RMS [was Re: Terminology [was RE: IBM z890]]
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Wed Nov 4 13:07:14 CST 2015
On 11/04/2015 09:49 AM, Paul Berger wrote:
> ROS (Read Only Memory)
Same for CDC.
Given the weird and wonderful storage devices that were developed in
earlier days, calling a random-access (although it could be posited that
tape can be random access) storage device a "disk" is just wrong in may
UNIVAC FASTRAND -- a movable-head jumbo drum.
IBM 2321 - Data celld drive
NCR CRAM - magnetic card
Even now, the use of SSD to describe a bunch of flash devices is
wrong--the things aren't even round.
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