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Abend

Informal; to end a project or process prematurely. This term is used especially in computer-related projects. It is a portmanteau of "abnormal end."
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MAINVIEW SRM StopX37/II anticipates space shortages and proactively prevents or recovers from abends, allowing jobs to complete successfully the first time.
I used to get quite a few ABEND S 213s, which meant that a certain data set needed to run the program could not be found.
Ungefahr 52% der Mahlzeiten (1,7 Milliarden) wurden in der Mittagszeit gegessen, 48% ara Abend.
Both releases feature expanded batch abend diagnostic capabilities, including a central repository that automatically stores abend reports in a central location, thereby enabling technicians to quickly zero in on relevant diagnostic details and simplifying analysis of information about application failures.
Whether it is a transaction abend, storage violation, application deadlock, or region outage, CICS Abend-AID/FX ensures that programmers have immediate, online access to vital information.
Watson'-like trouble shooting information provided on abends, and distributed object environment (CORBA/DCOM) support, to name but a few.
XPEDITER/CICS is a full-screen, source-level testing and debugging product that gives CICS specialists and systems programmers the advanced capabilities required for finding and fixing logic errors, abends, and storage violations in COBOL, Assembler, and PL/I programs in the CICS environment.
In-depth introduction to the NetWare(R) OS, its inner workings & how NetWare manages applications -- NetWare's memory management -- Preparing for critical server issues for fast & accurate diagnosis -- Troubleshooting fundamentals -- Understanding ABENDs -- Debugging Hardware- and Software-detected ABENDs -- Tools and utilities
When processing transaction abends compiled with a language/version that
Server Sentry includes a pager notification module that can be configured to notify a network administrator when a user-definable number of ABENDS occur.
In these complex distributed environments, faults can take the form of abends, access violations, application deadlocks, data exceptions, error signals, storage overlays, storage violations, segmentation violations or transaction errors.
Provide runtime parameter type checking allowing applications to safeguard against server abends and abnormal termination due to type mismatch errors.