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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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For more information on Memory Protection Devices, Inc , located in Farmingdale, NY please call 631-249-0001, or visit www.
Virtual memory, memory protection, and a kernel-module architecture is commonly found in desktop operating systems, such as Windows and Linux, and in larger RTOSes, such as VxWorks and QNX.
As part of the Compaq Advanced Memory Architecture, the ProLiant ML530 G2 will be the first server to offer Compaq Advanced Memory Protection, which provides greater fault resilience from memory failure.
The ETS kernel-level memory protection safely isolates critical parts of the application from all other parts, ensuring that mission-critical components cannot be compromised.
Multiple JVM support -- Provides hardware support to allow multiple independent Java applications to execute in a deterministic, time-sliced schedule with full memory protection.
Leveraging the hardware memory protection facilities of the PowerPC's Memory Management Unit (MMU), INTEGRITY maximizes security and reliability by building a "firewall" between the kernel and user tasks.
The first planned release is expected to incorporate OpenDoc and include further technology advances in the area of active assistance, as well as system-level improvements in areas such as multitasking, memory protection and data input/output.
FSMLabs products include RTTimeSync, RTLinux, RTCoreBSD, LNet (zero-copy deterministic hard-real-time networking), PSDD (hard-real-time memory protection of users processes), VxIT (legacy emulation and migration tool), OSDL Registered Carrier Grade RTLinux, RTCore Eclipse IDE and ControlsKit (hard-real-time XML/RPC interface builder).
INTEGRITY is a ROMable, flashable, high-availability, fault-tolerant RTOS designed for mission-critical applications requiring memory protection and secure operation.
OSE's robust architecture, memory protection, dynamic download capability and versatile I/O and networking facilities enabled us to complete our integration work with OSE in record time.
Mac OS X features true memory protection, pre-emptive multi-tasking, and symmetric multiprocessing when running on the new dual-processor Power Mac G4 line.
OSE received high marks in a number of key categories, including performance, fault tolerance, memory protection, and interprocess communications.