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spooling

[′spül·iŋ]
(computer science)
The temporary storage of input and output on high-speed input-output devices, typically magnetic disks and drums, in order to increase throughput. Acronym for simultaneous peripheral operations on line.

spooling

(Simultaneous Peripheral Operations OnLine) The overlapping of low-speed operations with normal processing. Spooling originated with mainframes in order to optimize slow operations such as reading cards and printing. Card input was read onto disk and printer output was stored on disk. In that way, the business data processing was performed at high speed, receiving input from disk and sending output to disk. Subsequently, spooling is used to buffer data for the printer as well as remote batch terminals. See print spooler.
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EtherShare will use its well-known print spooling that includes a font server, printer drivers, and LPD-compatible spooling with remote administration.
Another Tricord server demonstrates an electronic prepress application running on Windows NT(TM) that frees individual workstations from the burden of image management and print spooling.
04, a prepress server that combines file serving, print spooling, and Open Prepress Interface (OPI) software.
has signed a similar agreement with another UK Corporation, MACRO 4 which has been very successful in selling and servicing their worldwide install-base of over 15,000 customers for their mainframe print spooling software.
The COSMOS KM for PATROL product integrates batch job scheduling, print spooling, user administration, operator duty scheduling, backup and recovery, and media management into PATROL.
The system comes with print spooling software and can output to plain paper devices as well as film recorders.
03 can be purchased for $7,500 by users of FullPress, a prepress server combining file serving, print spooling, and Open Prepress Interface software.
Applications include backup/recovery and event monitoring, print spooling, batch job scheduling, report management, auditing, access security, console management, resource accounting and chargeback, user/group administration, software distribution, and duty scheduling.
The benefits of CA's solution will be far-reaching, as Garden Ridge will use Unicenter TNG for complete network and systems management, standard and ad hoc reporting, print spooling, WAN data file transfers and workload management scheduling, as well as software delivery.
FullPress, which runs on UNIX workstations, enables Mac users to take advantage of the UNIX server's power, acquiring images and print spooling faster than ever before, without leaving their familiar Mac environment.
These features include: fully-integrated file sharing and print spooling, support for twenty-two image formats including proprietary formats such as Contex, Dalim, and Scitex, support for clipping paths and masking, tinting of foreground and background in grayscale, and sophisticated algorithms that eliminate unnecessary data that can slow down the network and printing.
0 relieves network congestion by combining automated print spooling and OPI image replacement with sophisticated print management.