Web Hosting Glossary

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  • Zend - Company developed the core of PHP programming language. The biggest producer of PHP development tools, the most famous among them are Zend Studio, Zend Platform and Zend Framework. See more at official website.
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  • ZIP - To zip (notice the lower case z) a file is to compress it into an archive so that it occupies less disk space.  
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  • ZMODEM - An enhancement of the Xmodem file-transfer protocol that handles larger data transfers with less error. Zmodem includes a feature called checkpoint restart, which resume transmission at the point of interruption, rather than at the beginning, if the communications link is broken during data transfer.  
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  • Zone - A section of the total domain name space that is represented by the data stored on a particular name server. The name server has authority over that particular zone - or the particular section of the domain name space - described by that data.  
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  • Zone Contact - The zone contact is the person or entity that is responsible for administration and management of a domain name, and all sub-domains that have not been delegated to different name servers.  
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  • Zone Data - Information concerning a domain and contained within a zone file or a database file.  
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  • Zone File - A file on the root server that contains domain name registration information. Zone files contain information necessary to resolve domain names to IP addresses.  
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