- Integrated Drive Electronics
- Integrated/Interactive Development Evironment
1. Integrated Drive Electronics
Acronym: Integrated Drive Electronics
“A standard electronic interface used between a computer motherboard‘s data paths or bus and the computer’s disk storage devices.” (source (http://searchstorage.techtarget.com/sDefinition/0,,sid5-gci214013,00.html))
The original standard had a transfer rate of 2.5 megabytes per second, but newer Ultra IDE connects at speeds varying from 33 MBps (UDMA3) till 133 MBps (UDMA6).
2a. Integrated Development Environment2b. Interactive Development Environment
An IDE is a system for supporting the process of writing software. Such a system may include a syntax-directed editor, graphical tools for program entry, and integrated support for compiling and running the program and relating compilation errors back to the source.
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