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back end process


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A process which is carried out behind the facade of the Web interface presented to an ecommerce user. These processes are usually carried out by conventional non-Internet technologies. For example, a typical back end process which is carried out behind a Web site that sells some product is inventory maintenance, where sales are deducted from stock and new deliveries of products are added to stock. Such a process would be carried out using conventional database management software.

Subjects: Computing.


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