IBM S/370 retrieved

Dave McGuire mcguire at neurotica.com
Fri Jun 4 12:07:13 CDT 2010


On 6/4/10 11:44 AM, Sridhar Ayengar wrote:
> Brent Hilpert wrote:
>> Not being very familiar with later-model IBM stuff, what vintage is
>> this stuff?
>> early 90's perhaps?
> 
> Mid-to-late '80s.

  The 9370 family was announced in 1986.

>> ... and JOOC, what is the big black IBM cabinet to the left in the
>> last photo?
> 
> IBM z890, I believe.

  Sridhar SHOULD believe that, as he helped me move it. ;)  It is indeed
a z890, a system that belongs to my employer.  I hope to have it running
in a datacenter soon.

             -Dave

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Dave McGuire
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