mainframe computer

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  • Mainframe Computer —   [engl.], Großrechner …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Mainframe computer — For other uses, see Mainframe (disambiguation). An IBM 704 mainframe (1964) Mainframes (often colloquially referred to as big iron [1]) are powerful computers used primarily by corporate and governmental organizations for critical applications,… …   Wikipedia

  • Mainframe-Computer — Ein Großrechner (engl.: mainframe) ist ein sehr komplexes und umfangreiches Computersystem, das weit über die Kapazitäten eines Personal Computers und meist auch über die der typischen Serversysteme hinausgeht. Ein Großrechner zeichnet sich vor… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Mainframe Computer —   Traditionally these were computers with a lot of computing power and occupying large rooms. As technology has advanced mainframes have become much smaller and more powerful. At the same time personal computers and mini computers have also… …   International financial encyclopaedia

  • mainframe computer —    A large, fast, multiuser computer system, often utilizing multiple processors, designed to manage huge amounts of data and complex computing tasks.    Mainframes are normally found in large corporations, universities, or military installations …   Dictionary of networking

  • mainframe computer — noun a large digital computer serving 100 400 users and occupying a special air conditioned room • Syn: ↑mainframe • Hypernyms: ↑digital computer • Hyponyms: ↑supercomputer …   Useful english dictionary

  • mainframe computer — /ˌmeɪnfreɪm kəmˈpjutə / (say .maynfraym kuhm pyoohtuh) noun a powerful, general purpose computer with large storage capacity, capable of carrying out several programs simultaneously, and designed for institutional rather than individual use.… …  

  • computer — com‧put‧er [kəmˈpjuːtə ǁ ər] noun [countable, uncountable] COMPUTING an electronic machine that can do calculations very quickly, store information or documents, or do tasks according to a set of instructions called a program: • We store all our… …   Financial and business terms

  • mainframe — main frame n. (Computers) 1. A large digital computer serving 100 400 users and occupying a special air conditioned room. At any given point in development of computer technology, the mainframe will be faster, have large main memeory, and be more …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Mainframe — may refer to either of the following: Mainframe computer, large and powerful data processing systems Mainframe Entertainment, a Canadian computer animation and design company Mainframe (band), a 1980s Electropop band Mainframe is the name of two… …   Wikipedia

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