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Glossary of Terms

Glossary is usually defined as an alphabetical list of technical terms in some specialized field of knowledge. This knowledge base glossary provides a collection of knowledge base documents that define many technical terms. These terms are arranged alphabetically, but you can quickly jump to a specific term by selecting its first letter from the index of the knowledge base glossary below.

ADSL
Standard broadband connection delivered over a telephone line. Asynchronous Digital Subscriber Line. Asynchronous refers to the difference in upload and download speeds i.e. download is normally faster than upload.
ARP
The address resolution protocol (arp) is a protocol used by the Internet Protocol (IP), specifically IPv4, to map IP network addresses to the hardware (MAC) addresses. ARP tables list the IP addresses assigned to devices and the corresponding MAC address of each device. The term address resolution refers to the process of finding an address of a computer in a network. The address is "resolved" using a protocol in which a piece of information is sent by a client process executing on the local computer to a server process executing on a remote computer

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