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2015-02-23 16:35:09

Tech Mahindra to train 5,000 developers on Bluemix, IBM's Digital Innovation Platform ARMONK, N.Y. and LAS VEGAS, Feb.

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Connecting CSC's Clients and Community of Developers and Architects on Bluemix, IBM's Digital Innovation Platform ARMONK, N.Y. and LAS VEGAS, Feb.

2015-02-23 16:35:00

Extends Client Control, Visibility & Security to Public Cloud ARMONK, N.Y. and LAS VEGAS, Feb.

2015-02-23 16:34:11

Agile security platform provides comprehensive protection and compliance for IBM cloud customers, at any scale SAN FRANCISCO, Feb 23, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- CloudPassage(®) today announced

2015-02-23 16:27:22

Turner's New Multi-Screen TV Everywhere Service Debuted on February 22nd with the Streaming of the Academy Awards Ceremony ARMONK, N.Y. and LAS VEGAS, Feb.

2015-02-23 08:34:46

Firm recognized at the 2015 IBM Partnerworld Leadership Conference ROCHELLE PARK, N.J., Feb.

2015-02-20 12:26:33

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2015-02-19 16:33:54

Coca-Cola Bottling Co. Consolidated Tapping IBM FlashSystem to Boost Big Data Analytics and Improve Operations ARMONK, N.Y., Feb.


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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