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Last updated on Dec 27, 2018

UDP

Abbreviation of User Datagram Protocol. One of the core members of the Internet protocol suite. With UDP, computers can send messages (datagrams) to other hosts on the IP network

Unicast

A one-to-one transmission from one point in the network to another point. 

Uniform Resource Identifier

Abbreviated as URI. The Web naming/addressing technology that uses short strings to identify resources.

Uniform Resource Locator

Abbreviated as URL. A reference to a web resource that specifies its location on a computer network and a mechanism for retrieving it. A URL is a specific type of Uniform Resource Identifier (URI).

Universally Unique Identifier

Abbreviated as UUID. A 128-bit integer number that identifies resources. The format is a defined sequence of 32 hex digits grouped into chunks of 8-4-4-4-12.

Uplink

A connection from data communications equipment toward the network core. Also known as an upstream connection.

Upsert

To insert a row into a database table if it does not already exist, or update it if it does.

Upstream Connection

A connection from data communications equipment toward the network core. Also known as an uplink.

URI

Abbreviation for Uniform Resource Identifier. The Web naming/addressing technology that uses short strings to identify resources.

URL

Abbreviation of Uniform Resource Locator. A reference to a web resource that specifies its location on a computer network and a mechanism for retrieving it. A URL is a specific type of Uniform Resource Identifier (URI).

User Datagram Protocol

Abbreviated as UDP. One of the core members of the Internet protocol suite. With UDP, computers can send messages (datagrams) to other hosts on the IP network.

User Provisioning

User provisioning helps organizations more quickly, cheaply, reliably and securely manage information about users on multiple systems and applications.

UUID

Abbreviation of Universally Unique Identifier. A 128-bit integer number that identifies resources. The format is a defined sequence of 32 hex digits grouped into chunks of 8-4-4-4-12.