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.

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API
A set of functions and procedures allowing the creation of applications that access the features or data of a knowledge base.
CDN
A Content Delivery Network (CDN) is a system used in tandem with a web hosting service to help increase efficiency in server response times by caching and saving different types of contents, instead of storing all of the content on a web server. Content can be delivered quickly without bottlenecking all of the requests through one server.
HMAC
In cryptography, Hash-based message authentication code (HMAC) is a mechanism for calculating a message authentication code involving a hash function in combination with a secret cryptographic key. This can be used to verify the integrity and authenticity of a message.
Information Overload
Information overload is the difficulty in understanding an issue when one has too much information about that issue.
Knowledge Base Software
A knowledge base (abbreviated KB) software is a special kind of system for knowledge management, providing the means for the computerized collection, organization, and retrieval of knowledge. A knowledge base can also be defined as a collection of data representing related experiences, their results in the form of problems and solutions. A perfect example of knowledge base is PHPKB knowledge management software.