Terms Letter: T
A high-speed digital connection capable of transmitting data at a rate of approximately 1.5 million bits per second. A T1 line is typically used by small and medium-sized companies with heavy network traffic.
This connection (sometimes referred to as a DS3 line) is made up of a total of 28 T1 lines. This is used to transmit digital signals on fiber-optic cable at a rate of about 43Mbps.
Tool Command Language. Tcl is a simple textual language, intended primarily for issuing commands to interactive programs such as text editors, debuggers, illustrators, and shells.
Transmission Control Protocol – a set of rules (protocol) used along with the Internet Protocol (IP) to send data in the form of message units between computers over the Internet.
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol is a combined set of protocols that performs the transfer of data between two computers. Internet is based on the TCP/IP protocol.
Telnet is a protocol that lets you log in to a remote computer and use programs and data that the remote owner has made available, just as if it were your local computer. These days most web hosting companies offer SSH in place of telnet as SSH offers greater security
1024 Gigabytes or 1 099 511 627 776 bytes (2** 40 bytes)
Short for Top-Level Domain.This refers to the “top level” of an internet address such as .com or .net. There are a limited number of these predefined suffixes, each one representing a top-level domain.
A command available in almost all operating systems. It is a network command which you can use to trace the path between your computer and your web hosting server. It lists all network hops along the way and their average response times.Very useful for debugging network connection troubles..
All data that is being transmitted over a network. In context of web hosting it is all the data that you hosting account has transmitted – files, email messages, etc
A common form of copper cabling used for telephony and data communications.