Computer Abbreviations

Computer Knowledge | Computer Abbreviations, IBPS Exam Preparation

Here are some important computer abbreviations for computer knowledge for IBPS PO, IBPS clerk Exams, perople must know these abbreviations who aspire the Bank Exam.


AAL– ATM Adaption Layer

ACL– Access Control List

ADO– ActiveX Data Objects

ADSL-Asymmetric Digital Subscriber Line

ADT– Abstract Data Type

ALGOL– Algorithmic Language

ALU- Arithmetic and Logical Unit

ANSI– American National Standard Institute

ARP– Address Resolution Protocol

ARPA– Address and Routing Parameter Area

ARPA– Advanced Research Projects Agency

ARPANET– Advanced Research Projects Agency Network

AS– Access Server

ASCII– American Standard Code for Information Interchange

ASM– Algorithmic State Machine

ASP– Active Server Pages

ASP- Application Server Provider

AT- Access Time

AT– Active Terminology

ATM– Asynchronous Transfer Mode

AVC– Advanced Video Coding

AVI– Audio Video Interleaved

AWT– Abstract Window Toolkit


BAL– Basic Assembly Language

BASIC– Beginners All Purpose Symbolic Instruction Code

BCD– Binary Coded Decimal

BCNF– Boyce-codd Normal Form

BER– Bit Error Rate

BIN– Binary

BINAC– Binary Automatic Computer

BIOS– Basic Input Output System

BLOB– Binary Large Object

BNC– Bayonet Neill-Concelman

BPS– Bits per Second


CAD- Computer Aided Design

CAM– Computer Aided Manufacturing

CAT– Computer Aided Translation

CASE– Computer-Aided Software Engineering

CDMA– Code Division Multiple Access

CD-ROM– CD Read Only Memory

CIFS– Common Internet File System

CISC- Complex Instruction Set Computer

CLR– Common Language Runtime

CMOS- Complementary Metal-Oxide Semiconductor

COBOL– Common Business Oriented Language

COM– Component Object Model

CORBA– Common Object Request Broker Architecture

CPS– Characters per Second

CPU– Central Processing Unit

CRC– Cyclic Redundancy Check


DAC– Digital to Analog Converter

DAO– Data Access Objects

DAP– Directory access protocol

DBA– Data Base Administrator

DCCP– Datagram Congestion Control Protocol

DCL– Data Control Language

DCOM- Distributed Component Object Model

DDE– Dynamic Data Exchange

DES– Data Encryption Standard

DFD– Data Flow Diagram

DFS– Distributed File System

DHCP– Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol

DHTML– Dynamic Hyper Text Markup Language

DMA– Direct Memory Access

DML– Data Manipulation Language

DNS- Domain Name System

DOM- Document Object Model

DoS– Denial of Service

DRAM– Dynamic Random Access Memory

DSDL– Document Schema Definition Languages

DSL– Digital Subscriber Line

DSL– Domain Specific Language

DVD– Digital Video Disc

DVD-ROM – DVD Read Only Memory

DVI– Digital Video Interface

DVR– Digital Video Recorder


EAI– Extensible Authentication Protocol

EBML– Extensible Binary Meta Language

EEPROM– Electronically Erasable Programmable Read Only Memory

EFI- Extensible Firmware Interface

ELM– Electronic Mail

EOF– End of File

EOL– End of Line

EUC– Extended UNIX Code

EXT– Extended File System


FAP– FORTRAN Assembly Program

FAT- File Allocation Table

FAQ– Frequently Asked Questions

FDD– Floppy Disk Drive

FDDI– Fiber Distributed Data Interface

FDMA- Frequency Division Multiple Access

FEC– Forward Error Correction

FHS– File system Hierarchy Standard

FIFO– First in First out

FORTRAN- Formula Translation

FPS– Floating Point System

FSM– Finite State Machine

FTTP– Fiber to the Premises

FTP– File Transfer Protocol

FXP– File Exchange Protocol


GB– Giga Byte

GIF- Graphic Interchange Format

GIGO– Garbage in Garbage Out

GIMP– GNU Image Manipulation Program

GML– Geography Markup Language

GUI- Graphical User Interface

GWT– Google Web Toolkit


HBA- Host Bus Adaptor

HDD– Hard Disk Drive

HD DVD– High Definition DVD

HDL– Hardware Description Language

HID- Human Interface Device

HP- Hewlett-Packard

HPFS– High Performance File System

HTM- Hierarchical Temporal Memory

HTML- Hyper Text Markup language

HTTP– Hyper Text Transfer Protocol

Hz– Hertz


IC– Integrated Circuit

ICE– In circuit Emulator

ICMP– Internet Control Message Protocol

ICP– Internet Cache Protocol

IDE– Integrated Development Environment

IDL– Interface Definition Language

IEEE– Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineering

IGRP– Integrated Gateway Routing Protocol

IL- Intermediate Language

IM– Instant Messenger

IMAP- Internet Message Access Protocol

IP– Internet Protocol

IPC- Inter Process Communication

IPL– Initial Program Load

IPP- Internet Printing Protocol

IPX– Internet Packet Exchange

ISA– Instruction Set Architecture

ISDN– Integrated Services Digital Network

ISO– International Organization for Standardization

ISP– Internet Service Provider


J2EE- Java 2 Enterprise Edition

J2SE– Java 2 standard Edition

JDBC– Java Database Connectivity

JDK– Java Development Kit

JFC– Java Foundation Classes

JMS– Java Message Service

JNDI– Java Naming and Directory Interface

JNI– Java Native Interface

JPEG- Joint Photographic Experts Group

JRE– Java Runtime Environment

JS– Java Script

JSP– Java Server Pages

JVM– Java Virtual Machine


KB– Kilo Byte

KHz– Kilo Hertz

KBPS– Kilo Bytes Per Second


LAN- Local Area Network

LCD– Liquid Crystal Display

LCR– Least Cost Routing

LED– Light Emitting Diode

LIFO– Last in First Out

LOC– Lines of Code


MAC– Media Access Control

MAN– Metropolitan Area Network

MANET- Mobile Ad-Hoc Network

MDA- Mail Delivery Agent

MIB- Management Information Base

MICR– Magnetic Ink Character Recognition

MIDI– Musical Instrument Digital Interface

MIMD– Multiple Instruction Multiple Data

MIMO– Multiple Input Multiple Output

MIPS– Million Instructions Per Second

MOSFET– Metal-Oxide Semi-conductor Field Effect Transistor

MPEG– Motion Pictures Expert Group

MTA– Mail Transfer Agent

MX– Mail Exchange


NACK- Negative Acknowledgement

NAT– Network Address Translation

NFS- Network File System

NOS– Network Operating System

NUMA– Non-Uniform Memory Access

NVR– Network Video Recorder

NVRAM– Non-Volatile Random Access Memory


OASIS- Organization for the advancement of Structured Information Standards

ODBC– Open Data Base Connectivity

OLAP– Online Analytical Processing

OLE– Object Linking and Embedding

OLTP– Online Transaction Processing

OOP- Object Oriented Programming

OPML– Outline Processor Markup Language

ORB– Object Request Broker

OSI– Open Systems Interconnection


PAN- Personal Area Network

PAP– Password Authentication Protocol

PDA– Personal Digital Assistant

PDF– Portable Document Format

PERL– Practical Extraction and Reporting Language

PHP– PHP-Hypertext Preprocessor

PPI– Pixels per Inch

PVR– Personal Video Recorder


QA- Quality Assurance

QOS– Quality of Service


RAM- Random Access Memory

RDBMS- Relational Data Base Connectivity

RDM– Relational Data Model

RDS– Remote Data Service

RIP– Routing Information Protocol

RMI– Remote Method Invocationn

ROM– Read Only Memory

RPC- Remote Procedure Call

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