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2014-09-12 08:28:19

Former VP of Enterprise Sales at IBM joins Zebra Technologies LINCOLNSHIRE, Ill., Sept.

2014-09-11 12:31:40

The beginning of a transition from e-Government to m-Government ZAGREB, Croatia, Sept.

2014-09-11 08:34:08

Brings Proven Track Record of Sales Success in the Technology Industry RALEIGH, N.C., Sept.

2014-09-10 12:32:40

Leadership role reflects widespread adoption of IBM's strategy to apply storage virtualization, global file system software to clients' growing Big Data challenges

2014-09-08 12:20:53

New Mobility Information Center will ensure safer and more efficient travel for 20 million citizens across 271 cities ARMONK, N.Y., Sept.

2014-09-08 08:38:36

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2014-09-08 08:26:10

Sports media distributor relies on Aspera Orchestrator to automate the ingest, transformation and delivery of more than 20,000 media files a day ARMONK, N.Y., Sept.

2014-09-05 12:25:23

Worldwide market leader in solid state arrays is positioned for its completeness of vision and ability to execute ARMONK, N.Y., Sept.

2014-09-04 08:38:23

Country's largest private insurance provider leverages IBM SVC, accelerates data collection from one month to one hour to better meet regulatory requirements BEIJING, Sept.


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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