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1,526 words, approx. 6 pages
Mainframes Prior to the advent of the personal computer or PC, the minicomputer, and the microcomputer, the term "computer" simply referred to mainframes. What differentiates the modern ... Read more
838 words, approx. 3 pages
Mainframe In the broadest sense, any large computer—large in the sense of computing capacity, that is, not in physical size--can be classified as a "mainframe" computer. Other classes of compute... Read more
423 words, approx. 2 pages
Mainframe Computer Mainframe computers are large computers designed to be central sources of digital computer operations and to provide data storage for large amounts of information. The name came fro... Read more
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