IBM 7074 and then some: "Systems we love" conference

Jon Elson elson at
Mon Jan 23 23:42:59 CST 2017

On 01/23/2017 07:45 PM, Jon Elson wrote:

This blog seems to indicate that there is NO 7074, but an 
emulator running on 370 hardware.

This makes a lot more sense, some of these microcode 
emulations were still available of fairly late machines.  
Also, it probably would not be real hard to write a decent 
emulator for the 7074 and run it on modern hardware.  Once 
you are using emulation, why not keep the host hardware current?

Too bad the excerpts from the original talk are totally 


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