minicomputer


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a digital computer of medium size

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The Stealth Nighthawk F-117A works almost the same as the famous Raspberry Pi minicomputer and his half its size.
Just for grins, let me compare the LTO2 of today against the first 8MM device released on Wang's VS minicomputer (my market before entering Windows).
Litton said other information systems programs have the capacity to offset the slowdown in minicomputer sales for the rest of the fiscal year.
The two most popular minicomputers were the AS/400 and the S/36, both made by IBM.
In the earlier days of the micro-mini overlap, a great many management information systems (MIS) people were minicomputer snobs.
The development of a minicomputer system for the University of Minnesota Bio-medical Library.
The minicomputer has an enormous bandwidth, and it does not require data transfer from node to node because it is already a multi-user system.
To continue operations on a minicomputer, Aines's department would have had to convert to an updated software package, which along with extra hardware would have cost at least $150,000, plus $15,000 annually for software maintenance.
The minicomputer also has several modems and a couple of direct connections to the headquarters mainframe.
Almost 49 percent of 536 respondents reported that their tax department had a minicomputer dedicated to it.
Chemistry enjoyed the benefits of a minicomputer for result reporting, work listing, statistics, and billing while other sections operated manually.
Of the CPAs on networks, 89% were connected via a personal computer (PC) server and 11% via a minicomputer, suggesting how far the swing to smaller, less costly PCs had progressed.
The technique's greatest drawback is that it takes about two days on a VAX minicomputer to generate an image like the one shown.
After moving to Data General Corporation in 1974, he spent nine years in the rapidly emerging minicomputer market, where he made the transition from technical to marketing and management roles.
The men who, more than anyone, created the minicomputer industry more than two decades ago were C.
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