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2014-12-17 04:21:16

PETERBOROUGH, England, December 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Major expansion plans announced to build Halcyon's market share in German markets Halcyon Software

2014-12-16 12:30:06

Dozens of Products Introduced and Under Development, Six Work Groups Chartered, Rackspace and Others Expand Roster to 80 Members Worldwide PISCATAWAY, N.J., Dec.

2014-12-16 12:25:54

Agency Setting Up New Clinical Reasoning System Based on Watson Cognitive Capabilities WASHINGTON, Dec.

2014-12-15 23:04:27

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2014-12-15 23:00:19

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SkyGiraffe, MaaS360 by IBM, Meru Networks capture winning slots ORLANDO, Fla., Dec.


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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
honeyguide
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.