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.

throughput

For file systems, this typically refers to the number of I/O operations in a given unit of time.

A measure of work accomplished in a given amount of time. For file systems, this typically refers to the number of I/O operations in a given period of time.