MTS

(1) Short for Methods for Testing and Specification.

(2) Short for Microsoft Transaction Server, a feature of the Microsoft Windows NT Server operating system that allows the development and deployment of server-centric applications built using Microsoft Component Object Model (COM) technologies.

(3) Short for Measured Telephone Service, a telecommunication service based on metered usage such as toll-based calling.

(4) Short for Multichannel Television Sound, the method of broadcasting stereo sound over ordinary analog TV channels. MTS reception capability is built into virtually all stereo TVs and HiFi VCRs.

(5) Abbreviation for Multithreaded Server, an Oracle server configuration that uses less memory. A dispatcher process enables many user processes to share a few server processes. While running in MTS mode, a user can still request a dedicated server process.

Vangie Beal
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Vangie Beal is a freelance business and technology writer covering Internet technologies and online business since the late '90s.

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