down time

What is down time?

down time meaning in Information Science terminology / glossary / dictionary is:

Any period during which a computer or system is out of operation, usually due to hardware or software failure or regular maintenance. In libraries, the amount of time a public access workstation or system is “down” is a measure of its reliability and can directly affect quality of service,particularly during periods of peak use. Also spelled downtime.


reference: ABC-CLIO