Essays Tagged: "Mainframe"

"The Cuckoo's Egg" by Clifford Stoll

t Lawrence Berkeley Lab. He originally was an astronomer, but since his grant wore out, he became a mainframe master. He was glad that instead of throwing him out into the unemployment office, the Lab ... ir people and downstairs he went, to the computer lab.A few days after he becomes the master of the mainframe, his colleague, Wayne Graves, asks him to figure out a 75cent glitch that is in the accoun ...

(8 pages) 66 0 1.6 Nov/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

Mainframes vs PC's.

The first obvious difference between a PC and a Mainframe is their size or "footprint". A pc is about 18" square and maybe 8" wide. Most people coul ... PC at most computer stores for less than $1500 and have a relatively powerful machine. In contrast Mainframes are very expensive, large in size, and your average Joe would not be able to open one up ... l have one or two hard drives, with 40 Gigabytes of hard drive space each, and 256 to 512 MB of RAM.Mainframes on the other hand, can come with hundreds of hard drives in a sophisticated RAID array wi ...

(5 pages) 161 1 3.5 Apr/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

Logical Database Design.

, or object-oriented.1.Hierarchical:The first important logical database model. Still found in many mainframe-based, legacy systems. Records are arranged in a top-down parent/child structure. Each chi ...

(5 pages) 511 0 5.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

The Physical Design.

se--perhaps SQL Server 7.0 on Windows NT Server 4.0, Microsoft Access on the desktop, Oracle on the mainframe, or some other platform. To create a physical design, you pull together all the specificat ...

(7 pages) 194 0 2.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

An anlaysis of the IBM's Mission Statement.

the world and compete almost in every market worldwide. The company makes desktop and notebook PCs, mainframe and servers, storage systems, and peripherals, among its thousands of products. IBM is als ...

(5 pages) 378 3 4.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies > Computer and Electronics Companies

IBM: History in a Canadain Persective

corporation whose primary business is in the technology sector. IBM makes desktop and notebook PCs, mainframe and servers, storage systems, and peripherals, among its thousands of products. The compan ... research, services, development labs, and the sales and marketing of Linux.More than 15% of the IBM mainframe capacity shipped in 2002 was for Linux workloads.DB2 grew faster than the industry and fas ...

(19 pages) 203 0 3.9 Mar/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

The Central Processing Unit (CPU)

The Central Processing Unit (CPU)What exactly is a CPU? If you opened up a Mainframe or a Supercomputer the answer you would get could surprise you. These machines hav lots of ...

(5 pages) 56 0 3.0 May/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

Migration of Windows NT to Windows 2000

MS, Fastdata, SLDcada) but all are compatible with Microsoft's software. From a perspective of most mainframe modeled systems, which is where just seven years ago, moving to client/server represents a ...

(2 pages) 58 0 5.0 Sep/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

Comparison Among DB2 And Oracle In Term of Security

information security is becoming crucial to organizations. As the computing industry moves from the mainframe era to the client/server era to the Internet era, a substantially increasing number of poi ... re has information security had so many vulnerable points. As the computing industry moves from the mainframe era to the client/server era to the Internet era, a substantially increasing number of poi ...

(17 pages) 244 0 3.8 Nov/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

Windows OS/2 and networking

as designed from scratch to include features such as multi-taskingLegacy system: usually an elderly mainframe which contains a mixture of software which has been updated over time. The size and comple ... be incompatible with existing hardware and software. Legacy problems are particularly acute in the mainframeThe legacy problem is particularly acute in the mainframe computer industry because ...

(2 pages) 43 0 5.0 Dec/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

Personal Responsibility and the Brain

accidents, diseases, or inherent factors can injure our body system, especially brain, which is the mainframe to our body and mind. We will not be able to function and think as normal people. Therefor ...

(3 pages) 48 0 0.0 Jun/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

"The Singularity is Near": Technology and the changes to the Human Condition.

ion uncompressed bytes which really isn't all that much compared to the amount of data that a large mainframe program may run. To put it in perspective, the genetic information about the brain is 12 m ...

(6 pages) 62 0 5.0 Dec/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

What would DNA samples be able to do for such things as for solving crime? Include actual cases like O.J Simpson and how DNA was used in the courtcase.

a sample and that would be a major security breach. Profiled that mean it would be put on a massive mainframe protected by the government or by some higher international government body. DNA in the ri ...

(2 pages) 32 0 4.6 Aug/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Microbiology

IBM Platform

Topic: IBM mainframe host/server platform S/390."No other operating system in history has grown as quickly " ... and economics of application development." IBM One of the recent IBM developments "“ the mainframe host (or server) platform S/390, which will be discussed here "“ is closely related t ... as IBM's DB2 enterprise database, by Rich Lechner and his group . This introduction was a usual IBM mainframe as a platform for hosting e-business applications; but at the same time this event has app ...

(4 pages) 36 0 3.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

How Ink Jet Printers Work?

graphic quality.An inkjet printer, like all printers are output devices that retrieve data from the mainframe and transform the data on to paper. Inkjet printer's produces data in paper form by using ...

(9 pages) 1152 0 4.8 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

How Ink Jet Printers Work?

graphic quality.An inkjet printer, like all printers are output devices that retrieve data from the mainframe and transform the data on to paper. Inkjet printer's produces data in paper form by using ...

(9 pages) 392 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

How Ink Jet Printers Work?

graphic quality.An inkjet printer, like all printers are output devices that retrieve data from the mainframe and transform the data on to paper. Inkjet printer's produces data in paper form by using ...

(9 pages) 400 0 3.7 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

IBM, The Comeback After Gerstner

wever the realisation that IBM was far from healthy came in the form of a double whammy: demand for mainframes, IBM?s bread and butter at the time was softening due to the rise of the client/server mo ... me was softening due to the rise of the client/server model, while competition from other, low-cost mainframe vendors was eroding margins. IBM?s initial reaction to the looming crisis was to scale bac ...

(3 pages) 46 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

Database Management Systems

ves financially.Operating SystemsOur DBMS reside on two operating systems; AIX and Windows. The AIX mainframe maintains all of our patient information. The mainframe is ideal for this particular funct ... larly, some of the data from the CDR is exported to our Active Directory and Exchange databases.Our mainframe database also exports information to other DBMS and on different platforms. The patient vi ...

(3 pages) 81 1 3.0 Nov/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology