nonstop computer

nonstop computer

[¦nän′stäp kəm′pyüd·ər]
(computer science)
A computer system that is equipped with duplicate components or excess capacity so that a hardware or software failure will not interrupt processing.
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The centre, in which the three partners have invested over GBP100,000 in total, combines Novell's Internet services technology, Compaq's NonStop computer systems and business support services from Sx3 to offer a technology showcase designed to demonstrate how companies in the north of England can successfully transform into e-businesses.
For nonstop computer systems, an additional incremental backup should be completed prior to midnight on Dec.
During the 1980s, NAVSUP augmented the UADPS-SP/U2 mainframe environment with what was referred to as Tandem NonStop Computers that were originally marketed to a number of private sector transaction-processing businesses.
have announced a technical and marketing alliance to provide direct channel connections between Compaq NonStop computers and IBM or plug compatible mainframes.