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hardware

1. n. whiskey; potent liquor. This hardware is enough to knock your socks off.
2. n. hard drugs or hard liquor. No wine for me. Give me the hardware.
3. n. a weapon; a gun. (Underworld and Western.) I think I see your hardware showing.
4. n. computer parts, as opposed to computer programs. The software is okay, so it must be the hardware that’s off.
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In November 2001, the Air Force deployed Global Hawk ACTD hardware to Southwest Asia to meet an urgent Central Command request for persistent, broad-area reconnaissance and surveillance for Operation Enduring Freedom.
For example, when there are no total hardware failures and the software runs OK or just adequately but it could run somewhat faster, you should ask these questions:
An emulator of gen-i hardware captures the behavior of that hardware for all time, thereby ensuring that gen-i software will always have the virtual hardware it needs to run correctly.
Retail expert Nate Franke, who heads the retail division of Deloitte & Touche, said it is the younger segment of the boomer population that stores like Restoration Hardware are targeting.
If the word processing user needs to edit graphics every once in a while, they might either have insufficient hardware and software do to so, or have hardware and software that is far more than they really need 99% of the time.
Basically a way to share hardware between applications, virtualization allows the "pooling" of resources that results in consolidating hardware, maximizing the use of the remaining hardware.
A critical issue for all OEMs adopting hardware as a common platform for their software is making sure that crucial, market-leading intellectual property and competitive advantage is kept within control of the OEM--and that whatever hardware functions are needed match the entire range of their needs.
Hardware requirements: Minimum PC-XT (but 386 recommended), 480Kb RAM, 4Mb available hard disk each for 1120 and 1065.
Table 2: Russia Computer Hardware Market Segmentation I: % Share, by Value, 2005
You have specifically identified a hardware bottleneck, in which case you should be choosing a hardware resource that addresses that problem (processor, memory, or Solid State Technology).
EVE will exhibit its ultra fast emulation/prototyping and best-in-class hardware accelerator families in booth #404 at Design and Verification Conference and Exhibition (DVCon) February 21-22 at the Doubletree Hotel here.
Linux Hardware Database and LinuxDevices will be integrated with ZDNet's Linux Resource Center, which currently includes Linux-focused news, reviews, opinion, software downloads, job opportunities, whitepapers, company information, help and how-to information and more.
com/reports/c50496) has announced the addition of Computer Hardware in the Czech Republic to their offering.
Not only is host-based RAID cheaper, faster, more flexible, and easier to implement/maintain, it is the only paradigm able to fully leverage newer technologies like Fibre Channel and Storage Area Networks (SANs)--technologies which imply an openness and connectivity that even the best hardware RAID solutions cannot provide.
com/reports/c50346) has announced the addition of Datamonitor's new report: Computer Hardware in Japan to their offering.