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See T1.J2C J2EE Connector architecture (J2C) J2SE JAAS jackpot lane
A sort lane on conveyor systems to which all cartons that have problems are diverted.Jacl
See Java TCL.JAF jagged rows
A query result in which rows differ in the number and type of columns that they contain because the query applies to more than one table in a table hierarchy.jailbreak
To bypass software constraints that are on a device such that a user has access to the kernel (root access to the operating system).Jamo
- A set of consonants and vowels used in Korean Hangul.
- See also Hangul.
jam recovery copy counter
A counting device in a printer that identifies how many copies of a page have successfully passed the printer-defined jam recovery point but have not been counted by the jam recovery page counter.jam recovery page counter
A counting device in a printer that identifies how many pages have successfully passed the printer-defined jam recovery point.Japanese basic-Kanji character set
A subset of Japanese DBCS, consisting of commonly used Kanji characters. There are 3226 Kanji characters in this set.Japanese dictionary Japanese double-byte character set
An IBM-defined double-byte character set for Japanese, consisting of the Japanese non-Kanji set, basic Kanji set, extended Kanji set, and up to 4370 user-definable characters.Japanese extended-Kanji character set
A subset of Japanese DBCS, consisting of less commonly used Kanji characters. There are 3487 characters in this set.Japanese Industrial Standards Committee (JISC)
The national standards-setting organization in Japan.Japanese Industry Standard (JIS)
A standard of coding character sets.Japanese non-Kanji character set
A subset of Japanese DBCS, consisting of non-Kanji characters like Greek, Russian, Roman numeric, alphanumeric and related symbols, Katakana, Hiragana, and special symbols. There are 550 characters in this set.JAR
See Java archive.JAR file
- A Java archive file.
- See also Java archive.
An object-oriented programming language for portable interpretive code that supports interaction among remote objects. Java was developed and specified by Sun Microsystems, Incorporated.Java 2 Connector security Java API for XML (JAX)
A set of Java-based APIs for handling various operations involving data defined through Extensible Markup Language (XML).Java API for XML-based RPC (JAX-RPC, JSR 101)
A specification that describes application programming interfaces (APIs) and conventions for building web services and web service clients that use remote procedure calls (RPC) and XML.Java API for XML Web Services (JAX-WS)
The next-generation web services programming model that is based on dynamic proxies and Java annotations.Java applet
An applet that is written in Java, and that can run in a web browser using a Java virtual machine (JVM).Java Architecture for XML Binding (JAXB)
A Java binding technology that supports transformation between schema and Java objects, as well as between XML instance documents and Java object instances.Java archive (JAR)
- A compressed file format for storing all of the resources that are required to install and run a Java program in a single file.
- See also enterprise archive, JAR file, web archive
Java Authentication and Authorization Service (JAAS)
In Java EE technology, a standard API for performing security-based operations. Through JAAS, services can authenticate and authorize users while enabling the applications to remain independent from underlying technologies.Java Authentication for SPI for containers (JASPI)
A provider or requester web services pipeline that is processed using the Axis2 SOAP engine. The processing of this pipeline is eligible for offloading to the zSeries Application Assist Processor (zAAP).Java batch processing region (JBP region)
A region, dependent on IMS, that has a persistent Java virtual machine (JVM) and supports the scheduling of online, non-message-driven, batch Java applications. A JBP region is similar to a bean-managed persistence (BMP).JavaBeans
- As defined for Java by Sun Microsystems, a portable, platform-independent, reusable component model.
- See also bean.
JavaBeans Activation Framework (JAF)
A standard extension to the Java platform that determines arbitrary data types and available operations and can instantiate a bean to run pertinent services.Java class
A class that is written in the Java language.Java client application
A Java application, servlet or applet that communicates with the Gateway classes.Java Command Language
A scripting language for the Java environment that is used to create web content and to control Java applications.Java common analysis structure
- A Java object interface to the contents of the common analysis structure, where each type in the CAS is represented as a Java class, each feature a property, and each instance of a type a Java object.
- See also Common Analysis Structure.
Java Community Process (JCP)
The official program responsible for guiding the development and approval of technical specifications for Java technology, based on input and feedback from the Java community.Java connector development kit (JCDK)
A set of Java class libraries used when developing a Java connector. These libraries contain predefined classes that are used to derive connector-specific classes and libraries. They provide methods for implementing services such as tracing and logging.Java Connector security
An architecture designed to extend the end-to-end security model for Java EE-based applications to include enterprise information systems (EIS).Java Cryptography Architecture (JCA)
A framework for accessing and developing cryptographic functionality for the Java platform. (Sun)Java Cryptography Extension (JCE)
A framework and implementations for encryption, key generation and key agreement, and message authentication code (MAC) algorithms.Java Database Connectivity (JDBC)
- An industry standard for database-independent connectivity between the Java platform and a wide range of databases. The JDBC interface provides a call level interface for SQL-based and XQuery-based database access.
- See also Open Database Connectivity.
Java Developer Connection (JDC)
A service that is designed for individual developers. JDC provides online training, product discounts, feature articles, error information, and early access capabilities.Java Development Kit (JDK) Javadoc
- A tool that parses the declarations and documentation comments in a set of source files and produces a set of HTML pages describing the classes, inner classes, interfaces, constructors, methods, and fields. (Sun)
- Pertaining to the tool that parses the declarations and documentation comments in a set of source files and produces a set of HTML pages describing the classes, inner classes, interfaces, constructors, methods, and fields.
- See also doclet.
Java EEJava EE application
Any deployable unit of Java EE functionality. This unit can be a single module or a group of modules packaged into an enterprise archive (EAR) file with a Java EE application deployment descriptor. (Sun)Java EE application server
Java EE Connector Architecture (JCA)
A standard architecture for connecting the Java EE platform to heterogeneous enterprise information systems (EIS).Java EE environment file
An EGL-generated text file that has property-and-value pairs that can be used as the basis of information required in a Java EE runtime deployment descriptor.Java EE Request Profiler
The name of an agent that is attached to the application server process for the purpose of collecting data on the interception points of the application's requests.Java EE server
A runtime environment that provides EJB or web containers.Java EE servlet policyr
A policy that collects performance data for transactions that enter a servlet on one or more Java EE application servers. The Java EE servlet policy monitors only the monitored application, but provides the ability to view and analyze a detailed decomposition of the transaction in the topology report.Java EE Web Services policy
A policy that collects performance data for one or more elements of web service interfaces.Java Emitter Template (JET)
An open source tool for generating code within the Eclipse Modeling Framework (EMF). Java Emitter Template (JET) is similar to JavaServer Pages (JSP) but is powerful and flexible enough to generate Java, SQL, and any other languages including JSP.Java file
An editable source file (with .java extension) that can be compiled into bytecode (a .class file).Java foundation class (JFC)
An extension that adds graphical user interface class libraries to the Abstract Windowing Toolkit (AWT). (Sun)JavaGateway
In CICS Universal Clients Version 2, an interface between a Java program and CICS that allows a Java-enabled browser to dynamically download a Java Applet and transparently access CICS data. This has been replaced by the CICS Transaction Gateway.Java IDE
See Java tools.Java interpreter
A part of the Java virtual machine that interprets Java class files for a particular hardware platform.JavaMail API
A platform and protocol-independent framework for building Java-based mail client applications.Java Management application programming interface (JMAPI)
An application programming interface that provides a set of extensible objects and methods for developing distributed systems-, network-, and service-management application programs for managing an enterprise network over the Internet.Java Management Extensions (JMX)
A means of doing management of and through Java technology. JMX is a universal, open extension of the Java programming language for management that can be deployed across all industries, wherever management is needed.Java message processing region (JMP region)
A region, dependent on IMS, that has a persistent Java virtual machine (JVM) and supports the scheduling of message-driven Java applications. A JMP region is similar to a message processing program (MPP).Java Message Service (JMS)
- An application programming interface that provides Java language functions for handling messages.
- See also Message Queue Interface.
Java Message Service queue (JMS queue)
A queue that is used to send and receive messages.Java Naming and Directory Interface (JNDI)
An extension to the Java platform that provides a standard interface for heterogeneous naming and directory services.Java Native Interface (JNI)
A programming interface that allows Java code to interoperate with functions that are written in other programming languages.Java Persistence API
An object/relational mapping facility to Java developers for managing relational data in Java applications.Java platform
A collective term for the Java language for writing programs; a set of APIs, class libraries, and other programs used in developing, compiling, and error-checking programs; and a Java virtual machine which loads and runs the class files. (Sun)Java Platform, Enterprise Edition (Java EE)
An environment for developing and deploying enterprise applications, defined by Oracle. The Java EE platform consists of a set of services, application programming interfaces (APIs), and protocols that provide the functionality for developing multitiered, web-based applications. (Oracle)Java Platform, Standard Edition (Java SE)
The core Java technology platform. (Oracle)Java Profiling Agent
The agent that is attached to the Java virtual machine (JVM) within which the profiled application runs. This is the agent that is used by default to measure the performance of a Java application as it executes.Java project
In Eclipse, a project that contains compilable Java source code and is a container for source folders or packages.Java project for Rules
A predefined Java project for Eclipse that contains a single, runnable main class to execute rules contained in a rule project.Java runtime environment (JRE)
A Java package that enables secure Internet communications. It implements a Java version of the Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) and Transport Layer Security (TSL) protocols and supports data encryption, server authentication, message integrity, and optionally client authentication.Java SE Development Kit
The name of the software development kit that Sun Microsystems provides for the Java platform.Java SE Runtime Environment (JRE)
A subset of the Sun Microsystems Java Development Kit (JDK) that contains the core executable programs and files that constitute the standard Java platform. The JRE includes the Java virtual machine (JVM), core classes, and supporting files.JavaServer Faces (JSF)
- A framework for building web-based user interfaces in Java. Web developers can build applications by placing reusable UI components on a page, connecting the components to an application data source, and wiring client events to server event handlers.
- See also Faces component, Faces JSP file, JavaServer Pages.
- A server-side scripting technology that enables Java code to be dynamically embedded within web pages (HTML files) and run when the page is served, in order to return dynamic content to a client.
- See also JavaServer Faces, JSP file, JSP page.
A standard tag library that provides support for common, structural tasks, such as: iteration and conditionals, processing XML documents, internationalization, and database access using the Structured Query Language (SQL). (Sun)Java Specification Request (JSR)
A formally proposed specification for the Java platform.Java TCL (Jacl)
An alternate implementation of TCL that is written entirely in Java code.Java tools (Java IDE)
The Java development environment provided with Eclipse.Java transformer
Software that converts Java bytecode to 64-bit reduced instruction set computer (RISC) machine instructions.Java virtual machine (JVM)
A software implementation of a processor that runs compiled Java code (applets and applications).Java virtual machine Profiler Interface (JVMPI)
A profiling tool that supports the collection of information, such as data about garbage collection and the Java virtual machine (JVM) API that runs the application server.Java Web Start
A tool that assists the development of client-side Java applications and enables a web server to independently distribute and update client code.Java wrapper
In EGL, a set of generated Java classes that can be embedded into a hand-written Java program to provide run-time access to other EGL-generated code.JAX
See Java API for XML.
A collaborative agreement between an application server and an EIS system-level. A JCA contract indicates how to keep all mechanisms (for example, transactions, security, and connection management) transparent from the application components.
See job control language.
A control that limits the amount of data that is transferred during the JDBC metadata load. The filter enhances performance.
A program included with database management systems to support the JDBC standard for providing access from Java applications to relational databases.
See Java Development Kit.
A list of message IDs that can be produced with Service Level Criteria (SLC) events that might indicate a potential failure to meet the criteria for a Service Level Agreement (SLA).
A message that signals that a milestone is in danger of failing to complete as scheduled due to a problem with this milestone or a previous milestone.
See Job Entry Subsystem.
- An MVS subsystem that receives jobs into the system, converts them to internal format, selects them for execution, processes their output, and purges them from the system. In an installation with more than one processor, each JES2 processor independently controls its job input, scheduling, and output processing.
- See also JES3, Job Entry Subsystem
- A JES2-defined table that is used to specify the default characteristics of many of its initialization parameters, commands, and other externals.
- See also table pair.
- An MVS subsystem that receives jobs into the system, converts them to internal format, selects them for execution, processes their output, and purges them from the system. In complexes that have several loosely coupled processing units, the JES3 program manages processors so that the global processor exercises centralized control over the local processors and distributes jobs to them using a common job queue.
- See also JES2, Job Entry Subsystem
An address space used exclusively for data areas that would otherwise be placed into the common service area (CSA). Parameters in initialization statements specify whether a JES3 auxiliary address space is desired and, if so, the size of each data area.
The device that JES3 uses to communicate with the operator, read jobs, store jobs awaiting execution, and write job output.
The device that JES3 allocates to jobs. See also jointly managed devices.
Data management routines that serve address space requests, such as allocation and deallocation of buffers.
A table into which one entry is placed for each job that JES3 is to process. Entries are arranged in the JCT in job priority order to facilitate later job selection by priority.
See JES control table.
The part of the Job Entry Subsystem (JES) that receives job input and records it in the job queue and spool data set.
A program that performs a peripheral operation, such as printing, while the computer is busy with other work. A common name for the JES2 or JES3 spool.
The part of the Job Entry Subsystem (JES) that receives job output and writes it to end-use devices.
The transport and network layer function conforming to the 3Com/Microsoft network driver interface specification (NDIS). JETBEUI converts network control blocks into network frames and delivers them to the IEEE 802.2 sublayer.
The open-source portal that is part of the Jakarta project by Apache.
See journal identifier.
A trademark for technology licensed by Sun Microsystems. Jini is a Java-based connection technology. It allows Jini-compatible devices such as printers to connect transparently to a network and to interact.
A signal distortion through a network that causes packets to arrive out of order or differently than their original timing reference.
See Java Message Service.
An administration tool that enables administrators to define the properties of JMS objects and to store them within a JNDI namespace
JMS data binding
A data binding that provides a mapping between the format used by an external JMS message and the Service Data Object (SDO) representation used by a Service Component Architecture (SCA) module.
A data source adapter that sends and receives Java Message Service (JMS) messages.
An object in which message queuing applications use the Java Message Service specification to put messages, and from which they can get messages.
- The message domain that includes all messages that are produced by the WebSphere MQ implementation of the Java Message Service standard. These messages, which have a message type of either JMSMap or JMSStream, are supported in the same way as messages in the XML domain and are parsed by the XML parser.
- See also BLOB domain, DataObject domain, IDoc domain, MIME domain, MRM domain, SOAP domain, XML domain, XMLNS domain, XMLNSC domain.
A messaging engine that implements the JMS messaging specification, for example WebSphere MQ or SIBus.
- An instance of a running project. The system stores data for each completed job, including step logs and Bill of Materials (BOM) data.
- See application process.
- The design objects and compiled programmatic elements that can connect to data sources, extract and transform that data, and then can load that data into a target system. Types of jobs include parallel jobs, sequence jobs, server jobs, and mainframe jobs. See also job design, job executable, job parameter, parallel job.
- A separately executable unit of work.
- In the Integrated Language Environment (ILE) model, a collection of resources and data that consists of one or more activation groups.
- An import script, export script, or report script that can be scheduled to run.
- A unit of work that monitors, manages, or collects data about a storage resource.
- A group of runnable objects, such as reports, agents, and other jobs that the user runs and schedules as a batch.
A system function that collects information about a job's use of system resources and records that information in a journal.
The network attribute that controls the handling of a job submitted from remote locations through either the SNADS network or RSCS.
A pre-defined group of job roles based on common characteristics. A job category is a subdivision of the career stream. Job categories are split into job roles.
Any one of a number of job categories that can be defined.
job class group
A named collection of resources associated with a job class. Use of job class names on control statements is a way of specifying what resources will be needed for jobs.
In performance, the process of identifying how jobs that are running on the system are grouped into workloads. Files created during this process can be used again to analyze data from different intervals.
An optional function of Tivoli Workload Scheduler for z/OS that allows extended checking of the results from CPU operations.
A facility that allows a user to stop a process and resume it later.
job control authority
A special authority that allows a user to: change, delete, display, hold, and release all files on output queues; hold, release, and clear job queues and output queues; start writers to output queues; hold, release, change, and end other users' jobs; change the class attributes of a job; end subsystems; and start (do an IPL of) the system.
A command language that identifies a job to an operating system and describes the job requirements. See also xJCL.
A statement in a job that identifies the job or describes its requirements to the operating system.
A table into which one entry is placed for each job that JES3 is to process. Entries are arranged in the JCT in job priority order to facilitate later job selection by priority.
The date associated with a job. The job date usually assumes the system date, but it can be changed by the user.
A definition of a unit of work that resides in the database of the distributed Tivoli Workload Scheduler engine and can be added to a job stream. Job definitions can be created before creating a job stream or can be created as part of the creation or modification of a job stream. See also job stream.
- A system object that defines how a job is to be processed. The system-recognized identifier for the object type is *JOBD.
- A single processor (job or started-task) operation and its dependencies.
The metadata that defines the sources and targets that are used within a job and the logic that operates on the associated data. A job design is composed of stages and the links between those stages. The job design is stored in the metadata repository, separate from the job executable. See also job, job executable, job parameter, job template, stage, stage.
A problem-oriented language used to define job statements to an operating system's job entry subsystem (JES).
A generated file that contains configuration information for a migration job. The file is XML format and can be created and edited in the hierarchical storage management (HSM) client for Windows client graphical user interface. See also migration job.
job group security
A security model in which groups of users can access and control a common set of jobs owned by that group.
An 8-character identifier that uniquely identifies any job in a complex at any particular time.
Unique value that identifies a job to a job submitter, administrator, and so forth.
A job scheduled for a specific run date in the plan.
A record of requests submitted to the system by a job, the messages related to the requests, and the actions performed by the system on the job. The job log is maintained by the system program.
job management console
A stand-alone web interface that is used to submit, monitor, view, and manage jobs.
An administrative process that manages multiple base application servers or network deployment cells.
job message queue
A message queue that is created for each job. A job message queue receives requests to be processed (such as commands) and sends messages that result from processing the requests. A job message queue consists of an external message queue and a set of program message queues.
- The name of the job as identified to the system. For an interactive job, the job is assigned the name of the workstation at which the job was started; for a batch job, the name is specified in the command used to submit the job. See also qualified job name.
- The name of the job associated with an operation and assigned in the JOB statement. It identifies the job to the system.
A number assigned to a job as it enters the system to distinguish it from other jobs.
Information that describes a unit of work for the JES output processor and represents that unit of work for queueing purposes.
The person or group that is responsible for the overall completion of a job.
A processing variable that can be used at various points in a job design and overridden when the job is executed in order to dynamically influence the processing of the job. Job parameters are most often used for paths, file names, database connection information, or job logic. See also job, job design, job template, parameter set, value set.
A detailed description of work to be performed for a work order. A job plan typically includes required tasks and lists of estimated labor, materials, services, and tools needed to complete the work.
A value assigned to a job that, together with an assigned job class, determines the priority to be used in scheduling the job and allocating resources to it. (D)
An object that contains a list of batch jobs waiting to be processed by the system. The system-recognized identifier for the object type is *JOBQ.
A control block containing a summary of information from a job control table (JCT) entry. JQEs move from queue to queue as work moves through each stage of processing. JQEs are used instead of JCT entries for the scheduling of work.
The work that individuals perform, including the skills and skill levels required. A role may be related to a resource request. It has associated start and end dates and a percentage of time to be spent on the work.
job role profile
A profile that lists the skills and skill levels, and any project work activities, related to an individual's role.
A specific run of a job. A job can run multiple times, producing multiple job runs.
An object that contains entries for jobs to be submitted at a specified time and date. These job schedule entries can also be used to schedule recurring jobs. The system-recognized identifier for the object type is *JOBSCD.
job schedule entry
An entry in the job schedule object that describes the job to be submitted. The user can specify attributes of the job and when the job will be submitted.
job schedule function
A function of the operating system that allows time-dependent scheduling for batch jobs.
- A component of the data server that deploys all monitoring activities.
- A component that provides all job-management functions. A job scheduler maintains a history of all jobs and usage data for jobs that have run.
- A program used to automate certain tasks for running and managing database jobs.
- The IBM licensed program that is a job scheduling system designed to allow unattended operations, to automate operator functions, and to control report distribution.
A pre-defined file similar to a shell script that contains the options required to run a print job.
A dynamic support program (DSP) that selects scheduler elements that are ready for processing and then builds corresponding entries in the function control table (FCT).
job selection rule
A method that determines which print jobs IP PrintWay extended mode selects to print. The administrator defines job selection rules in the Printer Inventory.
The ability to identify job boundaries by placing marks or sheets of paper between successive jobs.
job separator page
A page of printed output that delimit jobs.
See sequence job.
A machine that runs the administration jobs. There may be multiple job servers.
The preparation of a set of JCL statements for a job at a job setup workstation. Job setup can be performed manually or automatically.
job setup workstation
A general workstation defined with the job setup option. A job setup workstation lets you modify your job or STC JCL before execution.
- The execution of a computer program explicitly identified by a job control statement. A job may specify that several job steps be executed. [A]
- The smallest part of a job that can be run separately. A job step can be a report or it can be another job.
job step task
The task that is created as a result of the execution of a job control statement.
A specification of a process that Data Manager can execute, a JobStream contains a series of steps that can be executed in sequence or in parallel.
A list of jobs that run as a unit (such as a weekly backup application), along with run cycles, times, priorities, and other dependencies that determine the exact order in which the jobs run. See also job definition, job stream instance.
job stream instance
A job stream that is scheduled for a specific run date in the plan. See also job stream.
A variable that is declared in the definition of a JobStream. The scope of a JobStream variable is the set of nodes that the JobStream contains. Where a process flow branches in a JobStream, each flow has its own copy of the variable. See also variable scope.
A process that presents jobs to the operating system for running on a workstation once the scheduling criteria for the operation is met.
A table that contains requirements for job setup.
An individual step in a job plan. Each job task triggers a specific workflow appropriate to that task.
In Tivoli Workload Scheduler for z/OS, a process that communicates with operating systems that control computer workstations.
A page in the printed output that indicates the end of a user job. See also trailer page.
The process during initialization in which JES3 examines the job-related spool control blocks to verify their validity. If JES3 identifies incorrect control blocks, the system operator can take corrective action to insure that initialization is completed.
A table that contains volume information obtained from data definition (DD) statements.
See job output element.
Java™ bindings for multithreading (JSR-231). JOGL provides hardware-supported 3D graphics to applications written in Java.
- An SQL relational operation in which data can be retrieved from two tables, typically based on a join condition specifying join columns. See also equijoin, full outer join, inner join, left outer join, outer join, right outer join, star join.
- A point in the process where two or more parallel sequence flow paths are combined into one sequence flow path. BPMN uses a parallel gateway to perform a join.
- In UML diagrams, a node that models two or more flows of control that unite into a single flow.
- A process element that recombines and synchronizes parallel processing paths after a decision or fork. A join waits for input to arrive at each of its incoming branches before permitting the process to continue.
- To become a new member of an entity such as a cluster.
- In a rule flow, a node that combines all the transitions created from a fork.
- To combine data from two tables into one set of data by specifying a conditional relationship between one or more columns from each table.
A condition that determines whether to run the next activity.
The set of rules that define how to handle attributes when two or more provisioning policies are applied. Two or more policies might have overlapping scope, so the join directive specifies what actions to take when this overlap occurs.
An intermediate result table that is the result of either an inner join or an outer join.
A fault that is thrown if a join condition cannot be evaluated.
A comparison field that identifies records from two files to be combined into one record.
join level specification
For a join logical file, a data description specification coded between the record and field level that defines how to join two physical files.
join logical file
A logical file that combines (in one record format) fields from two or more physical files.
A condition that determines how files and record formats are joined for use in a query.
A special case in which the same device is both a JES3-managed device and an MVS-managed device. Only direct-access devices with volumes that cannot be physically removed can be jointly managed devices. See also JES3-managed device.
- A group that worked to establish the standard for the compression of digitized continuous-tone images.
- The standard for still pictures developed by this group.
- A system object where changes made to data are recorded. The object created contains historical information about tasks, the database, messages, and notifications, which can be used to reconstruct a previous version of the data. The system-recognized identifier for the object type is *JRN.
- The process of recording information sequentially in a database.
- A feature of OS/400 that WebSphere MQ for iSeries uses to control updates to local objects. Each queue manager library contains a journal for that queue manager.
- A chronological record of changes made in a set of data; the record can be used to reconstruct a previous version of the set.
A method for backing up Windows clients and AIX clients that exploits the change notification mechanism in a file to improve incremental backup performance by reducing the need to fully scan the file system.
A one-character code in a journal entry that identifies the category of the journal entry. For example, F identifies an operation on a file, R identifies an operation on a record, and so forth.
The ability for the CICS user to write CICS journal records when required by the application for auditing purposes.
journal control table (JCT)
A table that contains a description of the CICS user journals along with their access characteristics.
On AIX, UNIX, or Linux systems, a program that tracks change activity for files residing in file systems.
- The local file system in the AIX operating system.
- The standard sequential structure of database files used in the AIX operating system.
- A technology designed for high-throughput server environments, which are important for running intranet and other high-performance e-business file servers.
An object that is tracked by a journaling system so that changes to it are recorded.
A record in a journal receiver that contains information about a journaled change or other activity that is journaled.
journal entry type
A two-character field in a journal entry that identifies the type of operation of a system-generated journal entry or the type of journal entry of a user-generated journal entry; for example, PT is the entry type for a write operation.
A unique identifier that is assigned to a particular object when journaling is started for that object. Journal entries are associated with a particular object by this JID value.
- The process of recording information sequentially in a database.
- The process of recording, in a journal, the changes made to objects, such as physical file members or access paths, or the depositing of journal entries by system or user functions.
- The process of recording changes made in a physical file member in a journal. Journaling allows the programmer to reconstruct a physical member by applying the changes in the journal to a saved version of the physical file member.
A key used to identify a record in the journal.
For System i models, a system object that contains journal entries that are added when events occur to a journaled object, such as changes to a database file, changes to other journaled objects, or security-relevant events. See also event.
- In Microsoft Windows, a program that tracks change activity for files residing in file systems.
- A MERVA central service that maintains the journal.
A volume that holds a consistent copy of data until a new consistent copy is formed. The journal volume restores the last consistent point during a recovery.
The list of all stops served by a public transit route as a sequence of journey pattern ID, stop ID, or numerical order. The same stop might be included multiple times in the sequence if the transit route includes loops and stops several times at the same location.
The geospatial road shape of a journey pattern, as a sequence of geospatial points connected by road segments to match as closely as possible the shape of the road connecting the stops along the journey.
See Just Push Go.
See artificial JQE.
See job queue element.
A toolkit that consists of a set of Java packages that enable developers to incorporate message logging and trace facilities into Java applications.
See JavaServer Faces.
JSF widget library
See JavaServer Pages.
An entity that provides lifecycle management and runtime services to the components of a web application.
A scripted HTML file that has a .jsp extension and allows for the inclusion of dynamic content in web pages. A JSP file can be directly requested as a URL, called by a servlet, or called from within an HTML page. See also JavaServer Pages, JSP page.
A portion of JSP code that is passed to a tag handler and that can be invoked as many times as needed.
See job summary table.
A unique identifier that defines the URI of the tag library and the prefix used in the tags for that specific functional area library.
A date format that contains either a 2-digit year in positions 1 and 2 or a 4-digit year in positions 1 through 4, and the day in the following 3 positions. The day is represented as 1 through 366, right-adjusted, with zeros in the unused high-order positions. For example, the Julian date for 6 April 1987 is 1987096 or 87096.
In the running of a computer program, a departure from the implicit or declared order in which instructions are being run.
- A connector between two pins on a network adapter that enables or disables an adapter option, feature, or parameter value.
- A small piece of plastic-covered metal that is used to connect two contacts and complete a circuit.
See patch cable.
See call transfer.
- A logical connection created to establish a path from one server to another.
- A special directory entry that connects a name in a directory of one file set to the root directory of another file set.
- In the Distributed Computing Environment (DCE), a specialized entry in the DCE namespace that contains binding information to enable communication between different DCE services.
An open-source regression testing framework for unit-testing Java programs.
A geographical region for tax or shipping purposes representing a country or region, province or territory, zip or postal code range, or an application-specific geo-code. See also geo-code.
Hard disks that haven't been configured according to the RAID system to increase fault tolerance and improve data access performance.
To align text so that the margins are even
- A production and inventory system in which parts are produced or delivered only as needed.
- A development practice in which product requirements are developed only with sufficient information about design needs and as close to release time as possible in order to reduce waste.
In Java, a specific compiler that converts Java bytecodes into specific code at run time for better performance.
See Java virtual machine.
A runtime environment that uses a single JVM to handle requests from multiple tasks concurrently.
See job volume table.
An implementation of the Python programming language that is integrated with the Java platform.