software monitor

software monitor

[′sōf‚wer ‚män·əd·ər]
(computer science)
A system, used to evaluate the performance of computer software, that is similar to accounting packages, but can collect more data concerning usage of various components of a computer system and is usually part of the control program.
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Beware--without software monitors and checks and balances, you may not be receiving minimal reimbursements that you are owed.
EquiColor, the instrument's Windows-based software monitors real-time L*,a*,b*, and delta E values and allows users to save standards and tolerances for each product, so production parameters for a particular color lot can be recalled at any time.
On switches and routers, the software monitors CPU utilization and the interface to the ISP.
The software monitors key network applications, including WWW, PoP, SMTP, FTP, DNS and voice/multimedia.
To ensure maximum uptime and utmost data accessibility of these applications, SteelEye's LifeKeeper for Linux high availability clustering software monitors database, server, network and application health, maintains client connectivity, and provides continuous data access, regardless of where the clients reside -- on the Internet, corporate intranet, or extranet.
The software monitors all operations of blenders, loaders, pumps, and filter stations and can provide detailed reports on inventories, numbers of cycles, operating rates, and deviation from target weights.
The software monitors all machines in a cluster and dynamically assigns processing tasks depending on the state of each machine's resources--hardware and software.
Such software monitors the data flow and detects weak points--hardware configurations or software arrangements that are likely to cause transmission errors.

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