Glossary

The glossary below contains many of the terms you will find in common use throughout the Symantec Security Response website. Please refer to this list to find definitions of terms and answers to other Internet security-related questions.

concurrent I/O

A form of Direct I/O that does not require file-level write locks when writing to a file. Concurrent I/O allows the relational database management system (RDBMS) to write to a given file concurrently.