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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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A spokesperson from Memory Protection Devices, said, 'This is quite an honour for us.
Express Logic achieves memory protection with minimal software or hardware overhead by using the processor's Memory Protection Unit (MPU) or Memory Management Unit (MMU) and no virtual address space.
OSE's memory protection, hard real-time response, and development support make it a perfect fit for OEMs who want to build high-availability optical transport systems based on the Mx-40 and PNI8040 ADM chip.
Solidcore's memory protection also prevents remote exploits from compromising the Hyper-V infrastructure using a network connection.
uC/OS-MMU offers memory protection for central processing units (CPUs) that incorporate a memory management unit (MMU) giving them time and space protection for multiple independent applications.
HP's hot-plug RAID memory, part of its Advanced Memory Protection software suite, provides the highest level of memory fault protection in the industry.
Process modularization allows control plane functions to be separated and given fair CPU scheduling while memory protection minimizes corruption across process boundaries.
It provides security and determinism through memory protection and real-time scheduling protection.
Utilizing the hardware memory protection facilities of the Intrinsity processor's MMU, INTEGRITY builds a firewall between the kernel and user tasks that prevents errant or malicious code from corrupting user data, the kernel, interprocess communications, device drivers and other user tasks.