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Oct 29 2018   8:04PM GMT

mission-critical application

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A mission-critical application is a software program or suite of related programs that must function continuously in order for a business or segment of a business to be successful. Continued…

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“When deploying a mission-critical application, we need to test and validate both the functionality of the application and the capabilities of the infrastructure.” – Niel Nickolaisen

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Quiz Yourself
An operating system (OS) is the ________ that, after being initially loaded into the computer by a boot program, manages all the other programs in a computer.
a. program
b. software
c. application
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