scheduled down time

scheduled down time

[′skej·əld ′dau̇n‚tīm]
(computer science)
A period of time designated for closing down a computer system for preventive maintenance.
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New 500 hour intervals for engine oil and filter changes minimise scheduled down time and maximise machine availability.
They're writing materials designed to support field engineers who maintain mission-critical systems with extreme service level agreements -- typically less than two hours of scheduled down time per year.
Customers can then best optimize scheduled down time and avoid emergencies that happen when capacity is exceeded.
The third quarter will include our scheduled down time for key maintenance and new processing equipment installations.
To avoid undesirable service outages when a tool is needed on a link, taps should be permanently installed in backbone and critical links when the cable is being pulled or during scheduled down times.