Vintage 1974-11

By Shane Dickey

A SINGLE LARGE-SCALE COMPUTER or a network of smaller, less costly computers In this era of multiplying minicomputer applications and increasing minicomputer efficiency, the answers to this question are changing. There are, of course, computer applications for which the network solution is clearly not appropriate, and there are others in which a decision must be based upon a detailed comparison of the alternatives. But there are more and more applications that can benefit greatly from a network...

The Hardware

5035t Logic Lab

Logic lab hardware consists of the mainframe, an assortment of 32 integrated circuits, pre-stripped Fig. 1. Model 5035T Logic Lab includes everything needed to train newcomers to digital integrated circuits hardware, textbook, laboratory workbook, and all parts and troubleshooting tools. Fig. 1. Model 5035T Logic Lab includes everything needed to train newcomers to digital integrated circuits hardware, textbook, laboratory workbook, and all parts and troubleshooting tools. wires for circuit...

Acknowledgments

I am indebted to project engineer Larry Pomatto for his help in evolving many of the concepts discussed here, for programming support on the RTE-B and central software, and for his consistent willingness to go the extra mile. I would also like to thank project engineer Jim Hartsell for the BCS and RTE-C satellite software, which he thoughtfully prepared and executed project engineers Prem Kapoor and Barbara Packard for 9500 and 8500 satellite software George Anzinger, group leader for operating...