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English translation: contention

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Spanish term or phrase:contenciones
English translation:contention
Entered by: María Eugenia Wachtendorff
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00:08 Aug 26, 2008
Spanish to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Computers: Software / SOFTWARE DESIGN
Spanish term or phrase: contenciones
Context: Event Management - Online Monitoring Requirements

- Monitoreo y alertas de estado de la aplicación (uso de recursos, contenciones, componentes activos/inactivos, etc.)

I guess "contenciones" means "anchors/anchoring."
Am I right?
TIA!
María Eugenia Wachtendorff
Chile
Local time: 06:15
contention
Explanation:
Contention is where the same resources are needed for two events at the same time. Depending on the full context it might be translated as 'double-bookings'.

Contention - Wikipedia, the free encyclopediaResource contention, a general concept in communications and computing, is competition by users of a system for the facility at the same time: ...
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Contention - 19k - Cached - Similar pages

NB: like 'training' (see recent Forum thread...) contention should not be used in the plural.
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Robin Levey
Chile
Local time: 06:15
Grading comment
Thank you very much!
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contention


Explanation:
Contention is where the same resources are needed for two events at the same time. Depending on the full context it might be translated as 'double-bookings'.

Contention - Wikipedia, the free encyclopediaResource contention, a general concept in communications and computing, is competition by users of a system for the facility at the same time: ...
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Contention - 19k - Cached - Similar pages

NB: like 'training' (see recent Forum thread...) contention should not be used in the plural.

Robin Levey
Chile
Local time: 06:15
Does not meet criteria
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 28
Grading comment
Thank you very much!
Notes to answerer
Asker: Thank you, Mediamatrix. The term is new to me. AAMOF, I have had very little work in this field since the electronic toll project :)


Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Patricia Fierro, M. Sc.: "resource contention" es muy común
1 min

agree  José J. Martínez: Yes...
14 mins
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