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IBM System 3: Predecessor of the Modern Server

Pedro Trebbau Lopez The IBM System/3, introduced in 1969 and discontinued in 1985, was a cheap IBM computer for office tasks aimed at new customers or organizations that still maintained computers or IBM accounting machines of the 1400 Series. It was the first member of the family that IBM called Midrange. These computers are known […]

Punched Tape

Pedro Trebbau Lopez The punched  tape is an obsolete data storage method  that consisted of a long strip of paper in which holes were made to store the data. It was much used during a big part of the twentieth century for communications with teletypes, and later as a data storage medium for minicomputers.