Monday, April 25, 2011



To terminate a process before completion. Generally used in reference to a mainframe program, especially one that has gone awry.

In the world of PC (Personal Computer) we are more inclined to exit a program or command with the 'Escape key' on Keyboard.

Saturday, April 23, 2011

abend (Abnormal Ending)

The termination of processing due to a program or system fault. This system fault can be occur for hardware or software error.