superuser


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superuser

[Unix] Synonym root, avatar. This usage has spread to non-Unix environments; the superuser is any account with all wheel bits on. A more specific term than wheel.

superuser

A person with unlimited access privileges who can perform any and all operations within the computer. See root user.
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Because the CICU had abandoned the superuser format, very few staff, if any, felt knowledgeable or competent enough in CRRT to provide the JIT training.
According to Telstra's research, employees from organisations classified as Superusers are not just demanding physical hardware for collaboration; they are expecting the software and services to enable them to do this, too," he said.
The superuser for each type shows the activity level in the number of tweets for a given week.
If nurses want to further their skills related to informatics, my recommendation is to start by volunteering at your organization to become a superuser or participate on a project team for any new technology your organization is pursuing.
By granularly delegating access to superuser privileges, such as those used by Unix/Linux administrators and root users, organisations can manage and secure privileged access and individual command execution.
With a VPS like this, you can have full superuser rights over that hosted VM and run whatever software you want.
The reports provide an overview of the registry data and are created by using a superuser account that includes the GWTG-Stroke performance indicator quality measurements.
According to Gartner Research Vice President Ant Allan, "In any organization, the use of every platform and device ultimately relies on superuser accounts, which are the most powerful in the organization.
The challenge in supporting the superuser model adopted by Imperial College is the need to backfill those superusers seconded to projects for one or more days per week.
Immunization teams included clinical and clerical staff and the designated nursing immunization "champion" (local resource for staff members regarding immunizations and the recommended schedule, immunization registry superuser, and responsible for maintaining the clinic's vaccine inventory).
Superuser Swinford gives very practical advice on getting ready, presenting and evaluating performance, including setting up equipment, viewing the presentation beforehand, fixing "stuff that keeps moving around," customizing, dealing with file sizes and defaults, creating templates and masters, formatting, importing, creating charts, graphs and diagrams, setting up animation, actin settings and hyperlinks, adding sound and video, printing and distribution.