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Retrotechtacular: The IBM System/360 Remembered.
In there you'll find a nice short movie with some interesting history.
My brother had started working for Honeywell and he invited me for a sightseeing of his working place.
This was back in 1964, my first ever acquaintance with a computer, in this case a Honeywell 400.
In 1968 I moved to Canada and landed a job with IBM in Vancouver, BC.
The machine used in their data-centre was a 1401.
As a systems analyst/programmer I have since worked on many IBMs and also on several Univac/Unisys mainframes.
Thus my switchover to ThinkPads did not come as a surprise.
Lenovo: X240, X250, T440p, M900 Tiny (all with W7/SP1 and NO updates since 2018).
T61: T8300 | 8GB | 400GB S3610 | SXGA
X301: SU9600 | 8GB | 400GB S3610
T420s: 2640m | 16GB | 400GB S3610 | HD+ 4200M
W530: 2740qm | 32GB | 400GB S3610 | FHD K1000M
X1C5: 7600U | 16GB | 1TB PC711 | FHD
P14s G1 AMD: 4750U | 32GB | 1TB PC611 | PG FHD Touch
T14 G2: 1145G7 | 32GB | 1TB PC711 | FHD
Previously - 760EL, 600E, T20, T22
I was introduced to the HP1000F mainframe in 1984 through the US Air Force. All of the Minuteman II and III missile wings implemented a new maintenance data analysis system to take the load off of Base Data Automation and the EMDAS was the result. Expanded Minuteman Data Analysis System.
Maintenance personnel from all different shops were pulled for duty on this new system and was a permanent assignment. We were trained in California for three weeks and then returned to our home bases.
This system did not last long as the PC took over for the mainframe system in the mid-90s. I was out by then, so I don't know how the system ran on PCs. I would imagine the EMDAS Center still maintained the server(s) and programs for the various maintenance shops.
T500 T9600 2055-BE9
T510 i5 4384-DV7
T510 i7 4349-A64
T520 i7QM 4242-4UU Highly Modified
T16 i7 1260P 21BV000SUS
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