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Author - Forrest Stroud

  • Forrest Stroud has been with the QuinStreet Enterprise network of technology websites for 18 years, during which time he has covered everything from consumer technology to small businesses and corporate data centers. He is also the editor of ServerWatch.

  • Touch Disease

    Touch Disease refers to an issue with Apple iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus smartphones that causes the touch screen to become unresponsive due to a logic board connection failure. »

  • Nougat - Android Codename

    Nougat is the official Android codename for the 7.0 update of the open source Android mobile operating system. »

  • OpenStack Newton

    OpenStack Newton is the successor to the Mitaka release of the OpenStack open source cloud computing platform. »

  • telemedicine

    Telemedicine refers to medical information provided by healthcare professionals to patients via electronic means such as e-mail, text messaging or video chat. »

  • macOS Sierra

    macOS Sierra is version 10.12 of Apple Computer's Mac OS X operating system for Macintosh desktop, laptop and server computers, and it serves as the successor to Mac OS X El Capitan. »

  • 3D Touch

    3D Touch is a pressure-sensitive feature introduced by Apple on its 2015 iPhone 6S and iPhone 6S Plus smartphones. »

  • nested virtualization

    Nested virtualization refers to virtualization that runs inside an already virtualized environment -- in other words, running a hypervisor inside of a virtual machine (VM), which itself runs on a hypervisor. »

  • iOS 10

    iOS 10 is the tenth major update for Apple's iOS mobile operating system that runs on portable Apple devices like the iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch. »

  • Docker Datacenter

    Docker Datacenter (DDC) is a container management and deployment services suite created to help enterprises launch their own Docker-ready platforms. »

  • blockchain

    Blockchain refers to a type of data structure that enables identifying and tracking transactions digitally and sharing this information across a distributed network of computers. »

  • iPhone 7

    The iPhone 7 is the seventh generation of Apple's popular iPhone mobile smartphone device. Apple announced the iPhone 7 on September 7th, 2016. »

  • Network Investigative Technique (NIT)

    A network investigative technique, or NIT, is a drive-by download computer program that can secretly obtain information or data on a computer system. »

  • System Center Virtual Machine Manager

    System Center Virtual Machine Manager, also known as System Center VMM or simply SCVMM, is a management tool developed by Microsoft to efficiently manage Hyper-V, particularly as a company’s virtual machine and services deployment size increases. »

  • drive-by download

    Drive-by downloads are malware on compromised web pages that install potentially harmful software code without a user's notification or authorization. »

  • Google Container Engine

    Google Container Engine (GKE) is a cluster management and container orchestration system developed to run and manage Docker containers. »

  • Kubernetes

    Kubernetes is an open-source container management software system developed by Google to help the company in its own operational management of containers. »

  • downtime

    Downtime refers to periods of time during which a computer system, server or network is shut off or unavailable for use. »

  • Live Migration

    Live Migration is the process of moving a running virtual machine (VM) from one physical server to another while not disrupting the availability of the virtual machine to users. »

  • Host Guardian Service

    The Host Guardian Service (HGS) is a server role in Windows Server 2016 for configuring guarded hosts and running shielded VMs in Windows Serve. »

  • Shielded VMs

    Shielded VMs, or Shielded Virtual Machines, protect Windows Server 2016 Hyper-V Generation 2 virtual machines from unauthorized access or tampering. »

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