1990 Era computer room

Brent Hilpert hilpert at cs.ubc.ca
Mon Jun 22 16:47:13 CDT 2015

On 2015-Jun-22, at 2:19 PM, Rod Smallwood wrote:
> On 22/06/2015 21:39, Jay West wrote:
>>  On 2015-Jun-22, at 9:16 AM, Douglas Taylor wrote:
>> I saw this newpaper photo on ebay, item 191606970872, where these 2 big wigs are proudly standing in front of their computer system looking over some printout.
>> The actual computers in the picture don't look familiar to me, can anyone ID them?
>> ----
>> The disc drives appear to be HP 7900A drives. I can't make out any of the cpu's or cabinets though....

> It looks like three dual systems with processors sharing common storage.
> Tandem? or other robust ysytem

The manufacturer / model appears to be labeled at the top of the racks, but the photos aren't clear enough. Might find out if one is willing to buy the clipping.
Funny looking front panels, but looks like 16-bit.

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