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CrazyOldCatMan Silver badge

Re: The pendulum swings

do not use "big honkin' iron" they basically use lots and lots of PCs

Tied together into what effectively looks like a single system, especially from the outside. In much the same way as the S/370s that I used to (sort of) write code for - we had 6 processor complexes attached to it that, to the outside world (and from a code viewpoint), looked like a single mainframe.

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