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Glossary of IT Terms beginning with "R"

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RA
Registration Authority, details ...
RADIUS
Remote authentication dial-In user service, details ...
RAG
Red, Amber, Green (traffic light) status, details ...
RAID
Redundant Array of Inexpensive Disks, details ...
RAID Array
A set of disks arranged as a RAID, details ...
RAID Level
A number indicating the organisation of the disks in a RAID, details ...
RAM
Random Access Memory, details ...
RARP
Reverse Address Resolution Protocol, details ...
RAS
Remote Access Service / RAS encryption, details ...
RAT
Remote Access Trojan, details ...
RBL
Real-time Black-hole List, details ...
RC
Release Candidate / Roman Catholic, details ...
RC1
Release candidate 1, details ...
RC2
Release candidate 2, details ...
RCCP
Rough cut capacity plan, details ...
RCC
Rendering Custom Content, details ...
RCS
Revision Control System, details ...
RDA
Remote Data Access / Recommended Daily Allowance / Regional Development Agency, details ...
RDB
Relational Database, details ...
RDBMS
Relational Database Management System, details ...
RDC
Remote Desktop Connection / Remote Data Capture / Remote Differential Compression, details ...
RDF
Resource Description Framework, details ...
RDMA
Remote Direct Memory Access, details ...
RDO
Remote Data Objects, details ...
RDP
Remote Desktop Protocol, details ...
RDS
Remote Data Services / Radio Data System, details ...
Recycle
To use again / Stopping and restarting a process, details ...
Regex
Regular expression / Process of matching a regular expression, details ...
Regmon
A tool for monitoring accesses to the registry, details ...
Registry
Windows system configuration database, details ...
Regression
Mathematical analysis of numerical data to identify best fit formula, details ...
regular expression
A way of expressing a text pattern for matching purposes, details ...
Remote Sensing
Any system for sensing information from a long distance, details ...
Reverse Index
An index created using the mirror of the data, details ...
Reverse NDR
A technique used by spammers to use email non-delivery reports to deliver spam, details ...
RFC
Request for Comments, details ...
RFID
Radio Frequency Identification (tag), details ...
RFP
Request For Proposal, details ...
RFQ
Request for Quotation, details ...
RFT
Request for Tender, details ...
RGB
Red, Green, Blue, details ...
RICE
Rest, Ice, Compression and Elevation, details ...
RID
Relative Identifier, details ...
RIP
Routing Information Protocol / Raster Image Processor / Rest In Peace, details ...
RIS
Remote Installation Services, details ...
RISC
Reduced Instruction Set Computer, details ...
RK
Resource Kit, details ...
RMS
Windows Rights Management Service, details ...
RNDR
Reverse NDR (spam attack), details ...
RO
Read Only, details ...
ROFL
Rolling On Floor Laughing, details ...
ROFLMAO
Rolling On Floor Laughing My Ass Off, details ...
ROFLMAOSTC
Rolling On Floor Laughing My Ass Off Scaring The Cat, details ...
ROFS
Read Only File System, details ...
ROI
Return on investment / Republic Of Ireland, details ...
ROKSO
Register of known spam operators, details ...
ROM
Read Only memory, details ...
ROS
Run off site / Return on sales, details ...
ROTFL
Rolling On The Floor Laughing, details ...
ROTFLUTS
Rolling on the floor laughing unable to speak, details ...
Router
A network device connecting two networks, details ...
RPC
Remote Procedure Call / RPC Langauge / Revenue Per Click, details ...
RPM
RedHat Package Manager / Revolutions per minute, details ...
RRAS
Routing and Remote Access, details ...
RRP
Resource Reservation Protocol / Recommended Retail Price, details ...
RSA
A public-key encryption method, details ...
RSG
Recovery Storage Group, details ...
RSI
Repetitive Strain Injury, details ...
RSL
Registry size limit / Resource specification language, details ...
RSM
Removable Storage Management, details ...
RSS
Really Simple Syndication / Relay Spam Stopper / Royal Statistical Society, details ...
RSVP
Resource Reservation Protocol / Please reply, details ...
RTA
Road Traffic Accident / Ready To Assemble, details ...
RTC
Real Time Clock, details ...
RTF
Rich Text File, details ...
RTFM
Read The F*** Manual, details ...
RTM
Read The Manual / Release To Manufacturing, details ...
RTO
Request Timed Out, details ...
RTOS
Real Time Operating System, details ...
RTS
Request To Send, details ...
RTT
Round Trip Time, details ...
RTTI
Run-Time Type Identification, details ...
RTX
Real-Tim Executive, details ...
RU
Are you / Russian Federation country code, details ...
Ruby
An object oriented scripting language, details ...
RUP
Rational Unified Process / Restricted Use Product, details...
RWW
Remote Web Workplace / Read While Write, details ...