Search
All categories
Results 61 - 80 of about 578
  • FTP protocol (File Transfer Protocol)

    Introduction to FTP protocol FTP protocol (File Transfer Protocol) is, as its name indicates a protocol for transferring files. The implementation of FTP dates from 1971 when a file transfer system (described in RFC141) between MIT ... Read more

    Internet (protocols)
    October 16, 2008 at 09:43 AM
  • ASCII Code

    Data coding What is ASCII code? ASCII Character Chart Extended ASCII Character Chart EBCDIC code Unicode Data coding Morse code was the first code used for long-distance communication. Samuel F.B. Morse invented it in 1844. This code is ... Read more

    Encoding
    November 12, 2012 at 12:40 PM
  • Processor

    Introduction Operation Instructions Registers Cache Memory Control Signals Functional Units Transistor Integrated Circuits Families Instruction Set CISC ... Read more

    Computer
    August 21, 2013 at 12:56 AM
  • Smileys (emoticons)

    Why smileys? When typing words on the Internet, it's not always easy to convey feelings, emotions, or concepts like humor to the people you're communicating with. Here's a simple tip for getting the right message across: Use ASCII ... Read more

    World Wide Web
    October 16, 2008 at 09:43 AM
  • History of the hard drive

    History of the hard drive The first hard drive was invented in early 1956, at the request of the US Air Force, by the company IBM. It was called the RAMAC 305 (with the name standing for Random Access Method of Accounting and Control), a ... Read more

    Computer history
    October 16, 2008 at 09:43 AM
  • User management in Windows NT

    The notion of a user Windows NT is an operating system which manages sessions, meaning that when the system is started, it is necessary to log in with a user name and password. When Windows NT is installed, the administrator account is ... Read more

    Windows NT (XP,Vista,...)
    October 16, 2008 at 09:43 AM
  • MKV format (Matroska Video)

    MKV format The MKV format (Matroska Video) is an entirely free video format. More precisely, it is a container (hence the name Matroska, in reference to the Russian dolls contained within another) making it possible to contain video (DivX, ... Read more

    Video
    October 16, 2008 at 09:43 AM
  • RTP/RTCP protocols

    Document written by Nico VanHaute, Julien Barascud and Jean-Roland Conca Introduction: What are RTP and RTCP? The spread of computers, added to the availability of cheap audio/video computer hardware, and the availability of higher ... Read more

    Internet (protocols)
    October 16, 2008 at 09:43 AM
  • Data tampering attacks

    Most web application attacks involving soliciting a website with manually entered data to generate an unexpected context. Web application parameters The HTTP protocol, a communication protocol on the web, makes it possible to convey ... Read more

    Attacks
    October 16, 2008 at 09:43 AM
  • Office Automation - Introduction

    What is office automation? Office suite tools What is office automation? The term office automation refers to all tools and methods that are applied to office activities which make it possible to process written, visual, and sound data in ... Read more

    Office software
    October 29, 2013 at 05:55 PM
  • Computer - Introduction to Memory

    The Role of Memory The term "memory" applies to any electronic component capable of temporarily storing data. There are two main categories of memories: internal memory that temporarily memorises data while programs are running. Internal ... Read more

    Computer
    November 1, 2012 at 04:15 PM
  • Data transmission - Analogue transmission

    The principles of analogue transmission Analogue data transmission consists of sending information over a physical transmission medium in the form of a wave. Data is transmitted via a carrier wave, a simple wave whose only purpose is to ... Read more

    Data transmission
    October 16, 2008 at 09:43 AM
  • E-mail scams - Fund transfer scams

    Scams A "scam" is a fraudulent practice of African origin that involves extorting funds from internet users by enticing them with a sum of money and promising them a share of it. The use of scams originated in Nigeria, which has also given ... Read more

    Attacks
    October 16, 2008 at 09:43 AM
  • TCP session hijacking

    TCP session hijacking "TCP session hijacking" is a technique that involves intercepting a TCP session initiated between two machines in order to hijack it. In that the authentication check is performed only when opening the session, a ... Read more

    Attacks
    October 16, 2008 at 09:43 AM
  • Operating system

    Description of the operating system Roles of the operating system Components of the operating system Multi-threaded systems Multi-processor systems Embedded systems Real time systems Types of operating system Description of the operating ... Read more

    Operating System
    November 11, 2012 at 06:40 PM
  • Computer screen or monitor

    Introduction to computer monitors A monitor (or screen) is a computer display unit. There are generally said to be two families of monitors: Cathode-ray tube monitors (or CRT for short), which are used with most desktop computers. They are ... Read more

    Computer
    November 1, 2012 at 04:17 PM
  • Team

    Jeff PILLOU Director of publication. Jeff PILLOU is the founder of CCM.net. Email : jf@ccm.net Tel : (+33) 1 47 79 51 03 ... Read more

    About Us
    January 10, 2017 at 11:33 AM
  • Network cards

    What is a network card? What is the role of a network card? Preparing data The role of the identifier Other network card functions Sending and ... Read more

    Computer
    November 7, 2012 at 08:19 AM
  • CD, CD audio and CD-ROM

    The Compact Disc was invented by Sony and Philips in 1981 in order to serve as a high-quality compact audio storage device which allowed for direct access to digital sound tracks. It was officially launched in October 1982. In 1984, the ... Read more

    Computer
    October 7, 2012 at 02:35 PM
  • ISO 9000, ISO 9001 and ISO 9004

    Introduction to ISO Certification Certification is a way to attest, by the intermediary of a third-party certifier, to a company's ability to provide a service, product or system in accordance with client requirements and regulation ... Read more

    Quality
    October 16, 2008 at 09:43 AM