Terms Letter: V
A program designed to display files in certain formats. For example a viewer for image files, viewer for media files, etc. Acrobat reader is an example for a viewer of PDF files. ACDSee is a common viewer for image files.
Virtuozo is a web based application that comes along with VPS (Virtual Private Servers). It provides an option to manage your VPS installation using a web browser. You can restart, reinstall, backup, confiugre services on your VPS.
A program designed to replicate itself and spread to other computers. Some viruses additionally are designed to damage data or halt operations on a system, other are designed to send out spam message or to participate in DDOS attacks. Viruses can spread themselves over the network in the means of email or security flaws in the Operating systems.
Acronym for Virtual Private Network. A VPN is a way to provide remote access to an organization’s network via the Internet. VPNs send data over the public Internet through secure “tunnels.”
VPS stands for Virtual Private Server. It is a special web hosting setup. Usually a provider will host several VPS clients on a single physical server. All VPSs on the server share the server CPU and Memory. With a VPS you have root access to your virtual server, that is you can manage it as you wish. The VPS behaves as a dedicated server and provides great flexibility. The only difference with a dedicated server is that you share the physical resources with several or more Virtual Private Servers.