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Hit

A unit measuring a person or IP address visiting a website. In general, the more hits a website generates, the higher revenue it earns from advertising and other sources.

hit

1. To sell a security at a bid price quoted by a dealer. For example, a trader will hit a bid.
2. To lose money on a trade. For example, a dealer may take a hit on the holdings of Moore's Fried Foods' common stock.
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Hitless Failover -- Hitless Software Upgrades -- More than doubling the route table capacity -- Doubling the Access Control List (ACL) capacity to 10,000 entries -- 200 percent to 400 percent improved performance for numerous functions such as Network Address Translation (NAT), and Server Load Balancing (SLB) -- Cross Module Link Aggregation, even when used in conjunction with non-Triumph enabled I/O modules
These patented technologies enable the Enstara router to overcome failures more completely and transparently to the IP network, as evidenced by the hitless software upgrade.
Xelerated, the price/performance leader in network processing, will show the industry's first demonstration of a hitless in-service forwarding plane upgrade.
He played only 72 games, had begun the season by going hitless in his first 25 at-bats and had missed the final three months while on the shelf for the sixth time in eight major-league seasons.
Additionally, Vitesse mappers were first to offer a totally hitless LCAS solution which allows carriers to dynamically allocate bandwidth based on factors such as time of day and peak usage.
He entered the day hitless in his past 15 at-bats, with only two walks during that stretch.
Although equipment from other leading router vendors was considered, Tohoku EPCO chose the Juniper Networks M40e routing platform for its high-performance and high-availability features, especially support for non-stop forwarding via Graceful Restart Routing Protocol extensions and Hitless RE Switchover.