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2015-02-12 08:43:06

IBM systems, IT infrastructure services, managed remotely NAIROBI, Kenya, Feb.

2015-02-11 23:04:56

ALM & DevOps Integration leader, Tasktop, offers answers to pressing software delivery questions via multiple educational sessions at IBM InterConnect 2015. Vancouver,

2015-02-11 23:01:15

IBM Beacon Awards recognize select Business Partners for delivering advanced cloud, analytics, mobile, security and social solutions Indianapolis, IN (PRWEB)

2015-02-11 16:29:58

IBM Beacon Awards recognize select Business Partners for delivering advanced cloud, analytics, mobile, security and social solutions BOISE, Idaho, Feb.

2015-02-11 08:37:53

Half of Enterprises Analyzed by IBM Have Employees Accessing Dating Apps on Work Mobile Devices, IBM offers Tips to Consumers and Businesses to Defend Themselves ARMONK, N.Y., Feb.

2015-02-10 23:09:57

Leading Data Management Platform for Hadoop Now Provides Solution with IBM to Accelerate Deployment of Hadoop-based Data Management in Large Enterprise Environments Durham,

2015-02-10 16:29:14

Additional programs, education, incentives deliver simplicity, drive partner growth LAS VEGAS, Feb.

2015-02-10 08:38:27

-- Marks the first time IBM Watson will be trained in native Japanese language TOKYO and NEW YORK, Feb.

2015-02-09 23:01:07

Company names executive vice president, vice president of marketing, and vice president of finance. Englewood, Colo.


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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Word of the Day
alicorn
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.
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