Abweichend oder ergänzend

English translation: Alternatively, or in addition

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German term or phrase:Abweichend oder ergänzend
English translation:Alternatively, or in addition
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12:16 Feb 22, 2018
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Tech/Engineering - Computers: Systems, Networks / Data
German term or phrase: Abweichend oder ergänzend
Abweichend oder ergänzend kann das System die Daten zum Abruf (pull) bereitstellen.

Abweichend oder ergänzend from what?? The context is not really helpful. Previous sentence: Die Rohdaten werden an den zentralen Datenspeicher übertragen.
rehtsep
United States
Local time: 01:39
Alternatively, or in addition
Explanation:
The raw data is transmitted to to central server. Alternatively (to transmitting it), or as well as, the system can also prepare the data for a pull request (presumably from the server).
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Mair A-W (PhD)
Germany
Local time: 10:39
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Thank you! This was truly a brain-dead moment on my part. But in my defense, NO online dictionary lists alternatively as a translation for abweichend. I checked leo, dict.cc, and ProZ of course. I think that's odd! It was so obvious as soon as I saw this answer.
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Alternatively, or in addition


Explanation:
The raw data is transmitted to to central server. Alternatively (to transmitting it), or as well as, the system can also prepare the data for a pull request (presumably from the server).

Mair A-W (PhD)
Germany
Local time: 10:39
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Grading comment
Thank you! This was truly a brain-dead moment on my part. But in my defense, NO online dictionary lists alternatively as a translation for abweichend. I checked leo, dict.cc, and ProZ of course. I think that's odd! It was so obvious as soon as I saw this answer.

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agree  Kim Metzger
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agree  philgoddard
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agree  Michael Martin, MA
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agree  Deepa Jose
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agree  Darin Fitzpatrick: I would omit the comma for better flow, but this is the right construction.
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