Drum vs. Core

Chuck Guzis cclist at sydex.com
Sun Jul 1 11:11:47 CDT 2007


On 30 Jun 2007 at 9:57, Allison wrote:

 
> This was common.  The problem with rotating memory, mercury delay, 
> magnostrictive delay and even shift registers is they are not random 
> access they are sequential access  They all have a fixed delay and you 
> wait for what you want to "come around".  Programmers had to program 
> around that if speed was required.

Hence, "plus one" addressing and SOAP on the 650.

Cheers,
Chuck




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