tandem system


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tandem system

[′tan·dəm ‚sis·təm]
(computer science)
A computing system in which there are two central processing units, usually with one controlling the other, and with data proceeding from one processing unit into the other.
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Unlike most other systems discussed in this article, the Tandem systems run the applications on the same processors and operating system as the database servers.
Part 2: The surveillance area in the recovery station with 5 beds as a tandem system. Part 3: The intensive care unit with 13 beds as a tandem system.
The Tandem system team today consists of four team members who operate out of the NAVSUP Global Logistics Support (GLS) Broadway Complex along with other support staff at NAVSUP Business Systems Center (BSC) San Diego.
The tandem system is a cold-runner system, while the stack and dual-mold-carrier systems employ hot runners.
The flexible configuration of the Tandem system enables it to run with either one or two molds, and the molds do not have to be identical.
Backup capabilities that the bureaus' Tandems would have offered will be retained in by the fault-tolerant Tandem system in Chicago, where the redundant Tandem processor will be housed in another building.
To expedite credit authorization for Ward's private-label credit cards, the ADCU is linked to another Tandem system at a credit-authorization bureau in Atlanta, via Tandem's Expand networking software.
For example, a large four-head tandem system with automatic load and feed tables has been built for grinding bar stock up to 6" OD and tubing up to 13" OD in mill lengths to 30 ft.
Husky's Tandem System is offered on the company's Quadloc two-platen presses and now on its Hylectric hydromechanical presses larger than 650 tons.
* The SIT system did not access the Tandem system to check for SDRs: A SIT SDR should not be created if there is an open material SDR.
The Tandem system will handle only the low-resolution versions created by SCOOP.
Foam Line and ProcedureBecause standard equipment for PS and LDPE foam production is not available in laboratory scale, experiments were conducted on a single screw, 38-mm-diameter, vented, 24:1-L/D extruder that was modified to simulate a tandem system as closely as possible.