Glossary

  • ACL - Access Control List
  • AFAICS - As far as I can see
  • AFAIK - As far as I know
  • AFAIR - As far as I remember
  • API - Application Programming Interface
  • ASAP - As soon as possible
  • ASCII - American Standard Code for Information Interchange

  • BTW - By the way

  • CMS - Content Management System
  • CSS - Cascading Style Sheets

  • DNS - Domain Name System

  • EOF - End of file
  • EOL - End of line
  • EOM - End of message
  • EOT - End of text

  • FAQ - Frequently Asked Questions
  • FTP - File Transfer Protocol
  • FOSS - Free & Open-Source Software
  • FLOSS - Free/Libre and Open Source Software
  • FUD - Fear, Uncertainty, and Doubt

  • GB - Gigabyte
  • GHz - Gigahertz
  • GPL - GNU General Public License
  • GUI - Graphical User Interface

  • HTML - HyperText Markup Language

  • IANAL - I am not a lawyer (but)
  • IE - Internet Explorer
  • IIRC - If I remember correctly
  • IMHO - In my humble opinion
  • IMO - In my opinion
  • IOW - In other words
  • IRC - Internet Relay Chat
  • IRL - In real life

  • KISS - Keep it simple stupid

  • LAN - Local Area Network
  • LGPL - GNU Lesser General Public License
  • LOL - Laughing out loud

  • MathML - Mathematical Markup Language
  • MB - Megabyte
  • MHz - Megahertz
  • MSIE - Microsoft Internet Explorer

  • OMG - Oh my God
  • OS - Operating System
  • OSS - Open Source Software
  • OTOH - On the other hand

  • PITA - Pain in the Ass

  • RFC - Request for Comments
  • ROTFL - Rolling on the floor laughing
  • RTFM - Read The Fine Manual

  • spec - specification

  • TIA - Thanks in advance
  • TL;DR - Too long; didn't read
  • TOC - Table of Contents

  • URI - Uniform Resource Identifier
  • URL - Uniform Resource Locator

  • W3C - World Wide Web Consortium
  • WTF? - What the f***
  • WYSIWYG - What You See Is What You Get

  • YMMV - Your mileage may vary

  • RECS - Resource Efficient Computing & Server

  • LRC - Longitudinal Redundancy Check

  • RCU - RECS|Box Compute Unit
  • RPU - RECS|Box Power Unit

  • PSU - Power Supply Unit

  • Arneb - Long version of the RECS|Box Compute Unit. Can host up to 18 baseboards, external power supply (RPU) needed
  • Antares - Short version of the RECS|Box Compute Unit. Can host up to 6 baseboards, integrated power supply units
  • Alasco - RECS|Box Power Unit with 10 integrated power supply units

  • RAM - Random Access Memory

  • ESD - Electrostatic Discharge

  • mSATA - Mini Serial Advanced Technology Attachment

  • Apalis - Embedded Computer-on-Module standard defined by Toradex

  • Colibri - Embedded Computer-on-Module standard defined by Toradex

  • GbE - Gigabit Ethernet

  • CXP - COM Express

  • PCIe - Peripheral Component Interconnect Express

  • I/O - Input/Output

  • D-pad - Directional Pad

  • USB - Universal Serial Bus

  • HDMI - High-Definition Multimedia Interface

  • KVM - Keyboard, Video and Mouse

  • ARM - Advanced RISC Machines

  • RISC - Reduced Instruction Set Computer

  • IP - Internet Protocol

  • Nagios - Open source monitoring software

  • TOR - Top Of Rack

  • HTTP - Hypertext Transfer Protocol

  • LCD - Liquid Crystal Display

  • APLS - Short name for Apalis

  • EIA - Electronic Industries Alliance

  • XML - Extensible Markup Language

  • NRPE - Nagios Remote Plugin Executor

  • REST - Representational State Transfer

  • ID - Identifier