Another classic comp job

Evan Koblentz evan at snarc.net
Mon May 12 12:43:09 CDT 2008


> Evan asks:
>> Could they really still have a running RAMAC?
>
> At least in the early 90's IBM had rececycled RAMAC to mean a
> specific RAID product of theirs. e.g. "RAMAC array DASD". I remember
> a very large financial customer in the mid-90's being proud of having
> bought a terabyte of disk storage (oh, sorry "a terabyte of RAMAC array
> DASD")
> pretty much devoting an entire office building floor to it,
> and now I can go down to Staples and buy a terabyte of disk for a couple
> hours worth of paycheck.
>
> Tim.
>

Doh!  You beat me to it...





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