software failure


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software failure

The inability of a program to continue processing due to erroneous logic. Same as crash, bomb and abend.
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Record and Replay Exact Failure Conditions: Live Recorder removes all uncertainty from conditions that lead to software failures in development or testing.
OCBC Group CEO Samuel Tsien said, 'A software failure in the backup unit for the core banking system resulted in the customer transaction data not being successfully transferred.
First, we estimate [w.sub.1] and [w.sub.2] values for log-power TEF [mathematical expression not reproducible] using software failure data pair ([t.sub.n], [w.sub.n]).
Satellite connection or software failure would be a big concern to me if there was no one to control the vehicle.
The only glitch was a software failure that was solved by, as the IT Crowd might put it, 'switching it off and switching it on again'.
According to investigators, a log on request is not a common phenomenon and occurs due to particular reasons that include power outage, software failure, and loss of link or critical systems.
Numerical examples are presented to investigate actual software failure data are conducted in order to in- vestigate the effectiveness of the two approaches.
According to the details from last two days most of the ATM machines of Hazara division are out of order due to software failure.
The intensity (or failure rate) function plays a pivotal role for modelling software failure time data.
Despite the potentially high costs associated with control system software failure, many operators give scarce thought to the security and integrity of this important asset until something goes wrong.
"There was a software failure. The system incorrectly identified the host provider's address.

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