Computer
  EDCDIC Extended Binary Coded Decimal Interchange Code
  EEPROM Electrically Erasable Programmable Read Only Memory
  EFS Encrypted File System
  EJB Enterprise Java Beans
  ENIAC Electronics Numerical Integrator And Calculator
  EPROM Erasable Programmable Read Only Memory
  EROM Erasable Read Only Memory
  ERP Enterprise Resource Planning
  EULA End User License Agreement
  FAT File Allocation Table
  FDD Floppy Disk Drive
  FDDI Fiber Distributed Data Interface
  FDMA Frequency Division Multiple Access
  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
  FTP File Transfer Protocol
  GB Giga Bytes
  GIF Graphic Interchange Format
  GIGO Garbage In Garbage Out
  GML General Markup Language
  GNU Gnu`s Not Unix
  GPL General Public License
  GUI Graphical User Interface
  HDD Hard Disk Drive
  HFS Hierarchical File System
  HP Hewlett Packard
  HPC High Performance Computing
  HPFS High Performance File System
  HSR Horizontal Scan Rate
  HTML Hyper Text Markup Language
  HTTP Hyper Text Transfer Protocol
  HW Hardware 
  IO Input Output
  IBM International Business Machines
  IC Integrated Circuit
  ICMP Internet Control Message Protocol
  ICS Reduce Instruction Set Computer
  ICT Information And Communication Technology
  IDE Integrated Development Environment
  IE Internet Explorer
  IGMP Internet Group Management Protocol
  IIS Internet Information Service
  IL Intermediate Language
  IOP Input-Output Processor
  IP Internet Protocol
  IPX Internetworked Packet Exchange
  IRAM Integration Ram
  IRC Internet Relay Chat
  IRDA Infrared Data Association
  IRQ Interrupt Request
  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)
  JCL Job Control Language
  JDBC Java Data Base Connectivity
  JHTML Java Within Hyper Text Markup Language
  JPEG Joint Photographic Experts Group
  JSP  Java Server Pages
  KB Kilo Bytes
  KBPS Kilo Bytes Per Second
  L2TP Layer Two Tunneling Protocol
  LAN Local Area Network
  LCD Liquid Crystal Display
  LDAP Light Weight Directory Access Control
  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
  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
  MCSA  Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
  MCSD Microsoft Certified Solution Developer 
  MCSE Microsoft Certified System Engineer
  MDE Microsoft Access Database
  MDI Multiple Document Interface
  MDS Microcomputer Development System
  MFC Microsoft Foundation Classes
  MFT Master File Table
  MG Mega Bytes
  MICR Magnetic-Ink Characters Recognition
  MIDI Musical Instrument Digital Interface
  MIMD Multiple Instruction Multiple Data
  MIME Multipurpose Internet Mail Extensions
  MIPS Millions Of Instructions Per Second
  MISD Multiple Instruction Single Data
  MODEM Modulator And Demodulator
  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
  MTS Microsoft Transaction Server
  MTU Maximum Transmission Unit
  MUDS Multi-User Dungeons
  NAS Network Attached Storage
  NASSCOM National Association Of Software & Service Companies
  NCP Network Control Protocol
  NDIS Network Driver Interface Specification
  NDRO Nondestructive Read Out
  NETBEUI Netbios Enhanced User Interface
  NIC National Informatics Centre, 
  NIIT National Institute Of Information Technology
  NNTP Network News Transfer Protocol
  NOW Network Of Workstations
  NSFNET National Science Foundation Network
  NT (WINDOWS) New Technology
  NTFS New Technology File System
  NTP Network Time Protocol
  OCP  Oracle Certified Professional
  OCR Optical Character Readers
  ODBC Open Data Base Connectivity
  OLE Object Linking And Embedding
  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
  OS Operating System
  OSI Open System Interconnection
  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
  PHP Php Hypertext Processor
  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
  POP Post Office Protocol
  POST Power On Self Test
  PPP Peer To Peer Protocol
  PPTP Point To Point Tunneling Protocol
  PROM Programmable Read Only Memory
  PS Post Script
  PSI Performance Systems International
  PSN Processor Serial Number
  PSW Program Status Word
  QOS Quality Of Service
  R DAT Rotating Digital Audio Tape
  RADSL Rate-Adaptive Digital Subscribes 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
  RDO Remote Data Objects
  RDP Remote Desktop Protocol
  RFC Request For Comments
  RGB Red Green Blue
  RICS Reduced Instruction Set Computer
  RIP Raster Image Processor
  RISC Reduced Instruction Set Computer
  ROM Read Only Memory
  RPC Remote Procedure Call
  RTC Real Time Clock
  RTF Rich Text Format
  RTOS Real Time Operating System
  S DAT Stationary Digital Audio Tape
  SACK Selective Acknowledgements
  SAM Security Access Manager
  SAP Service Access Point, Systems Applications Products
  SCMP Software Configuration Management Plan
  SCSI Small Computers Systems Interface
  SD RAM Synchronous Dynamic Random Access Memory
  SDD Software Design Description
  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
  SMTP Simple Mail Transfer Protocol
  SNA System Network Architecture
  SNAP Sub Network Access Protocol
  SNMP Simple Network Management Protocol
  SNOBOL String Oriented Symbolic Language
  SOAP Simple Object Access Protocol
  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
  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
  UI User Interface
  UML Unified Modelling Language
  UNC Universal Naming Convention
  UNIX Uniplexed Information And Computer Systems
  URL Uniform 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
  VC++ Visual C++
  VCD Video Compact Disc
  VDL View Definition Language
  VGA Video Graphics Array
  VHS Video Home System
  VLIW Very Long Instruction Words
  VLSI Very Large Scale Integrated Circuits
  VPN Virtual Private Network
  VRAM Video Random Access Memory
  VRML Virtual Reality Modelling Language
  VS Visual Studio
  VSNL Videsh Sanchar Nigam Limited
  VVR Software Validation And Validation Report
  VXD Virtual Device Driver
  W3C World Wide Web Consortium
  WAIS Wide Area Information Servers
  WAN Wide Area Network
  WAP Wireless Application Protocol
  WBEM Web-Base Enterprise Management
  WDM Wave Division Multiplexing
  WHQL Windows Hardware Quality Lab
  WINDOWS ME Windows Millennium Edition
  WINDOWS NT Windows New Technology
  WINDOWS XP Windows Experienced
  WINS Windows Internet Name Service
  WMI Windows Management Instrumentation
  WML Wireless Markup Language
  WORM Write Once Read Many
  WSH Windows Script Host
  WWW World Wide Web
  WYSIWYG What You See Is What You Get
  XHTML Extensible Hyper Text Markup Language
  XML Extensible Markup Language
  XSL Extensible Style Sheet Langauge
  Y2K Year 2000
  ZIF Zero Insertion Force
       

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