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From: [email protected] (James Brown)
Subject: [NEWS] Re: definitions...
Organization: Jet Propulsion Laboratory (NASA)
Date: Thu, 2 Sep 1993 00:28:25 GMT
In article <[email protected]> David Andrew Vaughan <[email protected]> writes:I seem to remember (years ago) a definition for mainframe, mini and micro measured in terms of > memory capacity, cpu, disk capacity, overall speed, etc.
However, I have since then either lost or misplaced this information. If anyone out there has a textbook definition of the different sizes of machines, kindly forward it to: [email protected]
- Mainframe - A computer system whose purchase requires the approval of a committee of all the top executives in the organization.
- Mini - A computer system whose purchase requires the approval of your boss and probably some computer bureaucrat.
- Micro - A computer system you can buy at your local computer store.
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