orderly shutdown

orderly shutdown

[′ȯrd·ər·lē ′shət‚dau̇n]
(computer science)
The procedures for shutting off a computer system in an organized manner, normally after all work in progress has been completed, permitting restarting of the systems without loss of transactions or data.
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MIL-SPEC power supplies for AC/DC operation, along with an auxiliary power unit (APU) for battery back-up long enough to assure orderly shutdown to prevent data loss.
Land of Lincoln Health is to begin an orderly shutdown of its insurance services.
Suncor started an orderly shutdown of its base plant operations and said its Firebag facility will move to minimal essential personnel, while Syncrude has evacuated the majority of its workforce to Edmonton but left a minimum staff of some 100 people at its Mildred Lake upgrader and Aurora Mine.
25 that they were putting Health Republic in an orderly shutdown process.
According to its website, the MTA's service will begin an orderly shutdown of service at 4:00 pm due to deteriorating weather conditions and concerns for customer and employee safety.
on August 30 to "assure a safe and orderly shutdown of its facilities.
Therefore, absent the issuance of such approval and permits by June 13, 2014, Centerra intends to begin an orderly shutdown of operations at the Kumtor project.
In the event of a power failure, everything has to continue to function until an orderly shutdown can be completed or backup generators can come online.
and we are prepared for orderly shutdown as the dollars are expended,'' Mr.
Agencies should now execute plans for an orderly shutdown due to the absence of appropriations," said Sylvia Mathews Burwell, director Of the White House Office of Management and Budget in a memo.
A few minutes before midnight, White House Budget Director Sylvia Burwell issued a directive to federal agencies to "execute plans for an orderly shutdown.