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back end

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back end

The support components of an information system. It often refers to the database management system (DBMS), which is the storehouse of the data residing in a server. It may also refer to the software in a Web server or application server that performs the processing initiated by a person using a Web browser (client side). See DBMS, Web server and application server.
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A new business intelligence report released by HTF MI with title "Global Mobile Backend as a Service (BaaS) Market Size, Status and Forecast 2025" is designed covering micro level of analysis by manufacturers and key business segments.
Hance the growing demand for custom backend themes that are more visually appealing than the default theme.
While the process of booking the ride and the app user interface remain unchanged, the added layer of safety running on Careem's backend network authenticates a Captain's details upon each booking.
A backend server is used to store the detail information about the tagged objects, and it cooperates with reader to implement the mutual authentication to tags.
All these things again lead to lightweight and agile infrastructure at the backend, which is exactly where Red Hat comes into play.
By integrating the DreamFactory REST API backend with one of the market's most powerful app development platforms, we help companies of all sizes accelerate the development of rich mobile apps and reduce their development backlog," said Bill Appleton, CEO of DreamFactory.
The Windows Phone platform will provide integration to Nestle's sales teams with backend systems such as ordering, inventory management and security solutions.
"We are interested in their focus for backend semiconductor assembly that we don't currently have: advanced packaging, fan-out wafer level packaging, CSP--that overall SMT architecture that is close in accuracy to backend IC packaging," Joe Elgindy, K&S director of investor relations and strategic planning, told Circuits Assembly.
Company President and Spokesperson Anand Chauhan says "With the launch of various food franchises and eateries across the country, we see a huge opportunity to work with this industry and be their backend provider".
While it is good to note that senior IT managers are getting involved in other roles, the fact is that they are still largely limited to support and backend roles.
The ACS726 current-sensor 1C includes a backend amplifier that can be used to adjust gain and bandwidth via external RC networks.
Each is expected to receive a full backend point, up from a fractional point under the previous pacts.