More mainframe madness

David Norfolk

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Published: 22nd July, 2010
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I'm often a little apologetic over my liking for the mainframe. After all, I used to be told (mostly by people who knew nothing about mainframes), it was only as powerful as an Intel 486 desktop, which made it appalling value for money. True, it had an impressive throughput all the same, largely through parallel processing (including "channels" processing IO in parallel)

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