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Asynchronous

1. In computing, describing a process that occurs independently of other processes.

2. In telecommunications, describing two signals within a network or between two networks that are sent at different times.

3. More generally, describing two or more events that occur at a different time or something that occurs at the wrong time.
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The asynchronously initiated communication occurs through the implementation of the SNMP "trap" commands, with the protocol enhanced by allowing e-mail communication of user-established warnings.
We are also pushing hard on the concept of what we call virtual IPTs [integrated product teams], which enable people to organize in a more systematic way and work asynchronously using their KM tools without being slaves to time and distance.
Asynchronous IO for Java (AJava) is an optimized solution for helping Java servers manage high volume distribution and enables input/output to be performed on sockets and files asynchronously.
In addition, a program can asynchronously output a value to either of the D/As for nonwaveform applications, presuming that the D/A is not already being used in the waveform output mode.
The new software features event-driven I/O architecture that permits multiple inspection tasks to be executed asynchronously, making it feasible to inspect a variety of parts and assemblies in random order and in any lot size.
PV 7 features event-driven I/O architecture that permits multiple quality-assurance inspection events to be executed asynchronously, making it feasible to inspect varieties of parts and assemblies in random order and in any lot size.
variegatus spawns asynchronously in small spawning events over a period of months.
6,449,622, for its innovative and unique system and methods for synchronizing multiple data sets in a non-first in, first out, or asynchronously connected communication environment, and 6,401,104, covering synchronization of multiple data sets and multiple synchronization engines.
Fully upgradeable, the Parallex Flex can operate all 4 channels in a true parallel mode or can be run where the channels are running different methods asynchronously.
In addition, even if the amount of budget data and code is somewhat sizable, the data transfer is being done asynchronously on the email backbone (i.
Yet, these technologies can also be used asynchronously -- unlike the telephone or face-to-face conversations, which were previously the principal means for clinicians to get follow-up radiological information.
It will beta this quarter and can be configured to operate synchronously or asynchronously.
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