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front-end

[¦frənt ′end]
(computer science)
Of a minicomputer, under programmed instructions, performing data transfers and control operations to relieve a larger computer of these routines.
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In 2009 the Hershey Front End Team conducted a survey to identify what retailers are looking for in front-end partners.
Among the findings relative to hiring a dedicated front-end manager were:
Hybrid conversion in front-end modules has been led by Bayer, whose patented injection overmolding method has been used by Volkswagon, Audi, Nissan, and Ford since 1996.
In this model, data writes quickly into the front-end disk cache and later writes to the back-end tape pool without impacting applications or backup performance.
More than 50% of shoppers make a front-end purchase once a week, according to a three-part study conducted for TDS and M&M/Mars Inc.
Indeed, front-end sales in a typical supermarket turn out to be higher than the contributions of such departments as general merchandise or canned vegetables, the study has found.
Server clusters sit on the site's front-end, grabbing dynamic data and application processing from backend database servers.
Called the Front-End Focus, the project is designed to define best practices in merchandising-improving consumer shopping satisfaction and maximizing front-end performance by working with retailers.
A mechanical method for joining plastic and metal to create hybrid automotive front-end assemblies has been developed by BASF AG in Germany.