Linked by snydeq on Fri 12th Aug 2011 03:55 UTC
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 Drumhellar on Sat 13th Aug 2011 01:19 UTC in reply to "RE[3]: Infoworld"
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Well, you can't really disassemble that Intel server and move it to another location without taking it offline. With IBM's mainframes, you can do just that, a piece at at time, with mere seconds of downtime.

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