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Gigantic components of IBM 360.

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IBM NORC my memo regarding supercomputer. text from wikipedia. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/IBM_NORC The IBM Naval Ordnance Research Calculator (NORC) was a one-of-a-kind first-generation (vacuum tube) electronic computer built by IBM for the United States Navy’s Bureau of Ordnance. It went into service … Continue reading

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The POWER2, originally named RIOS2, is a microprocessor designed by IBM that implemented the POWER instruction set architecture. The POWER2 was the successor of the POWER1, debuting in September 1993 within IBM’s RS/6000 systems. When introduced, the POWER2 was the … Continue reading

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text from wikipedia. OS/360 OS/360, officially known as IBM System/360 Operating System,[1][2] was a batch processing operating system developed by IBM for their then-new System/360 mainframe computer, announced in 1964; it was heavily influenced by the earlier IBSYS/IBJOB and Input/Output … Continue reading

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