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.
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.
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