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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.
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.
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.
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.