Printer friendly

What does ASYNC stand for?

ASYNC stands for Asynchronous

This definition appears very frequently and is found in the following Acronym Finder categories:

  • Information technology (IT) and computers

See other definitions of ASYNC

Samples in periodicals archive:

Asynchronous online courses allow students to work and meet at separate times at their convenience anywhere they have Internet access through the use of online testing, assignments, discussion boards, and email.
Real-time, or immediate, replication can be either synchronous (data is written to both storage devices at the same time, and the write operation isn't complete until both devices have completed writing) or asynchronous (data is written to both storage devices at once, although the write operation is considered complete when the primary storage device has completed writing).
Blackboard and WebCT, for example, allow students to download course materials, exchange documents, submit and receive assignments, and communicate with each other and the instructor in synchronous and asynchronous mode.