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2015-01-29 23:09:40

The latest release of PGP Command Line encryption for IBM z/OS by Townsend Security adds support for conversion between EBCDIC and ASCII character sets. Olympia,

2015-01-29 16:31:06

DUBLIN, January 29, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/6557rx/global_smart_grid) has announced the addition of the "Global

2015-01-29 08:41:25

New Brava! Offering Allows Companies to Protect Personal Data and Intellectual Property WATERLOO, Ontario, Jan.

2015-01-28 12:31:53

Sophisticated cryptographic algorithm can prevent unwanted sharing of personal data, including credit card numbers ARMONK, N.Y., Jan.

2015-01-27 08:38:51

New digital learning environment based on the SoftLayer infrastructure will personalize education experience globally ECULLY, France, Jan.

2015-01-26 23:04:03

Former IBM Business Development Manager brings decades of experience in advanced analytic solutions to Haystax's growing portfolio of insider threat detection solutions. McLean,

2015-01-26 12:32:09

Also previews ProjExec 7, first project management software to include an offline mobile experience with full feature functionality ORLANDO, Fla., Jan.

2015-01-23 08:26:23

Fun food demonstration will give Canadians a 'taste' of cognitive computing TORONTO, Jan.

2015-01-22 12:30:49

Award Winning Solution By Badgeville Deploys Rapidly REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Jan.


Latest IBM Reference Libraries

2010-09-07 17:51:13

A direct access storage device, or DASD, is a secondary storage device in mainframe computers that has low access time for all of its capacity. The term DASD was introduced by IBM to describe disk drives, magnetic drums, and data cells. The direct access capability of those devices was quite different than that of sequential access used in tape drives because it required a substantially long time to access a distant point in a medium. IBM computers access devices through channels, which are...

2010-09-02 14:56:06

A control store is the element of a CPUs control unit that stores the CPU's micro program and is usually accessed by a micro sequencer. A control store is usually executed as a diode-selection of read-only memory. This tradition dates back to 1947 when the program timing matrix on the MIT Whirlwind was initially introduced. The earliest models of IBM mainframe had read-only control store; however, the System/370 and successor models were made and loaded their micro programs from floppy disks...

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