Important Computer & Internet Acronyms for Bank Exams

Abend:Abnormal end
ACL :Access Control List
ADC:Analog-to-Digital Converter
ADF :Automatic Document Feeder
ADSL :Asymmetric Digital Subscriber Line
AGP :Accelerated Graphics Port
AIFF :Audio Interchange File Format
AIX :Advanced Interactive Executive
ANSI :American National Standards Institute
API :Application Program Interface
ARP :Address Resolution Protocol
ASCII:American Standard Code for Information Interchange
ASP :Active Server Pages
ATA :Advanced Technology Attachment
ATM :Asynchronous Transfer Mode
BASIC :Beginner’s All-purpose Symbolic Instruction Code
BCC:Blind Carbon Copy
BIOS :Basic Input/Output System
BPS :Bits Per Second
CAD:Computer-Aided Design
CCD :Charged Coupled Device
CD-R :Compact Disc Recordable
CDMA :Code Division Multiple Access
CGI :Common Gateway Interface
CISC :Complex Instruction Set Computing
CMOS :Complementary Metal Oxide Semiconductor
CMYK :Cyan Magenta Yellow Black
CRC:cyclic redundancy check
CSS :Cascading Style Sheet
DAC :Digital-to-Analog Converter
DBMS :Database Management System
DDL :Data Definition Language
DDR:Double Data Rate
DDR2 :Double Data Rate 2
DHCP:Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol
DIMM:Dual In-Line Memory Module
DIL :Dynamic Link Library
DMA:Direct Memory Access
DNS :Domain Name System
DPI :Dots Per Inch
DRAM :Dynamic Random Access Memory
DRM:Digital Rights Management
DSL:Digital Subscriber Line
DSLAM:Digital Subscriber Line Access Multiplexer
DTD:Document Type Definition
DVI :Digital Video Interface
ECC:Error Correction Code
EDI :Electronic Data Interchange
EPS :Encapsulated PostScript
EUP :Enterprise Unified Process
FAT :File Allocation Table
FIFO :First In, First Out
FiOS:Fiber Optic Service
FLOPS:Floating Point Operations Per Second
FPU :Floating Point Unit
FSB :frontside bus
FTP :File Transfer Protocol
GIF :Graphics Interchange Format
GIGO :Garbage In, Garbage Out
GIS:Geographic Information Systems
GPS:Global Positioning System
GPU :Graphics Processing Unit
GUI :Graphical User Interface
GUID:Globally Unique Identifier
HDMI :High-Definition Multimedia Interface
HFS :Hierarchical File System
HSF :Heat Sink and Fan
HTML :Hyper-Text Markup Language
HTTP :HyperText Transfer Protocol
HTTPS:HyperText Transport Protocol Secure
IACNN :Internet Corporation For Assigned Names and Numbers
ICF :Internet Connection Firewall
ICMP:Internet Control Message Protocol
ICS :Internet Connection Sharing
IDE :Integrated Device Electronics
IEEE:Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
IGP:Integrated Graphics Processor
IMAP :Internet Message Access Protocol
IPX :Internetwork Packet Exchange
IRC:Internet Relay Chat
IRQ:Interrupt Request
ISA:Industry Standard Architecture
iSCSI:Internet Small Computer Systems Interface
ISDN :Integrated Services Digital Network
ISO :International Organization for Standardization
IVR :Interactive Voice Response
JPEG :Joint Photographic Experts Group
JRE:Java Runtime Environment
JSP :Java Server Page
KDE:K Desktop Environment
LAN :Local Area Network
LCD:Liquid Crystal Display
LDAP:Lightweight Directory Access Protocol
LIFO :Last In, First Out
LPI :Lines Per Inch
LUN :Logical Unit Number
MANET :Mobile Ad Hoc Network
MIDI :Musical Instrument Digital Interface
MIPS:Million Instructions Per Second
MODEM:Modulator/Demodulator
MOODLE :Modular Object-Oriented Dynamic Learning Environment
MP3:MPEG-1 Audio Layer-3
MPEG :Moving Picture Experts Group
MTU :Maximum Transmission Unit
MY SQL :My Sequel (SQL :structure query language )
NAS:Network Attached Storage
NAT :Network Address Translation
NetBIOS:Network Basic Input/Output System
NIC :Network Interface Card
NNTP :Network News Transfer Protocol
NOC:Network Operations Center
NTFS :New Technology File System
OASIS :Organization for the Advancement of Structured Information Standards
OCR :Optical Character Recognition
ODBC :Open Database Connectivity
OEM:Original Equipment Manufacturer
OLAP:Online Analytical Processing
OOP:Object-Oriented Programming
OpenGL :Open Graphics Library
P2P:Peer to Peer
PCB:Printed Circuit Board
PCI-X:Peripheral Component Interconnect Extended
PCMCIA:Personal Computer Memory Card International Association
PDF:Portable Document Format
PDL :Page Description Language
PHP :Hypertext Preprocessor
PMU :Power Management Unit
PPGA:Plastic Pin Grid Array
PPI:Pixels Per Inch
PPL :Point to Point Protocol.
PPTP:Point-to-Point Tunneling Protocol
PRAM:Parameter Random Access Memory
QBE:Query By Example
RAID :Redundant Array of Independent Disks
RDF :Resource Description Framework
RDRAM:Rambus Dynamic Random Access Memory
RGB :Red Green Blue
RISC:Reduced Instruction Set Computing
RPC:Remote Procedure Call
RSS:RDF Site Summary, Really Simple Syndication.”
RTE:Runtime Environment
RTF :Rich Text Fomat
RUP :Rational Unified Process
SAN:Storage Area Network
SATA:Serial Advanced Technology Attachment
SCSI :Small Computer System Interface
SD:Secure Digital
SDRAM:Synchronous Dynamic Random Access Memory
SDSL :Symmetric Digital Subscriber Line
SEO :Search Engine Optimization
SERP :Search Engine Results Page
SKU :Stock Keeping Unit
SLI :Scalable Link Interface
SMART:Self-Monitoring Analysis And Reporting Technology
SNMP:Simple Network Management Protocol
SO- DIMM:Small Outline Dual In-Line Memory Module
SOA:Service Oriented Architecture
SOAP:Simple Object Access Protocol
SRAM:Static Random Access Memory
sRGB:Standard RGB (Red Green Blue)
SSH :Secure Shell
SSID:Service Set Identifier
SSL:Secure Sockets Layer
PNG :Portable Network Graphic
TCP/IP:Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol
TFT:Thin Film Transistor
TIFF:Tagged Image File Format
TTL :Time To Live
UDDI:Universal Description Discovery and Integration
UDP:User Datagram Protocol.
UML :Unified Modeling Language
UNC:Universal Naming Convention
UPnP:Universal Plug and Play
UPS:Uninterruptible Power Supply
URI :Uniform Resource Identifier
URL:Uniform Resource Locator
USB:Universal Serial Bus
VCI:Virtual Channel Identifier
VFAT:Virtual File Allocation Table
VGA:Video Graphics Array
VESA:Video Electronics Standards Association
VLB:Virtual Learning Environment
VoIP:Voice Over Internet Protocol
VPI :Virtual Path Identifier.”
VPN:Virtual Private Network
VRAM:Video Random Access Memory
VRML:Virtual Reality Modeling Language
WAIS:Wide Area Information Server.”
WAN:Wide Area Network.
WEP:Wired Equivalent Privacy
WiFi:Wireless Fidelity
WPA:Wi-Fi Protected Access
WYSIWYG:What You See Is What You Get
XHTML :Extensible Hypertext Markup Language
XML :Extensible Markup Language
XSLT :Extensible Style Sheet Language Transformation
Y2K :Year 2000
ZIF :Zero Insertion Force

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