Wednesday, August 1, 2012

Abbreviations of Computer Related Terms: Alphabet-P

PAC—Programmable Automation Controller
PAN—Personal Area Network
PAP—Password Authentication Protocol
PARC—Palo Alto Research Center
PATA—Parallel ATA
PC—Personal Computer
PCB—Printed Circuit Board
PCB—Process Control Block
PC DOS—Personal Computer Disk Operating System
PCI—Peripheral Component Interconnect
PCIe—PCI Express
PCL—Printer Command Language
PCMCIA—Personal Computer Memory Card International Association
PCM—Pulse-Code Modulation
PCRE—Perl Compatible Regular Expressions
PD—Public Domain
PDA—Personal Digital Assistant
PDF—Portable Document Format
PDH—Plesiochronous Digital Hierarchy
PDP—Programmed Data Processor
PE—Physical Extents
PERL—Practical Extraction and Reporting Language
PGA—Pin Grid Array
PGO—Profile-Guided Optimization
PGP—Pretty Good Privacy
PHP—PHP: Hypertext Preprocessor
PIC—Peripheral Interface Controller
PIC—Programmable Interrupt Controller
PID—Process ID
PIM—Personal Information Manager
PINE—Program for Internet News and Email
PIO—Programmed Input/Output
PKCS—Public Key Cryptography Standards
PKI—Public Key Infrastructure
PLC—Power Line Communication
PLC—Programmable Logic Controller
PLD—Programmable Logic Device
PL/I—Programming Language One
PL/M—Programming Language for Microcomputers
PL/P—Programming Language for Prime
PLT—Power Line Telecoms
PMM—POST Memory Manager
PNG—Portable Network Graphics
PoE—Power over Ethernet
POID—Persistent Object Identifier
POJO—Plain Old Java Object
POP—Point of Presence
POP3—Post Office Protocol v3
POSIX—Portable Operating System Interface
POST—Power-On Self Test
PPI—Pixels Per Inch
PPP—Point-to-Point Protocol
PPPoE—PPP over Ethernet
PPTP—Point-to-Point Tunneling Protocol
PSA—Professional Services Automation
PS/2—Personal System/2
PSU—Power Supply Unit
PSVI—Post-Schema-Validation Infoset
PTS-DOS—PhysTechSoft - Disk Operating System
PV—Physical Volume
PVG—Physical Volume Group
PVR—Personal Video Recorder
PXE—Preboot Execution Environment
PXI—PCI eXtensions for Instrumentation


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