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2014-11-19 08:35:21

New ZPSaver Suite and Release of MFX Sort for z/OS Extend zIIP Offload and Exploit Latest Advancements in Mainframe Technology WOODCLIFF LAKE, N.J., Nov.

2014-11-18 23:08:17

Great Lakes Computer, a datacenter solutions provider for nearly three decades, has recently made a large investment in IBM System x3550 M4 and x3650 M4 rack servers as well as IBM BladeCenter

2014-11-18 12:25:45

Social Mail Reinvents the Inbox, Gives Individuals an Intelligent Assistant to Organize and Prioritize Their Most Important Work and Relationships ARMONK, N.Y., Nov.

2014-11-18 08:39:57

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2014-11-18 00:22:50

German Aviation Group Signs Seven-year IT Infrastructure Contract for 1 Billion Euro to Bring in New Mobile, Social Business and Analytics Technologies ARMONK, N.Y.

2014-11-15 08:22:08

DALLAS, November 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Global BYOD Security Market 2015-2019 is a new research report added to ReportsnReports.com.

2014-11-14 12:22:07

New Systems Can Provide up to 10 Times Better Performance than Previous U.S. Department of Energy Supercomputers ARMONK, N.Y., Nov.

2014-11-14 08:32:42

IBM, CUNY to help school districts, higher education institutions, and companies replicate P-TECH school model in any state ALBANY, N.Y., Nov.

2014-11-12 23:16:28

Lotus Innovations Fund, an Irvine, California-based private equity investment fund run by gen-E® founder Christian Mack, today announced the acquisition of gen-E®, the former IBM®


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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obdormition
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