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Tale of the tape: How IBM ushered in the age of digital storage

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re: Tale of the tape: How IBM ushered in the age of digital storage
Les_Slater   5/6/2012 1:08:04 AM
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I went to work at IBM 13 and 1/2 years after that tape innovation. The 1401 computer was the business work horse and the vacuum column tape drives was ubiquitous. In 1967 I remember the Sperry Univac 1108 where, when running programs with large data sets would use several tape drives for intermediate results.

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