Lecture-20-Computing-Family-2013

Some historical mainframe applications applications

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Unformatted text preview: ical Mainframe Applications Applications Accounting Ticketing and Reservations Manufacturing and Inventory Manufacturing Management Management Payroll Information Retrieval Mainframes…like the Brontosaurus, became an endangered species became IBM, Univac, Control Data, Honeywell, IBM, RCA, GE were all early producers of mainframe systems mainframe Given the need for flexibility and Given scalability, mainframes are few and far between today between Mainframe functionality is better achieved Mainframe with a network of smaller computers that Supercomputers Supercomputers Machines optimized for certains types of Machines programs, usually involving intense numerical operation as opposed to general purpose computing. These machines were sometimes of...
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