Web Hosting Glossary
A glossary of definitions for Web Hosting and related terms and phrases. Other definitions may apply in different circumstances but are not included.
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An expression of how much time it takes for a packet of data to get from one designated point to another.
Linux is a free open-source operating system based on Unix. Linux was originally created by Linus Torvalds with the assistance of developers from around the globe.
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A group of computers and associated devices that share a common communications line or wireless link and typically share the resources of a single processor or server within a small geographic area (for example, within an office building).