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OSNews, Generic OSes InfoWorld's Galen Gruman highlights 18 technologies that remain core to the computing experience for IT, engineers, and developers 25 to 50 years since their inception. From Cobol, to the IBM mainframe, to C, to x86, these high-tech senior citizens not only keep kicking but provide the foundations for many vital systems that keep IT humming.
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RE[4]: Infoworld
by SilConGeeky on Fri 12th Aug 2011 21:10 UTC in reply to "RE[3]: Infoworld"
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Not only the HW but the Software as well. Solid as a rock and very little risk of going down.

I did an implementation from IBM ERP to then Oracle on Sun platform. Needless to say there were 100s of bugs in Oracle. That was some time ago. What a nightmare...

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