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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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Somewhere invisible, a redwing's shi-reel pierces a measure of "Des Abends," like coming home.
Die Drosselung der Ausgaben, die sieh vor allem in gehobeneren Restaurants und in trendigen, hochpreisigen Gastronomieeinrichtungen, die in erster Linie mittags und abends von Geschaftsleuten frequentiert wurden, bemerkbar maehte, war allgemein spurbar.
With these new products, BMC Software has automated allocation features to reduce the incidence of space-related processing problems and automated actions for the prevention and recovery from abends (failures), achieving higher levels of availability.
With these new products, BMC Software has automated allocation features to reduce the incidence of space-related processing problems, and automated actions for the prevention and recovery from abends (failures), ensuring higher levels of availability.
In effect, my search for ABENDs was a precursor of those virtual reality pick-and-choose computer plots.
Segue's Silk products will complement ASG's existing solutions for testing and monitoring in mainframe environments including ASG-SmartTest(TM) for interactive testing and debugging, ASG-SmartQuest(TM) for trapping and analyzing application abends, and ASG-TMON(TM) for complete performance monitoring and management.
The DataVantage data management, editing and testing products complement ASG's SmartTest(TM) application testing and debugging solutions and ASG-SmartQuest(TM) technology for intercepting and capturing application abends.
MAINVIEW SRM StopX37/II - Maintains continuous availability by proactively preventing or recovering storage-related ABENDs or failures, and allowing jobs to complete successfully the first time.